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    Tobacco tax approved, Kane takes Basalt Mayor

    A sizable majority of voters in Carbondale’s municipal election supported taxing tobacco products — with 924 in favor of the measure and 381 opposed, according to unofficial results.

    Beginning July 1, it represents a sales tax increase of four dollars per pack of cigarettes or 40read more →

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    First Friday goes virtual

    Carbondale’s First Friday celebration will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. April 3 on the Thunder River Theatre Company’s ThunderStream. Connect with places you like, hang with friends you love, discover new spots, experience art and culture and — most of all — participate in community. read more →

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    RFOV promotes art through your window

    Take a moment, right now, to look up from this article and peer out of the nearest window. What do you see? Perhaps, if you are privileged enough, you have an expansive view of Sopris; or maybe, you just witnessed a neighbor enjoying a brief moment of respiteread more →

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    Watching is for the birds

    If you’re itching to take a walk on the wild side, look no further than your own backyard, for that’s where you’ll find the fascinating world of birding.

    It’s spring, so birds are coming back from their winter vacations down south and are eager to returnread more →

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    Victory Gardens see revival during stay-at-home order

    While emptying shelves in the grocery store seem to be filling shoppers’ supply of anxiety, backyards are starting to look more like opportunities.

    Echoes of WWII’s Victory Garden initiatives are ringing through the chambers of social media outlets and garden supply phone lines during COVID-19, nationallyread more →

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    Roaring Fork Family Physicians plans for pandemic

    Dr. Chad Knaus wrapped up his tour of critical access hospitals and disaster zones and rejoined his Roaring Fork Family Practice just in time to apply some of those same skills right here in Carbondale.

    “I had about three weeks of getting back into the rhythmread more →

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    Retired pulmonologist answers the COVID-19 call

    “The pneumonia vaccine, although it won’t reduce the risk of getting coronavirus, could lessen the incidence of bacterial pneumonia, a critical complication.”

    That is the professional opinion of Dr. Clifford Zwillich, a pulmonary disease and internal medicine specialist who lives in Missouri Heights with his wife,read more →

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    RFSD offer grab-and-go meals to all kids

    Roaring Fork School District will provide free, nutritious meals to all children during the upcoming school closure beginning Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 17. All children 18 years of age and under will receive one breakfast and one lunch per day regardless of where the child attends school. This… read more →

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    Utility workers and services make life at home possible

    Whether you, reader, are consuming this local news via the internet or a hard copy of the paper, I’m willing to wager that you are reading it at home. While the nation scrambles to find normalcy under the utterly abnormal circumstances brought on by COVID-19, communities are learningread more →

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    Silverstein slowing, not stopping

    The little package of candy may still be on the counter at the Carbondale Post Office, and the music might still be playing on the boom box donated by KDNK, but Marty Silverstein won’t be there.

    Silverstein, who has worked at the post office in Carbondaleread more →