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  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    La magia de un cuaderno

    Durante los últimos meses he compartido con ustedes la importancia del arte y la creatividad en esta columna. Decidí llamarla “Al no artista” porque, como educadora, he tenido muchos alumnos que se presentaban como, “yo no soy artista,” incluso antes de decirme sus nombres. En mí opinión, todosread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Waiting for GarCo vaccination rates to rise

    In mid-August, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) issued new metrics to Colorado’s private and public schools to support in-person learning and minimize classroom quarantines.

    One of the metrics issued by the CDPHE at the county level was: “Counties with a 70% orread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Brad Moore previews new Sopris Theatre season

    Sopris Theatre Company is excited to begin its 2021-2022 season. The community theater is an entity of Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Spring Valley that brings students and community artists together in a variety of collaborative efforts, involving students of the school’s theater program as well as actors throughoutread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Commissioners to visit Aspen Glen’s eagle buffer zone

    The Garfield County Commissioners regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, took nearly six hours before all was said and done. The majority of the meeting was focused on a developer’s application for a Substantial Planned Unit Development (PUD) Amendment to remove an eagle nest buffer zone in Aspenread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Music of the West comes from the East

    Not to worry if you missed Marc Berger’s Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) tour in 2016, he is coming back to play four shows at the very same libraries! There is little time to waste, but luckily it’s only a jaunt over to your local library forread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    GarCo program nourishes in more ways than one

    By Danielle Davis

    The meal begins with a blessing. “Let us do everything in gratitude,” says Ferdinand “Ferd” Meyer, a regular and volunteer at the Garfield County Senior Program meals in Parachute. Immediately following the blessing, Senior Services for the Garfield County Department of Human Services Manager,… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Guest opinion: Let's talk about race

    By Mira Winograd

    Four months ago, I was paging through a newspaper when one of the headlines caught my eye: “Aspen School District: We’re Not Teaching Critical Race Theory.” I was shocked, to say the least. The article went on explaining how parents were concerned aboutread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Marble Ski Area fight raged 50 years ago

    As Colorado ski areas boomed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, a couple of Denver developers decided they wanted in on the action. They eventually set their sights on Marble, a near ghost town about 25 miles as the crow flies, west-southwest of Aspen.

    Theread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 23, 2021

    Climate and the Comp Plan

    On Thursday, Sept. 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., CLEER and the Town of Carbondale will host a public input session in the Community Room at the Third Street Center regarding how climate change factors into the Town’s Comprehensive Plan update. Folks… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    ACES redefines farm apprenticeships

    The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) at Rock Bottom Ranch (RBR) recently hosted a panel discussion, “So You Think You Want to Be a Farmer?” At a time when the world recognizes agriculture as the greatest contributor to the climate crisis, change in farming is critical. Thisread more →