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  • Locations: News Published

    Ditch tour provides insight into unique Carbondale resource

    The Carbondale ditch system that runs through town looks about the same as it did in the early 1900s when agriculturally dependent residents built it to conveniently and reliably access water diverted from the Crystal River.

    The flow is now more precisely controlled with headgatesread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Sopris Liquor and Wine celebrates grand reopening

    Carbondale’s neighborhood liquor store just got a whole lot bigger, though without giving up any of its small-town charm.

    After an extensive remodel, Sopris Liquor and Wine is gearing up for a Grand Reopening celebration on Oct. 6. The store acquired a next-door lease thisread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Hester Aiken Miner

    Nov. 17, 1919 – Sept. 28, 2018

    Hester Louise Aiken Miner, age 98, of Hoover, AL, passed away Friday afternoon, Sept. 28, 2018.

    The graveside service will be at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs, CO at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.

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  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Thunder River Theatre’s Equus – a galloping hit

    The small stage positioned in the cavernous darkness of Thunder River’s black box theatre can barely contain the unbridled passions loosed by Equus. This stage is an emotional boxing ring in which disturbed 17-year-old Alan Strang squares off against middle-aged psychiatrist Martin Dysart.

    The discomfortread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Locals flock together for new guide

    Rebecca Weiss and Mark Fuller are bird nerds, and they’re making it easy for you to be one, too.

    “Birds are the most watchable form of wildlife,” Weiss said. “Birders are fun to hang out with and it helps you connect to nature.”

    “They’reread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Ps&Qs: The hamster-led, pumpkin spiced revolution

    Fall is a wonderful season.

    That nearly-dead-but-not-yet feeling of: warm days and cool nights, beautiful tapestries on the mountainside, and the pumpkin spiced deluge whenever we leave the house. Americans are extremely busy this fall; there’s barely time to stop and smell the rotting roseread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Apples of the Earth

    Ah, Potato Day! There’s something in the spud to think about.

    Fred Geis used to play a tune on the radio: “You’re My Little Potato.” Fred, a fellow poet, wrote a poem extolling Anne Holden, who always wore her hair pulled up in a bun.read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Basalt apartment complex 'uninhabitable' after pipe comes through the ceiling

    A “utilities emergency” prompted the mandatory evacuation of all 56 units of the Roaring Fork Apartments at 111 Emma Rd. in Basalt on Oct. 2.

    Early on, I’d requested the American Red Cross for their assistance,” said Richard Cornelius, a division chief with theread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Old friends and new come together to put on Potato Day

    They may not be officially in charge of the event anymore, but the Gianinettis are still heavily invested in the success of Potato Day.

    In addition to their involvement with the meal, the folks at Gianinetti Spring Creeks Ranch put up a matching donation to encourageread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    How do we keep them from walking away?

    Carbondale is likely to lose its creatives if it doesn’t find a way to offer them affordable housing and studio space, but who’s going to spearhead it and who’s going to pay for it?

    That’s the big question left lingering after ArtSpace unveiled the results ofread more →