• Locations: News Published

    Historic Thompson House to reopen for biweekly tours, events

    There are only an estimated five historic homes in America that contain a full collection of the very possessions that once belonged to the original residents. Carbondale’s Thompson House, which was added to the National Historic Register in 2013, is one of them (Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello is another).read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Lee Ann Eustis stepping back, but not aside

    After more than half a century of contributions to Carbondale, Lee Ann Eustis is ready for fresher minds to take the wheel. Luckily, she’s not going anywhere — as your friends would tell you, she’d be impossible to replace.

    “Everything she addresses, she does itread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Ps&Qs: Life is like a Mexican train ride

    The older I get, the more I realize life is like the train ride I took from Nogales to Mazatlán during Spring Break, 1991.

    Everyone starts out with high hopes and expectations, clean clothes, and dreams of the amazing adventure ahead. There are new people toread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters: PitCo 1A

    Healthy Community Fund makes a difference
    Dear Editor:
    I am writing to express my support for Question 1A to renew the Healthy Community Fund, and illustrate the value of the fund with my professional and personal experience.
    Over the years, I have worked with many of… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters: 7D

    7D a non-partison no-brainer
    Dear Editor:
    As a new member of the Foundation Board of Colorado Mountain College, I continue to be impressed with the school’s leadership and the opportunities our local college provides the students and citizens of Garfield County and the Western Slope.
    They include… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters: Proposition 110

    RFTA serves many
    Dear Editor:
    This letter is in response to Bruno Kirchenwitz’s letter about RFTA being for the Aspen rich. This is about as far away from reality as a person can get, and is probably written by someone who never rides the bus.
    As a… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters: GarCo Commissioner

    Respect others
    Dear Editor:
    As I was leaving the grocery store parking lot, I noticed that my bumper sticker in support of Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky’s re-election was missing.
    I was then notified that several other signs have been stolen. My first question was why? Why… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters: 7A & 7B

    Support Carbondale Fire
    Dear Editor:
    Please vote yes on ballot issue #7B and #7C.
    The Carbondale Fire District protects our properties from fire and provides advanced level ambulance service to our community.
    Led by Fire Chief Rob Goodwin, the highly trained and dedicated firefighters and… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letter: Dread reckoning

    Dear Editor:

    Lurking in shadows
    Drifters, grifters, shapeshifters
    Fear All Hallow’s Eve

    JM Jesse
    Glenwood Springs… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letter: Stop calling me

    Dear Editor:

    Everyone and his brother and your sister is currently writing asking for my vote for Jared, for Walker, for Scott, for Diane, and for and against a host of issues.

    Is there any chance that someone or some group has clue aboutread more →