Stuff by Kate Phillips

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    Our Town: Soul Sista Drea holds down the airwaves

    Q: So, let’s dive in! Where are you from?
    A: Carbondale, Colorado. I was born in Aspen and moved down here when I was 7.

    Q: How come you stayed?
    A: Well, I’ve traveled a bit, but my family is still here, I love this community, and I… read more →

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    Positive wellness at the forefront of prenatal care

    For a woman who chooses to have a child, pregnancy can be the most precious and tender experience of her life — but also the most vulnerable.

    While her body drastically changes to grow and nourish her baby, she simultaneously evolves her mind, heart, and soulread more →

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    Newspaper crafts made easy!

    Don’t recycle those empty toilet paper rolls and used newspapers yet! Did you know that by using a few items found around your home, you can create fun and engaging paper crafts for the whole family? 

    From origami to papier-mâché, paper crafts have been captivating homeread more →

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    Banks roll out financial support

    Ask any local banker how they are managing the current economic crisis, and you will most likely hear the same thing: it’s like building a plane while flying it.

    On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law toread more →

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    Feeling the loss of Pete and El Baker

    She was an impeccable homemaker; he was a retired police captain. 

    Together, Eleanor “El” and Peter Baker of Lake Ariel, PA raised 5 children, doted upon 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, and navigated 62 years of marriage; and on April 2 they shared their last momentsread more →

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    Our Town: Howland goes the distance

    The Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week we caught up with endurance athlete Seth Howland. 

    Q: Let’s start with the basics. Where are you fromread more →

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    Small businesses step back to move forward during pandemic

    In these times of economic uncertainty, small businesses around Carbondale are quickly adapting to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    With statewide closures in effect for nonessential businesses, it has become increasingly difficult for small business owners who rely on farmers’ markets, word of mouth, andread more →

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    RFOV promotes art through your window

    Take a moment, right now, to look up from this article and peer out of the nearest window. What do you see? Perhaps, if you are privileged enough, you have an expansive view of Sopris; or maybe, you just witnessed a neighbor enjoying a brief moment of respiteread more →

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    Red Hill Road set to receive a safety facelift

    Carbondale Town and Garfield County officials are gearing up for the Red Hill Road Realignment Project that is expected to create a safer and more efficient traveling experience for all community members.

    While no official date has been released, officials believe that with consistent weather andread more →

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    LadyBosses take on the entrepreneurial roller coaster

    Lindsay Gurley knows just as well as anyone what it is like to ride the entrepreneurial roller coaster.

    For the past 10 years, Gurley has been her own boss, but it has not always been easy. Even though her work as an intimate relationship and adventure-basedread more →