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    Local educator to attend UN COP26

    Valley local and environmental educator Sarah Johnson is heading to the United Nations in Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th annual Conference of the Parties (COP26). Johnson is giddy with excitement and anticipation to attend the international event regarding climate change. 

    For 26 years, leaders from most of the world’s… read more →

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    Local teacher meets Dalai Lama

    Basalt Elementary dual-language educator Brittany Rose was selected among her peers to address His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a virtual conversation hosted on Monday night, Oct. 25.

    The opportunity came by way of the Compassion and Dignity for Educators project developed by the University ofread more →

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    Servers and students share nourishment

    On Wednesdays, 36-year old Jenny Elmore serves lunch to a noisy stream of Ross Montessori School (RMS) students. For two hectic hours, she places a slice of pizza and a cupful of iceberg lettuce on paper plates, and hands them across the counter to the hungry kids. Atread more →

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    RFSD board endorses "Yes" on 5B

    Voters in Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Re-1 will decide the fate of Ballot Issue 5B, a mill levy override that, if passed, will increase teacher and staff salaries and bolster the district’s retention and recruitment efforts. 

    On Aug. 25, the RFSD Board of Educationread more →

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    PSSWF helps bear cubs hibernate

    It’s the time of year again when bears are supposed to go into hibernation. Sometimes the long journey back to what should come naturally for them starts in Silt, at the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation (PSSWF). Director Nanci Limbach, who named PSSWF for her wildlife-loving grandmother, isread more →

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    GarCo report: Valley Meals fights for funding

    Once the Garfield County commissioners meeting commenced on Oct. 18, Mary Kenyon with Valley Meals and More, based in Carbondale, addressed the board.

    Valley Meals and More serves hot meals from local restaurants to roughly 100 senior citizens at their homes within, or near, Carbondale upread more →

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    CMC to offer new bachelor’s degree in 2022

    Colorado Mountain College’s (CMC) board of trustees has approved the addition of a new bachelor’s degree program. The Bachelor of Science in Ecosystems Science and Stewardship program is anticipated to start accepting students in August 2022, when the fall semester begins. Once the program is reviewed and approvedread more →

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    “Hoodwinked” unravels limitations

    “Hoodwinked” is a nonfiction book by Carbondale resident Larry Gottlieb. The title is derived from a word that means “to deceive or trick; to blindfold.” The work of this part-memoir, part-thesis is to remove that blindfold and welcome the reader into the myriad of possibilities existing just beyond their self-fulfilling… read more →

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    P&Z mulls “Downtown North” land-use changes

    Since early this year, the Carbondale Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has worked closely with consulting firm Cushing Terrell (CT) to update the Town’s 2013 Comprehensive Plan (Comp Plan). Five components of the plan were identified for review, one of which was the plot of industrial land known as Downtown… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt and Calendar - Oct. 21, 2021

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    Glenwood leaf drop

    Glenwood Springs residents are welcome to drop off their fallen leaves at the old rodeo grounds near the airport, anytime of day, through Nov. 30. Folks that utilize the drop-off must remove leaves from plastic bags and assure that no stones, litter,

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