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  • Locations: News Published

    Redstone Park renovation poised to start

    After a nearly two-year planning process, Redstone Park is set for an extensive renovation and restoration project. The work, budgeted at some $536,000, is scheduled to begin on June 1.

    The park lies between the Crystal River and Redstone Boulevard and is popular with both residents and visitors. It is… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - May 12, 2022

    Forward momentum on CORE Act

    I was enthused when I heard that the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act, the legislation to protect the Thompson Divide, received a markup and vote in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee earlier this week. This is the furthest the CORE Act… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, News, Opinion Published

    Red Hill options grow with usage

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    Red Hill — its trails and views — has become one the most popular spots around to enjoy a vista of Mount Sopris. Last year, the Red Hill Special Recreation Management Area, as the site is officially known, counted approximately 65,000 visitors. As use increases,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Community Choir, allowing space for ‘messy’

    After a COVID-pause during the winter, the Carbondale Community Choir is back! They had their first gathering of the year last month and will continue to meet on the first and third Tuesday of every month, rain or shine.

    The choir is hosted by rotating volunteers, including Cara Lynch, Pam… read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Steven D. Stouffer: October 13, 1949 - April 26, 2022

    Uncle Junie and Auntie Ann had five children… Lynn, Butch, Steve, Janie and Danny. Steve Stouffer was right in the middle of that lively bunch. He also had about 40 cousins or so, who got together from time to time for Granny Stouffer’s birthday at the old House on… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Lead King Loop stakeholder group hosts listening session

    By Alex Menard

    As the upper Crystal Valley sheds its protective coat of winter white, many things are revealed. The daily appearance overhead of a pair of bald eagles means that our ecosystem has a crowning touch: an eagle’s nest. On McClure Pass, the melting snow makes way for a… read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Robert Francis Leonard: September 3, 1930 - March 28, 2022

    Robert (Bob) Francis Leonard Esq. passed away peacefully on March 28, 2022, with his family present. He was born on a farm outside of Crocker, Missouri, to Harry Allen Leonard and Mable Mae Barr on Sept. 3, 1930. The youngest of 11, Bob lost his mother at theread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    KDNK launches Thrift Shop Prom, its newest event

    Was prom all you thought it was cracked up to be? Looking to relive those glorious and perhaps awkward teenage moments? Perhaps you wouldn’t change a thing. Either way, there’s good news. KDNK is inviting you to a prom-themed fundraiser.

    That’s right, The Arts Center at Willits (TACAW) will host… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Tourism leans into stewardship

    For many years, Colorado cities and towns have promoted their qualities to attract visitors. This is becoming exceedingly less necessary as local establishments struggle to keep pace with the demand, exacerbated by the ongoing shortage of service workers. In late March, the governor signed into law House Bill 22-1117, allowing… read more →

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    Sheepdogs compete at Strang Ranch

    Over 100 handlers and their dogs from around the U.S. and Canada descended upon Strang Ranch last week to compete in the annual sheepdog trials. The trials, which were held April 28 through May 2, were a fundraiser for the 2022 National Sheepdog Finals, which will also take place… read more →