Stuff by Paula Mayer

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    Party like it's...

    After many years of permitting and construction, Sopris Lodge is now fully operational with the completion of 24 memory care and 23 assisted living apartments. The facility enjoyed a soft opening last summer with one building consisting of 27 independent living apartments and associated amenities.

    Altogether, the campus…

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    Telling truth with fiction

    In Nathanial White’s debut sci-fi novella, “Conscious Designs”, the local creative writing and advanced placement literature teacher explores some of the big questions currently facing society: What does it mean to be human? Can we be human without suffering? How does technology change us?

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    On your mark, get set, puzzle!

    On Sunday Feb. 27, 23 four-person teams gathered on the indoor basketball court at the Carbondale Rec Center to compete in the first-ever Puzzle & Pie Night. First Place was taken by a team called, incidentally, Best Team Ever, completing their puzzle in one hour, 16 minutes and 57 seconds.… read more →

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    'It ain’t dying I’m talkin’ about — it’s living'

    On Monday night, Dec. 6, a group gathered at the Third Street Center to watch Tim Wilson’s 2008 documentary “Griefwalker.” The evening was hosted by Rita Marsh of The Center for Human Flourishing (formerly Davi Nikent) and Akaljeet Khalsa, a local practitioner of the healing arts, who recentlyread more →

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    Riding into the wreck

    It was the summer of 2019 and I was sitting in the grandstand at Gus Darien Arena. The first round of ranch bronc riding was underway. A bronc came flying out of the bucking chute and took that cowboy clear across the arena. A man on horseback roderead more →

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    Hanging Lake trail damage closes public access

    Damage from recent debris flows closed the Hanging Lake trail for the remainder of 2021 and work to restore the trail could continue into 2023. Thankfully, the area’s ecology is showing signs of a quick recovery. According to White River National Forest hydrologist Justin Anderson, “We saw intenseread more →

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    Parting shots: Rocky Mountain Open

    Nacho and Delfina Figuera raised $60,000 for Aspen Valley Hospital Foundation (AVHF) by auctioning a private tour of their home and architecturally renowned stables in Argentina. 

    “Despite all of the challenges that this year presented in the planning of the event,” said AVHF

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    Chasing cans

    Love of competition, need for speed and control, a sense of community. These are the backbone of barrel racing, a Women’s Pro Rodeo sanctioned event dating back to Texas rodeos in the 1930s.
    This summer, Carbondale’s own five-year-old Teagan Rice has competed in three Junior Barrel Racing events at… read more →

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    Un día más para José Cano

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Cada jueves por la noche en el Carbondale Wild West Rodeo, la monta de toros es el evento final. ¿Por qué nos gusta ver a los valientes atletas montar 1,500 libras de agresividad? Por la misma razón por la que reducimos la velocidad en… read more →

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    Just another day at the office for José Cano

    Every Thursday night at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo, bull riding is the final event. Why do we love watching brave athletes ride 1500 lbs of rank meanness? For the same reason we slow down on the highway to gaze at a multi-car pile up: we want everyoneread more →