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    Journeying beyond the threshold

    My family and I first connected with Colleen and Thompson Bishop, co-founders of Alchemy of Prana (AOP), in the fall of 2018. It was a brisk morning, but they greeted us warmly, emanating assurance and serenity. Situating ourselves in a grassy opening enclosed by conifers, we let the sounds and… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - June 2, 2022

    CommUnity Grant
    The Carbondale Creative District invites artists living in a zip code that begins with “816” to apply to create work funded by the new $5,000 CommUnity Artist Grant. All art forms will be considered, including performance, installation and experiential works. The selected project will be publicly displayed… read more →

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    Get ready, get set, know when you 'gotta go'

    The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District (CRFPD) has a burning desire to come to your house before there is a wildfire. Onsite assessments can identify many simple measures that increase a home’s chances of being spared in the event of a wildfire. Scheduling a CRFPD visit was one of… read more →

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    May there be pumpkins over the Rainbow Bridge

    Capturing the hearts of families around the Roaring Fork Valley, Daisy, the Yorkshire pig of Happy Day Ranch (HDR) in Emma, passed away on May 2 surrounded by the farmers who loved her. She was eight years old and weighed 500-600 pounds.

    Alizabeth Koster, Daisy’s owner, said that Daisy “put… read more →

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    R2 Gallery: Capturing moments in time

    Ever feel like time is relentlessly rushing us by? On June 3, Carbondale Art’s R2 Gallery will host an opening reception for two solo shows allowing us to pause and reflect. The shows are by local artists: Hannah Stoll and Esther Macy Nooner. 

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    Ready, get set, race!

    Time to take those new running shoes out of the box because the 45th Basalt Half-Marathon and Relay (BHM) is happening Saturday, June 4.

    Aside from the running, the BHM is a fundraiser for the Basalt High School (BHS) cross country program and is one of Colorado’s fastest and most… read more →

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    ‘Missing middle’ vyes with low-income rentals

    Basalt Town councilors heard a lengthy introduction to preliminary plans for a 155-unit residential subdivision in Sopris Meadows that raised philosophical questions about the town’s “missing middle class.” Project developer Michael Lipkin’s firm, Possumco, LLC, presented its application for the build out of Sopris Meadows’ Parcel 5 on 12 acres… read more →

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    Telling truth with fiction

    In Nathanial White’s debut sci-fi novella, “Conscious Designs”, the local creative writing and advanced placement literature teacher explores some of the big questions currently facing society: What does it mean to be human? Can we be human without suffering? How does technology change us?

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    Bagels, bagels, bagels

    According to some people (particularly from the East Coast), the Roaring Fork Valley has generally been lacking in fresh and tasty bagels. Open Sesame seeks to fill that niche as a perfect breakfast, or lunch, stop with a variety of bagel sandwiches, spreads and pastries.

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    Three Dems step up in CD3 race

    The Sopris Sun recently caught up with each of the three candidates vying to run on the Democratic Party’s ticket in November’s election to replace Congresswoman Lauren Boebert as Colorado’s Third Congressional District (CD3) representative to the federal government.

    During the primary election, June 28, votersread more →