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    How to ‘cure’ an ailing ballot

    Voter registrations have been ramping up in the final weeks leading up to the election. According to Garfield County Clerk and Recorder, Jean Alberico, as of Oct. 13 there were “35,938 active registered voters and 4,662 inactive voters [in Garfield County]. Voters are only put into inactive statusread more →

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    Evans, Jacober dispute what’s best for the Crystal Valley

    Local candidates are picking up the pace on the old campaign trail. Pitkin County Voters will decide on a new commissioner for District 5, which includes much of the Crystal Valley as well as parts of Basalt and the Fryingpan. The race is between two contenders with broadread more →

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    Weigh in on Eighth Street plan

    The Town of Carbondale is looking for a little help from its residents to figure out how best to improve one of the major arterial streets leading traffic from Main Street toward Highway 133, and the time to get involved is now.

    For many years, Carbondale’sread more →

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    Our Town: A delicate dance between arts and science

    The Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week we caught up with Leila Milanfar, a current ArtistYear fellow at Carbondale Middle School who is also currentlyread more →

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    Clay Center hosts limited-edition ‘Settings’

    You know you’re entering a creative zone the moment you enter the Carbondale Clay Center. There is an aura of creativity that emanates from the building. 

    This visitor eagerly approached, hoping to learn more about the organization’s upcoming fund-raising auction. In years past, the Clay Center’sread more →

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    Entrepreneurs get an online boost

    For six new business owners, the upcoming live streaming Mountain Pitch Summit, organized by Coventure in Carbondale, will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of their burgeoning ventures to prospective funders.

    Partner in both West Slope Angels (WSA) and Four Points Funding Shawn Bertini said theread more →

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    Pages of the Past: Taking your salary in scenery

    Oct. 23, 1980

    J.W. Weaver shared the secrets of his odd-job success. “Making a living around here takes a fairly creative mind,” he told a group of semi-avid listeners at a local bar. “If you’re lucky and a little bit smart, you can make it doing what youread more →

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    Re-tracing the Flat Tops Ute Trail by bike

    The wind blows in from the west, rustling the sand-colored grass of the Flat Top Mountains north of Glenwood Springs. The aspen leaves have turned, most already fallen and ready to return to the soil. The remaining leaves that still loiter in some of the aspen groves createread more →

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    Film gives students a voice

    As viewers take inspiration for adventure from the online 5Point Adventure Film Festival event this week, a group of local teens will be looking to the content and the craft to spark works of their own. 

    It’s a new take on the VOICES program’s series ofread more →

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    Stepping Stones embarks on capital campaign

    It’s not hard to convince someone to grab a post workout burrito or to catch up over coffee in this town, but did you know that this month your burritos and lattes will do a lot more than fill your social calendars?

    Throughout the month ofread more →