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    Humanity massively distracted by pocket mirrors

    … April Fools’!?… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps & Qs: I should’ve gone to Vassar

    “There’s a time and a place for everything … It’s called college.” -Chef Jerome McElroy

    When I was growing up, the question wasn’t, “Are you going to college?” It was, “Where are you going to college?” I attended a state university right after high school, but in hindsight, that wasn’t… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Crystal Meadows residents remain steadfast

    As COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up throughout Colorado, Crystal Meadows Senior Housing manager Jerilyn Nieslanik is heeding doctors’ advice and will continue to follow Garfield County public health officials’ guidance.
    All 79 residents received the second shot of the vaccine by the end of February. They continue to follow safety… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 1 de abril

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Tómalo y llévalo
    Actividades para niños y adolescentes están disponibles los miércoles de mediodía hasta las 6 p.m. en la biblioteca de Basalt, ¡mientras duren los suministros!

    Acceso a Maroon Bells
    Por segundo año consecutivo, las reservaciones serán requeridas para poder acceder el Área… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 1, 2021

    Re: Re: RFHS
    According to School Board policy in the Roaring Fork School District, the superintendent has the final word on who is hired as principal, and his vote is the only one that counts. Four years ago, despite the unanimous support by her staff, students and community members,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Fire acquires new equipment

    The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District (CRFPD) announced in mid-March that it had recently received shipment of five pieces of new fire-fighting equipment. Included were three fire trucks and two water tenders (tanker trucks).
    The fire trucks are replacing ageing equipment at the Marble, Redstone and Missouri Heights… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    El regalo de la educación

    Setenta y ocho por ciento de estudiantes hombres-latinos en el distrito escolar del Roaring Fork se graduaron en el año del ciclo escolar 2019/2020. Es decir, 198 estudiantes.
    En el distrito escolar de Garfield RE-2, solo 156 estudiantes hombres latinos se graduaron de high school o escuela secundaria,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Increased use equals increased care for local trails

    Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) opened project season registration to members on Thursday, April 1. Beginning April 16, the general public is welcome to sign up to help out too, for what communications and engagement manager Jacob Baker calls “our busiest project season probably ever.”
    Despite the pandemic,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Painting for Pride

    Walking past the Carbondale Recreation Center, you will notice a colorful addition to the sidewalk, a Pride flag, courtesy of Carbondale resident and Basalt High School (BHS) senior Hannah Miller.
    It is part of Miller’s Capstone project, a high school graduation requirement for students in the Roaring Fork School… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - April 1, 2021

    Wildlife Area Pass
    In response to a growing population and desire for outdoor recreation, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) announced a new Colorado State Wildlife Area Pass on sale May 1. Revenues from the annual pass — $36 with discounts for youth, seniors, and low income — will be… read more →