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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - June 17, 2021

    Holy Cross election

    Holy Cross Energy (HCE), a nonprofit member-owned electric cooperative, concluded its annual Board of Directors election on June 10. Ten individuals were nominated for three seats on the board: two representing HCE’s northern district and one representing the southern district. In the northern district, Kristen… read more →

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    Larry Day: thriving in the chaos

    Larry Day is a jack of all artistic trades and a master of many. A cartoonist, painter, children’s book illustrator, advertising storyboard designer, technical illustrator and arcade game creative designer. Now he can add another title to the list — Carbondale Mountain Fair poster/t-shirt design winner, on theread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Dreaming wasn’t enough

    This is the third column in CAFCI’s series about racism. Two months ago, Ron Kokish wrote about how racism affected his family and the iconic nature of Michael Francisco’s Xmas Eve arrest. Last month, Jon Riger told us about racism among fish. This month Bella Fabella, a retiredread more →

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    Comp plan update gets rolling

    Carbondale, like the rest of the world, is changing fast.

    As the town grows and adapts, it’s incumbent upon local government to guide development in a way that is beneficial overall and true to the place’s characteristics and history.

    In 2013, the town adoptedread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    How is a living world story sustained?

    Watershed elders in conversation

    Roger Brown was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1935. He grew up in the town of Swampscott, attended Dartmouth College and moved west shortly after graduation. He has lived in Eagle County, Colorado since then. His adventure and environmental documentaries have won numerous awards

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    The people behind the puzzles

    As The Sopris Sun moved into its second decade, it began taking on more features and other aspects of a firmly established newspaper. In the past couple of years, weekly puzzles and cartoons have become an established tradition.

    When these features were introduced in 2019,read more →

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    Fire, on and off the agenda

     

    Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) had a couple of short sessions during the first two public meetings in June.

    The public speaks

    The BOCC addressed public comments not on the agenda for the first hour of the June 7 meeting. A number of community members…

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  • Locations: Columns Published

    Turning mobile home parks into resident-owned communities

    By Jon Rubin-Fox

    MANAUS’ housing innovation project manager

    En español

    One of the oldest affordable housing programs in the nation is the Aspen/Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA), which manages over 3,000 rental and deed-restricted ownership units. Another factoid is that 60% of theread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    Convirtiendo parques de casas móviles en propiedad comunitaria de residentes

    Por Jon Fox-Rubin

    Traducción Por Jacqueline Castro

    In English

    Uno de los programas más antiguos de viviendas asequibles en la nación es el Aspen/Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA), el cual administra más de 3,000 unidades de renta y propiedades restringidas por escritura. Otro hecho es

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    Poetry in times of conquest

    By Carlos Herrera Montero

    In the previous article, we talked about the poetic work that existed during Pre-Columbian times. The arrival of theSpaniards in 1492 and the beginning of the conquest (XVI century, from circa 1520 to 1570) was the process of exploration, conquering and colonization ofread more →