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    Hit the trail with CMC

    Colorado Mountain College (CMC) is slowly and carefully navigating the rough waters of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
    To help students figure out what’s going on, CMC has issued a Fall 2020 Trail Map loaded with detailed information and guidelines. It’s going toread more →

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    Are testing and tracing for the virus enough?

    Neither Carbondale nor Basalt have ordinances requiring a business to close if it has a specific number of positive COVID-19 test results from employees. And Garfield and Eagle counties don’t either.

    “That’s because each business has a different set of circumstances,” explained Garfield County Chief Communicationsread more →

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    Coping with the coronavirus is especially difficult for our neighbors with autism

    To many of us, the prolonged disruption to our routine was somewhat appreciated. Backyard improvements and walks close to home sufficed for a nice break from the structure of day to day life. However, for someone living with autism or other cognitive disabilities, a change in routine canread more →

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    Sinkhole repaired, northbound CO 133 restored in Carbondale

    Northbound traffic on Colorado Highway 133 in Carbondale is back to normal. Today the Colorado Department of Transportation repaired a large sinkhole located just south of the intersection of CO 133 and Main Street, near Mile Point 68. Crews filled, tamped down, capped, and paved the sinkhole, which measured… read more →

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    Carbondalian aims to compassionately address opioid addiction

    Margaret Fay Seldeen — who also goes by Maggie, Mugsy or Mugsy Fay — is taking a step back from music and the Creative District in Carbondale to pursue her passion: fighting opioid addiction here in the Roaring Fork Valley.

    Seldeen sees every individual’s story asread more →

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    Increased power and internet outages disrupt virtual life

    “CenturyLink has indicated a possible problem in calling 9-1-1 in the Roaring Fork Valley.”

    Look familiar?

    Subscribers to Pitkin County emergency alerts may have seen this message via text and email on May 27. 

    “Any time the internet is out, home phoneread more →

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    Backcountry travel in pandemic times

    The rivers are up, the wildflowers are blooming, and the hummingbirds are zipping by, which can only mean one thing: backcountry season is finally here!

    Before trekking off into the great unknown, perhaps now would be the time to brush up on those backcountry skills toread more →

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    Local police outraged at Floyd’s death

    That’s the consensus of those in law enforcement from Carbondale, to Basalt and Garfield County (GarCo). The chiefs from police departments up and down the Valley expressed anger over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed, handcuffed black man.

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    Weather and microclimates in the Roaring Fork Valley

    Coloradans often say, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait.” But, there’s much more to the weather here than just time.

    Home to several microclimates, the valley’s weather is like a roller coaster on steroids.

    Up in Missouri Heights, north of Carbondale atread more →

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    COVID-19 pares the Fair

    A fair like no other is how Carbondale Arts executive director Amy Kimberly describes this year’s 49th Carbondale Mountain Fair. “We’re looking at smaller bursts of joy throughout town,” she said.

    First and foremost, Sopris Park is not a venue this year for music, vendors, orread more →