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    Defiende's new director continues old traditions

    To bring a piece of foliage indoors during the darkest days of the year; it’s a tradition that has taken many forms over millennia. 

    What we call Christmas trees today signal back to pre-Christianity, with the Celts, Vikings and Egyptians all honoring evergreens — symbols of eternal life —… read more →

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    The Chocolate Chef

    Photos and text by Jane Bachrach

    Mark Burrows is spending most of his time in the kitchen these days and it’s beginning to pay off. He quickly outgrew his kitchen at home (this page), and now practically lives in his commercial kitchen in Willits (right page) where he makes chocolate… read more →

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    A deadly stretch: Highway 82 like a 'mini-interstate'

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    Troopers with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) are focused on preventing death, injuries and traffic mayhem on Highway 82’s 45-mile stretch from Glenwood Springs to Aspen, until at least the year’s end. The increased patrols come in response to CSP’s several years’ worth of vehicular crash… read more →

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    Preserving history and filling bellies

    By James Steindler

    The Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) had their first regular meeting of the month and addressed a plethora of agenda items. As a reminder, all BOCC meetings are available to stream during or after the fact on the county’s website: www.garfield-county.com

    At the Dec. 6 meeting,… read more →

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    Much more than just flowers

    It’s the end of another busy day for the Susan’s Flowers & Artisan Boutique staff. The shop is closed, but the bustle and cheer inside haven’t stopped — the telephone is still ringing and a final tidying up of displays commences. All is in step with the holiday season’s hectic… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt - 9 de diciembre

    Electric road show

    On Dec. 11, CLEER, Garfield Clean Energy, Xcel Energy and Grid Alternatives are putting on an eclectic vehicle road show at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle. Attendees can test drive a variety of electric vehicles. Under a Xcel Energy rebate, income eligible people can qualify for… read more →

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    STRs narrow housing options for long-term residents

    By James Steindler

    With companies such as AirBNB and VRBO settling into communities around the world during the past decade, many townships are pushed to address issues arising from short-term rentals (STR). Carbondale trustees are scheduled to discuss just that during a public work session on Dec. 21.

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    Luis Yllanes to lead 5Point Film

    On Nov. 29, 5Point Film announced Luis Yllanes would become their new executive director.

    Yllanes, who will take the reins at 5Point Film on Dec. 22, is leaving his position as chief operating officer at the Aspen Art Museum (AAM), where he has served in various roles for the past… read more →

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    Warhol fever in the RFV

    By James Steindler

    When it comes to an artist as prolific as Andy Warhol, two galleries can be filled with his works and set to launch at the same time. Next to the countless Polaroids Warhol snapped and saved throughout his career, his creations were equally boundless, spanning… read more →

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    A portrait of friendship

    The Powers Art Center sits on a hill above Highway 82 at mile marker 13, about a mile upvalley from the Highway 133 intersection. There, at the top of the winding dirt road, sits a jewel: a Colorado-red sandstone building, like a ruby, in a setting of sage,read more →