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    Clay Center’s annual fundraiser to bring together potters, tacos and community

    Start with 30 Carbondale clay artists; add 300 one-of-a-kind handmade plates, four chefs, two organic farms, one distillery, one brewmaster, and countless volunteer hours — mix thoroughly.

    All these ingredients are coming together for the Carbondale Clay Center’s largest fundraiser of the year, a themed eventread more →

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    Ram sports getting off on the right foot

    As Roaring Fork Ram volleyball girls play their first home game on Sept. 14, the soccer boys will take on one of their toughest rivals on the road.

    The season is young yet, but both teams have had a chance to get a feel for theirread more →

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    National sheepdog trials return to Strang Ranch

    On a crisp, cool September morning at the Strang Ranch in Missouri Heights, 500 sheep came figuratively to do battle with the 150 border collies trying to herd them. But, don’t worry, the dogs are highly trained herders, and the sheep also know the drill.

    This is the… read more →

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    Linda Lafferty a shining light as an artist, equestrian

    Take a bit of Macbeth, add in a touch of a surprisingly successful 17th century woman painter and then mix a magnificent champion mare into the cauldron. You’ll then come up with the creative, award-winning author Linda Lafferty of Missouri Heights.

    Chatting with Lafferty at the Strang Ranch… read more →

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    Chamber’s annual Business Confluence encourages entrepreneurial spirit

    The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Business Confluence on Sept. 18 in the Third Street Center.

    This year’s theme is “The Carbondale Entrepreneurial Mindset,” and the event will focus on the advantages and challenges of starting a business here.

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  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: June Nightingale

    Jan. 14, 1934 – Aug. 13, 2019

    June Nightingale passed away surrounded by family on August 13, 2019, in Durango, CO. She was 85.

    She was born Anita June King in Wellington, TX on January 14, 1934. She grew up in Childress,read more →

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    Bits & Pieces: Becoming a fermentista

    This new book I have assures me that, “fermenting vegetables is a simple, inexpensive process that was used reliably for a few thousand years.” 

    Okay, so if it’s so simple why am I so scared to venture into the world of lacto-fermentation? I assure you I know my… read more →

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    COGCC wants Garco to be a partner

    Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Director Jeff Robbins came to the Aug. 21 COGCC meeting in Glenwood Springs looking for a partnership with the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners on the enforcement of the health and safety provisions of Senate Bill 181. All I can sayread more →

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    Obituary: Robert Gordon Buck

    Aug. 5, 1952 – Aug. 24, 2019

    Robert (Bob) Gordon Buck, 67, of Carbondale, passed away Aug. 24, 2019 at home as a result of cancer.  His wife, Janet, and his kitty were by his side.  

    Bob was born in Saranac Lake, NY to Gordon andread more →

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    The Hause cause always flows back to the river

    In creating a legacy for his brother Kea, Ian Hause built one for himself as well.

    “He unexpectedly passed away, so we took his vision, his passion, his knowledge, his being and brought that to the river,” he explained of the River, Riparian and Restoration (R3)read more →