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    Never fear, the Pour House is still here

    The iconic Carbondale saloon may be down, but it’s certainly not out. After 36 years, only a global pandemic could have caused the temporary shuttering of this quintessential watering hole and rodeo bar. 

    As long time owner Sue Rodgers confirmed, “The Pour House is here toread more →

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    The lady gets a lift

    Some call her the matriarch of Missouri Heights, others say she’s a queen of the valley, second only to Mt. Sopris.

    Any way you slice it, the one room schoolhouse on County Road 102 has a long and remarkable past. But, time took its toll, andread more →

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    State ACLU Director turns TRUU Minister

    When eight-year director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Colorado chapter Nathan Woodliff-Stanley announced in January that he would be stepping down from the position, he had no idea that a global pandemic was about to press pause indefinitely on his family’s plans for a cross-country move —read more →

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    The struggle continues along the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Oil is flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) despite a District Court ruling in early July to shut it down. Native Americans and their allies celebrated a long-awaited victory on July 5, after four years of protest and legal battles, culminating at Oceti Sakowin Camp (Seven Councilread more →

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    Local organizations help keep people connected

    It has become increasingly apparent that to feel safe, while COVID-19 looms, people will have to rely on technology for their social and professional means. Luckily, altruistic thinkers have sprung into action in order to make access and know-how more widespread. 

    Nowadays, an internet connection isread more →

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    Local high school rodeo star heads to nationals

    Take one part cowboy, add one part high school state rodeo champion, mix in a Missouri Heights ranching family and here comes Gus Carney, who is going into his senior year at Roaring Fork High School.

    Gus is a true rodeo whiz kid, heading straight toread more →

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    Drought draws parallels to Lake Christine Fire

    This summer’s drought has firefighters on the edge of their seats. On Independence Day weekend, “instead of wearing their regular duty pants… [firefighters] were wearing their wildland pants and their boots,” Roaring Fork Fire Chief Scott Thompson said. “That was all so they didn’t have to take tworead more →

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    Bonedale bars back in business

    A lazy hot afternoon might be a good time to kick back and enjoy a beverage of choice in the comfy environments of local taverns, outside or in.

    Most bars are open for business, except for several that are closed indefinitely including the Pour House, Blackread more →

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    What’s next for the Sopris Shopping Center?

    While rezoning Carbondale Center Place, LLC seemed like a no brainer, the long-term plans for the property gave trustees pause on July 14.

    The property currently hosts the Sopris Shopping Center and Sopris Self Storage: two different uses in different zone districts. The proposal before theread more →

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    Plan ahead for an abridged Mountain Fair

    Carbondale Arts will lose money on an event that’s usually its biggest fundraiser — and the inspiration for its foundation — but Director Amy Kimberly believes it’s worth it. 

    “Ultimately, the fair does not really belong to us, it belongs to the community,” she said. “Inread more →