• Locations: Columns, Español Published

    Desde la Clínica: Cómo combatir diabetes y prediabetes

    La Clínica del Pueblo está agradecida de poder ofrecer servicios médicos gratis a la población latina sin seguro médico en el Valle. Nos centramos en la prevención y tratamiento de las enfermedades crónico-degenerativas. Esta es dirigida por el doctor Greg Feinsinger, M.D. que es un médico retirado.
    Hoy hablaremos… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Legislature considers county health boards bill

    A proposed bill was introduced to Colorado’s House of Representatives that would restrict active county commissioners from serving concurrently on county health boards. This is significant for Garfield County’s Board of Health (BOH) which solely consists of the three county commissioners.

    House Bill (HB) 21-1115 was introduced on Feb.… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Government Briefs - March 18, 2021

    COVID relief

    In addition to $1,400 stimulus checks and an extension in unemployment benefits, the American Rescue Plan provides $6 billion in direct aid to the state and to local Colorado cities, towns and counties. According to Senator Hickenlooper’s office, Carbondale will receive $1.37 million, Basalt will get $820,000, Aspen… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Sinking roots in stewardship

    The sole function of land — its ecosystems and all life therein — is to perpetuate itself. Plants or creatures at every (in)conceivable scale feast upon one another, building soil, circulating water, and distributing byproducts — infinitely. Land is nourishment; it’s that simple.
    A simple concept, but easy to… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Solar power initiative brought to Garfield County

    On March 1, Garfield Clean Energy (GCE) kicked off Solarize Garfield County (Solarize), a three-month initiative intended to increase the number of residences in Garfield County utilizing solar power generation. The Solarize program is a component of GCE’s overall objectives of increasing energy production from renewable resources, increasing energy efficiency… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - March 18, 2021

    Re: C.A.R.E.
    Thank you Cathi Basler for your opinion piece on stray or unwanted animals. I am 82 years old and have recently adopted a cat from C.A.R.E. who is an equivalent age in cat years. In a way, it is a hospice situation for the cat. She needs… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Slow is the New Fast: Climate of Love

    I am deeply concerned about the future of Carbondale, and the world, and how we will hold together amidst increasing social, economic and climate pressures. As Carbondale grapples with the complexities of racial injustice around Michael Francisco’s case, like many of you I’ve been trying to understand how to best… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - March 18, 2021

    Cowboy Up

    Cowboy Up Carbondale is accepting applications for this year’s event beneficiary. Applicants must be a 501c3 and be able to provide volunteers that support their organization. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2021. For more info, contact Erin Bassett at 970-309-3319 or ebassett@masonmorse.com


    Nordic Champs

    Roaring… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 18 de marzo, 2021

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Energize Colorado Gap Fund

    Apoyo adicional está disponible a negocios pequeños en la forma de subvenciones de una única vez. Para calificar para el programa, los negocios deben tener menos de 25 empleados. Los fondos priorizan solicitantes en áreas rurales, negocios que no calificaron para el… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    C.A.R.E. for strays

    Opinion by Cathi Basler
    On behalf of the Colorado Animal Rescue Board of Directors

    For much of history, animal services swept stray dogs and cats off the streets and put them to death. It was not necessarily heartlessness; there was a well-founded fear of rabies.
    In the… read more →