• Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Housing Carbondale

    Opinion by Mayor Ben Bohmfalk

    Affordable housing has long been Carbondale’s most vexing challenge, with limited supply, seemingly unlimited demand, and no dedicated local revenue source to address it. But change is on the horizon. With housing revenue on the Nov. 8 ballot, a Board of Trustees focused on solutions,… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Going, but not gone

    Fall is a time of transition, so it only makes sense that my impending transition would happen during this season. There is no easy journey to times of change. Our trees grow green with foliage in the spring but traverse a wide range of weather, fire, wind and rain… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Witnessing history: A memorable day at Camp Hale

    The text from the White House press liaison came while we were at dinner in Avon. My wife Bonnie would be credentialed and able to join me the next day (Oct. 12) at the ceremony where President Joe Biden would dedicate the new Camp Hale-Continental Divide National Monument!read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: This run is for experts only

    Opinion by Ron Kokish

    My son and 10-year-old grandson were skiing expert terrain on an unfamiliar mountain. When they arrived at a particularly risky slope dad said, “Wait here until I get to the bottom, then follow my line down.” Dad descended and turned to wave his son

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  • Locations: News Published

    FirstBank launches ‘Empower All’ initiative

    In early September, FirstBank — one of the nation’s largest privately owned banks — launched “Empower All,” a free and bilingual financial education program.

    Focusing on financial literacy, Empower All seeks to enhance financial confidence and independence by sharing free guidance on key banking issues. The informationread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Jackie Harmon and Becky Moller vie for GarCo clerk and recorder

    With the retirement of Jean Alberico, after 16 years as Garfield County’s clerk and recorder, two candidates are running to lead that vital office this November. In addition to overseeing voter registrations and elections, the clerk and recorder office manages motor vehicle titling and registration, real estate transactions,read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt/Community Calendar - Oct. 20, 2022


    Ballots out
    It’s voting time! Check your mailbox for an official ballot in the coming days. Remember that your ballot must be returned to an official drop box by Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. Additionally, it is possible to vote in-person on that day. Visitread more →

  • Locations: Español, News Published

    Celebrando a nuestros emprendedores y lideres latinos por todo su esfuerzo

    El Mes de la Herencia Hispana se cerró con broche de oro el lunes pasado en el restaurante Frida’s en Glenwood Springs. Este evento fue organizado por Crystal Mariscal LLC con patrocinio de Susana Salamun, Consejo Asesor de la Oficina de Empresas Minoritarias de Alpine Bank. Se celebraronread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español, Opinion Published

    Volver a lo Esencial: La Ira

    El otoño es una estación preciosa. ¿Quién no disfruta del colorido de los árboles, el clima fresco y cuantas otras cosas bellas que pudiéramos mencionar? A mí personalmente me encantan los productos de calabaza que se consumen en esta temporada. 

    Y fue precisamente sentada en una plaza… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español, Opinion Published

    Desde de la Clínica: Observó, Toco Y Siento: Cómo evitar el cáncer de mama y/o sobrevivir lo

    El cáncer de mama es el tipo de cáncer más común en mujeres en los Estados Unidos después del cáncer de piel. Cada año, alrededor de 230,000 mujeres son diagnosticadas con cáncer de mama y 40,000 mueren por causa de esta enfermedad. La mamografía y el autoexamen mamarioread more →