• Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Digging the dark

    Sometimes it takes friends to get you out of your comfort zone. It takes even better ones to get you to cross that proverbial boundary while at your side every step of the way. So, with a little help from my friends, for 2022 I tried something new:read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Omicron surges through the Valley

    Omicron, the prevailing COVID-19 variant of concern, was first identified in South Africa in late November. Within weeks, it was detected in Colorado and by Dec. 15 had arrived in Garfield County. Days later, on Dec. 20, Pitkin County reported its first case of Omicron, with a vaccinated individual testing… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Same day COVID-19 results arrive to Carbondale

    Staff Report

    The Free COVID-19 Testing Roaring Fork Valley service that operates 10 locations in the Roaring Fork Valley and surrounding cities will soon offer same day results on all testing.

    The service, in collaboration with MicroGenDx, a company specializing in low-cost, FDA authorized, highly accurate qPCR + NGS microbial… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Year-end reflections from Mayor Dan

    For as long as I can remember, my goal in life has been to change the world — for the better. I started off my career focused on clean energy and sustainability in the built environment because it was the most interesting way for me to change the world. After… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    ¿Cuándo fue la normalidad?

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El año 2021 fue una montaña rusa de frustraciones compartidas y de esperanzas renovadas, ya que la pandemia no desapareció de la mente de las personas ni de las noticias titulares. Sin embargo, la vida continuó en el escenario de la no tan vuelta a laread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 30 de diciembre

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Respondiendo al Omicron

    La ciudad de Glenwood Springs está implementando precauciones de seguridad para combatir la propagación del COVID-19. Estos incluyen requiriendo el uso de mascarillas estilo cirúrgico a los trabajadores y los visitantes en establecimientos de Glenwood Springs durante el mes de enero. Adicionalmente, reuniones… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    De todos modos — lánzate

    Al comienzo del 2021, empecé a escribir la columna, Al No Artista, con la intención de motivar y de compartir lo poco que sé sobre el arte y el mundo de los artistas. El título nació después de haber escuchado a innumerables estudiantes, que parecían tener el mismo guión, decirme,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Year in Review 2021: When was normal?

    Dec. 21, 2020 —
    a grand conjunction between planets Saturn and Jupiter, on the solstice, signaled the beginning of “a new epoch,” in the words of Sopris Sun columnist Whitney Will (Sun Signs), “that will see us through until the year 2219.” Year one of that nearly
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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    A toast to the stories yet untold

    How to sum up a year like 2021? Chinese Astrology deemed it the “Year of the Metal Ox,” which I associate with a lot of hard work. And indeed it was.

    Mentally, emotionally, physically — we’ve all been challenged to rise above exceedingly difficult circumstances. Or, at least, to rise… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Dec. 30, 2021

    Masks required

    The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority would like to remind passengers that masks are required while riding the bus, regardless of vaccination status. The federal mask requirement on public transportation remains in effect through March 18, and local bus service will be impacted if too many drivers are exposed… read more →