Stuff by James Steindler

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    Sweetwater on the rocks

    Sweetwater Lake has turned into a thorn in the side of the Garfield County Commissioners, caught off guard when Governor Jared Polis declared that the newly purchased federal land may become Colorado’s 43rd state park. 

    In September 2019, during a public meeting the commissioners discussed the plan of the… read more →

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    Carbondale Clay Center: A ‘grassroots, community organization’

    The doors to the Carbondale Clay Center opened 25 years ago, and from the beginning it’s been a creative space for this mountain community and connected ceramicists from other parts of the world with its workshops and artists-in-residency programming.
    “That end of the street, for years, was the ‘dark… read more →

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    Boebert and Frisch duke it out at Club 20

    The final Club 20 debate on Saturday, Sept. 10 in Grand Junction, was between the Third Congressional District’s Republican incumbent, Lauren Boebert, and Democrat challenger Adam Frisch.

    Boebert’s opening remarks weighed heavily on criticizing Nancy Pelosi, the current Speaker of the House. “Nancy Pelosi is runningread more →

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    A consistent place for recovery community

    Oftentimes, people may assume they have to fight their personal battles alone, but that doesn’t have to be the case. The Meeting Place (TMP) in Carbondale brings people together to confront addiction, in its many forms.

    TMP was founded in 2010 and became a nonprofit inread more →

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    Getting by without GarCo animal control

    It’s been more than a year since Garfield County (GarCo) has gone without an animal control (AC) unit. 

    When it came to GarCo’s 2021 budget, the commissioners, faced with a hit in revenue, asked various departments to make cuts where each saw fit. The sheriff’s department set AC on… read more →

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    CDHS makes way for first director of homelessness initiatives

    The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) has created a new position in an effort to focus in on the towering dilemma of homelessness within the state. The director of homelessness initiatives will coordinate between existing services and programming in hopes of assisting a greater number of peopleread more →

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    Land and water woes

    The Garfield County Commissioners began their public meeting on Monday, Aug. 15, by issuing a letter to the acting director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Heather Dugan, requesting answers to a list of questions regarding the process by which Sweetwater Lake became Colorado’s 43rd state park.

    Sweetwater Lake is owned… read more →

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    Boogying mindfully with Lipbone Redding

    Lipbone Redding looks forward to his humble return to the Roaring Fork Valley and is ready to make shoes groove and minds soothe. He has a list of shows and meditation sessions lined up between Basalt and Carbondale, beginning Aug. 19 at True Nature, as part of its Peace… read more →

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    Judge Paul Metzger sets precedent of fairness

    Judge Paul Metzger has served as the county court judge for the Ninth Judicial District since 2003 and is preparing to step down Oct. 1. 

    Metzger was born on a naval base in Whidbey Island, Washington, where his father was a flier with the Navy.read more →

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    Connecting disability advocates and community

    This is a summer of firsts for Glenwood Springs, at least when it comes to putting on Pride events. Most recently, the city celebrated disability pride at Two Rivers Park on July 26.

    The event marked the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law on July… read more →