Stuff by Jeanne Souldern

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    RFSD board election features Oct. 23 candidate forum

    Three of the five Roaring Fork Schools Board of Education seats are up for election on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

    The school district, which encompasses Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, and Basalt, is divided into five director districts. Candidates must reside in that sub-district, but the whole  RFSD electorate votes… read more →

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    Nestler leaves on a sweet note

    Luke Nestler, KDNK Music Director, says his time at the station has “always felt like a calling, more than anything. And that’s what’s kept me going for 15 years.”

    He began as a volunteer DJ in 1989 and has been a paid staff member sinceread more →

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    The silent trauma of immigration

    The formula for immigrant trauma is a complex one. It begins with cultural norms not to speak about your troubles to anyone. Add fears around documentation status and potential retribution by federal and local immigration and law enforcement authorities and you end up with a problem few willread more →

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    Coalition to address opioid addiction in Roaring Fork Valley

    Drug overdose is the leading cause of unintentional injury-associated death in the United States. In 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prescription opioids were involved in 17,029 deaths or 24.2 percent of all fatal drug overdoses.

    The CDC also citesread more →

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    Inked — maybe a little late to the party, but here to stay

    My birthday is in August, and with true Leo fashion, I give myself a present every year. I do that because I know I will always get something I like. That way, it is never a disappointing birthday.

    I started thinking of what might be meaningful for my… read more →

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    When Caller ID tells all

    A few months ago, I was calling Stephanie Askew, co-owner of the Redstone Art Gallery, to fact-check something for a story. After I introduced myself, she asked, “Where are you from in the Twin Cities?”

    I was dumbfounded on a couple of fronts, the first being that not… read more →

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    Why the U.S. Census count matters to you

    April 1, 2020, is an important date. That is National Census Day when all people living in the United States will be counted. Since 1790, every ten years our country goes about the task of counting every person residing in the United States.

    On July 24read more →

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    Local organizations benefit from Gay For Good’s big first year

    Earlier this month, the Rocky Mountains chapter of Gay For Good (G4G) celebrated their first anniversary. Though only in their early stages, G4G and its volunteers achieved success in partnering with several local nonprofits to work on a variety of service projects.

    G4G is a nonprofitread more →

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    What can you get for a buck (or less)?

    Who says you can’t get anything for a buck anymore? It took a little legwork, but there are (maybe surprisingly so) many items for one dollar or less in Carbondale. And many are even free!

    The hunt for those discounted items started with eliminating the more →

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    ‘Honeybee’ produces food for thought about suicide

    The world premiere of the musical, “Honeybee,” takes place at 7 p.m. on Jul 18, 19, and 20 at Thunder River Theatre. The play is written by Roaring Fork Valley students Jenny Henry and Brooke MacKay and is presented by Stage of Life Theatre Company (SoL). Henry wroteread more →