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    Trustees consider raising tobacco age

    In his final meeting as a Carbondale trustee, Frosty Merriott had no trouble speaking his mind as the board discussed ways to address teens smoking and vaping.

    “At this stage I would be for anything that would keep tobacco out of the hands of anyone,” heread more →

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    Local officials are concerned about teenagers and vaping

    “Juuling,” “ghosting,” “vape pen,” “e-juice…” You’re not alone if you have no idea what these terms mean. However, the Carbondale Police Department and local county health departments are urging adults to pay close attention to this lingo as it relates to a growing epidemic of nicotine addiction amongread more →

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    Pages of the Past: Seeds of the new City Market sown

    April 14, 1988: Carbondale’s Circle Super unveiled a half-million dollar expansion at the Crystal Village Shopping Center.  In addition to new coolers, freezers and digital registers, Circle Super added a salad bar, full-service deli with hot foods run by Therese Obridgewitch and bakery headed by Tim Lewis of Pour la France. read more →
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    Rekindling lost arts

    Just because Jeremy Wallace wants folks to know how to start a fire with a bow drill or forage for food doesn’t make him a prepper or an anarcho-primitivist.

    “I think at the core it’s just trying to reconnect people with the land,” theread more →

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    GlenX awards cash prize to business startup finalist

    Carbondale is revered as an unparalleled jumping off point for adventure and recreation, but “business incubator” is probably not a descriptor most would associate with the outdoorsy mountain town. Local forward-thinking nonprofit GlenX is looking to change that by encouraging valley entrepreneurs. Last week, the organization awarded $10,000read more →

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    Handmakery hosts first exhibit for 88-year-old colorist

    First Fridays are not typically part of Bob Fadely’s social calendar. At 88 years old, he mostly stays at home coloring. But thanks to his favorite hobby and family, April marks his first-ever art exhibit. He’s pleased as punch about it.

    “This is really going toread more →

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    An evening of inspired stories

    Six people will each share a seven-minute story at The Temporary April 5 via Writ Large, a spoken-word performance series curated by Alya Howe of Under Alya’s Umbrella.

    It’s also not the first time the organization has produced an evening at The Temporary — itsread more →

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    Western Slope Veterans to partner with CMC

    When Western Slope Veterans Coalition Founder John Pettit first imagined a partnership with Colorado Mountain College, he thought it would primarily take shape in the form of internship opportunities for the local veterans his organization serves. CMC Chief Operating Officer Matt Gianneschi thought there was a broader scoperead more →

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    Pages of the Past: ‘It doesn’t matter if a story’s true or not, just so it’s good.’

    April 7, 1988: Basalt-area oldtimer and former Journal columnist Jake Lucksinger died at the age of 95, prompting reprinted excerpts of some of his “Legends and Lore” — he dropped the “Lies” after the first couple issues because “it doesn’t matter if a story’s true or not, just so it’s good.” read more →
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    Sparhawk, Yllanes and Henry for four years; Kitching for two; 2A passes

    The incumbents came out on top and the streetscape tax was renewed in a landslide, according to unofficial Carbondale municipal election results on April 3. read more →