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    Trustees aim to eliminate energy

    By Colonious Monk
    Oat Press Son

    The Town of Carbondale has decided to up the ante in its efforts to lower greenhouse-gas emissions by banning all electricity in town over the next decade. The environmentally conscious community has long aspired to do its part in combating climateread more →

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    Basalt annexes Carbondale

    By Megalodon Toothless
    The Midvalley Moon

    In a surprise move, the Town of Basalt has successfully annexed Carobondale.

    Basalt Town Manager Ryan Mahoney described the move as “a long time coming,” adding that town officials have long resented Carbondale’s claim on the 81623 zipread more →

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    Invisible, but not indivisible

    By Billy Petitebranche
    Clarence Chronicle

    A proposal to holographically conceal everything beyond Gunnison County Road 3 from the outside world has fractured the Marble community.

    “The first rule of Marble is don’t talk about Marble,” sculptor Greg Tonozzi told The Sopris Sun with aread more →

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    The usual suspects

    Most well-established restaurants have regulars, but folks at the The Village Smithy actually track theirs.… read more →
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    Japanese grill offers simple, clean flavors

    450° Teppanyaki & Sushi opened its doors March 13 in La Fontana Plaza off Highway 133.

    The restaurant is the first for owner/chef Joey Lin and his wife, Desy, who manages the front of the house. The two bring years of experience in Japanese restaurants,read more →

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    Becoming a first responder for mental health

    Many people have attended CPR or First Aid classes given by the American Red Cross and gained the skills to help someone in a time of need. There is a certification course for mental health issues called Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) which can give you the toolsread more →

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    Caucus focuses on putting senior faces forward

    The new kids on Carbondale’s blocks are anything but: in fact, they’ve been around the block more than a few times — often relatively unnoticed, they contend. But that’s changing as the seniors behind the Carbondale Age-Friendly Community Initiative (CAFCI) are finding their voice.

    Niki Delsonread more →

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    Walking blindly into the roundabout – and the coming wave of Baby Boomers

    A little less than a year ago, Franchesca Campione attempted to learn how to walk to the bus stop — a daunting prospect for someone who is blind.

    Although it’s less than a quarter-mile, the route first follows a section of street that has noread more →

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    A struggling valley looks to its river

    As snow continues to pile up high in the West Elk Mountains, something new is going on at their feet in the North Fork Valley.

    Western Slope SUP, a river outfitting service in Hotchkiss, is preparing to offer the first-ever guided whitewater rafting tour onread more →

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    Senior Moments: Computers can help

    As winter fades away and spring beckons, some of our thoughts turn to April 15 and our tax deadline.

    We have spoken before about RSVP and the services they offer. One of those services is free tax preparation and free electronic filing (e-filing). Your incomeread more →