Stuff by Jeanne Souldern

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    5Point Film Festival is a crowning jewel

    The 5Point Adventure Film Festival is one of the multifaceted jewels in the adventure film festival crown, which includes Mountainfilm in Telluride, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in California and the Banff Mountain Film Festival in Alberta, Canada.

    Luis Yllanes, who took over as executiveread more →

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    Free library resources are just a click away

    To commemorate National Library Week — April 3 to 9 — we are taking a deeper dive into over 60 online resources available to Garfield County Library patrons, for free, with a library card.

    Tracy Kallassy, Carbondale branch manager, said two popular streaming services — Hooplaread more →

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    RFSD superintendent search moves forward

    Update* Roaring Fork School District has narrowed down the search for a new superintendent to three finalists: Tammy Clementi, Jose “Joe” Lopez and Jesús Rodríguez. 

    During an executive session of the Roaring Fork School District Board of Education on March 30, Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates, the executive search and… read more →

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    Channeling the greatness of Prince

    You can expect plenty of purple and lace at the Ute Theater and Events Center in Rifle on April 2. That’s when musician Marshall Charloff asks us to join him, and party like it’s 2022, at two Prince tribute shows — The Purple Piano: The One-Man Tribute to Prince and… read more →

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    Serving up a delectable Shortsfest

    With so many film options it’s been a busy time for the Aspen Shortsfest programming team, led by Shortsfest Programming Director Jason Anderson. They will serve the succulent film-fare to hungry audiences from April 5 through 10.

    Under the auspices of Aspen Film, a year-round cinematic arts and education organization,… read more →

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    School board approves salary adjustment plan

    At the March 16 meeting of the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education, held at Carbondale’s district offices, the board approved a resolution supporting a salary adjustment plan, implemented “to provide fair, competitive and living wages for all employees.”

    Funding for the plan’s implementation comes from the mill… read more →

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    Carbondale loan fund is open for business

    Have you ever thought of opening a business in Carbondale? The Carbondale Revolving Loan Fund (CRLF) is one financial resource that could help make that business idea a reality.

    In this pandemic-impacted business climate, 0% interest, short-term gap loans with three-year repayment terms are currently being offered. Businesses within the… read more →

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    Addressing Colorado's last-place mental health finish

    On March 2, the Colorado Legislature introduced House Bill 22-1278 (HB 1278) to create the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA). This cabinet-level state agency would take on issues at the center of Colorado’s torn and tattered mental health care system.

    The bill outlines the duties and responsibilitiesread more →

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    Bookworms find cozy digs at Carbondale bookstore

    Yes, you read that right. Carbondale has a bookstore again. White River Books is located on Second Street, between Main Street and the Rio Grande Trail.

    Owner Izzy Stringham said, since welcoming her first customers on March 3, “pretty much everyone is over the moon thatread more →

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    RFSD begins superintendent hiring process

    By the end of last week, Glenn “Max” McGee, president of Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA), and Valerie Pitts, HYA associate, had held 29 meetings in the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD), making good progress on completing the community engagement phase of the search for a newread more →