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    Alaprima Painters featured in Rockies West National Exhibit

    Seventy-three artists from 17 states have works featured in this year’s Rockies West National in Grand Junction, and five of them call Carbondale home.

    It was the first time Carbondale had such representation in the exhibit, now in its 26th year. That’s because it was the first time the Alaprima… read more →

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    RFHS, Ross participate in National School Walkout

    No signs. No slogans.

    Roaring Fork High School’s participation in the National School Walkout on March 14 was a quiet affair.

    While the whole student body shared 17 seconds of silence during a community meeting inside, around three dozen kids and a handful of grown-upsread more →

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    What the fashion?

    The 10th annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza took place on Friday and Saturday, March 9 and 10, at the Carbondale Community Center. Tickets were also sold for the dress rehearsal on March 8.

    The show has become so popular that if ticketsread more →

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    Laura Stover’s many magics

    There are few more potent potions than the Green is the New Black Extravaganza, and Laura Stover contributes several essential ingredients. With this year’s theme of Super.Natural, it’s easy to imagine her gathered around a cauldron with Deborah Colley and Amy Kimberly, substituting textiles and tech for eyeread more →

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    Pages of the Past: You’re only old (news) once

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal


    March 9, 1978

    Developers Ernie Gianinetti and Bob Sewell appeared at a town council meeting to negotiate with the town over a clause in the proposed annexation agreement which would require the two developers to bear…

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    These boots were made for brewing

    International Women’s Day isn’t typically a holiday that’s actively celebrated — unless you’re Patrice Fuller or work for her at Carbondale Beer Works.

    “We might pop a couple of bottles to celebrate,” Fuller said. But while there may or may not end up being champagne, thereread more →

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    Trustee candidates answer questions in public forum

    The candidates in this spring’s municipal election seemed optimistic about Carbondale’s future as they addressed questions in a public forum March 5.

    All five prospective trustees attended the event, as did Mayor Dan Richardson, who is running unopposed. The top three vote getters will serveread more →

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    True Nature celebrates new spaces

    The opening ceremony for True Nature Healing Center’s kiva and spa last weekend may be over, but the experience still lingers for many of those who participated in the 24-hour event that included chanting, singing, sage smudging, crystal programming and — at least for co-founders Deva and Eadenread more →

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    Brushes behind bars for an artist, activist

    Sarah Uhl has been in jail for the last several months and will remain there for the foreseeable future.

    “It’s endless, how fun it is to say all these things about jail,” she said about her art studio. The Old Jail, part of the Mt. Sopris Historical Society, originally sat… read more →

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    True Value transition underway at RFV COOP

    Carbondale’s oldest business isn’t afraid to change things up.

    From its formation in 1950, the Roaring Fork Valley COOP has been an essential stop for ranchers and their ilk. In the years since, the membership-owned store has expanded to include gasoline from Cenex — itself a cooperative — and… read more →