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    Local high school rodeo star heads to nationals

    Take one part cowboy, add one part high school state rodeo champion, mix in a Missouri Heights ranching family and here comes Gus Carney, who is going into his senior year at Roaring Fork High School.

    Gus is a true rodeo whiz kid, heading straight toread more →

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    Drought draws parallels to Lake Christine Fire

    This summer’s drought has firefighters on the edge of their seats. On Independence Day weekend, “instead of wearing their regular duty pants… [firefighters] were wearing their wildland pants and their boots,” Roaring Fork Fire Chief Scott Thompson said. “That was all so they didn’t have to take tworead more →

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    Bonedale bars back in business

    A lazy hot afternoon might be a good time to kick back and enjoy a beverage of choice in the comfy environments of local taverns, outside or in.

    Most bars are open for business, except for several that are closed indefinitely including the Pour House, Blackread more →

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    What’s next for the Sopris Shopping Center?

    While rezoning Carbondale Center Place, LLC seemed like a no brainer, the long-term plans for the property gave trustees pause on July 14.

    The property currently hosts the Sopris Shopping Center and Sopris Self Storage: two different uses in different zone districts. The proposal before theread more →

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    Plan ahead for an abridged Mountain Fair

    Carbondale Arts will lose money on an event that’s usually its biggest fundraiser — and the inspiration for its foundation — but Director Amy Kimberly believes it’s worth it. 

    “Ultimately, the fair does not really belong to us, it belongs to the community,” she said. “Inread more →

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    It’s all in the family — Novus style

    It’s a dream many business owners have — that their kids choose to follow in their footsteps and join the family’s company. That scenario doesn’t always happen, but in the case of Bonedale’s Novus Auto Glass owners, it sure did.

    David and Diane Zamansky purchased theirread more →

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    Carbondale is slowly (and sometimes suddenly) sinking

    The sinkhole that recently disrupted traffic on Highway 133 is far from the first of its kind in the Carbondale area. In fact, the geology of the area is unusually conducive to such collapses, according to Colorado Mountain College Professor Emeritus Garry Zabel. 

    “We have theread more →

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    Carbondale’s fight against development on new City Market land

    Eager City Market shoppers may not realize the historical significance of the land below their feet when they walk through the store’s shiny new doors this fall. 

    The lack of opposition to development on this land is notable. City Market is Carbondale’s single greatest sales taxread more →

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    Local leaders of color call for change

    As Black Lives Matter protests sweep the nation, local activists of color are challenging our own community to reflect on the police discrimination and violence that goes on in our backyard, as well.

    For architect and Basalt High School graduate Beatriz Soto, who split her timeread more →