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    Who are the Huerta brothers?

    There’s a new thrift store in town, overflowing with treasures.

    From antique furniture and decorative chandeliers to jewelry, vintage electronics, kitchen supplies and, of course, plenty of clothing. Huertas Brothers replaced what was previously Back Door Consignment, tucked behind Axkawa (Señor Taco Show) and Granetta Paniniread more →

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    Katelyn Maley wins at state

    Last Saturday, at the state track and field championships at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Basalt High School (BHS) sophomore Katelyn Maley won the girls’ 1,600-meter race in Class 3A.

    Maley’s events at state began on Thursday with a Longhorns third-place finish in the 3A girls’read more →

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    Bountiful Basalt's Farmer's Market

    Photos by Raleigh Burleigh

    Basalt’s Sunday Market is back in action! A handful of this year’s vendors include:

    Jo Altmaier sharing her colorful work at Jo’s Little Art.

    Dustin Rowe of Dustino’s Pizza preparing wood-fired pizza with his portable oven.

    Tiffany Pineda, serving homemade cinnamon rolls…

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    HRHR advances its vision

    By James Steindler

    The rain could not keep High Rockies Harm Reduction (HRHR) Founder and Executive Director Maggie Seldeen, board members and volunteers from putting on the event. There was a silent auction with several items donated by local businesses, Seldeen led a Narcan training (Narcan is used to reverse… read more →

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    Everyone gets a say on Ascendigo Ranch

    This week’s Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting lasted three days – a bit above average. Ascendigo Autism Services persists toward its goal to build the Ascendigo Ranch on Missouri Heights northeast of Carbondale.

    Keep Missouri Heights Rural (KMHR), an interest group created in opposition to constructing… read more →

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    Colorado coalition aims to protect bears

    One can imagine that for a hungry bear, emerging from hibernation or preparing to sleep for the winter, the temptations of civilization are difficult to resist. With human populations burgeoning in the West, urban sprawl encroaches increasingly into bear country, resulting in more frequent interactions.

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    Prepared and on high alert

    Fires break out, one after the other, and Coloradans know from the smoke in the air before hearing the news. The ongoing drought has deepened into what’s now the tenth driest year in the past 127, according to the National Integrated Drought Information System (drought.org). Already, wildfiresread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - June 24, 2021

    Delta variant

    Garfield County Public Health, together with Grand River Health and Valley View, hosted a press conference on July 22 to discuss trends that prompted the county to move back to “yellow” on the COVID dial. In summary, areas with lower vaccination rates are seeingread more →

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    Rams lax team has a winning attitude

    The Rams’ girls lacrosse team ended their regular season play with an 8–2 conference record, affording them a berth in last Thursday’s Class 4A state tournament opener in Lakewood. The Rams lost to Green Mountain by a score of 15-8.

    Rams co-coach Chelsea Robson said, despite the loss,… read more →

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    What teachers could teach about housing solutions

    In 2015, voters approved a major bond issue for the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD), which, in part, resulted in $5 million per community being dedicated to affordable housing units for teachers.

    After the bond’s approval, RFSD formed the School District Housing Advisory Committee, consisting ofread more →