Missouri Heights

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - June 17, 2021

    WATER is the issue

    Ascendigo’s services are valuable, no doubt, and my compliments regarding their organization. Ascendigo represents a needed resource for the less-fortunate among us.

    White Cloud on Missouri Heights is not the right property for their large facility.

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  • Locations: News Published

    Commissioners visit site of proposed Ascendigo Ranch

    The Garfield County Commissioners’ visit to Ascendigo Autism Services’ site for a The Garfield County Commissioners’ visit to Ascendigo Autism Services’ site for a proposed summer camp saw over 50 people in attendance on Tuesday, May 18. The proposal includes some 42,000 square feet of constructions across 126.8 acres belonging… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Neighborly disputes

    At the end of Harmony Lane, four miles up Missouri Heights from El Jebel — or five miles from Highway 82 on Catherine’s Store Road — a small crowd gathered on a pleasant Saturday morning. The meeting consisted of representatives for Ascendigo Autism Services and Missouri Heights residents,read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 22, 2021

    The views expressed in opinion pieces do not necessarily reflect those of The Sopris Sun. The community is invited to submit letters up to 500 words to news@soprissun.com. Longer columns are considered on a case-by-case basis. The deadline for submission is noon on Monday.

     

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  • Locations: News Published

    Celebrating and accepting differences

    By Betina Infante

    April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day and the focus for 2021 is to “Celebrate Difference.” This year, Carbondale-based Ascendigo Autism Services [Ascendigo] is at the forefront of a shift in approach from spreading awareness to promoting acceptance. Ascendigo, the Autism Society of America and several other… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Un desacuerdo entre comunidades

    Publicado originalmente en inglés el 25 de febrero, 2021

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Visión general
    En un ámbito rural, Missouri Heights está localizado 1,000 pies arriba del suelo del valle. Es un lugar con muy poco sonido o contaminación de luz; hogar a ranchos,…

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    Communities disagree over land use

    Overview
    In its bucolic setting, Missouri Heights rises over 1,000 feet above the valley floor. It’s a place without much noise or light pollution; home to ranches, farms, small residential subdivisions and equestrian facilities.
    Presently, Garfield County is reviewing plans by Ascendigo Autism Services for a 126-acre recreation/education… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Plans shift for Crown Mountain recreation complex

    After much discussion and planning, local philanthropist Sheldon Wolitski determined that an indoor recreation center would not be built on the initial location proposed but instead on another available parcel in El Jebel.
    As Crown Mountain Park Board of Directors’ Tim Power Smith explained, “Sheldon’s plan is too big… read more →