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    Scuttlebutt and Calendar - Oct. 21, 2021

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    Glenwood leaf drop

    Glenwood Springs residents are welcome to drop off their fallen leaves at the old rodeo grounds near the airport, anytime of day, through Nov. 30. Folks that utilize the drop-off must remove leaves from plastic bags and assure that no stones, litter,

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    RFSD board endorses 5B to up wages

    At an in-person meeting held at Carbondale District Office on Oct.13, the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education voted unanimously to support RFSD Ballot Issue 5B, a mill levy override, on the Nov. 2 ballot.

    The mill levy override would increase pay for RFSD teachers and staff, with… read more →

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    Forest Service reviews Crown Mountain Park plan

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    The Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District (CMPRD) board of directors agreed at an Oct. 13 meeting to show Eagle County the conceptual master plan for recreational expansion on a portion of an expected land transfer from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) toread more →

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    Uniting the nation with dance

    What does it mean to belong — to a community, to a place, to our own bodies?

    Artist Helanius J. Wilkins and collaborator A. Ryder Turner are embarking on a massive project, spanning all 50 states and Washington, D.C., to hold that question like a mirror on the disparate states… read more →

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    Before the ground freezes...

    Photos and text by Sue Rollyson

    The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) hosted their annual Harvest Fest under beautiful blue skies at Rock Bottom Ranch last weekend. This family event delighted all ages. Kids visited with chickens and bunnies, went on hay rides, carved pumpkins,read more →

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    Love Zero Waste App finds treasure in trash

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    The launch of the Love Zero Waste app in April 2020 is one of the little good-news stories that got trashed in the outbreak of the global pandemic, when practically the only news reported was bleak and related to COVID-19. “We didn’t get the coverage we… read more →

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    Seed Peace hosts first-ever "squaction"

    The first-ever Squash Auction and Variety Showcase fundraiser for Seed Peace attracted a sizable crowd to Batch Provisions on Oct. 14. Prized selections of winter squash were sold to the highest bidder by Executive Director Casey Piscura along with vegetable-dyed aprons designed by Katie Browne of Box Eleven and printed… read more →

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    Falling in love with the RFV

    Autumn is in full swing in the Roaring Fork and Crystal valleys. Three of The Sopris Sun’s regular contributors captured the wondrous color changes this season. Sunlight Mountain Resort also kicked the paper a vibrant set of courtesy photos.

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    Davi Nikent "rebrands" keeping spirit

    The Center for Human Flourishing, located at the Third Street Center, has spiraled into its identity much like a person, focusing its expression for the benefit of our community. The nonprofit derives its name from Dr. Elliott Dacher’s definitions of integral health, addressing the entirety of human experience:read more →

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    High spirits greet Homecoming revival

    Mary Kate Adams, in her first year as RFHS Student Council co-lead, has been working with the Student Council since September planning Homecoming Week festivities.

    Adams said the Student Council is responsible for planning all Homecoming Week activities.

    Traditionally, there has been a Halloween carnival, but… read more →