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    The farmer, the chef, the party

    Indian summer tugged at the pale blue edge of sunset as 70 of the region’s farmers, ranchers and food artisans gathered in the twilight. Stretched across the historic potato fields of Emma, ten tables, end to end, were festooned in autumn linens, heirloom winter squashes and bouquets of the… read more →

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    “Where the horns come together”

    It’s no secret that The Sopris Sun cheers for the Rams! We live in a valley replete with athletes competing in a range of sports, from skiing (of course) to lacrosse, football, hockey, mountain biking, rock climbing, etc. You name it, we play it.

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    RVR walks us through time

    By James Steindler

    Fifty people, give or take, showed up to the grand opening of the new River Valley Ranch (RVR) History Trail. In conjunction with the Carbondale Historical Society, RVR installed several informational panels along the paved path which circles the development.

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    Mighty ducklings

    By James Steindler

    In Colorado, they say if you’re old enough to walk, then you’re old enough to ski. Sheldon Wolitski pointed this out, adding that the same is true for hockey in Canada. Wolitski grew up in British Columbia and was ice skating at theread more →

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    Eagles celebrate a win in Aspen Glen

    By James Steindler

    The commissioners started the regular session on Monday, Oct. 11, by ratifying yet another letter to the Colorado Congressional Redistricting Commission. “This is getting to be old news,” quipped Commissioner Tom Jankovsky, “this is the third time around.”

    Jankovsky addressed theread more →

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    Basalt report: One "transparent” budget reviewed, two ballot issues approved

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    Basalt Finance Director Christy Chicoine presented the Town’s First Draft of its 2022 Budget at the Town Council meeting Tuesday night, detailing how Basalt would spend its combined revenues and fund balances of $49,317,017 and stay out of the red. Chicoine calledread more →

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    Carbondale Trustees presented with draft budget for 2022

    Carbondale staff has been meticulously managing the finer details that make a municipal budget presentable ahead of the document becoming publicly available.

    Finance Director Renae Gustine reported to Town Trustees  that the baseline budget represents a commitment to providing high-quality services at financially sustainable levels.read more →

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    Hardwick Bridge to welcome back foot traffic

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    Hardwick Bridge is not falling down, but it definitely needs new decking and side railings to safely carry pedestrians and bicyclists across the Roaring Fork River. This iron truss bridge, located north of the Iron Bridge and West Bank subdivisions, was erectedread more →

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    GarCo libraries expand services

    The news in the Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) October newsletter was exciting: the phasing in of expanded hours over several months at all six branch library locations, starting in November. This welcome announcement was anticipated for nearly two years.

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Oct. 14, 2021

    Free application days

    To encourage more Coloradans to continue their education, 32 public colleges and universities in Colorado, as well as several private institutions, will allow students to apply for free from Tuesday, Oct. 19 through Thursday, Oct. 21. View the list of participating college at read more →