Stuff by Ken Pletcher

  • Locations: Español Published

    Bibliotecas de GarCo amplían sus servicios

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    La noticia en el boletín de octubre del Distrito de Bibliotecas Públicas del Condado de Garfield (GCPLD) fue emocionante: la ampliación gradual del horario en las seis sucursales de la biblioteca, a partir de noviembre. Este anuncio se esperaba desde hace casi dos años.

    A principios… read more →

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    GarCo libraries expand services

    The news in the Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) October newsletter was exciting: the phasing in of expanded hours over several months at all six branch library locations, starting in November. This welcome announcement was anticipated for nearly two years.

    At the beginning of 2020,read more →

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    Letter from Michigan

    Greetings, Bonedalers and valley folk, from (near) the shore of Lake Michigan! For almost two months (with a week-long break for Mountain Fair), my wife Bonnie and I have been at a little cottage in the woods about 10 miles north of the Indiana border. We have beenread more →

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    Solarize Garfield County: a booming success

    Solarize Garfield County (Solarize), an initiative of Garfield Clean Energy (GCE) first reported in the Sun’s March 17 issue, has been a huge success, surpassing all expectations. The initiative sought to increase the number of residences in the county with rooftop solar power generation through incentives like below-marketread more →

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    The people behind the puzzles

    As The Sopris Sun moved into its second decade, it began taking on more features and other aspects of a firmly established newspaper. In the past couple of years, weekly puzzles and cartoons have become an established tradition.

    When these features were introduced in 2019,read more →

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    Moore named as TRTC interim artistic director

    Exciting changes are coming to the Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) this spring. Having weathered last year’s COVID-19 pandemic, the group is fresh off its successful “ExtravaGala” fundraiser on May 20 where it was announced that actor and director Missy Moore would become TRTC’s interim artistic director.

    Moore… read more →

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    New film honors 10th Mountain huts

    Shawn Gallus had an idea. He thought, let’s put together a backcountry ski trip with the builder of several of the huts in the 10th Mountain Division Hut Association system. And then film it!

    He and his friend Nick Cherney had purchased Polar Star Inn, aread more →

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    Todos ganan con proyecto de CMC/HCE

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    A principios de abril, Holy Cross Energy (HCE) anunció que se asociaba con el Colorado Mountain College (CMC) para desarrollar una gran instalación solar fotovoltaica cerca de Glenwood Springs. La instalación, que se construirá en terrenos propiedad del CMC cerca de su campusread more →

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    CMC/HCE solar project is a “win-win”

    In early April, Holy Cross Energy (HCE) announced that it was partnering with Colorado Mountain College (CMC) to develop a large photovoltaic solar array near Glenwood Springs. The installation, which will be built on CMC-owned land near its Spring Valley campus, will have a generating capacity of 4.5read more →

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    Carbondale Fire acquires new equipment

    The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District (CRFPD) announced in mid-March that it had recently received shipment of five pieces of new fire-fighting equipment. Included were three fire trucks and two water tenders (tanker trucks).
    The fire trucks are replacing ageing equipment at the Marble, Redstone and Missouri Heights… read more →