Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    Basalt arts partnership a rough sketch, but they’re hoping for a masterpiece

    Inspiration begets inspiration, especially in the arts.

    That’s Ryan Honey’s contention, and it has served him well in his stewardship of The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW). In his first year as executive director, he’s facilitated partnerships with more than 30 other nonprofits in theread more →

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    Carbondale library turns a new page with inaugural Lit Fest

    Lacy Dunlavy didn’t have any problems finding local authors for the inaugural Local Lit Fest at the Carbondale Branch Library Thursday, Nov. 29.

    In fact, the librarian wishes she had more space to feature more authors.

    “It’s just kind of amazing how manyread more →

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    Independence Run & Hike gets referrals through doctors’ orders

    Independence Run & Hike has found itself with some big shoes to fill: since Sports Authority in Glenwood Springs closed its doors in 2016, the locally owned outdoor retailer has seen a bump in sales — and that’s led to a new kind of customer, too.

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    Carbondale fines noncompliant retailers for underage nicotine sales

    In its first round of compliance tests since the town officially raised the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 in July, four out of nine Carbondale retailers failed — and each was slapped with a $1,000 first-offense fine.

    While that would beread more →

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    Seeing is believing — in a cause

    When it comes to teaching people about the big picture regarding public lands stewardship and conservation, the EcoFlight crew believes in showing instead of telling.

    “We take different stakeholders up in the air to educate people, give people a better understanding of public lands andread more →

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    Our Town: Megan Griffiths

    The Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week, we caught up with one of Carbondale’s newest additions: Megan Griffiths, who moved here from her home inread more →

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    Boys' soccer team reflects on friendship ahead of semifinals

    Update: The Rams fell 2-1 in penalty kicks to Liberty Common in the semifinals.

    Despite temperatures in the high 20s Tuesday evening, about 100 or so Carbondalians gathered at Fourth and Main Streets to cheer on the Roaring Fork High School boys soccer team as they departed forread more →

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    A full nest of music and skiing

    Their youngest daughter may be settled at Tufts University, but Dan and Pam Rosenthal don’t really resonate with the term “empty nester.”

    “I like open nester,” Pam clarified. “Because empty nester, that quantifies that there’s something missing, that the nest is empty now — and thatread more →

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    Overall, a good night for GarCo incumbents

    As of 11 p.m., unofficial election results were looking favorable for local incumbents:  Garfield County Clerk Jean Alberico  (D) earned 54 percent of tallied votes over Republican challenger Bonnie McLean’s 46 percent, and Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky (R) accounted for 52 percent over Paula Stepp (D) at 48 percent.… read more →