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    ‘We are still a victim-blaming culture’

    Molested at age four by her babysitter’s cousin, Karen was later raped by a drunk stranger at age ten. She was raped again at age 15 at a holiday party; This time by a boy she knew.

    Karen slowly detailed her trauma and its impact. Beforeread more →

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    The Contemporary to become a permanent fixture

    After the experimental performing arts space, The Temporary, was closed abruptly last spring, plans were accelerated to build a larger venue as a stand-alone structure.

    The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW), the nonprofit that operated The Temporary and will operate the new venue, moved forwardread more →

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    Thrills and chills for a good cause

    Look out! The “Thriller” Flash Mob is coming this week to any place at any time. So if you see a group of zombie-attired kid and adults performing to well-known music, don’t be scared. 

    It’s just that wild and wacky dance group from Coredination, Bonedale Balletread more →

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    Town pitches in on disposal of hazardous waste, drugs, leaves

    “[Carbondale] has a good philosophy” about recycling and protecting the environment, says Laurie Lindberg of the Town’s Public Works Department. Our residents will have a chance to demonstrate that commitment at the department’s upcoming semiannual Hazardous Waste Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26.read more →

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    Conservation Colorado comes to Carbondale

    Erin Riccio is passionate about protecting Colorado’s public lands. She grew up in Morrison on the Front Range and comes from a family of conservationists.

    “My grandfather was involved in the Colorado Mountain Club back in the [1940s] and really instilled this love of theread more →

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    Trustees stray off beaten path into the weeds

    Carbondale’s new integrated weed management plan is getting attention at the county level and beyond.

    Sarah LaRose of Garfield County Vegetation Management made the trip to praise the policy as the Board of Trustees prepared to adopt it on Oct. 22.

    “We’re reallyread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Mutt & Jeff: Where has sacred honor gone?

    We sometimes ask:  “Have you read anything good lately?” A wise piece of advice I read lately in a magazine’s book review section suggested that for every modern book we read we should also read an old one. The reason? Because in the old days they hadread more →

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    Our Latino and Anglo communities don’t interact much, but they could

    In school students learn that what makes America unique is that it is a melting pot of many cultures. This sentiment can be compromised in the “real” world, and when it comes to the Latino and Anglo populations in the Roaring Fork Valley the notion is put toread more →

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    Small-town scholar recognized for big ideas

    You may have forgotten about the Panama Papers (much less the Paradise Papers), but Briana Boland hasn’t — and she’s making sure others remember as well.

    The Marble native is proof that growing up in a small town doesn’t prevent you from getting involved in theread more →

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    Two contested seats, Salida on ballot for CMC

    Five seats are up for election — two contested — on the Nov. 5 ballot for the Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Board of Trustees. Each term of office is for four years except for Trustee  District 7 which is two years.

    Also on the ballotread more →