Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    Mitsch Bush discusses getting things done during stop in C’dale

    A lot can happen over a cup of coffee — even cultivating common ground between Democrats and Republicans. That has been Diane Mitsch Bush’s philosophy throughout her three-term tenure as a state representative, and it will continue to be her mentality in Washington, D.C. if she is successfulread more →

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    True to its name, The Guest House welcomes all

    Seth O’Donovan and her team are a few years off from fully realizing her vision for The Guest House at 13 Moons Ranch, but her current mantra is a simple one: yes.

    “When folks walk up to me [and say], ‘Seth, we had this idea, mayberead more →

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    Local legacy collection includes works by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns

    To commemorate the museum’s fifth anniversary, Powers Art Center Director Melissa English curated a true crowd pleaser, returning to the original Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns staples in the John and Kimiko Powers Collection.

    “This one is especially close to my heart because it’s the originalread more →

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    Piecing together an angel

    Diane Orlov’s studio space in the Third Street Center is filled with hundreds of carefully stored plates, each harboring glass pebbles in different sizes and colors arranged in different designs. But those plates aren’t the designs’ final destination: they’re pieces that will create a larger whole on anread more →

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    Why a cyclery rolled into Carbondale

    Not many people accidentally stumble into Why Cycles, as you have to successfully navigate the Dolores Way commercial maze in order to find its 2605 address. But those who do are rewarded with offerings of a libation from the coffee bar (which, in addition to a sleek espressoread more →

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    Former teacher builds her pack with dog-care business

    Just a year after Ashley Gann landed her dream job — teaching physical education at Roaring Fork High School — budget cuts prompted a career pivot that has earned her more money and growth potential.

    “I didn’t find out until a month before school ended thatread more →

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    Red Hill trail construction begins

    Last week, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hosted a public open house regarding the management plan for the land parcels gained from last year’s controversial Sutey Land Exchange.

    About 50 people came to that meeting, including members of the Roaring Fork Valley Horse Councilread more →

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    Weiser explains Attorney General role during Carbondale campaign stop

    The state attorney general can be a deeply personalized political office that plays an active role in protecting Coloradan interests —  at least it should be, according to Democratic candidate Phil Weiser, who came through Carbondale last week in a series of roundtables to introduce himself to Roaringread more →

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    Evacuation brings added complications for immigrants

    When disaster strikes, people want information. That was certainly true in the wake of the dramatic Lake Christine Fire that necessitated mandatory evacuations of about 500 homes in the midvalley.

    Public officials did their best to disseminate updates to the media, which turned around andread more →

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    ‘Bachelor’ contestant brings nonprofit to Carbondale

    Sarah Herron described herself as “just a girl trying to find love on TV” when she went on the popular ABC series “The Bachelor.” But she was also the show’s first contestant with a physical disability — and that, it turned out, was a much bigger deal.

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