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    New mental health legislation aims to improve patient outcomes

    By Jeanne Souldern

    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Mental Health Colorado (MHC) President and CEO Dr. Vincent Atchity declared, “2022 may be the biggest year in Colorado history in terms of the significance for mental health legislation passed.”

    What began in March 2021, withread more →

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    Judge Paul Metzger sets precedent of fairness

    Judge Paul Metzger has served as the county court judge for the Ninth Judicial District since 2003 and is preparing to step down Oct. 1. 

    Metzger was born on a naval base in Whidbey Island, Washington, where his father was a flier with the Navy.read more →

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    Scuttlebutt and Community Calendar - Aug. 11, 2022


    Safety tip
    If you have to evacuate, you may not be with your family; so, know how to contact each other if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar. Consider your family’s specifics — including children, those with functional needs and pets.

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    Branching Out: Magic of the Lost Trees

    Once upon a time, a young woman typed the last of data into a computer at a desk in a cubicle back East. The saltwater coursing within her ached to lap at shores of earth, to kiss the trees and touch the sky. 

    She encountered masters on her new… read more →

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    Grand slam season for little league teams

    Baseball and softball were in full swing this summer as the Carbondale Recreation Center’s (CRC) little league teams slid into perfect seasons.

    Attracting kids from all around Carbondale, the CRC league had approximately 70 athletes spread across seven teams. Included in the program were tee-ball, ages 7-8 coach-pitch, ages 9-10… read more →

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    Chisme del Pueblo - 11 de agosto, 2022

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Alcance latino

    Administradores de Carbondale discutirán acerca del alcance latino durante su sesión laboral regular el 15 de agosto a las 6 p.m. en el ayuntamiento. Envíe un correo electrónico a Luis Yllanes para información sobre cómo participar por medio de Zoom (lyllanes@carbondaleco.net).

    Consejo de seguridadread more →

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    Housing insecurity takes a toll on health

    Melanie Test is a web and graphic designer living with her 13-year-old son in the Crystal River Valley. After moving nine times in as many years, Test is still seeking to provide a stable environment for her son.

    As a single mother, she has experienced significantread more →

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    "Un Hogar Decente" y la Ley de Parques de Hogares Móviles

    A mediados de Julio tuve la oportunidad de ver el documental “A Decent Home” o “Un Hogar Decente”. El evento, organizado por la organización MANAUS de Carbondale, se enfocó en el tema de compraventas de parques de hogares móviles, o “trailas” como les decimos también.

    Pude relatar al documental en… read more →

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    La Placita open its doors to all

    Carbondale has a new mini-market that includes a carniceria, plus authentic food made from scratch that includes tacos, tortas and pupusas.

    With more than 40 year of combined experience as butchers, most of which in the Roaring Fork Valley, Geovanny Martinez and Juan Carlos Hernandez —read more →

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    Carbondale Report: Trustees adapt with the times

    Early in the trustees’ regular meeting on Tuesday, Town Manager Lauren Gister took the opportunity to announce four new hires, as well as new vacancies on town staff.

    The new planning director is Jared Barnes, who previously worked for Eagle County managing ECO Transit system. Tom Karrel, who… read more →