Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    Webber weaves together print and radio

    Megan Webber was of course thrilled to meet journalism icon Bob Woodward, but she admits that probably nobody at the Denver Athletic Club that night was more excited to meet her hero than Webber’s grandmother.

    “I brought her up to meet him, and she was speechless. Theread more →

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    Carbondale physician takes the helm at Valley View

    What does Valley View Hospital (VVH) have in common with the Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic, the country’s top ranked hospitals by US News and World Report? Once Carbondalian Brian Murphy fully settles in as CEO this summer, they will all boast physician leadership.

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    RFHS student takes the fight against trafficking to Nepal through martial arts

    One of the perks of winning the geographical lottery — such as being born in the Roaring Fork Valley — is that you’re afforded the opportunity to study the rest of the world’s underbelly from a safe distance.

    But Ruthie Brown is going out ofread more →

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    Carbondale one step closer to six new Pickleball courts

    Eric Brendlinger estimated that “only like two” people from the public attended the Feb. 13 Carbondale Parks and Recreation Commissioner meeting, at which three North Face Park master plan designs were presented.

    The Parks and Recreation Department director isn’t worried about the low attendance — inread more →

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    Brunch to benefit reuniting detained immigrant with her Carbondale family

    When Natalyn Cumings came across a GoFundMe campaign for Alejandra, she felt empowered to do something beyond click “donate.”

    The fundraiser wasn’t seeking money for the 22-year-old asylum seeker’s personal use — it was seeking to pay her $20,000 bond so she could reunite withread more →

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    New plans for RVR get back to local roots

    The Homestead Bar and Grill opened its doors to a sold-out crowd Valentine’s Day.

    The restaurant, which is transitioning to the first-ever year-round establishment in the former Pan and Fork space, is just part of Dan and Wynee Coleman’s larger vision for the River Valley Ranchread more →

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    Comedy is serious business in Sopris Theatre’s ‘The Nerd’

    In polite company, there’s a social contract regarding how we interact with one another. But what happens when the company isn’t so polite?

    That’s the question playwright Larry Shue poses in his two-act comedy “The Nerd.” And it’s the question Colorado Mountain College’s Sopris Theatre Companyread more →

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    The Temporary shutting its doors in May

    It was always meant as a temporary space — that’s why The Arts Campus at Willits named the venue The Temporary. Still, when the lease was signed in August of 2017, the initial vision extended beyond May of this year.

    TACAW Executive Director Ryan Honey isread more →

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    Youth Poetry Slam just the first step in expression

    Jo Altmaier spends most of her time at Colorado Mountain College these days, but the Basalt High School senior really found her voice at last year’s Poetry Project, Aspen Words’ in-school, two-week program that places four full-time poets in 16 schools for two weeks in early February.

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    Secondhand stores share the love

    When you walk into Ragged Mountain Sports, it’s easy to get drawn right into the racks of skis or casual wear featured in the center of the shop.

    That is, unless you’re a dog person. If that’s the case, you likely won’t make it past the couch on… read more →