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    The cat with nine tales

    Ever wonder what your cat is thinking?

    Jane Bachrach did. So, she decided to write a children’s book series, “The Witty Kitty,” which chronicles the adventures of her adopted cat Jango. It’s full of the feline’s insights and observations about how the animal and human worlds relate or… read more →

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    Henna beasts and where to find them

    Heather Craven’s Henna Beasts weren’t conceived as a product; they were a way to entertain her son with hidden pictures and tales.

    “They have fantastical stories,” she explained. “There’s a theme of personal evolution.”

    The project itself has evolved. At first, it was just a portfolio of… read more →

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    Meyer masters myriad media

    Looking to breathe new life into that empty wall space this holiday season? Interested in gifting a unique piece of valley art to an out-of-town friend? Then look no further than Basalt-based artist Sarah Jeanette Meyer!

    A former CRMS art teacher, Meyer brings the outdoorsread more →

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    Let Them Roar plays for a cause

    Let Them Roar is quite a powerful name for a group of musicians who take on the challenging goal of supporting social causes like the Colorado Sanctuary Movement.

    The sanctuary movement began in the early 1980s to provide safe-haven for Central American refugees fleeing civil more →

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    Our Town: Chris Hassig draws, DJs and dances

    The Sun is conducting series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week we caught up with Chris Hassig, who’s art should be familiar to you — if nowhere else but in theread more →

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    Creative collaboration makes the cut

    Carbondale’s connection with award-winning filmmaking is closer than you might think. In a second-floor office at CoVenture, you will find award-winning film editor Krysia Carter-Giez and director Stefano Da Frè sifting through hours of film footage for their newest collaboration titled “The Day I Had To Grow Up.”read more →

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    White Hill road is only for cemetery access

    The “no trespassing” sign isn’t working.

    Too many people are used to making the walk up White Hill, having a pleasant chat with Paul Nieslanik and heading down without ever visiting the cemetery that is the only official reason for the public to venture pastread more →

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    Trustees put rabbits back on the menu

    Although the agenda item for the Dec. 17 trustee work session wasn’t just about Matt Kennedy and his rabbits, it certainly was the catalyst.  Kennedy was cited over the summer for having far more than the three rabbits currently allowed under code. He has pushed trustees toread more →

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    Rehabilitation isn’t just for humans

    Meet Kiba, a handsome two-year old border collie-mix, a big, 75 pound guy. He’s a happy pup, full of vim and vigor, but he has a serious congenital condition known as hip dysplasia.

    His was so severe that, even at his young age, surgery was neededread more →

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    Carbondale Arts teams up with Kroger for art installation

    One local artist will get a chance next year to make Carbondale’s new City Market a little more unique. It’s a part of parent-company Kroger’s Art Program that’s putting public art in new stores around the country. “In 2015, [Kroger] decided to do local arts projects for allread more →