Stuff by Amy Hadden Marsh

  • Locations: News Published

    WRNF calls for campground concessionaire bids

    Most of the 68 campgrounds dotting the vast 2.3 million acres of the White River National Forest (WRNF) are managed by one private company, Vista Recreation (VR). According to VR’s website, it is now the largest operator of outdoor recreation facilities in the nation with a “footprint in 16 states… read more →

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    Lamont bids adieu to CMS

    By Kayla Kaufman
    Youth Correspondent 

    After 25 years at Carbondale Middle School (CMS), Jennifer Lamont will retire as its principal at the end of this school year. Lamont has had a highly successful career, and is adored by the CMS andread more →

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    CORE Act reintroduced (again)

    In a press call, timed just ahead of Colorado Public Lands Day, Democrat U.S. Senators Michael Bennett and John Hickenlooper and Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CD2) were joined by Eagle County Commissioner Kathy Chandler-Henry, Gunnison County Commissioner John Houck, and Carbondale rancher Bill Fales to announce the reintroduction of the Colorado… read more →

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    GarCo Report: Mental health agency cites social media, isolation as #1 threats for youth

    Connecting with others on social media is not the same as connecting in-person, according to Sarah Fedishen, program director for the Aspen Hope Center (AHC). AHC was one of three mental health agencies presenting updates at Monday’s Garfield County Commissioner (BOCC) meeting. “Oxytocin doesn’t happen on social media,” she said.… read more →

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    Spring Gulch to get new parking lot

    Construction could begin as soon as this summer on a new parking lot for the Spring Gulch Trail System outside Carbondale. After what Commissioner Mike Samson called “the most prepared parking lot presentation” he’d ever seen, the Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) made a motion, called the question andread more →

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    GarCo Report: Zoning change for Sunlight Parkway PUD approved

    Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) on Monday approved a zoning change for a planned unit development (PUD) on 4 Mile Road about three miles south of Glenwood Springs. Developer Jason Newmann of Sunlight Parkway LLC requested the change to build six duplexes on 8.7 acres at 2808 County Road 117, once… read more →

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    GarCo Report: Study shows bald eagles use Eagle Nest Buffer Zone at Aspen Glen, lobbyist talks tough about public lands issues

    Bald eagles ruled the roost at Monday’s Garfield County Commissioner (BOCC) meeting. Photos of eaglets in nests, eagles perched in trees, and eagles swooping for fish in the Roaring Fork river accompanied a presentation of the results of a new study by Roaring Fork Audubon of the Eagle Nest Buffer… read more →

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    Elected officials gather to oppose Uinta Basin Railway

    The north bank of the Colorado River at the Grizzly Creek Rest Area was the setting for a press conference Friday, April 7, about the dangers of the proposed Uinta Basin Railway (UBR) to Coloradans and the entire Colorado River Basin. Organized by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s office, speakers included… read more →

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    No BYOB at Carbondale Rodeo, Sweetwater Lake protections advance

    Monday, April 10, the Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) continued public hearings about the Sweetwater Lake 1041 designation after a morning of approvals and grants. The Funky Bear Café in Battlement Mesa is one step closer to its grand opening after the BOCC approved a hotel and restaurant liquorread more →

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    Informe de GarCo: Cambios en el rodeo de Carbondale, mejoras en el tratamiento de aguas residuales en el cañón de Glenwood

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El presidente de la comisión del condado de Garfield, John Martin, estuvo ausente en la reunión del lunes 20 de marzo. El presidente interino Tom Jankovsky lo cubrió. Jankovsky y Mike Samson pasaron rápido a través de los primeros puntos variados deread more →