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    'It ain’t dying I’m talkin’ about — it’s living'

    By Paula Mayer

    On Monday night, Dec. 6, a group gathered at the Third Street Center to watch Tim Wilson’s 2008 documentary “Griefwalker.” The evening was hosted by Rita Marsh of The Center for Human Flourishing (formerly Davi Nikent) and Akaljeet Khalsa, a local practitioner ofread more →

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    Long COVID and its treatment

    Among the more distinctive — and troubling — features of COVID-19 is the persistence of symptoms after individuals have recovered from the initial novel coronavirus infection. Formally called post-acute sequelae of SARS CoV-2, the condition has become more commonly known as “long COVID” or “long-haul COVID”; patients sufferingread more →

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    Basalt report: ‘AA’ rating kicks off bond sales, net zero gets a boost

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    At Basalt Town Council’s final meeting of the year, Dec. 14, Town Manager Ryan Mahoney reported that Standard & Poor’s global rating of ‘AA stable’ “was very successful,” and provided independent affirmation of Basalt’s fiscal policies over the last few years. 

    The… read more →

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    Two Rivers Community School applies for RFSD membership

    It was a full house, with standing room only, at the in-person Dec. 8 regular meeting of the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education at the district’s Carbondale office.

    Over 60 people, including Two Rivers Community School (TRCS) parents, teachers and students, were in attendance to… read more →

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    Scratching the surface of Crystal Valley politics

    By James Steindler

    The Crystal Valley may be a small part of the world, but its issues carry great significance, and passionate participants reverberate down through the Valley to Carbondale and beyond. The prized corner of the world counts on a community primed for solutions. 

    The… read more →

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    It's not just you — the holidays impact mental wellness

    By Josie Sanchez

    Mount Sopris glows with the softness of snow. The town is enveloped in whiteness, and iridescent lights illuminate Main Street at night. Laughter erupts as loved ones come together in celebration. Homes are adorned with Christmas trees, wreaths and green and red decor. There is… read more →

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    SoL Theatre returns to the stage with a holiday classic

    By Myki Jones 

    The Stage of Life Theatre Company (SoL Theatre) recently presented “Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story,” an adaptation by Jerry R. Montoya of the Charles Dickens classic. This was the nonprofit youth theater company’s first live performance since March of 2020, just beforeread more →

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    Learn to use — and recognize — the Signal for Help

    By Myki Jones

    The universal Signal for Help, a hand gesture that was created by the Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF), has been gaining traction across several social media platforms. 

    CWF is a nonprofit that focuses on aiding women, girls and gender-diverse people toread more →

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    Helping out the trout at Canyon Creek

    When the culvert was built in the ‘70s, planners knew it would be a problem for fish. The box culvert is two channels, each 10 feet wide and 300 feet long. It runs beneath Interstate 70 west of Glenwood Springs, connecting the cascading Canyon Creek with its final yards before… read more →

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    Colorado Wild Public Lands watchdogs land swaps

    Colorado Wild Public Lands (COWPL), based in Basalt, originated in 2014 in direct response to a controversial land swap known as the Sutey Ranch Land Exchange. Now complete, the deal saw the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) trade 1,369 acres south of Carbondale and 201 acres southwest ofread more →