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  • Locations: News Published

    Is the Darien Arena going to the dogs?

    You bet it is!
    At least from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 25, when the Worstminster Dog Show takes place as part of Carbondale Mountain Fair 2020 activities.

    It’s been nearly a dozen years since the first suchread more →

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    Get your groove on

    Business has been popping in the parking lot of the classic Red Rock Diner this past week.The folks of Slow Groovin BBQ  in Marble purchased the restaurant and during the remodel will be serving their infamous BBQ from a food truck out front of the iconic silver bullet-esqueread more →

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    Never fear, the Pour House is still here

    The iconic Carbondale saloon may be down, but it’s certainly not out. After 36 years, only a global pandemic could have caused the temporary shuttering of this quintessential watering hole and rodeo bar. 

    As long time owner Sue Rodgers confirmed, “The Pour House is here toread more →

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    The lady gets a lift

    Some call her the matriarch of Missouri Heights, others say she’s a queen of the valley, second only to Mt. Sopris.

    Any way you slice it, the one room schoolhouse on County Road 102 has a long and remarkable past. But, time took its toll, andread more →

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    State ACLU Director turns TRUU Minister

    When eight-year director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Colorado chapter Nathan Woodliff-Stanley announced in January that he would be stepping down from the position, he had no idea that a global pandemic was about to press pause indefinitely on his family’s plans for a cross-country move —read more →

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    The struggle continues along the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Oil is flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) despite a District Court ruling in early July to shut it down. Native Americans and their allies celebrated a long-awaited victory on July 5, after four years of protest and legal battles, culminating at Oceti Sakowin Camp (Seven Councilread more →

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    Local organizations help keep people connected

    It has become increasingly apparent that to feel safe, while COVID-19 looms, people will have to rely on technology for their social and professional means. Luckily, altruistic thinkers have sprung into action in order to make access and know-how more widespread. 

    Nowadays, an internet connection isread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    The circle of Carbondale

    Back in 2006, one of my first jobs was with Uncle Pizza in Carbondale. Sometimes, when delivering a pie, I’d be anxious about encountering a drunk bantering patron at their front door. Had I known the risk associated with the service industry today, such stresses would have seemedread more →

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    Local high school rodeo star heads to nationals

    Take one part cowboy, add one part high school state rodeo champion, mix in a Missouri Heights ranching family and here comes Gus Carney, who is going into his senior year at Roaring Fork High School.

    Gus is a true rodeo whiz kid, heading straight toread more →

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    Drought draws parallels to Lake Christine Fire

    This summer’s drought has firefighters on the edge of their seats. On Independence Day weekend, “instead of wearing their regular duty pants… [firefighters] were wearing their wildland pants and their boots,” Roaring Fork Fire Chief Scott Thompson said. “That was all so they didn’t have to take tworead more →