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    Carbondale Report: Local youth direct trustees

    Prior to a regular work session, Carbondale’s Board of Town Trustees took the time to hear from youth representing 10 local classrooms, clubs and teams. To help allocate nicotine tax funds, the youngsters shared lived experience with their town government, displaying annotated maps identifying places where they feelread more →

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    Rams sports update

    Fall sports are in full swing with each of Roaring Fork High School’s teams showing promise. Here’s a quick mid-season recap.

    The Lady Rams secured another victory against Basalt on Monday, Sept. 19, winning 3-1. This followed a 3-1 loss in a non-league match with Aspen the week prior. Overall,… read more →

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    Continuing the life cycle with green burials

    Life is full of many cyclical trends — from fashion and food to names and colors — but it all starts with the cycle of life and, consequently, death. Burials, like produce, began trending in a less natural direction with the manipulation of an organic process.
    Pre-Civil War burials… read more →

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    Carbondale Clay Center: A ‘grassroots, community organization’

    The doors to the Carbondale Clay Center opened 25 years ago, and from the beginning it’s been a creative space for this mountain community and connected ceramicists from other parts of the world with its workshops and artists-in-residency programming.
    “That end of the street, for years, was the ‘dark… read more →

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    Potato Day’s 2022 mash-up grows engagement

    For 112 years, through two pandemics, ‘Bonedalers have harkened the fall with a celebration of spuds. At the time of the very first Potato Day, 1910, Eugene Grubb had just published his book, “The Potato” and Irish immigrant Thomas McClure’s red variety, unique to this valley, was gaining national prestige.… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Sept. 15, 2022

    Carbondale Grant
    The town of Carbondale is accepting applications for funding through its community grant program. For those interested and who have not already applied, there is no time to waste. Applications are due this Friday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. Large regional nonprofits can request up to $500,… read more →

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    Going out in style

    “Wham Blam Thank You Ma’am”, Carbondale’s most recent fashion extravaganza, held in honor of Carbondale Arts executive director Amy Kimberly’s “rewirement,” went off without a hitch behind Craft Coffee House on Saturday evening, Sept. 10. 

    Under the full moon, atop a make-shift stage shaped like aread more →

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    Elks Traverse record shattered by local distance runner

    The Elks Traverse — a route which connects every 14er in the Elk Range — extends approximately 54 miles and totals over 23,000 feet of elevation gain. From north to south, that’s Capitol, Snowmass, North Maroon, Pyramid, Maroon, Conundrum and Castle. On Tuesday, Aug. 9 — at about 4 a.m.… read more →

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    Carbondale Report: Full panel, full agenda, full audience

    Update: A sentence was added to specify that Trustee Marty Silverstein voted against appointing Erica Sparhawk and Colin Laird to serve as trustees on the selection committee for a partner on Town Center.

    Together, all seven Carbondale Trustees tackled a “mammoth marathon” of anread more →

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    Basalt Report: Council moves ahead with solar and sustainability codes

    Installing five separate solar panel arrays to generate renewable energy is worth the investment; spending money on backup battery storage, not so much. That was a key finding Town Engineer Catherine Christoff reported in the Basalt Forward 2030 Solar Project Update at the Basalt Town Council’s regular meetingread more →