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    BOCC buttons up final 2021 agenda

    The Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meetings are available on the Garfield County website for those who wish to view the meetings in their entirety. Following are but a few highlights from the Dec. 20 regular meeting. 

    DHS approvals

    Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Sharon Longhurst-Pritt had… read more →

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    Zipfit reboots in Carbondale

    While Zipfit’s headquarters is still parked in a garage in Aspen, the custom ski boot liner company recently moved the daily operations to what Managing Director Chris Dominick and Brand Manager Jeff Colt affectionately call their “shredquarters” in Carbondale. 

    On a chilly morning last week, the two men squired… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Dec. 23, 2021

    Served up

    The Sopris Sun’s website temporarily went down late last week. We appreciate everyone who called, emailed and texted to let us know. Thanks to Titan Digital migrating our files to a new server, we are now back online… though some bugs persist. If you encounter any issues, please… read more →

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    Dr. Gary Knaus hangs up his stethoscope

    As he sees his final patients, Dr. Gary Knaus isn’t one to romanticize the past. Sure, he has many fond memories from his 43 years practicing family medicine in Carbondale, but he also remembers each bad prognosis, personal struggle or mental health issue the era didn’t equip him to treat.read more →

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    Relying on a wild river: Reflections from the Crystal watershed

    Editor’s note:
    Water supply, climate change and the Colorado River seem to be in the news constantly. The West’s major reservoirs have reached record lows and scientists have released discouraging forecasts for future supplies. This article seeks to provide local context for these headlines by reviewing the state… read more →

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    Trustees commit new pool to April vote

    The Board of Town Trustees tackled a full agenda at their Dec. 14 meeting.

    During “trustee comments,” Trustee Ben Bohmfalk mentioned that the town’s Bike, Pedestrian & Trails Commission fell short of a quorum at their last meeting. Bohmfalk took the opportunity to encourage community members to join a town… read more →

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    Winter farmer’s market provides local delights

    Carbondale Art’s annual Deck the Walls Artisan Market will also feature a winter farmer’s market this year, on Dec. 18 (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Dec. 19 (from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at The Launchpad.

    Alongside the work of 55 local artisans filling the Deck… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt/Community Calendar: Dec. 16, 2021

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    Letters to Santa

    Need to let Santa know how good you’ve been this year? What about that perfect gift? The Carbondale Recreation and Community Center has installed a special mailbox with express delivery to the North Pole, open through Dec. 20. Be sure to sign

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

    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 of the healing arts, who recentlyread 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 →