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    Jackson Emmer to release 22 songs in 2022

    It started out as one song per month; twelve new singles that Jackson Emmer wanted to release during the year. Then his wife suggested doing 22. “All the best ideas come from Olivia [Emmer’s wife],” he observed to The Sopris Sun. And so, the 22 singles in 2022read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Feb. 10, 2022

    Downtown Liquors

    The longstanding Main Street Spirits liquor store, at 389 Main Street in Carbondale, recently changed ownership. The new owners, Ryan and Janie Pratt, retitled the business “Downtown Liquors on Main” and are eager to welcome the 21-and-up community. 

    Poster contests

    The 51st Carbondale Mountain Fair poster contest… read more →

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    Mark Clark bids adieu to CRMS

    Mark Clark came to the Valley as a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed 25-year-old, and he hasn’t changed much since. His laugh has carried through the halls and meadows of Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) and now echoes off the Grand Tetons — at least for part of the year.

    Clark recently retired… read more →

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    Carbondale Report: Trustees split over yard waste collection

    Tuesday’s meeting saw all trustees in attendance besides Erica Sparhawk. The meeting began with student of the month awards, approval of the consent agenda and comments by trustees. 

    Next was a public hearing for an application for a new retail marijuana store called Goodflower, to be located at 1101… read more →

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    Garfield County Report: Mystery Ranch proposal introduced

    Garfield County Commissioners took nearly seven hours to address the agenda at their Feb. 7 meeting. For more information about the agenda, an assortment of attachments, and a recording of the entire meeting, visit www.garfield-county.com

    The latter part of the meeting included topics pertaining to community development. During a… read more →

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    Sisu: like your life’s cup of coffee

    “‘Sisu’ is a Finnish term and it means ‘enthusiasm, spirit, drive.’ All of the ingredients that you think of getting yourself going and being happy about what you’re doing and challenging yourself, that’s what ‘sisu’ is,” explained Elliot Norquist, Mount Sopris Nordic Council board member and trails/grooming manager. “‘Sisu’ is… read more →

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    TRTC delivers two art forms at once

    It’s a rare occurrence for Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC), or any theater, to have two openings in the same week. In this case, only one of the two is a theatrical opening. Still, for TRTC, it’s a first worth celebrating.

    A theatrical performance, “Circle Mirror Transformation,” opens on Thursday,… read more →

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    Ragged Mountain Sports lands back on 133

    All settled in and ready to go, Ragged Mountain Sports has moved into its new location at 810 Highway 133 in Carbondale, behind Dollar Tree. For the team, it feels just like home.

    “It’s so exciting to be in space that actually fits Ragged again,” owner Aisha Weinhold said.

    Ragged… read more →

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    MANA Foods local market makes moves

    The Polynesian-word “mana” evokes “the powers of nature embodied.” In other words, “supernatural” — as proclaimed by the signage welcoming grocery shoppers to MANA Foods’ new location in Carbondale. Independently, the word also has biblical roots meaning “nourishment from God.”

    The goal of MANA Foods, as stated by store manager… read more →

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    Trophy hunting ban bill dies in committee

    That was fast. Senate Bill 31 — a measure that would have prohibited trophy hunting of mountain lions, bobcats and lynx in Colorado — was introduced in the state legislature on Jan. 12 and, less than 30 days later, died in committee. The state Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee,… read more →