• Locations: Letters, Opinion Published

    Letters - Oct. 20, 2022

    Water plan
    As a 19-year-old who grew up in the Roaring Fork Valley and deeply appreciates the importance of water in all of our lives, I couldn’t help but notice that Colorado is revising the state’s water plan. While the Colorado Water Conservation Board recognizes theread more →

  • Locations: Español, News Published

    Basalt se une a la colaboración para reducir los incendios forestales, y una demanda envía al consejo a una sesión ejecutiva

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    En el único asunto que requería una votación en la reunión ordinaria del ayuntamiento de Basalt el martes 11 de octubre, los concejales aprobaron por unanimidad la participación en un memorando de entendimiento para formar la Roaring Fork Valley Wildfire Collaborative (RFVWCread more →

  • Locations: Español, News Published

    Junta administrativa de Carbondale aprueba el plan del dispensario en West Main

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El martes 11 de octubre, la junta administrativa de Carbondale se reunió para discutir tanto una solicitud de uso de la tierra para un potencial dispensario recreativo en la calle West Main, así como el presupuesto de la junta de 2023.

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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Branching Out: Call it out

    Scanning the shelves at Lowes, I was already overwhelmed —parts, shapes, sizes, prices; the big box fluorescent lighting; high, industrial ceilings made for raucous acoustics. Through it all, I could hear kids giggling, and then, their dad.


    “That’s it! You [f-ing] kids, if I haveread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Last pour: Batch Provisions closes Nov. 4

    Aly Sanguily and Chase Engel, married owners and operators of Batch Provisions, announced to patrons that their establishment, one of Carbondale’s most beloved watering holes, will be closing its doors on Nov. 4.

    Batch moved in at 358 Main Street, a building that’s over 110 yearsread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Aron Diaz challenges Carrie Couey for GarCo treasurer

    In March of 2020, Republican Carrie Couey was appointed to serve as Garfield County’s treasurer after Karla Bagley resigned. Aron Diaz, running as a Democrat, asserts the appointment of Couey, former county chair of the Republican Party, was “partisan cronyism” and he aims to unseat Couey this November.read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Making a ‘Roe-vember’ to remember

    Oct. 8, declared by the Women’s March movement as a national day of action in support of women’s reproductive rights, saw about 80 people gather at Glenwood Springs’ Sayre Park for what was billed as a Women’s Wave rally.

    Supporters stood along Grand Avenue, holding signs,read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Forest Service to hold El Jebel property open house

    The U.S. Forest Service will hold an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at the El Jebel Community Center, 20 Eagle County Rd., El Jebel. The purpose of the event is to give the public the opportunity to obtain more information on theread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt/Community Calendar - Oct. 13, 2022

    Camp Hale
    President Joe Biden visited Colorado on Wednesday, Oct. 12 — after flying into the Eagle County Regional Airport — to designate Camp Hale as a National Monument. Camp Hale was used as a training site for the U.S. Army’s Tenth Mountain Division during World Warread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Rams fly high

    “If I can give one word it would be ‘epic,’” Carbondale Police Department’s own Gretchen Bell said of the Roaring Fork Rams’ homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 7. Bell delivered the game ball from the sky, flying in by helicopter from Valley View Hospital, and landing rightread more →