Stuff by Kate Phillips

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    Nostalgic rides and bites with Spokeasy Bike Café

    It’s not every day you walk into a bike shop and get offered gourmet ice cream, but then again, Spokeasy Bike Café owner Thomas Duggan is not your average businessman. While Spokeasy is predominantly a bike shop, Duggan is dreaming big as he adds the final touches toread more →

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    Joseph DeMoor wins gold in Skyrunning World Vertical Championship

    Elite mountain runner and Carbondale local Joseph DeMoor is no stranger to podiums and fastest known times (FKTs), but his dominant performance at the 2022 Skyrunning World Championships, held Sept 9-11, is one for the record books.
    Attracting world class athletes from over 35 countries to the awe-inspiring Ossola… read more →

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    True Nature celebrates 15 years at The Crystal Jubilee

    A stunning fall morning set the tone for a festive and inspiring day at True Nature Healing Arts as they hosted The Crystal Jubilee, a “renaissance of the awakened mind,” celebrating True Nature’s 15-year anniversary.

    Founded in 2007 by Eaden and Deva Shantay, True Nature isread more →

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    Former Marble resident achieves prestigious Naval rank

    Commander Elouise “Ellie” Hurst had a childhood most today can only imagine. Growing up as “one of the Marble kids,” she experienced independence, adventure and a self-awareness that ultimately shaped her impressive career in the Navy — including her recent promotion as the commanding officer of the Center for Naval… read more →

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    YouthZone film festival takes students to new heights

    Prepare to be inspired and entertained as student filmmakers from the Roaring Fork Valley and across the country take center stage at the third annual YouthZone Ascent Youth Film Festival. The film festival doubles as a fundraiser, and will celebrate the students’ hard work and creativity at The Orchard in… read more →

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    No Man’s Land Film Festival comes home

    Grab your favorite outdoor adventure pal and don’t forget the trail mix, because on Friday, Sept. 16 No Man’s Land Film Festival is coming home to Carbondale. Hosted at the Crystal Theatre, doors open 15 minutes before showings at 5 and 7:30 p.m.

    “It feels really exciting to… read more →

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    Crystal Glass Studio closes on a high note

    For 50 years, Mary Matchael, owner of Crystal Glass Studio, has captivated glass art enthusiasts with her exquisite designs, technical skills and warm demeanor. Now, with retirement on the horizon, Matchael fondly reflects upon her fulfilling and successful career.

    Growing up in the Catholic church, Matchael was surrounded by stained… read more →

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    Aspen Community Foundation welcomes a new executive director

    The Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) wrapped up their nationwide search for the organization’s next executive director this past spring. They hired a long-time philanthropist and proven leader, Erica Snow.

    Previously based in Denver, Snow and her family relocated to the Roaring Fork Valley in June 2022. For the past 14… read more →

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    Grand slam season for little league teams

    Baseball and softball were in full swing this summer as the Carbondale Recreation Center’s (CRC) little league teams slid into perfect seasons.

    Attracting kids from all around Carbondale, the CRC league had approximately 70 athletes spread across seven teams. Included in the program were tee-ball, ages 7-8 coach-pitch, ages 9-10… read more →

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    Blooming with Alie Wettstein

    Alie Wettstein is a Marble resident and owner of Nightshades Plant Shop. You can find her this summer at the Basalt and Carbondale markets. For dates and contact information, visit www.nightshadesplantshop.com/

    This interview has been edited for clarity and length.

    Let’s talk a little bit about whereread more →