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  • Locations: News Published

    Junior docents show off the historic house down the block

    What makes the Thompson House particularly special is the contents, and some of the students at Ross Montessori would be happy to tell you all about them.

    “Almost everything here belonged to the Thompsons, and it really gives you a better idea of how people actuallyread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Geraldine (Geri) R. Newell

    May 24, 1940 – Oct. 21, 2019

    Geraldine (Geri) Newell, a longtime Carbondale resident, entered her Father’s Kingdom on Monday Oct. 21, 2019.

    This incredible woman is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Alaina and Bryan Briand; Michelle and Leonard Dunn and Tamiread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Kimberley Christyne Morrow

    Jan. 30, 1973 – Oct. 2, 2019

    Kimberley Christyne Morrow joined her beloved Mother Lacinda Kay Sandberg-Morrow, and her most prized dog Echo on Oct. 2, 2019.

    After a long hard life, she was called to Heaven and relieved of all of her pain.read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    RFSD needs a leader like Jasmin Ramirez

    Dear Editor:

    Since I announced my US Senate candidacy, I have been traveling across our beautiful state of Colorado meeting & listening to many fantastic Coloradans. On one of my several trips to the Western Slope, I met Jasmin Ramirez who is running for the Roaring Fork School Board (RFSD),… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Newly-formed task force takes action on sex trafficking

    In September, many were shocked to pick up a local newspaper and read about a sex trafficking sting operation that saw nine men arrested for arranging online to have sex with teenage girls. The idea that this activity is going on in the Roaring Fork Valley is aread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    ‘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 →

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →