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    Library unveils new #@&%ing programming

    By Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat
    Sopris Sin Staff

    In an effort to remain relevant and make up for lost funding, the Garfield County Public Library system kicked off a set of new programs in Carbondale with a course on cursing in other languages.

    “I got inspired reading Hemingway’sread more →

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    Town eyes converting ditches to brew Kombucha

    By Danko Beauregardenabler
    The Sopris Shroom 

    A new push to brew a mushroom-based tea in Carbondale’s ditch system is gaining steam, and the prospects have local chakras spinning. Council members will discuss a $1.2 million proposal to foster a locally sourced Kombucha brewing empire in town.

    If approved, the… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Runne column rebuttal

    Dear Editor:

    Sigh… John, you are one of the people from whom we have spent years defending Carbondale.  

    You have lived here one year, and so very quickly are ready to show us locals how it is done in the big world.read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Crystal River Meats parent co. files chapter 11

    JBC Agricultural Management LLC, which runs Crystal River Meats — Colorado’s largest producer of grass-fed beef and lamb — just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

    It’s not a simple case, Tai Jacober, the CEO of both companies, said.

    “We’ll make a plan for reorganization,read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Mana Foods sprouts in Dandy Market location

    On March 23, Mana Foods opened its doors for its first official day of business. The shelves are stocked and the energy is vibrant. Mana means spiritual nourishment, and that’s exactly what the husband-and-wife team who co-own the store want to bring to the community — after all,read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Small town, big issues in Marble election forum

    While fewer than 200 people are eligible to vote in the upcoming Marble trustee election, the issues discussed at a recent candidate forum have resonance for locals and visitors alike. read more →
  • Locations: News Published

    Redstone Castle advances to commissioners

    The Pitkin County Planning and Zoning Commission voted last week to recommend to the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) the approval for an amendment to the land use code to create the Village Lodge Preservation (VLP) Zone District and establish a lodge/hotel use, special event use, and allowread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Raising awareness about teen suicide risk

    Temple Glassier is still a self-proclaimed mess. It’s been less than six months since her son, 15-year-old Basalt High School freshman Patrick Palardy, killed himself. But she’s doing everything she can to ensure his name will live on, and that comes from not shying away from the circumstancesread more →

  • Locations: News, Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Amy Barr

    Nutritionist, witty champion of the needy, dies at 64

    Amy Barr, a 19-year resident of Carbondale and recently appointed Executive Director of LIFT- UP, the Food Bank of the Rockies, succumbed to metastatic cancer at her home on March 22.

    Known throughout the Aspen…

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  • Locations: News Published

    Pages of the Past: Big boulders in a little hot spring

    March 30, 1978

    Residents up the Crystal Valley expressed concerns that snow plows were increasing avalanche danger on McClure Pass by driving snow and debris off the road and denuding the hillside. Reached for comment, a Colorado Department of Transportation spokesperson denied any such thing was happening andread more →