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    A deadly stretch: Highway 82 like a 'mini-interstate'

    Troopers with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) are focused on preventing death, injuries and traffic mayhem on Highway 82’s 45-mile stretch from Glenwood Springs to Aspen, until at least the year’s end. The increased patrols come in response to CSP’s several years’ worth of vehicular crash data, requested by the… read more →

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    Preserving history and filling bellies

    The Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) had their first regular meeting of the month and addressed a plethora of agenda items. As a reminder, all BOCC meetings are available to stream during or after the fact on the county’s website:

    At the Dec. 6 meeting, the commissioners approved… read more →

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    Much more than just flowers

    It’s the end of another busy day for the Susan’s Flowers & Artisan Boutique staff. The shop is closed, but the bustle and cheer inside haven’t stopped — the telephone is still ringing and a final tidying up of displays commences. All is in step with the holiday season’s hectic… read more →

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    Electric road show

    On Dec. 11, CLEER, Garfield Clean Energy, Xcel Energy and Grid Alternatives are putting on an eclectic vehicle road show at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle. Attendees can test drive a variety of electric vehicles. Under a Xcel Energy rebate, income eligible people can qualify for… read more →

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    STRs narrow housing options for long-term residents

    With companies such as AirBNB and VRBO settling into communities around the world during the past decade, many townships are pushed to address issues arising from short-term rentals (STR). Carbondale trustees are scheduled to discuss just that during a public work session on Dec. 21.

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    Luis Yllanes to lead 5Point Film

    On Nov. 29, 5Point Film announced Luis Yllanes would become their new executive director.

    Yllanes, who will take the reins at 5Point Film on Dec. 22, is leaving his position as chief operating officer at the Aspen Art Museum (AAM), where he has served in various roles for the past… read more →

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    Warhol fever in the RFV

    When it comes to an artist as prolific as Andy Warhol, two galleries can be filled with his works and set to launch at the same time. Next to the countless Polaroids Warhol snapped and saved throughout his career, his creations were equally boundless, spanning from the time he… read more →

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    A portrait of friendship

    The Powers Art Center sits on a hill above Highway 82 at mile marker 13, about a mile upvalley from the Highway 133 intersection. There, at the top of the winding dirt road, sits a jewel: a Colorado-red sandstone building, like a ruby, in a setting of sage,read more →

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    Learning about 'the power of place' at Marble Base Camp

    Last week when Brian Hightower took down the white canvas tents and tucked the Chapin Wright Marble Base Camp in tight for the winter, he did so knowing that the site’s unofficial purpose had finally achieved permanence. The 47-acre camp, located two miles from Beaver Lake at 9,500 feet… read more →

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    Internet satellites inundate the skies

    It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… Elon Musk? Looking skyward at night, there’s a chance you’ll see a very distinct string of satellites orbiting the globe. If you’ve happened to spot them already, then a light may be going off in your head and hopefully this article can… read more →