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    Gearing up for Small Business Saturday

    Small Business Saturday is set for Nov. 30, and many local businesses are participating.

    The event was created by the American Express Company in 2010 during the height of the Great Recession. It was a response to the growth of Black Friday (the major saleread more →

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    New District Ranger already a familiar face in the forest

    You’d be hard pressed to find a District Ranger with the same balance of personal connection and broad experience that Kevin Warner will bring to the role.

    He takes over the Aspen / Sopris Ranger District on Dec. 2, having overseen Renewable Resources and Planning for the White… read more →

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    CAFCI is engaged and getting results

    Carbondale was formally presented with its AARP Age-Friendly Community certification last week at an event held at the Third Street Center organized by the Carbondale Age-Friendly Community Initiative (CAFCI) — an ad hoc caucus of senior citizens whose goal is to “strengthen seniors’ voices and contributions to Carbondale.”read more →

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    Getting — and giving — a little help

    One morning recently, Crystal Meadows Senior Housing resident Elizabeth Blake got the help she wanted and needed. It came from A Little Help volunteer Amy Throm who cleaned Blake’s stove and kitchen. Blake, who has heart problems and relies on an oxygen tank, explains the difficulty she sometimesread more →

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    Locals reflect on time as attorney staffers during Watergate

    Any reference to the 2019 U.S. House of Representatives impeachment hearings of President Donald J. Trump seems to echo the 1973 and 1974 U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives Watergate hearings. Those investigations probed the attempted burglary of the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee in theread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Virginia ‘Jinny’ Moore

    Jan. 14, 1943 – Nov. 18, 2019

    Virginia M. Moore, 76, died on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 in the Roaring Fork Valley, Colorado.

    Jinny grew up in Denver in a large, boisterous family notorious for their caroling, camping, and Canadian ways. She graduated from Kentread more →

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    GarCo urges those with gastrointestinal illness to stay home

    A significant number of people experiencing norovirus-like illness in Mesa County prompted the recent closing of Mesa County Valley School District 51 schools. Garfield County Public Health has received calls from childcare centers and workplaces reporting individuals with similar symptoms. Public Health is monitoring the outbreak; and encourages… read more →

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    Local police shortage offers an opportunity

    Have you ever dreamed of a job in law enforcement? It might not be as far-fetched as you think.

    If you’re at least 21, without any felony convictions, no domestic violence crimes, hold a valid driver’s license, have a high school diploma or General Education Diplomaread more →

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    Dodgeball tournament supports Doctors Without Borders

    The Waskis don’t seem to have any leftover trauma from high school gym. In fact, they beat the teachers and firefighters in the first dodgeball tournament they participated in back then, which may explain why it came to mind as an opportunity for an annual fundraiser.

    It was… read more →

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    Two Rivers Unitarian Universalists welcome new minister

    The Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist (TRUU) Congregation of Carbondale is in for a real treat with its new Minister, Rev. Laurie Bushbaum.

    Bushbaum is making her way to our small town from Minneapolis, MN and is looking forward to getting to know the TRUU congregation as well as… read more →