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    A full nest of music and skiing

    Their youngest daughter may be settled at Tufts University, but Dan and Pam Rosenthal don’t really resonate with the term “empty nester.”

    “I like open nester,” Pam clarified. “Because empty nester, that quantifies that there’s something missing, that the nest is empty now — and thatread more →

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    ‘The Spanish Flu will get you if you don’t watch out’

    As talented as humans are at destruction, Mother Nature has us beat.

    On Nov. 11, 1918, the world celebrated the end of the War to End All Wars, blissfully oblivious of the century of even greater bloodshed that awaited them. And as civilians flooded into theread more →

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    RFHS Jazz Band to collaborate with Denver students in free concert

    The Roaring Fork High School Jazz Band will perform with the premiere ensemble from the Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts (CCJA) in a free community concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Third Street Center.

    With support from Jazz Aspen Snowmass, CCJA Jazzread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Dan Eugene Vories

    Dan Vories passed away on Oct. 9, 2018, at the age of 59.

    He was born in Colorado Springs on Sept. 8, 1959, the son of Eugene and Eunice Vories.

    Dan was the youngest of five siblings. He grew up working his father’sread more →

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    Obituary: Jack David Gabow

    Jack Gabow, of Brookdale Lowry in Denver, passed at age 95 on Oct. 22, 2018.

    Jack was raised in Brooklyn, New York. He edited the  City University of New York school paper. Jack served in the U.S. Army in World War II, and was woundedread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    American Democracy is seriously threatened, but we can change that

    As a young person unable to vote, heightening polarization, demagogic leadership, and lack of civic engagement within the U.S. is deeply concerning to me.

    The negative effects of malignant partisanship have been warned against since the creation of the United States, and Alexander Hamilton’sread more →

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    Overall, a good night for GarCo incumbents

    As of 11 p.m., unofficial election results were looking favorable for local incumbents:  Garfield County Clerk Jean Alberico  (D) earned 54 percent of tallied votes over Republican challenger Bonnie McLean’s 46 percent, and Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky (R) accounted for 52 percent over Paula Stepp (D) at 48 percent.… read more →

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    Local voters give warm reception to tax measures

    If preliminary election results are any guide, folks in the Roaring Fork Valley are willing to pay a bit more for sustainable services.

    Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District appears to have successfully increased its mill levy in perpetuity and been granted a new bond,read more →

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    Garfield Libraries, CMC looking to bypass TABOR

    Next Tuesday, the community will cast their vote on a number of measures, including whether or not to allow Garfield County Public Library District and Colorado Mountain College to sidestep the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

    Referred to as “de-Brucing” (named after Douglas Bruce, who wroteread more →

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    The trail of two years planning (and many more to go)

    The Pitkin County Open Space and Trails team has finalized their draft plan for the proposed Carbondale to Crested Butte trail; they are set to present and discuss it with the Pitkin County commissioners on Nov. 7.

    The meeting will start at 1 p.m. atread more →