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    Jay Harrington announces departure

    On Tuesday, July 13, Carbondale trustees met for their first regular hybrid meeting. The meeting room is now expanded thanks to a retractable wall and four large television screens that broadcast a Zoom feed of remote attendees. A camera simultaneously streams the board on YouTube, speaking into microphones that… read more →

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    Solar in, redistricting out

    By James Steindler

    The commissioners began the meeting discussing the redistricting of Colorado House District 57 (HD-57). HD-57 Representative Perry Will was present at the meeting.

    Commissioner Tom Jankovsky kicked off the conversation by making his concerns clear. The preliminary redistricting maps “carve out” a section of… read more →

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    Collaborate and dance

    By James Steindler

    In Carbondale, as of late, there’s been a trend of dancing in the street — well, at least outdoors — with the recent production of SHOES outside SAW studios and, coming up on July 17, a New York dance company called Konverjdans willread more →

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    CO mental health bills increase support

    Several bills focusing on the mental wellness of Coloradans, many of which garnered bipartisan support, were passed by lawmakers in the 2021 legislative session and signed into law by Governor Jared Polis.

    The Behavioral Health Recovery Act (SB21-1371) is a $114 million omnibus bill, with $100read more →

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    Escaping into art

    “Dan came with the gallery,” Ann Korologos teases, referring to accomplished local painter Dan Young. Long before purchasing The Basalt Gallery from its retiring owners in 2007, Korologos counted several of Young’s paintings among her personal collection. Some years earlier, she introduced 20 of Young’s paintings to Europe,read more →

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    Live music returns at TACAW

    By Myki Jones

    The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) is returning live music to the people. The first of many live outdoor shows at the nonprofit venue took place on July 10 with Ecuador/Denver-based indie artist Neoma performing a lively set to a fullread more →

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    Just another day at the office for José Cano

    By Paula Mayer

    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Every Thursday night at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo, bull riding is the final event. Why do we love watching brave athletes ride 1500 lbs of rank meanness? For the same reason we slow down on the highway to gazeread more →

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    County regs mirror state changes

    Garfield County Commissioners convened their regular meeting on Tuesday, July 6. Public offices were closed on the preceding day in recognition of Independence Day. The biggest item on the agenda was approval of a text amendment to the county’s Land Use and Development Code in response to changesread more →

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    Mudslides impact water quality

    On Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27, rain on the Grizzly Creek burn scar caused flash flooding and debris flow. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reported that the slide on Sunday left a debris field approximately 80 feet wide and up to five feet deep.read more →

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    Tibetan monks bless Compassion Center reopening

    Emerging from some of the most challenging times we have faced, collectively and individually, everyone could benefit from some mindfulness practice. Thankfully, the Way of Compassion Dharma Center — the only physical Buddhist center in this part of Colorado, according to director and founder John Bruna — willread more →