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    Wild Barn brews ‘coffee with benefits’

    Jenny Verrochi’s primary goal when she created Wild Barn Coffee was “a healthy, clean and better-for-you energy drink that I call ‘coffee with benefits.’”

    Wild Barn Coffee is a canned, organic nitro cold brew black coffee derived from an old family recipe from her parents’ coffee roasting business, which started… read more →

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    Connecting disability advocates and community

    This is a summer of firsts for Glenwood Springs, at least when it comes to putting on Pride events. Most recently, the city celebrated disability pride at Two Rivers Park on July 26.

    The event marked the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law on July… read more →

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    ‘Not your average lumberyard’

    Excavation has begun for a new lumberyard on Lot 5A of the Carbondale Marketplace Subdivision, north of the City Market. In June 2020, trustees approved the 29,240-square-foot building that will consolidate Builders FirstSource operations in the Valley. Spanning four acres, with a 4,800-square-foot open shed along the east property line,… read more →

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    Answering the call

    In response to the Bureau of Reclamation’s demand Colorado River Basin states conserve water to protect infrastructure at Lake Powell and Lake Mead, Upper Division States (New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and Colorado) have formulated a five-point plan. “The options the Upper Division States have available to protect… read more →

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    Mata Ortiz, the town that went to pots

    After the timber mill went bust and the last train left the railroad station, unemployed residents in the village of Juan Mata Ortiz in Chihuahua, Mexico, got creative. They found a way to earn money from pottery. By taking it, not making it. They dug out ancient pots and colorful… read more →

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    Horsin' around in Carbondale

    Carbondale is indisputably a great place to horse around in the summer and, as seen here, there are many different equine activities to either participate in or enjoy as an observer. In addition to Thursday rodeos, there are hunter-jumper shows and lessons at Strang Ranch, monthly gymkhana competitionsread more →

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    Bilingual events come to Mountain Fair

    This year will mark the 51st annual Mountain Fair, and along with the perennial activities we know and love, it will include some exciting new activities. This year, the kid-friendly Oasis zone of Mountain Fair will include the Creative Canopy Arts Tent and will offer new bilingual more →

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    Basalt report: Council meets Possumco in the middle on middle class housing

    Sent back to the drawing board by Basalt’s Town Council during a fractious regular meeting on July 12, the Basalt Center Circle (BCC) grocery store and affordable housing complex’s revised design received higher marks at the July 26 regular meeting.

    “You guys are really good listeners,” councilor Ryan… read more →

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    Youth films on the big screen

    Think of it like summer camp, but without the mosquitos.

    At the beginning of August, Aspen Film and the Red Brick Center for the Arts, in collaboration with the Colorado Film School, are presenting two week-long summer filmmaking camps for teens.

    In its second year, the summer filmmaking camp falls… read more →

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    Wild Feast welcomes Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk

    Wilderness Workshop will host its fifth annual Wild Feast fundraising benefit on Aug. 10 at the St. Regis in Aspen, where the nonprofit will celebrate conservation, climate action and the protection of public lands. The occasion raises funds and awareness to further the group’s efforts to protect western Colorado’s lands… read more →