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  • Locations: News Published

    Post-burn, life returns at Hanging Lake

    Peak summer heat. Drought and Code Red winds that had brawled with billowing skies of black, gray and amber. Fifty square miles of wildfire shut I-70 down for thirteen days. Between the recent Lake Christine Fire, COVID, global warming and species collapse — the 2020 Grizzly Creek Fireread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Overcoming long-hauler symptoms

    I’m back. Did you miss me? I’ve been laying low recovering from long-haul COVID and certainly lacking any creative mojo. I read my last column in quarantine, while eating soup I could not taste or smell, extremely anxious about being sick with the virus. I suppose I had every… read more →

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    Commissioners get serious about multicultural outreach

    Garfield County Commissioners, at a work session on May 4, welcomed New Castle Councilwoman Crystal Mariscal to assist with bringing to fruition a campaign promise made by Commissioner Mike Samson.

    The idea to form a Garfield County Latino Outreach Group/Coalition or Council of Diversity came aboutread more →

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    We need native plants and they need us

    By Nancy Peterson

    On March 25, in a unanimous bipartisan vote, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution designating April 2021 as National Native Plant Month. Although the month is behind us, it’s not too late to get behind the resolution.

    So, what’s aread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Neighborly disputes

    At the end of Harmony Lane, four miles up Missouri Heights from El Jebel — or five miles from Highway 82 on Catherine’s Store Road — a small crowd gathered on a pleasant Saturday morning. The meeting consisted of representatives for Ascendigo Autism Services and Missouri Heights residents,read more →

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    ATV decision deferred

    “There’s no silver bullet to fix this,” said Jonathan Houck, Gunnison County Board of Commissioners Chair, more than once at Tuesday’s regular Zoom meeting. He was referring to an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) problem that’s been a thorn in the side of Marble residents for almost a decade. read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Bridging Resources facilitates connections

    By Jacquelinne Castro

    When the pandemic hit last year, our community realized the difficulty that many families go through, even when emergencies like COVID aren’t exasperating circumstances. For this reason, the Aspen Community Foundation and Pitkin County Human Services saw a need for extra support. Suddenly, many families encountered…

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    After Hours Urgent Care is up and running

    Hurt yourself? Can’t wait until Monday? Know it’s going to cost an arm and a leg, hopefully not literally, for a trip to the Emergency Room (ER)? Well, Valley View’s After Hours Urgent Care (AHUC) might be your answer. AHUC opened its doors to serve injuries that fallread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Bridging Resources facilita conexiones

    Por Jacquelinne Castro

    Cuando la pandemia golpeó el año pasado, nuestra comunidad se dio cuenta de la dificultad transitan familias con circunstancias desesperantes como COVID. Es por esto que Aspen Community Foundation, junto con Servicios Humanos del condado de Pitkin, vió una necesidad por un apoyo extra. Repentinamente,… read more →

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    El caso Francisco, continuado

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Michael Francisco es un residente de la ciudad de Carbondale quien trabaja en el City Market de Aspen. En la víspera de Navidad, 2020, Francisco fue arrestado dentro del City Market de Carbondale por alegaciones de 1) conducta desordenada 2) resistir arresto yread more →