Stuff by Jane Bachrach

  • Locations: News Published

    Sheepdogs compete at Strang Ranch

    Over 100 handlers and their dogs from around the U.S. and Canada descended upon Strang Ranch last week to compete in the annual sheepdog trials. The trials, which were held April 28 through May 2, were a fundraiser for the 2022 National Sheepdog Finals, which will also take place… read more →

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    'The Show Must Go On'

    The dress rehearsal for Cirque du Sopris was held last Thursday, April 7, without the show’s director.

    Jennifer Johnson couldn’t be there due to a concussion she suffered the day before, when one of the stage clamps knocked her on the head as she was putting the stage together. Ouch!… read more →

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    Soup’s on: Breakfast at the Calf-ateria

    It’s early morning just outside of Carbondale and the Cowboy Calf-eteria is bustling. Chefs Tim and Ted Nieslanik, along with the help of their sous chefs, William Steindler and Clayton Skinner, prepare breakfast for about 300 customers who eagerly await to be served.

    Calving season isread more →

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    The Chocolate Chef

    Mark Burrows is spending most of his time in the kitchen these days and it’s beginning to pay off. He quickly outgrew his kitchen at home (this page), and now practically lives in his commercial kitchen in Willits (right page) where he makes chocolate —and not just any chocolate. He… read more →

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    The Great Sopris Showdown

    Mount Sopris loomed in the background as over 115 pickleball players took to the new Young-Calaway Pickleball courts in Carbondale last weekend to compete in The Great Sopris Showdown.

    The tournament kicked off on Saturday morning with players of all ages competing in both men’s andread more →

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    SURPRISE!

    Lari Goode was relaxing on the lawn in front of the Village Smithy Restaurant on Sunday morning while waiting for a table. She was expecting to enjoy a birthday brunch with husband Mark Fisher and a couple of friends, so when a flash mob burst through the gate and… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    A happy ending

    It’s no secret that it’s calving season for the Nieslanik Beef crew as their cows are pastured next to the Carbondale Nature Park (aka dog park), where human passersby are treated to storybook scenes of moms and their newborn calves.

    But it’s not such a glamorous scene when one is… read more →

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    For the love of horses ... and dogs and goats

    The indoor riding arena at WindWalkers overflows with love. Hearts cover the walls and free-standing obstacles. Stuffed animals sit atop the posts. Even some of the therapy horses have even sprouted hearts!
    Although Feb. 14 is Valentine’s day, the equine-assisted learning and therapy center on Missouri Heights is celebrating… read more →

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    Cat and owner live happily ever after

    Once upon a time, (4½ years ago, to be exact) Kristin Levey and her son Drake lived in Carbondale, Colorado with her then significant other, Mark.

    Drake was about to turn 15 years old and for his  birthday, Kristin decided that she wanted to getread more →

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    By the light of the moon

    Once upon a time, in the small but quirky town of Carbondale, there lived a woman who wrote a children’s book. She finished the book in no time, had it illustrated and designed by local artists and was quite happy with the finished product. She loved it, inread more →