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    Stars, stripes and traffic lights

    By James Steindler

    Weekly observers may have been surprised to see that on Sept. 13 the Garfield County commissioners convened their regular meeting within the county’s third district, at Silt Town Hall.
    First, the commissioners “ratified” the decision to send a letter to the Colorado Congressional Redistricting Committee regarding… read more →

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    Trustees talk business

    All Carbondale trustees were present at the regular meeting on Sept. 14 except Heather Henry.
    During public comments, three residents brought forward issues with the town’s trash hauler. Amy Krakow expressed confusion about overflow surcharges. Trustees clarified that Mountain Waste was directed to place a notice with details about… read more →

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    42nd Aspen Filmfest offers a view of the world

    Aspen Film’s flagship event, the Aspen Filmfest, will run from Sept. 21 through Sept. 26 and returns with in-person screenings at three theatre venues: at the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale and at the Wheeler Opera House and the Metropolitan’s Isis Theatre in Aspen.
    Susan Wrubel, Aspen Film’s executive and… read more →

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    New York Pizza rises to the occasion

    Need a fresh reason to brave the big-box development on 133? Well, there’s a new “slice of local” on Highway 133 to support! Aspen and El Jebel’s New York Pizza is tossing the dough and spreading sauces at their newest eatery, a few doors north of City Market and next… read more →

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    The circus comes to town

    Folks may fondly remember Carbondale Art’s Light the Night with Love HeART Walk, a community celebration that took place in February. In a similar vein, yet wholly different, Carbondale Arts is partnering with entertainment company Art of Air to bring to life another “immersive experience,” this time with circus performers… read more →

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    Anything to get outside

    Jeremy Swanson is a talented local photographer and instructor who knew he would be satisfied with a job where he could do “anything to get outside.”

    On Sept. 18, Swanson will lead an all-day workshop on outdoor photography as a part of Anderson Ranch Art Center’s summer workshop… read more →

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    Nothing else like it

    Rams Head Coach Eric Bollock said, “There’s nothing like it, especially in Carbondale, with the beautiful backdrop of Mount Sopris.”

    He is talking about Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) Rams football, of course. Bollock explained, “Carbondale has always been a good football atmosphere, so we appreciate the support;… read more →

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    Kizuna Dance residency becomes a reality

    By Myki Jones

    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Last week, Carbondale’s Dance Initiative hosted Kizuna Dance through their artist-in-residence program. Collaboration between Carbondale Arts and Dance Initiative supported this residency and the performance of “Fallen Words”, which went swimmingly.

    Dance Initiative is a collaborativeread more →

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    Cottonwood Pass’ limited potential

    By James Steindler

    With increased closures on I-70, folks traveling between Gypsum and Glenwood Springs wrestle with where to turn when they can’t take the main thoroughfare through the canyon. Locals on both sides resorted to traversing Cottonwood Pass but were accompanied by large semis andread more →

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    Walking on Fire

    Got my flashlight, it’s 10 a.m.

    The sun is somewhere hiding

    Never seen it so dark before

    Only in stories and folklore

    Walking on fire, where to go?

    Performing under the moniker “Ollella”, Ellie Barber is equal partsread more →