Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    Full Moon Winter Tri comes to Carbondale

    If your New Year’s resolution included anything about fitness or trying something new or both, you’re in luck. The Town of Carbondale, together with Aloha Mountain Cyclery and Independence Run & Hike, is sponsoring a first-ever Full Moon Winter Tri on Saturday, Jan. 19.

    It’s beenread more →

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    Deceased local lived without a roof, but definitely had a home

    Tommy Evans went out of his way to find The Sopris Sun office, tucked toward the end of a hallway in the Third Street Center. We admit, it can feel a little labyrinthine.

    “Finally, I found you!” he exclaimed as he walked into the office. Inread more →

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    Creative districts unite in CMC galleries

    Carbondale is a well celebrated Colorado Creative District — and while that certainly makes the town special, it’s not unique in its classification.

    There are 20 officially certified creative districts throughout the state, and while a collaboration has long been discussed, they’ve mostly acted asread more →

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    Getting hooked on radio

    Radio takes time management to a whole new level. Seconds matter. So when you’re moonlighting as a DJ on KDNK for the first time, getting that next song lined up can feel, well, hectic.

    But fortunately for me, I was in good company, spending my Christmasread more →

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    New Year, new health clinic in the mid valley

    Whether it’s shopping for gifts or health insurance, December can feel overwhelming for lot of people.

    But in 2019, Mountain Family Health Centers officially opens the doors of its Basalt Integrated Health Center. Development Director Garry Schalla sees it as an opportunity to serve a muchread more →

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    Locals recognize International Migrants Day

    By the end of the event, newly licensed attorney Laura Horst was inspired. She doesn’t have any experience yet with immigration law, but that’s not stopping her from wanting to volunteer with Claire Noone on her next expedition to the southern border.

    “I’d love to tagread more →

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    Deck the streets with hops and barley

    Allowing open containers on the closed portion of Main Street on First Fridays would have been a nice idea for many, but the logistics required to make it a reality proved burdensome. And besides, several local restaurant proprietors have come up with a working compromise on their own:read more →

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    Roaring Fork performers take center stage

    The parking lot at The Orchard was packed Tuesday night. Proud grandparents, parents, churchgoers and just interested community members pored over silent auction items while the Roaring Fork High School jazz band gave the first preview of the euphony to come at the Holiday Harmonies winter choir more →

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    Daughter’s planned celebration breathes new life into deceased father’s legacy

    Julia Hedman had hoped to plan her father’s celebration of life with him, while he was still here to enjoy it.

    “It was Obama’s adviser that was talking about how we should have a celebration of life before we die, and I was like, ‘Yes, dad,read more →

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    Should experience be required to run for sheriff?

    County Sheriffs of Colorado Director Chris Johnson’s work schedule is particularly busy these days: with votes fully tallied across the state, CSOC is responsible for training the newly elected sheriffs before their first day on the job.

    “The vast majority of sheriffs-elect have never beenread more →