Stuff by Marlo Bowman

  • Locations: News Published

    Sustainable buildings sprouting in Willits

    On Thursday, June 30, Amanda Poindexter helped organize a tour of the electrical buildings in Willits for both U.S. Green Building Council members and the general public.

    After a brief meet and greet, the tour explored two buildings. The first was The Hub, which is primarilyread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Orbeez, cómo un juguete puede convertirse en un arma

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte 

    El 26 de mayo, el desafío Orbeez de TikTok llegó al Valle de Roaring Fork. El desafío reta a los jóvenes a utilizar pistolas de aire o “blasters” para disparar a transeúntes inocentes con balines de gel.  

    En un caso local, estudiantes de… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    The purpose of Pride

    Being part of the LGBTQIA+ community in the Roaring Fork Valley has had both its highs and lows. There have been times that helped me embrace my identity, while other instances have torn me down.

    It’s been roughly three years since I came to terms withread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Orbeez, how a toy can turn into a weapon

    On May 26, the Orbeez Challenge on TikTok made its way to the Roaring Fork Valley. The challenge dares young people to use airsoft guns or “blasters” to shoot innocent bystanders with gel pellets. 

    In a local case, high school students drove by Miners Parkread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    A celebration of the class of 2022

    By Marlo Bowman
    Youth Correspondent 

    A little over a week ago marked the end of an era for many class of 2022 students, including myself. The graduation ceremony was not the end of the day, however. There was one final celebration to commenceread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Bagels, bagels, bagels

    According to some people (particularly from the East Coast), the Roaring Fork Valley has generally been lacking in fresh and tasty bagels. Open Sesame seeks to fill that niche as a perfect breakfast, or lunch, stop with a variety of bagel sandwiches, spreads and pastries.

    Speakingread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Connecting through film enriches conversations

    Early April marked the end of the 2022 Aspen ShortsFest. This week-long festival celebrates curated short films that stand to earn various awards. This year, I had the extraordinary honor of being selected to join the Youth Jury.

    The Youth Jury is made up of young people from throughout the… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    The Valley is alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

    The student production of “The Sound of Music,” directed by Sonya Meyer, premiered Friday, April 8. A collaboration between Basalt High, Basalt Middle, Basalt Elementary, Carbondale Middle and Roaring Fork High schools made the show possible. 

    This wildly popular musical set at the beginning of World War II, follows… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Love Notes: That’s a wrap…

    As the month of March came to an end, the Love Notes Project also wrapped up its latest component. The final phase of the project included an informational virtual meeting the community was invited to. The thousands of love notes that people wrote in support of local LGBTQIA+read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Spreading awareness and love

    The Love Notes project kicked off this past weekend at Carbondale’s Light the Night with Love event. The project is intended to show community support through art for local LGBTQIA+ youth. 

    Love Notes was started by Brijetta Waller, the lead artist for the project, afterread more →