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    Sandra Lopez se refugia con Two Rivers Unitarianians

    El 19 de octubre, una líder local de derechos de los inmigrantes, Sandra López, se mudó a una casa en Cleveland Place, y no sabe cuándo se sentirá lo suficientemente segura como para salir nuevamente. La casa es la casa pastoral de la congregación Unitaria Universalista de Dos Ríos de Carbondale (TRUU), con quien López se está refugiando. read more →
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    Teens lead Carbondale PD on 100 mph chase

    What might have been a minor speeding ticket turned into a potential felony in the wee hours of Oct. 22 when a trio of local teens sped away instead of pulling over. According to Police Chief Gene Schilling, the 2007 Honda Accord was clocked at over 100 miles per hour during its flight up Highway 133 and onto Highway 82. read more →
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    Making a mark with figure drawing

    “There you go, good job! That’s beautiful!” one of that night’s participating artists encouraged Kristina as she nestled into the position she would be holding for the next 20 minutes on a well-lit couch in the middle of the studio. She was completely nude, and it was her first time modeling in that capacity. read more →
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    Fish rescue

    Something fishy took place in Sopris Park on the afternoon of Oct. 23. A number of fish were trapped in the ditch after it was turned off for the season and only a small amount of water was left when Mitt Farmer noticed them. Farmer told Cindy Sidlowski and they called in Rory Rehbeck's expertise read more →
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    The rest is history

    What’s so special about the history of this place? It was an almost offensive question to pose to Beth White and Matt Annabel of the Mount Sopris Historical Society, particularly against the rugged backdrop of the Pour House. But with a much broader demographic than just history buffs weighing in on a million dollar historical fund for Garfield County in the 1A ballot question, however, it’s probably one worth asking. read more →
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    Halloween dance & party Tuesday night!

    The following listing was inadvertently left out of our print calendar: Dance lesson at the Third Street Center with Wild Bill from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; open dancing from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p,m. No partner or experience necessary. read more →
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    Pages of the Past: The big football game that never happened

    Oct. 27, 1977: The Journal reflected on “the first big game” — a planned 1921 football showdown between Roaring Fork and Glenwood Springs. The entire male population of the school formed the 11 man team, which ultimately opted not to compete. “We got cold feet,” recalled Eddis Fender. “I mean, they were really big. To tell the truth, we didn’t play anybody that year. We had a perfect record: 0-0-0. We practiced for four years and never did play a real game.” read more →
  • Locations: Letters Published

    Employing people with autism is good business

    Dear Editor: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Ascendigo Autism Services in Carbondale would like to draw attention to a very serious but often overlooked economic disparity that affects us all. read more →
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    Save the aesthetics of the Crystal River Valley

    Dear Editor: I’m deeply concerned about the Open Space and Trails proposed trail through the Crystal River Valley. It has been my home for thirty years and I still thrill at its beauty as I drive Highway 133. read more →
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    Crystal Trail has potential

    Dear Editor: One of my favorite things to do is to ride a bicycle through beautiful places. read more →