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    Skateboarding meets inclusivity

    An art class at Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) took it upon themselves to create an impact beyond the Bar Fork, promoting equity and inclusion of trans people and women in skateboarding and the broader community.

    Before becoming a full-time art teacher at CRMS, Noah Sakamoto grew up in Piedmont,… read more →

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    Chicken soup for the Carbondalian soul

    Let’s get this out of the way: we’re not just talking about chicken noodle soup. In fact, we couldn’t find anywhere that serves the classic on a regular basis — the practical limits of our taste test (sorry, Jaffa). So, unlike our burger and taco competitions which sought to… read more →

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    School board approves salary adjustment plan

    At the March 16 meeting of the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education, held at Carbondale’s district offices, the board approved a resolution supporting a salary adjustment plan, implemented “to provide fair, competitive and living wages for all employees.”

    Funding for the plan’s implementation comes from the mill… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Bow hunting taught locally

    Walter Krom has been hunting with a bow and arrow since 1961, when he tried to hunt a squirrel in his backyard, as many young boys did, back in the day. He grew up in New Jersey, 10 miles from New York City. His dad was a hunter and archery… read more →

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    Carbondale Report: Crystal Outdoors LLC threatens litigation

    The most momentous occurrence at Tuesday’s regular meeting was not on the agenda. All trustees were present with the exception of Ben Bohmfalk.

    Representatives of Crystal Outdoors LLC, Dave Myler and Andy Peters, alerted the trustees to what they consider a problem with the town’s unified development code (UDC). Crystal… read more →

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    Basalt Report: New public works manual approved

    With spring break and a slim agenda before it, the Basalt Town Council’s regular meeting was wrapped up in less than 30 minutes Tuesday night. Mayor Bill Kane described those present to take care of the town’s business as “a skeleton crew,” owing to absences of Councilor David Knight and… read more →

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    Carbondale loan fund is open for business

    Have you ever thought of opening a business in Carbondale? The Carbondale Revolving Loan Fund (CRLF) is one financial resource that could help make that business idea a reality.

    In this pandemic-impacted business climate, 0% interest, short-term gap loans with three-year repayment terms are currently being offered. Businesses within the… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - 24 de marzo, 2022

    First Ascent

    Colorado Mountain College invites youth to apply for a free, multi-day outdoor leadership course at its campus in Leadville. The course is open to students who will complete eighth and ninth grade this spring and it takes place from June 19 through June 24. Applications are due by… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    ¿Con quién hablan tus hijos en internet?

    ¿Sabes con quién hablan tus hijos en internet? Esta pregunta te la debes hacer a ti mismo y a tus hijos. La respuesta te puede sorprender. Hoy en día vivimos cada vez más conectados al internet. Aunque el internet es una herramienta muy útil y necesaria, no está libre de… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    El asunto A de la papeleta de votación

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Además de elegir a tres administradores y al próximo alcalde de Carbondale, los residentes de la ciudad tienen la oportunidad de aprobar el reemplazo de la piscina John M. Fleet, llamada así en honor de un antiguo alcalde de Carbondale, para una nueva instalación acuática en… read more →