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    Questions linger following dismissal of Francisco case

    After nearly six months of litigation, the criminal case against Michael Francisco was officially dismissed. While that part of the matter is resolved, people are left wondering, what comes next?

    “The bottom line, as far as I’m concerned, are results, and this case was dismissed,”read more →

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    Honoring the night sky

    Every year, millions of birds migrate through our state. According to Colorado State University’s Dr. Kyle Horton, 80% of these flights occur at night when it is safest for birds to travel long distances. Increasingly, fewer birds survive this great migration and one of the primary causes isread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - May 20, 2021

    County Road 3

    On Tuesday, May 18, Gunnison County Commissioners met to sign a new resolution allowing OHV use on Daniel’s Hill with a “sunset provision,” meaning that the resolution will expire at the end of 2021. The provision will also direct commissioners to review theread more →

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    “Spring for Joy" with High Country Sinfonia

    High Country Sinfonia (HCS) presents “Spring for Joy,” a revival concert series, on the weekend of May 21 in Basalt, Carbondale and Aspen.

    HCS, founded in 2015 by President Wendy Larson, is a 22-member, all-volunteer string orchestra comprised of professional and semi-professional musicians who live inread more →

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    Restoring Rifle habitat

    As mountain meadowlarks called out, Lisa Tasker buzzed about Rifle Creek’s banks among a sea of small pink flags emerging from the ground. She delivered cottonwood, willow, rose, serviceberry, sumac sage, and oak saplings to be planted at each flag to about 30 shovel-bearing volunteers organized by Middleread more →

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    Fundraising made fun

    After a two-year hiatus in fundraising, Basalt Middle School (BMS) is excited to launch a new annual event – and it’s not selling magazines.

    Digging deep, Principal Jennifer Ellsperman references school values to explain their shift in fundraising efforts.

    “Fundraisers in the past [entailed]read more →

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    EPIC Performance Center opens in Basalt

    By Betina Infante

    The Aspen Clinic (TAC) expands its offer with a new, 2,400 square-foot EPIC Performance Center, which opened on May 10 in Orchard Plaza, next to RJ Paddywacks Pet Outfitter and Jaffa Middle Eastern Kitchen. The EPIC (endurance, performance, intensity & coaching) Performance Center will offer… read more →

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    Three RFSD teachers move on up

    Three Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) teachers and Carbondale residents move into assistant principal positions this fall.

    Cora Carballeira, known endearingly as Ms. Carb, is an eighth-grade science teacher at Carbondale Middle School (CMS) and will become Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) assistant principal this fall.

    Her… read more →

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    Testing water quality below Grizzly burn scar

    The Middle Colorado Watershed Council (MCWC) is a non-profit focused on protecting the Colorado River between the mouth of Glenwood Canyon, at the Garfield-Eagle county line, and De Beque. This 75-mile stretch of river passes through Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Silt, Rifle andread more →

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    Garfield County: Land use, near and far

    Commissioners tackled a light agenda this week and adjourned the public meeting within an hour and a half.

    To Boebert on Capitol Hill

    The meeting began with letters of support for legislation beyond their jurisdiction. Three of these letters were in response toread more →