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  • Locations: News Published

    Dance group brings cultures together

    Está bien si no habla inglés — no lo necesita para bailar. Similarly, it’s fine if you don’t speak Spanish; it’s not a prerequisite to move your body. At Mezcla Socials, the only language that matters is dance.

    Sometimes, it’s salsa. Other nights, it’s bachata. Regardless of the… read more →

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    Trustees talk Town Center, bag ban, Industry Place

    n otherwise straightforward transfer of ownership opened up a broader discussion at the May 14 Carbondale Board of Trustees meeting.

    When the Bonanza Trailer Park — located between Fourth and Sixth streets on Colorado Avenue — was bulldozed to make room for the Town Center Developmentread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Seeking Higher Ground: It’s love on a stick!

    On my way to Denver for the weekend, my last stop was the Little Free Library on Eighth Street.

    I don’t know how long it’s been there. I noticed when I was helping members of my congregation purchase a parsonage on Cleveland Place. At first I thought it… read more →

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    Making the best of a rocky situation

    A rock slide closed Highway 133 not far south of Carbondale for three hours on May 11, but the incident just brought residents and visitors together.

    No one was hurt when two large boulders and plenty of smaller debris tumbled into the road around 11:30 Saturday morning, and motorists immediately… read more →

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    A win for CRMS, a loss for Roaring Fork in at-home playoffs

    Carbondale had the unusual privilege of hosting two overlapping state playoff games on May 7.

    First up was Colorado Rocky Mountain School’s soccer girls. With only two non-league losses to their name — including one to 3A Roaring Fork — the Pearls have led the Westernread more →

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    Sinfonia, Symphony, Choral and Choir connect for collaboration

    “It’s one of the greatest things that ever happened. It should have happened a long time ago.” That is how Wendy Larson, of High Country Sinfonia, described the first-time collaboration between four local music organizations: the Aspen Choral Society, Symphony in the Valley, High Country Sinfonia, and theread more →

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    Coal mine methane capture key to GarCo CORE support

    Remember how the Garfield County Commissioners in February reversed their decision to permanently protect the Thompson Divide as stated in the Colorado Recreation Economy Act (CORE)? Well, they could end up reversing that reversal.

    A recent public meeting with John Whitney, Four Corners Regional Director for Senator Michael… read more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Mexicans don't ski?

    I don’t know about you,  but I’m still buzzing with fuzzy good feelings days and days after attending the 5Point Film Festival. One film that caught my attention this year was The Brotherhood of Skiing, a film about an organization of black skiers that started in 1973.… read more →

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    Happy Mother's Day 2019!

    Congratulations to the Roaring Fork Valley’s newest moms and babies! We had a record turnout this year, and photographer Mark Burrows (rfvphoto.com) has been working double time to keep up. We’d like to thank him and everyone who participated in keeping this tradition alive.… read more →

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    Remodeled restaurants reopen

    The Beat goes on

    Lucy Perutz and Toby Britt have finally put down the power tools.

    “It feels so [expletive] good,” Perutz said. “I’d say running a restaurant, for us, is easier than construction life and odd-jobbing. Mostly because we like it a lot more!”… read more →