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    New mental health legislation aims to improve patient outcomes

    By Jeanne Souldern

    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Mental Health Colorado (MHC) President and CEO Dr. Vincent Atchity declared, “2022 may be the biggest year in Colorado history in terms of the significance for mental health legislation passed.”

    What began in March 2021, withread more →

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    Judge Paul Metzger sets precedent of fairness

    Judge Paul Metzger has served as the county court judge for the Ninth Judicial District since 2003 and is preparing to step down Oct. 1. 

    Metzger was born on a naval base in Whidbey Island, Washington, where his father was a flier with the Navy.read more →

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    Scuttlebutt and Community Calendar - Aug. 11, 2022

    SCUTTLEBUTT

    Safety tip
    If you have to evacuate, you may not be with your family; so, know how to contact each other if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar. Consider your family’s specifics — including children, those with functional needs and pets.

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    Grand slam season for little league teams

    Baseball and softball were in full swing this summer as the Carbondale Recreation Center’s (CRC) little league teams slid into perfect seasons.

    Attracting kids from all around Carbondale, the CRC league had approximately 70 athletes spread across seven teams. Included in the program were tee-ball, ages 7-8 coach-pitch, ages 9-10… read more →

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    Housing insecurity takes a toll on health

    Melanie Test is a web and graphic designer living with her 13-year-old son in the Crystal River Valley. After moving nine times in as many years, Test is still seeking to provide a stable environment for her son.

    As a single mother, she has experienced significantread more →

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    La Placita open its doors to all

    Carbondale has a new mini-market that includes a carniceria, plus authentic food made from scratch that includes tacos, tortas and pupusas.

    With more than 40 year of combined experience as butchers, most of which in the Roaring Fork Valley, Geovanny Martinez and Juan Carlos Hernandez —read more →

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    Carbondale Report: Trustees adapt with the times

    Early in the trustees’ regular meeting on Tuesday, Town Manager Lauren Gister took the opportunity to announce four new hires, as well as new vacancies on town staff.

    The new planning director is Jared Barnes, who previously worked for Eagle County managing ECO Transit system. Tom Karrel, who… read more →

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    Blooming with Alie Wettstein

    Alie Wettstein is a Marble resident and owner of Nightshades Plant Shop. You can find her this summer at the Basalt and Carbondale markets. For dates and contact information, visit www.nightshadesplantshop.com/

    This interview has been edited for clarity and length.

    Let’s talk a little bit about whereread more →

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    Y La Bamba brings Latin roots to TACAW

    Y La Bamba, led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Luz Elena Mendoza, performs at The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) on Aug. 12. The Portland, Oregon-based band plays indie-alternative music grounded in traditional Latin roots, with Mendoza, a first-generation Mexican American, singing in Spanish and English.

    Since TACAW’s opening in September… read more →

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    Beyul hosts first-ever mushroom retreat

    Curious foragers rejoice! The mysterious world of mushrooms awaits to be explored at the first-ever Beyul Mushroom Retreat taking place Aug. 12-15.

    Situated along the Frying Pan River at the historic Diamond J Ranch, attendees will spend three days and four nights celebrating the wonders of wild mushrooms on Beyul’s… read more →