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  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Savanna Ray Bristol

    May 27, 1993 – Dec. 29, 2021

    Savanna Ray Bristol was born in Glenwood Springs and passed at her home in Durango. 

    She grew up and attended school in her hometown of Carbondale, where she graduated from Roaring Fork High School. In 2019, she attended San Juan Community College… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    You can take our bags but not our bingo

    From the archives of The Valley Journal and Sopris Sun

    Jan. 21, 1982

    Carbondale Trustees approved a $3.5 million Industrial Revenue Bond (IRB) to support the construction of a strip mall at the southwest corner of Main Street and Highway 133. The so-called “Mall at Roaringread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scholarships open doors for RFHS seniors

    The doors of opportunity opened wide for two Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) seniors, Yahjairi Castillon and Omar Gomez Rodriguez, who were each awarded full four-year QuestBridge National College Match Scholarships.

    QuestBridge is a national nonprofit that connects exceptional youth from low-income families with leading colleges.read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Naturalist Nights back with something for everyone

    Naturalist Nights, one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, is back and ready to inspire audiences around the Roaring Fork Valley (RFV).

    Founded by Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) in 1998, Naturalist Nights is a free winter speaker series created to connect environmental experts… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Glasenapp’s ‘Recollectivity’ sees light

    Terry Glasenapp, age 72, has a knack for collecting art. 

    Not fancy paintings or bronze sculptures, but the pop art of American culture in motion.

    As an employee at Colorado Mountain College (CMC), Glasenapp was instrumental in bringing to fruition the Glenwood Springs Arts Council back… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Naturalist Nights back with something for everyone

    Naturalist Nights, one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, is back and ready to inspire audiences around the Roaring Fork Valley (RFV).

    Founded by Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) in 1998, Naturalist Nights is a free winter speaker series created to connect environmental experts… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt and Calendar - Jan. 13, 2022

    SCUTTLEBUTT:

    Cannabis gives

    LivWell Enlightened Health, a cannabis manufacturing company, donated $60,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Colorado toward its affordable housing construction efforts. The funding came from LivWell’s customers who participated in the business’s “Round Up” campaign. Since Colorado’s stay-at-home order went into effect, LivWell has offered…

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  • Locations: News Published

    The flipside to the short-term rental debate

    There are two sides to every coin and, following the Carbondale trustees’ Dec. 21 work session addressing Community First Carbondale’s (CFC) proposal to regulate short-term-rentals (STR), a flip-side presented itself.

    In response to the work session, a contingent of people in favor of short-term rentals formedread more →

  • Locations: Letters, Opinion Published

    Letters - Jan. 13, 2022

    The gift of you

    Money is great. If we have any extra, we ought to spread it out to help others. It is satisfying if done correctly, which means being guided by good intentions. But, don’t forget, we are also great. Even better than money. So we ought… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Branching out: Oh, my god, the shoveling?

    It’s been 15 years since I’ve lived in a natural setting, and wow. Overnight. Lifestyle. Change.  

    At a slower rate, I’ve been shuttling for three weeks, moving to our new digs. Every time I pass Sunfire, the mouth of the canyon whispers, This is serious stuff.… read more →