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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 9, 2021

    Climate action

    CLEER will host a community forum at the Third Street Center on Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. to update residents on the Town of Carbondale’s climate actions and progress to date. Local experts will present and participant input is welcome for specific action steps as they… read more →

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    Local farm aspires to global impact

    Glimpses of bright, reflective ribbon shine out from between dense masses of green at the Wild Mountain Seeds greenhouse. These silver and neon orange ribbons are strung around plants that look healthy, green and bear a robust fruit. Around the flagged plants, others wilt and brown, struggling to grow.… read more →

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    Riding into the wreck

    It was the summer of 2019 and I was sitting in the grandstand at Gus Darien Arena. The first round of ranch bronc riding was underway. A bronc came flying out of the bucking chute and took that cowboy clear across the arena. A man on horseback roderead more →

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    Hanging Lake trail damage closes public access

    Damage from recent debris flows closed the Hanging Lake trail for the remainder of 2021 and work to restore the trail could continue into 2023. Thankfully, the area’s ecology is showing signs of a quick recovery. According to White River National Forest hydrologist Justin Anderson, “We saw intenseread more →

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    RFHS fall sports return

    Roaring Fork Rams Sports (listed times are varsity games)

    Last week’s scores – L=loss, W=win, (score)

    Girls volleyball, Aug. 26, L – Coal Ridge (3) @ Roaring Fork (0)

    Girls volleyball, Aug. 28 Tournament, L- Soroco (3), Roaring Fork (0)

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    5Point

    The 5point Film Festival board of directors has voted to postpone their flagship festival, previously scheduled for Oct. 13 through Oct. 17. Based on ever-shifting conditions around in-person indoor gatherings due to COVID-19, the event is delayed until April 2022.

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    RFSD responds to staffing and salary concerns

    During a special meeting on Aug. 25, the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education unanimously approved a mill levy override (MLO) proposal. RFSD voters will decide, on the Nov. 2 ballot, whether or not to approve a property tax increase that will provide additional funding forread more →

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    Habitat and working ranch conserved near Carbondale

    On Tuesday, Aug. 31, a handful of giddy Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) staff members gathered at the Coffman Ranch, 1.5 miles east of downtown Carbondale. They were there to celebrate the organization’s purchase of the verdant property from longtime owners Rex and JoAnn Coffman.

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    Bill Morrow’s sculptures find home

    “I have absolutely no fear of dying.” Bill Morrow, 75 years old, stepped inside from working on a 2002 Buick Rendezvous to join The Sopris Sun by phone. “I’m actually looking forward to the opportunity. But I can’t do it until this sculpture is gone.” Morrow refers toread more →

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    Sex ed 2.0: student-led

    When high schoolers feel they’re only scratching the surface of a subject, it’s not every day that they’ll fill the void themselves and take their education into their own hands. Three recent graduates from the valley decided to advocate for their peers and create a more comprehensive sexread more →