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    Crystal Meadows residents remain steadfast

    As COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up throughout Colorado, Crystal Meadows Senior Housing manager Jerilyn Nieslanik is heeding doctors’ advice and will continue to follow Garfield County public health officials’ guidance.
    All 79 residents received the second shot of the vaccine by the end of February. They continue to follow safety… read more →

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    Carbondale Fire acquires new equipment

    The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District (CRFPD) announced in mid-March that it had recently received shipment of five pieces of new fire-fighting equipment. Included were three fire trucks and two water tenders (tanker trucks).
    The fire trucks are replacing ageing equipment at the Marble, Redstone and Missouri Heights… read more →

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    Increased use equals increased care for local trails

    Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) opened project season registration to members on Thursday, April 1. Beginning April 16, the general public is welcome to sign up to help out too, for what communications and engagement manager Jacob Baker calls “our busiest project season probably ever.”
    Despite the pandemic,… read more →

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    Painting for Pride

    Walking past the Carbondale Recreation Center, you will notice a colorful addition to the sidewalk, a Pride flag, courtesy of Carbondale resident and Basalt High School (BHS) senior Hannah Miller.
    It is part of Miller’s Capstone project, a high school graduation requirement for students in the Roaring Fork School… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - April 1, 2021

    Wildlife Area Pass
    In response to a growing population and desire for outdoor recreation, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) announced a new Colorado State Wildlife Area Pass on sale May 1. Revenues from the annual pass — $36 with discounts for youth, seniors, and low income — will be… read more →

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    Celebrating and accepting differences

    By Betina Infante

    April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day and the focus for 2021 is to “Celebrate Difference.” This year, Carbondale-based Ascendigo Autism Services [Ascendigo] is at the forefront of a shift in approach from spreading awareness to promoting acceptance. Ascendigo, the Autism Society of America and several other… read more →

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    A toast to open space ag lands

    Pat Scanlon, co-founder of Woody Creek Distillers (WCD), would trial nine potato varieties in search of the perfect vodka potato. In so doing, WCD became the first lessees to grow vegetables on Pitkin County Open Space and Trails ag lands.
    “Of course it would be a Colorado potato,” Scanlon… read more →

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    Community pitches for indoor batting

    What’s that famous line from the film “Field of Dreams?” If you build it, they will come. In Carbondale, it’s — if you need to build it, we will come.
    Construction is underway on an enclosed 80 foot by 30 foot batting facility at Ron Patch Memorial Field’s southeast… read more →

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    Correlation between overdraft fees and income?

    Consumers near and far often reel from incurred overdraft (OD) charges in their checking accounts. It may seem reasonable to assume that those paying OD fees likely have less money in their account. That is not necessarily the case according to local bankers.

    Alpine Bank speaks candidly
    “The historical… read more →

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    Honoring women peacemakers

    “I was worried that people would say, ‘Oh gosh, I could never bring the whole Masai village back or anything like that!’ I want readers to see the tactics of these women so they can apply them on an everyday basis as ordinary people.”
    Paonia farmer and author… read more →