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    KDNK launches Thrift Shop Prom, its newest event

    Was prom all you thought it was cracked up to be? Looking to relive those glorious and perhaps awkward teenage moments? Perhaps you wouldn’t change a thing. Either way, there’s good news. KDNK is inviting you to a prom-themed fundraiser.

    That’s right, The Arts Center at Willits (TACAW) will host… read more →

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    Carbondale Tourism leans into stewardship

    For many years, Colorado cities and towns have promoted their qualities to attract visitors. This is becoming exceedingly less necessary as local establishments struggle to keep pace with the demand, exacerbated by the ongoing shortage of service workers. In late March, the governor signed into law House Bill 22-1117, allowing… read more →

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    Sheepdogs compete at Strang Ranch

    Over 100 handlers and their dogs from around the U.S. and Canada descended upon Strang Ranch last week to compete in the annual sheepdog trials. The trials, which were held April 28 through May 2, were a fundraiser for the 2022 National Sheepdog Finals, which will also take place… read more →

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    Legacy Dance Company teaches with empathy

    Legacy Dance Company (LDC) of Glenwood Springs is preparing for its fifth annual dance recital — “Legends of Dance” — which will take place May 6-7 at Glenwood Springs High School, starting at 6:30 p.m.

    LDC hosts dance classes for everyone from 18 months of ageread more →

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    Dismal water flows inspire expansive collaboration

    The Colorado River District (CRD) held its annual “Middle Colorado State of the River” meeting at the Morgridge Commons in Glenwood Springs the evening of May 3. Presenters predicted another hot summer with low water levels; not dissimilar to 2021. 

    From March through June, severalread more →

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    Jamie LaRue brings fresh expertise to GCPLD

    For the better part of a year, the Garfield County Public Libraries District (GCPLD) was without a formal executive director. The district’s previous executive director resigned in August 2021, preceded by several other employees including four of the six branch managers. By October, Finance Director Kevin Hettler stepped up to… read more →

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    L’Orto Farm to Table serves up local culinary comfort

    It is slowly starting to feel like spring in the Roaring Fork Valley, which means fresh produce is on the horizon, and culinary creatives everywhere are busy gathering supplies and ideas to revamp their seasonal menus.

    Among those creatives is Josie Cruz, owner of L’Orto Farm to Table.

    L’Orto, which… read more →

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    Amy Kimberly prepares for ‘rewirement’

    Amy Kimberly is perhaps the best-known member of Carbondale’s eclectic community. She has been instrumental in carrying forth the Mountain Fair tradition since 2004, and her role as executive director of Carbondale Arts brought fresh zeal into the organization. In 2019, she was honored with the Governor’s Creative Leadership Award… read more →

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    Capping off senior year with Trail Tales

    It all started with a song. Then it became a musical performed by children. Then, a year ago, Lisa Dancing-Light turned her work into an illustrated children’s book about our very own Magic Mountain (Sopris).

    For Roaring Fork High School senior Lukas Denning, it started withread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - May 5, 2022

    Holy Cross Energy election

    The Holy Cross Energy (HCE) cooperative is holding its annual election and two board of directors seats are on the ballot. HCE chair Dave Munk runs unopposed in the southern district, while incumbent Adam Quinton is challenged by Rosanne Casey in its northern district. Members will… read more →

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