Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    Local homemade goods club invites creativity, sharing

    Talking with any one of the 10 members who answered Mark Burrows’s call to create a homemade goods club feels a bit like talking with an alchemist — they’ll wax poetic about their concoctions of ingredients and experimenting with different applications for their creations.

    At this month’s meeting… read more →

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    Outgoing Roaring Fork principal sees opportunity in transition

    Brett Stringer walks the walk when it comes to doing what he believes is best for the schools and students he serves — even if it means walking away from his role as principal of Roaring Fork High School.

    “It was a really hard decision,” Stringer reflected. “It’s… read more →

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    EMPOWERed Voice exhibit emphasizes expression

    Claire O’Leary emanates a warmth that’s immediately evident. But when she talks about being a 58-year-old woman coming to terms with her experiences as a five year old, her gaze goes adrift. It’s just for a moment; she immediately comes back to the present and her smile returns,read more →

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    Carbondale braces for turbulence with water management

    Carbondale Town Trustee Heather Henry is remaining optimistic in the face of some pretty dire numbers from the Western Water Assessment (WWA).

    WWA, an applied research program through the University of Colorado-Boulder’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, compiled a report for the Townread more →

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    Upcoming events promote lifestyle spring cleaning

    More than 40 Carbondale area businesses are participating in this year’s Spring Into Wellness, an event celebrating the town’s Health Eating Active Living (HEAL) initiative starting at 5 p.m. on First Friday, April 5.

    “We’ve invited lots of businesses who are involved in health andread more →

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    Caucus focuses on putting senior faces forward

    The new kids on Carbondale’s blocks are anything but: in fact, they’ve been around the block more than a few times — often relatively unnoticed, they contend. But that’s changing as the seniors behind the Carbondale Age-Friendly Community Initiative (CAFCI) are finding their voice.

    Niki Delsonread more →

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    GarCo opts for site visit of proposed storage facilities

    Even at 1 p.m. on a Monday afternoon, Suite 100 at 108 Eighth Street in Glenwood Springs was standing room only. About 65 people crammed into the Board of Garfield County Commissioners public hearings about two proposed self-storage facilities, Blue Mountain Mini Storage and GO Self Storage. read more →

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    Real birds found, sculptural birds lost in Carbondale

    Laurel and Hardy, newly named and homed parakeets at Skyline Ranch, seem to be enjoying their new nest and finch friends. But how they got there was almost no laughing matter.

    Barbara Dills first heard about one of the colorful birds during KDNK’s lost pet report.

    “No… read more →

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    The ups and downs of decreased grazing fees

    For the third consecutive year, the federal grazing fee for public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Forest Service has been lowered — this time, from $1.41 per animal unit month (AUM) to the legal basement price, $1.35 per AUM.

    The fee, which… read more →

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    Susie Strode’s legacy echoes beyond the airwaves

    It’s difficult to pin Susie Strode down, even posthumously. But that would likely make the music and travel lover smile.

    Whether DJing as Madame Gumbo on KDNK or hosting one of the myriad performances she curated in the lower Roaring Fork Valley via Music Gumbo Productionsread more →