• Locations: News Published

    What the fashion?

    The 10th annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza took place on Friday and Saturday, March 9 and 10, at the Carbondale Community Center. Tickets were also sold for the dress rehearsal on March 8.

    The show has become so popular that if ticketsread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Teachers packing heat

    Dear Editor:

    I ask myself, would I fire my single shot .22 handgun over the heads of my students if I knew the bad guy with a bump-stocked AR15 was ready to unleash 100 rounds in my direction, over the heads of the 30 children thatread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Carbondale over Glenwood Springs

    Dear Editor:

    It’s been just about three years since I moved to Carbondale after 16 years in Glenwood Springs. Never made a better move in my life.

    The biggest reason I left Glenwood Springs was the traffic. It was frustrating trying to get anywhereread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Had enough?

    Dear Editor:

    Yes, I have had enough of people in the newspaper getting a lot of gun shootings wrong.

    Yes, there are terrible tragedies and yes the FBI should have taken Cruz into custody. Yes, the law officer who was a coward decidedread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    A rancher’s perspective on wolf reintroduction

    There are legitimate concerns and consequences to be considered pertaining to the reintroduction of wolves. It is disingenuous to state that opponents of wolf reintroduction base their beliefs solely on myth while wolf advocates use only facts as suggested by Senator Phillips of Montana.  

    Theread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Vote yes on 2A to renew streetscape tax

    As mayor, the most common question I get is “How are things with the Town?”

    My response usually includes some combination of the following statements: “The Town is doing great. I inherited a great situation where we have an incredible Board of Trustees and aread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Laura Stover’s many magics

    There are few more potent potions than the Green is the New Black Extravaganza, and Laura Stover contributes several essential ingredients. With this year’s theme of Super.Natural, it’s easy to imagine her gathered around a cauldron with Deborah Colley and Amy Kimberly, substituting textiles and tech for eyeread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Pages of the Past: You’re only old (news) once

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal


    March 9, 1978

    Developers Ernie Gianinetti and Bob Sewell appeared at a town council meeting to negotiate with the town over a clause in the proposed annexation agreement which would require the two developers to bear…

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    These boots were made for brewing

    International Women’s Day isn’t typically a holiday that’s actively celebrated — unless you’re Patrice Fuller or work for her at Carbondale Beer Works.

    “We might pop a couple of bottles to celebrate,” Fuller said. But while there may or may not end up being champagne, thereread more →

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    Trustee candidates answer questions in public forum

    The candidates in this spring’s municipal election seemed optimistic about Carbondale’s future as they addressed questions in a public forum March 5.

    All five prospective trustees attended the event, as did Mayor Dan Richardson, who is running unopposed. The top three vote getters will serveread more →