Stuff by Will Sardinsky

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    Going out in style

    “Wham Blam Thank You Ma’am”, Carbondale’s most recent fashion extravaganza, held in honor of Carbondale Arts executive director Amy Kimberly’s “rewirement,” went off without a hitch behind Craft Coffee House on Saturday evening, Sept. 10. 

    Under the full moon, atop a make-shift stage shaped like aread more →

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    Locals rep at Outdoor Retailer show

    Many familiar faces could be spotted at the Outdoor Retailer show in Denver earlier this month.

    Lindsay Jones, local artist, checks out the topo designs at Garmin.

    Chris Brandt, Red Hill Council president, chats with Trails Are Common Ground.

    Ethan Peck, of Rygr, shows off a new… read more →

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    If an aspen grove falls, continued

    For part one of this two-part series, click here

    The Forest Service has stated that the logging on William’s Peak, along Four Mile Road, is to create a disturbance, “and cutting areas with mature aspen stimulates their root system to vigorously regenerate.” However, users ofread more →

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    Part 1: If an aspen grove falls…

    Since February 14, 2022, the popular backcountry recreation area Williams Peak, located along Four Mile Road, has undergone a transformation. A 90-acre “treatment area,” as it’s referred to by the Forest Service, sees a forest once so dense it required bush whacking to navigate, turning into a fieldread more →

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    George Weber and Lynn Pulford prepare for life after CRMS

    Over the past 26 years, George Weber and Lynn Pulford have transformed Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) and, in return, it has transformed them. As they wrap up their final semester of teaching before retirement, they reflect on the value of their time there: introducing them to each other, giving… read more →

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    Sisu: like your life’s cup of coffee

    “‘Sisu’ is a Finnish term and it means ‘enthusiasm, spirit, drive.’ All of the ingredients that you think of getting yourself going and being happy about what you’re doing and challenging yourself, that’s what ‘sisu’ is,” explained Elliot Norquist, Mount Sopris Nordic Council board member and trails/grooming manager. “‘Sisu’ is… read more →

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    Getting into good trouble

    While most schools in the Roaring Fork Valley, and the country, had Monday off for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork was in session.

    “Today we are choosing to intentionally hold school, because we wanted to bring all of our students, community and teachers… read more →

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    Aspiradoras de la tierra

    Es posible que la Country Road 112 ha sido la más transitada hasta ahora. Sin embargo, el tráfico no fue de carros, sino de cabras. En una reciente mañana otoñal llena de rocío, Lani Malmberg y su hijo, Donny Benz, copropietarios de Goat Green LLC, llevaron 800 cabras por la… read more →

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    Vacuum cleaners for the land

    Country Road 112 may have seen its most heavily-trafficked day yet. However, the traffic did not come from cars, but from goats. On a recent dewey fall morning, Lani Malmberg and her son, Donny Benz, co-owners of Goat Green LLC, ran 800 goats down the road to load them… read more →

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    Local farm aspires to global impact

    Glimpses of bright, reflective ribbon shine out from between dense masses of green at the Wild Mountain Seeds greenhouse. These silver and neon orange ribbons are strung around plants that look healthy, green and bear a robust fruit. Around the flagged plants, others wilt and brown, struggling to grow.… read more →