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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 30, 2021

    Local accolade

    Krysia Carter-Giez completed filming and editing her film “The Day I had to Grow Up” in Carbondale. The film follows six young activists who yearn for change in America and recently earned “Best Documentary Short and Best Editing In A Short Film” at theread more →

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    From farm to roaster

    By James Steindler

    Bonfire Coffee Co. recently turned ten years old and some of its employees have been with the company from the very beginning. Coffee has been brewed in their space at the Dinkel building for quite some time; some say the rich aroma has evenread more →

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    Old traditions make for new memories

    By James Steindler

    Potato Day is the longest standing locals’ tradition in Carbondale. The event kicked off in 1909, and celebrated its 100-year anniversary in the same year that The Sopris Sun printed its first issue. On Oct. 2, the Town celebrates the 112th annual Potatoread more →

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    TRTC production charters frontier for women

    Missy Moore, embracing the upcoming production of “Men On Boats” at Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC), joyfully announced, “This is my first shot at directing for TRTC, under the new artistic director role, so I’m coming out swinging.”

    Moore’s debut is a comedy written by playwrightread more →

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    Rams soccer starts season strong

    The Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) Rams boys soccer team has a solid 7-1 overall record, a 5-0 record in 4A/3A Western Slope League play, and is currently in second place behind Coal Ridge in league standings.

    The Rams’ sole defeat was on Sept. 18, withread more →

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    Years of dedication with bouts of celebration

    By James Steindler

    Wilderness Workshop (WW) continues its work to protect parts of the White River National Forest, including the Thompson Divide from oil and gas development. The folks at WW were pleased to learn that Congressman Joe Neguse, representative of Colorado’s second congressional district, hasread more →

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    Waiting for GarCo vaccination rates to rise

    In mid-August, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) issued new metrics to Colorado’s private and public schools to support in-person learning and minimize classroom quarantines.

    One of the metrics issued by the CDPHE at the county level was: “Counties with a 70% orread more →

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    Brad Moore previews new Sopris Theatre season

    By Myki Jones

    Sopris Theatre Company is excited to begin its 2021-2022 season. The community theater is an entity of Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Spring Valley that brings students and community artists together in a variety of collaborative efforts, involving students of the school’s theater programread more →

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    Commissioners to visit Aspen Glen’s eagle buffer zone

    By James Steindler

    The Garfield County Commissioners regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, took nearly six hours before all was said and done. The majority of the meeting was focused on a developer’s application for a Substantial Planned Unit Development (PUD) Amendment to remove an eagleread more →

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    Music of the West comes from the East

    By James Steindler

    Not to worry if you missed Marc Berger’s Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) tour in 2016, he is coming back to play four shows at the very same libraries! There is little time to waste, but luckily it’s only a jaunt overread more →