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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - July 8, 2021

    Public Health Order

    The State of Colorado enacted its fourth amended public health order relating to COVID-19 on June 30. Order 20-38 strongly encourages regular testing of unvaccinated persons in congregant settings and requires unvaccinated folks in those settings to wear a mask. In the pastread more →

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    The view from Dooley Creek Farm

    Hiking a particularly steep trail from the valley floor, you can face east to gain a spectacular view of Mount Sopris, river to peak. And there, towards the lower left, lies a vision from the pages of a children’s storybook: a green jewel in the wilds.

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    Trail Notes - July 8, 2021

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    Trail Knowhow

    Drones or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are fully prohibited from launching, landing or being operated within all designated wilderness areas within the United States. Beyond serving as a source of noise pollution that can disrupt the experiences of otherread more →

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    News Analysis: Civil case complicates conversation

    By James Steindler

    Well, it happened. The community got its chance to join in on the conversation about the Michael Francisco case and ask burning questions to Town officials. While the intention of transparency was there, it was significantly hindered by the officials heeding limitations ofread more →

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    Let Them Roar takes a bow

    “We believe in the power of music to connect, to heal and inspire. We are a band in service to this power in a way that builds bridges, not walls, with a desire to cultivate meaningful community.” — Let Them Roar

    After more than aread more →

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    Saving money and planting trees

    On June 1, FirstBank launched the FirstBank Bloom Package, a new checking and savings account that will plant five trees for every account opened.

    FirstBank has partnered with the global reforestation nonprofit, One Tree Planted (OTP), in hopes of planting 50,000 new trees in Colorado, Arizona and California.… read more →

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    Bio queen steps on the scene

    By James Steindler

    Drag shows are few and far between in the Roaring Fork Valley, so it was especially exciting for local fans of the scene to hear there would be a performance at Steve’s Guitars. Performers walked the runway and sashayed away just like theread more →

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    Government Briefs - July 1, 2021

    By James Steindler

    The Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act hit an impasse when the U.S. Senate let the bill lapse in the 2020 legislative session before ever reaching the floor. The CORE Act is back for another round, only now with the backing of Presidentread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - July 1, 2021

    Libraries closure

    All Garfield County libraries will be closed on Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. You can still browse and request books and other materials online.

    Mountain Fair buzz

    Carbondale Arts is ramping up for the 50th Carbondale Mountainread more →

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    First Fridays’ fermented frenzy

    By James Steindler

    As a friendly reminder, drinking is still not allowed in public spaces and doing so does not only put the consumer at risk, but the establishments they’re supporting as well. First Fridays have turned into a bit of a drinking frenzy with folks takingread more →