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    Mindfulness series

    Author and mindfulness coach Jessica Barnum teaches “energetic alignment” through gentle yoga, breathing techniques, meditation, wellness tips and journaling. The series is free and continues through August and September at the Glenwood Springs Library on Mondays and at the Carbondale Library on Thursdays.…

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    Pikas versus climate change

    When out hiking in the Rocky Mountains, you are likely to see, or at least hear, an American Pika. These cute little furballs look like a cross between a mouse and a baby rabbit; and if they weren’t wild, could very possibly replace hamsters and guinea pigs asread more →

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    Trail notes: Alpine approaches done right

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV)

    Trail know-how … 

    As summer temperatures allow for access into the high alpine for backcountry travel, it is important to be aware of the vulnerability of the plant communities that comprise these unique tundra ecosystems. In average years, snowpack holds… read more →

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    Local author earns literary praise

    Author Kelsey Freeman was awarded the 2021 Colorado Book Award for Creative Nonfiction in June for her first book, “No Option But North.” Freeman grew up in the Roaring Fork Valley and graduated from Colorado Rocky Mountain School in 2012. She now lives in Bend, Oregon, where she works… read more →

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    Checking in at the GarCo jail

    The Garfield County Detention Facility (GCDF) was built in 2001 and lauded as state of the art. According to its current management, there has never been an escape from the compound; they were quick to point out that Ted Bundy broke out of the old county more →

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    Cultivating place with Jennifer Jewell

    With a planet and society in flux, many find themselves seeking a deeper understanding of the world around us and our place in it. If this is you, join ACES at Rock Bottom Ranch on Wednesday, August 11, at 6 p.m. The Jessica Catto Dialogue series presents authorread more →

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    Rethinking reading and writing

    In 2018, Sparkle Nation Book Club (SNBC), a literary arts collective founded by artists and writers Gabrielle Rucker, Precious Okoyomon and Diamond Stingily, was formed in part to “challenge academia’s notions of reading and writing” and open a dialogue “of how to ‘properly’ obtain, share and utilize knowledge.”read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - July 29, 2021


    Special meeting

    Glenwood Springs City Council convenes for a special meeting on Thursday, July 29, at 6 p.m. to discuss annexation and rezoning for 214 Center, a field behind the West Glenwood Mall. A large number of people commenting on the proposal is anticipated, both…

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    All's Fair

    Exemplary of the joyous and supportive vibe that predominated the 50th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair, limbo co-winner Ben Armstrong (who ended up in crutches) is hoisted into the air by co-winner David Vasquez. 

    Contest winners


    Ben Armstrong and David Vasquez

    2. Anna Jasmine


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    Chasing cans

    Love of competition, need for speed and control, a sense of community. These are the backbone of barrel racing, a Women’s Pro Rodeo sanctioned event dating back to Texas rodeos in the 1930s.
    This summer, Carbondale’s own five-year-old Teagan Rice has competed in three Junior Barrel Racing events at… read more →