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 thumbnail The 44th Valley Visual Art Show is underway, following a packed opening on Jan. 20. Over 60 local artists and a wide variety of media are represented. The show will remain on display at The Launchpad through Feb. 23 (weekdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Photo by Raleigh Burleigh Photo by Raleigh Burleigh
 thumbnail ¿Aguila o alce? Fotógrafa Sue Rollyson capturó esta foto de un "espíritu" conjurado por los vientos sobre la montaña Sopris. Foto de Sue Rollyson
 thumbnail A homemade cookie served at the Holy Cross Cattlemen's Association meeting in Rifle on Saturday, Jan.21. Photo by Amy Hadden Marsh Photo by Amy Hadden Marsh
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 thumbnail Jan. 24 was Cathy Derby’s final meeting as town clerk after working for the town for nearly 18 years. The new hire, Jessica Markham, will be introduced at the next regular meeting on Feb. 14. Photo by Raleigh Burleigh Photo by Raleigh Burleigh
 thumbnail Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Carbondale Chamber Business of the Year Awards: Alpine Bank (for-profit) and Aspen Valley Land Trust (nonprofit). Pictured, left to right: Andrea Stewart (Carbondale Chamber), Erin Quinn and Suzanne Stephens (Aspen Valley Land Trust), Garrett Jammaron (Alpine Bank) and Katie Montie (Carbondale Chamber). Courtesy photo Courtesy photo
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    Wolves are coming: Livestock growers voice concerns

    “Wolves are coming!” was an oft-repeated statement at Saturday’s Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association meeting in Rifle. And, indeed, they are. In fact, if all goes according to plan, wolves will be released into Colorado in December of this year. But, Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s (CPW) draft plan, made public in… read more →

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    Looking ahead in 2023

    2023 is set to be a historic year of progress for the town of Carbondale, as multiple major projects that have been years in the making come to fruition. Our Board of Trustees and staff plan to stay focused on getting these projects done this year. Naturally, unforeseen issues will… read more →

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    Basalt Report: Focusing on child care

    Prior to its regular meeting, Basalt Town Council held a joint work session with the Eagle County Commissioners. Mayor Bill Kane introduced the council and emphasized Basalt’s commitment to conserving open space and containing development. Eagle County Manager Jeff Shroll opened with a discussion about purchasing a parcel of U.S.… read more →

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    Carbondale Report: Water rules and bag ban revisited

    Tuesday’s meeting, Jan. 24, was somewhat quiet with no public comments and the absence of trustees Erica Sparhawk and Luis Yllanes. Lani Kitching, nursing an illness, joined via Zoom. It was also the birthday of trustee Marty Silverstein!

    The consent agenda included accounts payable, art gallery permit renewals for Carbondale… read more →

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    NPR’s Ailsa Chang to speak at Aspen event

    Making a shift in careers is never an easy endeavor. Ask Ailsa Chang, an award-winning journalist and host of National Public Radio’s (NPR) All Things Considered. She left a prestigious law career to begin another in radio, starting with an internship at KQED public radio in San Francisco.

    Aspen Public… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Jan. 26, 2023

    El Sol brillando
    The Sopris Sun, together with seven other local media organizations, received a $35,000 grant from the Colorado Media Project toward continuing efforts to enhance the quality of, and access to, representative news in Spanish for our region. In all, 27 grantees from across the state received… read more →

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