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    Help Wanted: A sign of the times

    Seemingly everywhere you look in the Roaring Fork Valley, a permanent “Help Wanted” sign greets customers at the entrance of many beloved restaurants.

    While the constant employee turnover brings uncertainty and inevitable stress for Carbondale restaurant owners, they are adapting to the times and continuing to deliver high-quality culinary experiences… read more →

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    A new moon rises over Mountain Fair

    The wildly wonderful and whimsical Amy Kimberly, along with stellar superstar Mark Taylor,  prepare to pass along the marvelous responsibility of managing Carbondale’s Mountain Fair — to a squad of apprentices who likewise shimmer with magical mountain fairy dust. 

    Kimberly has been director of the fair for nearly… read more →

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    Human-Nature Garden to land on Rio Grande

    The Rio Grande Trail only gets more marvelous with age — much like Carbondale residents — and new installments along the ARTway continue its beautification. The Carbondale Age Friendly Community Initiative (CAFCI) is proud to announce its upcoming contribution to the pedestrian pathway. 

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    'A Decent Home' screens in Carbondale

    Director Sara Terry spent over six years making “A Decent Home”, her third documentary. Coming from a background in journalism, Terry told The Sopris Sun that filmmaking is “the biggest kind of conversation of any journalism I know or have participated in” with the most potential for impact.read more →

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    Little room for compromise

    In the early evening of Wednesday, July 13, scores of people lined the east side of Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs at Sayre Park to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, a judicial precedent which protected womens’ right to choose for the past 50 years.… read more →

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    Gathering for balance, healing and respect

    Breathing in the fresh mountain air, Will Evans of Carbondale sat with reverence by the rushing waters of the Crystal River. In a quiet state, he became entranced by the intensity of the river’s movement as it cascaded down from the mountains to the valley we call home. At that… read more →

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    TACAW presents 'good challenges' with MANAUS equity programming

    On July 26, Adriana Alvarez, Ph.D., will present the second installment in the Equity Speaker Series at The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW).

    The series is an initiative of MANAUS’ Equity Action Project and, according to the website, “is a seven-week, anti-racism and race equity andread more →

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    Better understanding the experience of refugees

    Amid global conflicts and crises, the story of refugees is as old as humanity. How a culture treats strangers in the most vulnerable of conditions says much about its moral integrity. Of course, economic and social systems complicate a country’s ease with receiving and integrating those refugees, and benevolent citizens… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Community Calendar - July 21, 2022

    Film buffs anonymous
    Last year, Aspen Film received nearly 3,000 short film submissions for Aspen Shortsfest. This year, even more submissions are expected! You can help narrow down the selection (and earn a full festival pass) by volunteering as a pre-screener. This involves watching between 10 and 25… read more →

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    Youth hikers reach new heights

    The mountains are calling and the kids must go! The final Town of Carbondale Parks and Recreation (TCPR) Youth Hike of the season is happening on Wednesday, July 27. With over 1,600 feet in elevation gain and nearly eight miles roundtrip, hikers will climb to the breathtaking Thomasread more →

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