Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: News Published

    Town receives anonymous donation of downtown acreage

    The Fourth Street Plaza (380 Main Street) and 16 lots surrounding the Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) building were quietly donated to the town of Carbondale at the conclusion of 2021. Acceptance of this staggeringly generous donation of over 1.6 acres was tucked into the consent agenda at a virtual… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale remembers Chris Chacos

    By James Steindler

    Carbondale has another guardian angel. Chris Chacos passed away Jan. 19, joining his late wife Terry Chacos in the ever-after. During their time here since the early ‘70s, the two were living-breathing guardian angels to the town, so we are comforted in knowing the job isn’t all… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    One version of a ‘legacy’

    With the author’s permission, the following article includes excerpts from “Clutter Free Revolution” by Evan Michael Zislis. 

    My aging parents hadn’t had the energy to manage their cluttered living space for a while. Overstuffed cupboards, extra-long extension cords, stacks of must-keep papers mixed with expired two-for-one coupons were all… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Jan. 27, 2022

    In remembrance

    Last week, two of the finest humans on the planet passed on. Chris Chacos and Thich Nhat Hanh were my mentors, teachers and inspiration. Please reflect a moment upon their lives and resolve along with me to try and live gentler, more peaceful lives. The world is a… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Truly electrifying: Heat pump retrofits make net zero attainable

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    “Heat Pumps, heat pumps, that’s the key,” declares Marty Treadway, program director of the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE). This is the sort of adamant answer he gives homeowners who ask, what equipment can be installed to lower residential utility bills, and preferably, not destroy… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar, Jan. 27, 2022

    Crystal Trail

    The White River National Forest has released a draft environmental assessment of the proposed Redstone to McClure Pass Trail project. A public meeting will be held on Feb. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Third Street Center and comments must be received by Feb. 22. Find… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    ¿Cómo se exhibe el arte?

    Por Vanessa Porras

    El año pasado usé esta columna para motivarlos a iniciar el proceso de crear arte. Comenzar algo nuevo siempre va a ser agobiante. Hay muchísimas cosas que se necesitan aprender y conforme nos desarrollamos en nuestro nuevo medio iremos descubriendo áreas donde nos falta habilidad y experiencia.… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 27 de enero

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Cambios en RFSD

    El superintendente del distrito escolar de Roaring Fork (RFSD), Rob Stein, saldrá de su puesto a finales de este año escolar. Esto fue anunciado por un comunicado de prensa el viernes 21 de enero. 

    Una carta de la Junta de Educación de… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Basalt greenlights solar project and police station

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    At its regular meeting, virtually held, January 25, the Basalt Town Council approved the hiring of Golden-based McKinstry Essention LLC to evaluate, plan, select the site and design the Town’s first solar and battery storage project.

    Members swiftly powered through the passage of three ordinances after… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    New York dance group inspires local collaboration

    By Myki Jones 

    As part of its residency program, Dance Initiative will host New York based performance company NVA & Guests from Jan. 29 to Feb. 7. The residency will culminate with a performance at The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) on Feb. 5. This collaboration is one of… read more →