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  • Locations: News Published

    News Analysis: Civil case complicates conversation

    Well, it happened. The community got its chance to join in on the conversation about the Michael Francisco case and ask burning questions to Town officials. While the intention of transparency was there, it was significantly hindered by the officials heeding limitations of what they could discuss dueread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 1, 2021

    GarCo decision

    Ascendigo Autism Services is deeply grateful to the Garfield County Staff who worked tirelessly to review the Ascendigo Ranch land use application. In addition, we are thankful to the County Commissioners who listened thoughtfully to all public comments.

    Our entire organization is immensely inspired and… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Beauty and the bobbleheads

    I wrote this article for the Valley Journal fifteen years ago (reprinted here with a few nips and tucks). While it is from my early years as a columnist, and slightly more judgmental/immature than I would like to remember being, it’s still surprisingly relevant. I find people whoread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Let Them Roar takes a bow

    “We believe in the power of music to connect, to heal and inspire. We are a band in service to this power in a way that builds bridges, not walls, with a desire to cultivate meaningful community.” — Let Them Roar

    After more than aread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Saving money and planting trees

    On June 1, FirstBank launched the FirstBank Bloom Package, a new checking and savings account that will plant five trees for every account opened.

    FirstBank has partnered with the global reforestation nonprofit, One Tree Planted (OTP), in hopes of planting 50,000 new trees in Colorado, Arizona and California.… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Bio queen steps on the scene

    Drag shows are few and far between in the Roaring Fork Valley, so it was especially exciting for local fans of the scene to hear there would be a performance at Steve’s Guitars. Performers walked the runway and sashayed away just like the queens who came before them.read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Government Briefs - July 1, 2021

    The Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act hit an impasse when the U.S. Senate let the bill lapse in the 2020 legislative session before ever reaching the floor. The CORE Act is back for another round, only now with the backing of President Joe Biden. read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - July 1, 2021

    Libraries closure

    All Garfield County libraries will be closed on Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. You can still browse and request books and other materials online.

    Mountain Fair buzz

    Carbondale Arts is ramping up for the 50th Carbondale Mountainread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    First Fridays’ fermented frenzy

    As a friendly reminder, drinking is still not allowed in public spaces and doing so does not only put the consumer at risk, but the establishments they’re supporting as well. First Fridays have turned into a bit of a drinking frenzy with folks taking beverages to and froread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    El ingenio latino

    El ingenio latino no tiene límites. No las ingeniamos para todo, desde algo de construcción hasta algo de mecánica, pero a todo le encontramos solución.

    Para salir adelante ni hablar, aparte de ser bien chambeadores, le entramos duro al mundo de los negocios. Por eso, cuandoread more →