Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    Raising awareness about teen suicide risk

    Temple Glassier is still a self-proclaimed mess. It’s been less than six months since her son, 15-year-old Basalt High School freshman Patrick Palardy, killed himself. But she’s doing everything she can to ensure his name will live on, and that comes from not shying away from the circumstancesread more →

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    AVLT Red Hill Project meets funding commitment goals

    The “Save Red Hill” project, a collaborative effort between the Aspen Valley Land Trust and the Town of Carbondale, has been funded at $1.35 million. But now that funding is secured, the work is just beginning.

    The project, launched in November 2017, conserves a 25-acre arearead more →

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    Ballot asks voters whether to continue streetscape fund via 2A

    In addition to electing town trustees, voters will be asked whether or not to approve ballot measure 2A, which seeks to extend Carbondale’s streetscape fund through 2030. The fund, which originally passed in 1999 and again in 2010, is the town’s sole dedicated monetary resource for public worksread more →

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    Carbondale residency is dance troupe’s first all together in U.S.

    For a time, it seemed rehearsing via Skype was the best way to work with the entirety of the company — after all, the Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre (YSDT) is a transnational troupe, with Artistic Director Samar Haddad King in Palestine and Associate Artistic Director Zoe Rabinowitz inread more →

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    UN club helps cultivate model citizens at RFHS

    The Roaring Fork High School Model United Nations club came home from New York with a concrete victory: the students representing Cote d’ Ivoire — or the Ivory Coast in English — cosponsored a resolution regarding the protection and safety of journalists, and three of their proposals maderead more →

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    The long and winding road to fire chief

    For Rob Goodwin, being on top means propping people up. That’s been his philosophy throughout his career with the Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District, and now that he’s chief, it’s no different.

    “There’s an old saying: ‘there’s no limit to what a person can doread more →

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    Alaprima Painters featured in Rockies West National Exhibit

    Seventy-three artists from 17 states have works featured in this year’s Rockies West National in Grand Junction, and five of them call Carbondale home.

    It was the first time Carbondale had such representation in the exhibit, now in its 26th year. That’s because it was the first time the Alaprima… read more →

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    Pages of the Past: You’re only old (news) once

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal

     

    March 9, 1978

    Developers Ernie Gianinetti and Bob Sewell appeared at a town council meeting to negotiate with the town over a clause in the proposed annexation agreement which would require the two developers to bear…

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    These boots were made for brewing

    International Women’s Day isn’t typically a holiday that’s actively celebrated — unless you’re Patrice Fuller or work for her at Carbondale Beer Works.

    “We might pop a couple of bottles to celebrate,” Fuller said. But while there may or may not end up being champagne, thereread more →

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    True Nature celebrates new spaces

    The opening ceremony for True Nature Healing Center’s kiva and spa last weekend may be over, but the experience still lingers for many of those who participated in the 24-hour event that included chanting, singing, sage smudging, crystal programming and — at least for co-founders Deva and Eadenread more →