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    Bountiful Basalt's Farmer's Market

    Photos by Raleigh Burleigh

    Basalt’s Sunday Market is back in action! A handful of this year’s vendors include:

    Jo Altmaier sharing her colorful work at Jo’s Little Art.

    Dustin Rowe of Dustino’s Pizza preparing wood-fired pizza with his portable oven.

    Tiffany Pineda, serving homemade cinnamon rolls…

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    HRHR advances its vision

    The rain could not keep High Rockies Harm Reduction (HRHR) Founder and Executive Director Maggie Seldeen, board members and volunteers from putting on the event. There was a silent auction with several items donated by local businesses, Seldeen led a Narcan training (Narcan is used to reverse an opioid overdose… read more →

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    Everyone gets a say on Ascendigo Ranch

    This week’s Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting lasted three days – a bit above average. Ascendigo Autism Services persists toward its goal to build the Ascendigo Ranch on Missouri Heights northeast of Carbondale.

    Keep Missouri Heights Rural (KMHR), an interest group created in opposition to constructing… read more →

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    Colorado coalition aims to protect bears

    One can imagine that for a hungry bear, emerging from hibernation or preparing to sleep for the winter, the temptations of civilization are difficult to resist. With human populations burgeoning in the West, urban sprawl encroaches increasingly into bear country, resulting in more frequent interactions.

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    Prepared and on high alert

    Fires break out, one after the other, and Coloradans know from the smoke in the air before hearing the news. The ongoing drought has deepened into what’s now the tenth driest year in the past 127, according to the National Integrated Drought Information System (drought.org). Already, wildfires areread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - June 24, 2021

    Delta variant

    Garfield County Public Health, together with Grand River Health and Valley View, hosted a press conference on July 22 to discuss trends that prompted the county to move back to “yellow” on the COVID dial. In summary, areas with lower vaccination rates are seeingread more →

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    Rams lax team has a winning attitude

    The Rams’ girls lacrosse team ended their regular season play with an 8–2 conference record, affording them a berth in last Thursday’s Class 4A state tournament opener in Lakewood. The Rams lost to Green Mountain by a score of 15-8.

    Rams co-coach Chelsea Robson said, despite the loss,… read more →

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    What teachers could teach about housing solutions

    In 2015, voters approved a major bond issue for the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD), which, in part, resulted in $5 million per community being dedicated to affordable housing units for teachers.

    After the bond’s approval, RFSD formed the School District Housing Advisory Committee, consisting ofread more →

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    Old ways colliding with the new

    Ranching as a way of life has been part of Carbondale’s DNA since before the town’s inception, but the culture is now stymied in the wake of a development surge. While the rodeo lot fills way-over capacity on Thursday evenings, ranching families that gave rise to the traditionread more →

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    Trail Notes - June 24, 2021

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    Trail Know-how

    Temperatures continue to rise, wind is persistent and precipitation is absent: Garfield, Eagle, Pitkin and Gunnison counties have instituted stage one fire restrictions for all state, federal, private, incorporated and unincorporated lands within their respective areas. Stage one fire restrictions… read more →