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    CDHS makes way for first director of homelessness initiatives

    The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) has created a new position in an effort to focus in on the towering dilemma of homelessness within the state. The director of homelessness initiatives will coordinate between existing services and programming in hopes of assisting a greater number of peopleread more →

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    BLM headquarters' Colorado sojourn: Short and maybe not so sweet

    In July 2019, then-U.S. Senator Cory Gardner announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) — a component of the Department of the Interior (DOI) — was relocating its headquarters from Washington, D.C., to Grand Junction. The Republican had been among those championing the move for years, arguing that since… read more →

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    Hats and helmets... for a good cause

    It was party time in Carbondale last weekend as two events were held to raise money for good causes.

    On Friday evening, Cowboy Up held their annual barbecue and dance in downtown Carbondale on the Fourth Street Plaza. This year’s beneficiary was the Roaring Fork Sports Foundation which supports Roaring… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 1, 2022

    Seasons changing

    The nights are getting colder, as Mt. Sopris’ winter mantle dwindles down to small patches of snow. When will Mother Mountain don a fresh coat? Send your guess to with “Sopris Snow” in the subject line for the chance to win a $25 gift certificate courtesy of… read more →

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    ‘No Big Deal' author, Torey Ivanic, presents in Carbondale

    Trigger warning: This article mentions childhood sexual abuse and grooming.

    River Bridge Regional Center and Roaring Fork Schools will host an open presentation with a special guest speaker, Torey Ivanic, at the Roaring Fork School District offices in Carbondale on Sept. 1 from 5:30 to 7:00read more →

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    Jamie Abbott to continue the good work at Carbondale Arts

    Beginning Oct. 1, longtime Roaring Fork Valley local Jamie Abbott will assume the illustrious role of Carbondale Arts executive director. Since the early ‘70s, Carbondale Arts, which began as the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities, has imbued the town with vibrancy by fostering creativity, collaboration, innovation and artistic exploration.… read more →

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    Crystal Glass Studio closes on a high note

    For 50 years, Mary Matchael, owner of Crystal Glass Studio, has captivated glass art enthusiasts with her exquisite designs, technical skills and warm demeanor. Now, with retirement on the horizon, Matchael fondly reflects upon her fulfilling and successful career.

    Growing up in the Catholic church, Matchael was surrounded by stained… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - August 25, 2022

    CORRECTION: John Colson and Anne Sullivan’s farewell potluck is on Wednesday, August 31 at 6 p.m. in Sopris Park.

    Carbondale Arts leadership

    Carbondale Arts announced on Tuesday, Aug. 23 that Jamie Abbott has been hired as the organization’s next executive director. Abbott is described in the press release as “a… read more →

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    Carbondale Report: Trustees discuss 2023 priorities

    Tuesday’s regular meeting was particularly future-oriented, with a robust agenda and the absence of trustees Erica Sparhawk and Luis Yllanes.

    During public comment, Joe Enzer, father of two students at the Carbondale Community School, told trustees that school safety had been on his mind since theread more →

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    Basalt Report: Approval reached for Center Circle development

    On Tuesday, Aug. 23, Basalt Town Council reached decisions regarding several ordinances and resolutions, most notably the non-unanimous decision to approve the development of a three-story apartment complex and space for a grocery store at 140 Basalt Center Circle, previously home to Clark’s Market and Habitat ReStore. The regular… read more →