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    Sopris Lodge delivers on convenience

    Sopris Lodge in Carbondale officially opened to residents on July 7. Located at 295 Rio Grande Avenue, just north of True Nature Healing Arts and next to the Rio Grande Trail, it consists of one building with 27 independent living apartments. With 24 memory care and 23 assisted living… read more →

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    Community, meet the police

    The first-ever Carbondale Police Department (CPD) Citizen Academy was quickly renamed the “Community Academy” so as not to deter folks without U.S. citizenship from participating. That change-up was the result of input given by the first members of the academy — and was one of many suggestions takenread more →

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    Seeds of change sown in Silt

    On a hot summer afternoon, one of many with temperatures fixed above 100 degrees in Silt, six high school students worked diligently to complete a harvest before taking their lunch beneath a large cottonwood tree at the edge of Highwater Farm.

    “It’s the best summerread more →

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    Decolonizing Ilex vomitoria

    From examining the names of streets and professional sports teams, to reconsidering what statues are displayed in public, the U.S. has arrived at a historical reckoning point. The colonial narratives of our past undoubtedly left their mark on the present and now the question is, what do weread more →

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    It's all of us – 50 years of fair

    Amy Kimberly, Carbondale Arts (CA) executive director and Mountain Fair director, shared that the first-ever gallery exhibition of the history of Mountain Fair, currently on display in The Launchpad’s R2 Gallery, “has been years in the planning.”

    Kimberly explained many of the items in the exhibitionread more →

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    Workers needed near and far

    It’s no secret, there is a deficiency in the labor pool. It is a nation-wide trend and the Roaring Fork Valley is no exception. Walking down Main Street in Carbondale, it’s hard not to notice the “help wanted” signs taped to the windows of popular restaurants.

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    Redistricting public hearing comes to Carbondale

    The Colorado Independent Redistricting Commissions (CIRC) will be hosting a public hearing in Carbondale on Saturday, July 31, at 11 a.m. in the Community Room at the Third Street Center. The hearing allows community members to learn more about the redistricting process and to have input during aread more →

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    Golden moments make history

    The Carbondale Mountain Fair would not be the same without KDNK; in fact, it’s how some folks tune in for the fair each year — even before virtual attendance was in style. For the 50th anniversary, fair gurus conferred and decided to mash up some highlights from historic recordings… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - July 22, 2021

    Leadership opportunity

    Wilderness Workshop is looking for the next director of Defiende Nuestra Tierra, leading Latino outreach in defense of public lands. Founding director Beatriz Soto will be joining Conservation Colorado to lead Protégete, a similar program that is statewide. Details about this full-time job, withread more →

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    Solarize Garfield County: a booming success

    Solarize Garfield County (Solarize), an initiative of Garfield Clean Energy (GCE) first reported in the Sun’s March 17 issue, has been a huge success, surpassing all expectations. The initiative sought to increase the number of residences in the county with rooftop solar power generation through incentives like below-marketread more →