• Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: (Joel) Brian Sparks, March 30, 1963 - June 24, 2022

    Brian Sparks passed away in his home in Elsmere, Delaware. Brian was born in Denver and attended Roaring Fork High School. Brian then completed studies at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs and the University of Nebraska.

    After a few positions in information technology, Brian movedread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Mata Ortiz, el pueblo que acudió a las vasijas

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte 

    Después de que el aserradero quebrara y el último tren dejara la estación de ferrocarril, los residentes desempleados del pueblo de Juan Mata Ortiz en Chihuahua, México, se hicieron creativos. Encontraron una forma de ganar dinero con cerámica. Llevándosela, no haciéndola. Desenterraron vasijas antiguas y… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Otra Perspectiva: La tribu

    ¡La tribu no nace, se hace! Es una frase que últimamente había utilizado sólo para utilizar. 

    Los buenos amigos se cuentan con una mano y te sobran dedos, otra frase muy famosa que utilizamos para la tribu de las amistades. ¿Peró es bueno o es malo tener muchos amigos?… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Y La Bamba trae raíces latinas al TACAW

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Y La Bamba, liderada por la cantautora y guitarrista Luz Elena Mendoza, se presenta en The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) el 12 de agosto. La banda, con sede en Portland, Oregon, interpreta música indie-alternativa basada en raíces latinas tradicionales, con Mendoza, mexico-americana de primera generación,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Y La Bamba brings Latin roots to TACAW

    Y La Bamba, led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Luz Elena Mendoza, performs at The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) on Aug. 12. The Portland, Oregon-based band plays indie-alternative music grounded in traditional Latin roots, with Mendoza, a first-generation Mexican American, singing in Spanish and English.

    Since TACAW’s opening in September… read more →

  • Locations: Fiction, Opinion Published

    Mountain Fair 2022: New Moon Magic

    By Alya Howe

    Hey, you, and me
    Say yes to WE
    For only in Unity
    Can this be,
    the “land of the free.”

    United States of mind  
    Is itread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Beyul hosts first-ever mushroom retreat

    Curious foragers rejoice! The mysterious world of mushrooms awaits to be explored at the first-ever Beyul Mushroom Retreat taking place Aug. 12-15.

    Situated along the Frying Pan River at the historic Diamond J Ranch, attendees will spend three days and four nights celebrating the wonders of wild mushrooms on Beyul’s… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scenes from the 51st Mountain Fair

    Everyone is a winner when it comes to Mountain Fair. That said, there are winners among the winners, including fly casting champions Matt Koenlsheck, Nate Biro and Jerry Alcorta. Former trustee Heather Henry won the women’s wood splitting competition and Jared Shimp took the cake as men’s top wood splitter.… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Intimate Locality: The art of color with Andy Taylor

    On Thursday, July 21, the Ann Korologos Gallery on Basalt’s Midland Avenue presented a new collection of work by Carbondale artist Andy Taylor.  It was the opening night and artist reception for Taylor’s  solo exhibition titled “The Art of Color”, featuring landscapes painted in either oil or pastel.… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Wild Barn brews ‘coffee with benefits’

    Jenny Verrochi’s primary goal when she created Wild Barn Coffee was “a healthy, clean and better-for-you energy drink that I call ‘coffee with benefits.’”

    Wild Barn Coffee is a canned, organic nitro cold brew black coffee derived from an old family recipe from her parents’ coffee roasting business, which started… read more →