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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Opinion: A positive start turns sour

    It was heady days for the Colorado climate movement in 2019. Jared Polis, with a history of climate action, replaced John Hickenlooper after eight years of oil and gas industry loyalty as governor. 

    The new chairman of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Committee (COGCC) was Jeff Robbins, taking… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Local teacher meets Dalai Lama

    Basalt Elementary dual-language educator Brittany Rose was selected among her peers to address His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a virtual conversation hosted on Monday night, Oct. 25.

    The opportunity came by way of the Compassion and Dignity for Educators project developed by the University ofread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Servers and students share nourishment

    On Wednesdays, 36-year old Jenny Elmore serves lunch to a noisy stream of Ross Montessori School (RMS) students. For two hectic hours, she places a slice of pizza and a cupful of iceberg lettuce on paper plates, and hands them across the counter to the hungry kids. Atread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    RFSD board endorses "Yes" on 5B

    Voters in Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Re-1 will decide the fate of Ballot Issue 5B, a mill levy override that, if passed, will increase teacher and staff salaries and bolster the district’s retention and recruitment efforts. 

    On Aug. 25, the RFSD Board of Educationread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    PSSWF helps bear cubs hibernate

    It’s the time of year again when bears are supposed to go into hibernation. Sometimes the long journey back to what should come naturally for them starts in Silt, at the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation (PSSWF). Director Nanci Limbach, who named PSSWF for her wildlife-loving grandmother, isread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Tim Hagman Oct. 3, 1943 - Oct. 3, 2021

    Tim Hagman, beloved architect and outdoor enthusiast/adventurer, passed away on his 78th birthday, Oct. 3, 2021, surrounded by his sons and his brother.

    Tim was involved in designing some of Aspen’s most iconic public buildings and private residences. As one of Aspen’s most renowned and highly-respected architects, Tim’s… read more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Trail notes: That's a wrap!

    By Jacob Baker

    Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    As this year’s camping trips and bike rides fade to black, trails and open spaces shift gears too: during the snowy months is when the government agencies and nonprofits who jointly care for our shared outdoors reflect on the year… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    GarCo report: Valley Meals fights for funding

    Once the Garfield County commissioners meeting commenced on Oct. 18, Mary Kenyon with Valley Meals and More, based in Carbondale, addressed the board.

    Valley Meals and More serves hot meals from local restaurants to roughly 100 senior citizens at their homes within, or near, Carbondale upread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Oct. 21, 2021

    Trash kills bears

    As I left my house to go to work this morning, I observed – yet again – that a neighbor along my street had their trash can knocked over with trash strewn all over. With the many public information campaigns repeating the mantra that trash kills bears,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    CMC to offer new bachelor’s degree in 2022

    Colorado Mountain College’s (CMC) board of trustees has approved the addition of a new bachelor’s degree program. The Bachelor of Science in Ecosystems Science and Stewardship program is anticipated to start accepting students in August 2022, when the fall semester begins. Once the program is reviewed and approvedread more →