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    Alpine Legal Services’ pro bono help line needs attorneys

    Colorado attorneys are not required to engage in pro bono work — free legal services — to maintain their licenses. In fact, that’s true of all 50 states. Rule 6.1 of the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct states: “Every lawyer has a professional responsibility to provide legal… read more →

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    Equity Garden grows new possibilities

    “As a community, it’s our responsibility to uplift one another, so that everyone has the opportunity to grow,” says Elizabeth Agee, Just Good Food Manager for the Colorado Farm & Food Alliance (CFFA). 

    We stand in a frosted field beneath Mount Lamborn, about a mile fromread more →

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    Trustees pursue short-term rental limits

    The prospect of clamping down on short-term rentals drew robust participation at a Carbondale Board of Town Trustees special meeting on Dec. 21. More than 20 people joined the board and staff, online and in-person.

    The discussion was framed by the efforts of Community First Carbondale (CFC), a group formed… read more →

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    BOCC buttons up final 2021 agenda

    By James Steindler

    The Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meetings are available on the Garfield County website for those who wish to view the meetings in their entirety. Following are but a few highlights from the Dec. 20 regular meeting. 

    DHS approvals

    Department of Human Services (DHS) Director… read more →

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    Zipfit reboots in Carbondale

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    While Zipfit’s headquarters is still parked in a garage in Aspen, the custom ski boot liner company recently moved the daily operations to what Managing Director Chris Dominick and Brand Manager Jeff Colt affectionately call their “shredquarters” in Carbondale. 

    On a chilly morning last week,… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Dec. 23, 2021

    Served up

    The Sopris Sun’s website temporarily went down late last week. We appreciate everyone who called, emailed and texted to let us know. Thanks to Titan Digital migrating our files to a new server, we are now back online… though some bugs persist. If you encounter any issues, please… read more →

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    Dr. Gary Knaus hangs up his stethoscope

    As he sees his final patients, Dr. Gary Knaus isn’t one to romanticize the past. Sure, he has many fond memories from his 43 years practicing family medicine in Carbondale, but he also remembers each bad prognosis, personal struggle or mental health issue the era didn’t equip him to treat.read more →

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    Relying on a wild river: Reflections from the Crystal watershed

    Editor’s note:
    Water supply, climate change and the Colorado River seem to be in the news constantly. The West’s major reservoirs have reached record lows and scientists have released discouraging forecasts for future supplies. This article seeks to provide local context for these headlines by reviewing the state… read more →

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    Trustees commit new pool to April vote

    By Raleigh Burleigh

    The Board of Town Trustees tackled a full agenda at their Dec. 14 meeting.

    During “trustee comments,” Trustee Ben Bohmfalk mentioned that the town’s Bike, Pedestrian & Trails Commission fell short of a quorum at their last meeting. Bohmfalk took the opportunity to encourage community members to… read more →

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    Winter farmer’s market provides local delights

    Carbondale Art’s annual Deck the Walls Artisan Market will also feature a winter farmer’s market this year, on Dec. 18 (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Dec. 19 (from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at The Launchpad.

    Alongside the work of 55 local artisans filling the Deck… read more →

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