• Locations: News Published

    Big box not the storage solution for Carbondale, P&Z tells GarCo

    The Planning and Zoning Commission heard proposals for two separate self storage facilities during its Jan. 24 meeting — but only to submit comments to Garfield County, not to make any decisions on the applications, Planning Director Janet Buck clarified.

    “These are referral items from Garfieldread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Ronald “Ron” Anthony Gilcrest

    December 26, 1932 – January 18, 2019

    Ronald Anthony Gilcrest passed away on January 18, 2019. He had a passion for pickleball and even played several games the morning of his death in Green Valley, Arizona. Ron was small in stature but huge on heart and humor andread more →

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    Giving thanks for Jim Calaway’s life and legacy

    Jim Calaway never took no for an answer and never failed to say thank you.

    It’s an approach that elevated him into the top of Texas business and politics in his youth, helped him inspire a new era of philanthropy in the Roaring Fork Valley andread more →

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    In search of Bonedale's best burger

    In a ranching town, hamburgers are serious business.

    Pretty much every restaurant takes particular pride in their patty, which more often than not comes from a cow that could have been driven through town last year. Diners debate the merits of each — the meat,read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    A crisis of character

    Dear Editor: Each and every day, we take for granted the beauty and abundance of our lives, all provided to us by a generous planet. Despite us, somehow, this planet we live on is able to sustain life, able to work in mysterious ways, and I love the mystery. Many…… read more →
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    GarCo confirms $200k commitment to Red Hill

    A collaborative effort among multiple community stakeholders will result in three new trails and safer trail access at the Red Hill Recreation Area.

    The partnership between the Town of Carbondale and the Carbondale-based Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) started with an effort to acquire andread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale attorney makes change and history in fight against human trafficking

    More than 125 local cops, doctors, teachers, philanthropists and citizens recently gathered for the biggest anti-human-trafficking conference ever held on Colorado’s Western Slope.

    That one-day summit happened because Glenwood Springs Attorney Angela Roff asked Carbondale resident Beth Klein to make it happen.

    Bethread more →

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    Local psychedelic series reflects state and national conversations

    Lux Wellness Center co-founders Jade Wimberley, a naturopathic doctor, and Lauren Whittaker, a chiropractor, want their space to be a forum for conversation and education as much as a place for healing. In fact, they see as one informing the other — and, they contend, there is a conversation… read more →

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    Ride the Rockies will power through Carbondale this summer

    Ride the Rockies organizers at The Denver Post make a point of never bringing the cycling tour through the same town two years in a row, but that doesn’t mean they’ll never revisit. And this year Carbondale will again — for the third time — host as an official… read more →

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    The flip side of vacation rentals in a tight market

    As renters struggle to find housing in the Roaring Fork Valley’s oversaturated market, some have pointed their fingers at landlords offering short-term housing instead — but they may be mixing cause and effect.

    It’s part of making it possible to live here,” explained Carbondale Branch Librarian Lacy Dunlavy.… read more →