Stuff by Jeanne Souldern

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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 that there’s a bookstore back… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Snow day, schmo day!

    While Feb. 23 was a snow day for Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) students, the business of the Board of Education went forward. Their regularly-scheduled meeting, originally slated to be in-person at the district’s offices in Carbondale was, due to weather, held instead via Zoom.
    The board’s work session,… read more →

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    RFSD seeks guest teachers

    In January, when Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) students returned to classes after winter break, one school came very close to sending students home for the day. The reason? They had more teachers out due to illness than could be covered by substitute or guest teachers.

    Lisa Beuning, RFSD guest… read more →

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    RFSD plans to lift face mask mandate

    In a Feb. 11 memo to families and students, Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Superintendent Rob Stein announced the lifting of the universal face mask mandate for district schools. 

    “We are moving into a new phase of the pandemic. On top of changes to publicread more →

  • Locations: Español, News Published

    RFSD levantará mandato de tapabocas

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    En un memorando del 11 de febrero a familias y estudiantes, el superintendente del distrito escolar de Roaring Fork (RFSD), Rob Stein, anunció el levantamiento del mandato universal de tapabocas para las escuelas del distrito. 

    “Estamos entrando en una nuevaread more →

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    RFSD board begins new superintendent search

    The business of finding a replacement for departing Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Superintendent Rob Stein began last week with two RFSD Board of Education meetings — a regularly-scheduled meeting on Jan. 26 and a special meeting on Jan. 28. In both meetings, steps were discussed and agreedread more →

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    Aspen Strong offers much-needed ‘Time to Talk’

    Aspen Strong’s mental health peer support group, “Time to Talk,” began in December 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by “providing people with a space to come, connect and talk about whatever they’re going through. To find a space where they could share their stories openly and find… read more →

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    More than 'the thrift store'

    If you have ever gazed up from the doorway of the building located at the corner of Third and Main in Carbondale, you will have spied a blue sign with yellow lettering that reads: Rebekah Lodge.

    Many locals know it as the Near New or, more informally, as… read more →

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    Two Rivers Community School to join Roaring Fork School District

    On Jan. 12, the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the Two Rivers Community School’s (TRCS) application for district authorization, moving them one step closer to becoming an RFSD-member school.

    TRCS opened in 2014 in Glenwood Springs as a K-8 charter school… read more →

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    Scholarships open doors for RFHS seniors

    The doors of opportunity opened wide for two Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) seniors, Yahjairi Castillon and Omar Gomez Rodriguez, who were each awarded full four-year QuestBridge National College Match Scholarships.

    QuestBridge is a national nonprofit that connects exceptional youth from low-income families with leading colleges.read more →