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    Roaring Fork Rams prep for Season C

    Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) began practices this week for the Season C sports of football, girls volleyball, and boys soccer.
    The 2020-2021 high school sports calendar was modified by the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, splitting the school year into four… read more →

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    Ride dirt, not mud

    As temperatures increase with the approach of spring, so does the amount of mud on our local trails. Unlike trails in some other parts of the country, where soils are loamy and use of trails during wet conditions isn’t a problem, many trails in the Roaring Fork River Valley have… read more →

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    Carbondale Report - March 11, 2021

    Regular Trustee Meeting, March 9

    Student of the Month awards were presented to Jack Dahl and Manuela Perez.
    Mayor Dan Richardson shared a statement regarding the Michael Francisco case, emphasizing that an independent and internal review of what occurred will be conducted after the final resolution of the municipal… read more →

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    Justice takes its time in Francisco case

    Michael Francisco appeared for another hearing in Carbondale Municipal Court the afternoon of March 8. It culminated in yet another continuance — the third of a series since Jan. 11.
    Expecting a large turnout, which they were right about, the Town of Carbondale limited attendance to 25 people… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - March 11, 2021

    Kinder registration
    The Roaring Fork School District has opened online kindergarten registration and offers in-person registration on April 16. Children must be five years old on or before Oct. 1, 2021 to enroll in kindergarten for next school year. To register in-person, parents can go to the school they… read more →

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    A look inside: local schools one year into pandemic

    Few will forget the tumultuous week of March 9, 2020. Americans had witnessed cases of COVID-19 rapidly proliferate across the country and around the world. On March 10, Governor Polis declared a state of emergency after the presence of COVID was confirmed in Colorado. The outbreak was designated a global… read more →

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    WRNF explores aspen forest management

    The White River National Forest (WRNF) is seeking public comment on a proposal to manage aspen forests. The project cites declining aspen forests due to drought, insects, disease, wildfire suppression, and browsing pressure.
    The WRNF’s motivations for preserving and expanding aspen forest-types include “their scenic value, the important wildlife… read more →

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    My kid could do that ...

    Aspen Art Museum’s youth art expo, “Still Lifes and Works from Home,” provides a unique window into the imaginations of our local youth, one year into the pandemic. This exhibition features 400 artworks by K-12 students from Aspen to Rifle speaking to three basic prompts: “somewhere or someone you miss,”… read more →

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    Winter sowing

    Decades from now, we’ll look back on COVID as a chapter of planting the seeds for more Time; a time of slowing down and of reconnection. Of more front porch time, of long walks time, and of more authentic Nature time. 

    In these slower moments, did you happen to notice… read more →

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    A closer look at Pitkin County Open Space and Trails

    “If you want to walk in the grocery store and buy something that was grown locally, that tastes good, then you’ve got to invest resources in protecting the land base.”
    This is the vision and mission of Acquisition and Special Projects Director Dale Will, with Pitkin County Open Space… read more →