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    Housing policy: from top to bottom

    Housing availability and affordability was pinched by the pandemic. While tenants struggled to pay their rent, landlords faltered on mortgage payments, thus creating a void in the housing market. Deep pockets filled the gap and, in this scenic valley, home prices skyrocketed as those with the capital toread more →

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    Woody and Dumpling spread hope and joy

    “Trying to share this with anyone I know that loves to smile,” reads a personal note from Sean Jeffries of Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC). And how right he is! TRTC’s collaboration with Stage of Life Theatre Company (SoL), “Woody and Dumpling and the Journey Back to Normal”, is… read more →

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    Carbondale Farmers' Market: a Hump Day ritual!

    Carbondale Farmers’ Market Manager Jamie Wall welcomes you back to the first market of the season, Wednesday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    The market features three of our favorite local farmers – Sara Tymczyszyn of Highwater Farms, Silt; and Erin Cuseo of Erin’sread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - June 10, 2021

    What a gas

    The Roaring Fork Valley Co-Op is celebrating having delivered one million gallons of propane in the current fiscal year, which began Aug. 1. Having first opened in Basalt in 1950, the Co-Op has been in the bulk fuel delivery business for decades. Inread more →

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    Rams lax team hopes for post-season nod

    The Roaring Fork High School Rams girls lacrosse team’s success on the playing field may translate to a state tournament bid. It would be the second playoffs appearance for the Rams, with the first in 2019.

    The results of the Rams last two games — againstread more →

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    RFOV Trail Notes - June 10, 2021

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    Special to The Sopris Sun

    Trail Know-how

    Ever walked along a trail and seen rocks lined-up leading right off the edge? Why are those pesky rocks there? Are they installed by mischievous trail crews just to tripread more →

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    Fresh sculptures enliven public spaces

    Photos by Beth White

    The Carbondale Public Art Commission’s 2021 “art walk” drew a pleasant crowd, eager to tour the new Art Around Town sculptures. Over a dozen pieces, carved, forged and fused from a diverse array of materials, were recently installed throughout the downtown area.

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    “A Rewiring Life”: pairs well with pandemic

    One thing that may hold true about 2020 for just about everyone is that our plans were turned thoroughly upside-down, with the rug pulled out from underneath whatever momentum had been building. Suddenly, people were faced with a new kind of opening and the opportunity to reflect. We’veread more →

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    Hoogenboom crowned Mr. Roaring Fork 2021!

    Photos by Mark Burrows

    KDNK’s most rambunctious fundraiser returned on Saturday, June 5, with five contestants vying for the coveted title of Mr. Roaring Fork!

    Bedecked in bright, Carbondale-biker-gang colors, Krishna Thapa demonstrates his superior bike handling skills.

    Judge Rebecca Binion never stopped laughing that day.…

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    Satank neighbors celebrate redneck heritage

    An invite-only event exclusively for past, present — and sometimes future residents, the Redneck Olympics are usually held in June, and always in Satank.

    In May of 2017, I texted my neighbor, Mark Taylor, to get his water meter reading, as I did every month. Heread more →