Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    River Bridge fundraiser highlights need, celebrates successes

    Frasier — the smiley facility dog at River Bridge Regional Center — was at the groomers. He had to appear in court the next day, where he had important foot-resting duties for the child testifying.

    “Whenever a child has to testify or give a witnessread more →

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    Carbondalian plans cohousing in New Castle

    In addition to the acupuncture and massage practices that pay her bills in Carbondale, Nancy Thal has taken on a project: the Adesa Community, a cohousing proposal for New Castle. She’s working with consultants, developers and a landowner who would like to see the project come to fruition.read more →

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    All aboard the Brain Train

    Every Monday and Wednesday at the Third Street Center, a group meets in the Senior Matters room for chair yoga, therapy-led discussions and art, singalongs and brain teasers. They’re all participants in Brain Train, the Roaring Fork Valley’s only program to support people with early memory loss.

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    Missouri Heights artist shares healing process

    Summers Moore is finally ready to talk about her husband’s suicide, and she’s doing so the only way she knows how: through her art.

    “I was just slapped,” she said of her husband’s 2007 death. For the next decade, she went into “mommy mode,” focusing onread more →

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    A year of firsts

    It completely snuck up on me — Shortsfest, that is.
    In addition to being one of the myriad film fests that help make the Valley’s arts scene so vibrant, it represents a sort of anniversary for me: covering Shortsfest 2017 was myread more →

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    Handmakery hosts first exhibit for 88-year-old colorist

    First Fridays are not typically part of Bob Fadely’s social calendar. At 88 years old, he mostly stays at home coloring. But thanks to his favorite hobby and family, April marks his first-ever art exhibit. He’s pleased as punch about it.

    “This is really going toread more →

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    An evening of inspired stories

    Six people will each share a seven-minute story at The Temporary April 5 via Writ Large, a spoken-word performance series curated by Alya Howe of Under Alya’s Umbrella.

    It’s also not the first time the organization has produced an evening at The Temporary — itsread more →

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    Western Slope Veterans to partner with CMC

    When Western Slope Veterans Coalition Founder John Pettit first imagined a partnership with Colorado Mountain College, he thought it would primarily take shape in the form of internship opportunities for the local veterans his organization serves. CMC Chief Operating Officer Matt Gianneschi thought there was a broader scoperead more →

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    Crystal River Meats parent co. files chapter 11

    JBC Agricultural Management LLC, which runs Crystal River Meats — Colorado’s largest producer of grass-fed beef and lamb — just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

    It’s not a simple case, Tai Jacober, the CEO of both companies, said.

    “We’ll make a plan for reorganization,read more →

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    Mana Foods sprouts in Dandy Market location

    On March 23, Mana Foods opened its doors for its first official day of business. The shelves are stocked and the energy is vibrant. Mana means spiritual nourishment, and that’s exactly what the husband-and-wife team who co-own the store want to bring to the community — after all,read more →