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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - May 13, 2021

    Youth art

    Aspen Art Museum’s “Teen Curators” exhibits are on display. Glenwood Spring High School presents “Everybody Has a Story to Tell,” a show curated by Annika Bucchin, through May 14. Meanwhile, Rifle Public Library shows Lily McCann-Klausz’s “What Does Gender Mean to You?” with additional submissions open… read more →

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    Season D sports extend into June

    At the beginning of April, the Colorado High School Activities Association forwarded a statement to all member schools that they were in consultation with the Colorado Office of Civil Rights to extend Season D sports and events.

    As Season C sports concluded, two weeks ago, practices for Season… read more →

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    Bear-roping and jewels at Four Mile B&B

    I am certain that I have driven past Four Mile Creek Bed & Breakfast more than 100 times, often at the maximum allowable speed limit. However, that changed recently when I stopped in to visit with owners Jim and Sharill Hawkins. My visit resulted in much more thanread more →

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    Carbondale Report: Tobacco tax boosts services to support regional youth

    All Carbondale trustees were present at the regular meeting on May 11.

    Items on the consent agenda included accounts payable. Items of considerable expense were $50,360 for trash services, $17,329 for Crystal River restoration work and $7,500 for the second quarter payment to Garfield County Housing for management… read more →

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    Basalt Report: Redevelopment proposed for long-vacant building

    By Todd Hartley

    A big rumor about a hot topic in downtown Basalt was quietly confirmed at Tuesday night’s Basalt Town Council meeting, but anyone tuning in late to the proceedings is likely to have missed it.

    “We should make sure people are aware that,read more →

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    Introducing: Trail Notes

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    The season for volunteer trail work has begun! In collaboration with Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV), The Sopris Sun will keep readers updated about ongoing projects, trail conditions and opportunities to volunteer outdoors! Registration for upcoming work days is at: rfov.orgread more →

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    George Weber: inspired by students’ enthusiasm

    George Weber is the long-time music teacher at Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS). This conversation was edited for length.

    Q: Where are you from?

    A: I was born in Denver and spent most of my early childhood there. When I graduated from high school, I was playing… read more →

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    Post-burn, life returns at Hanging Lake

    Peak summer heat. Drought and Code Red winds that had brawled with billowing skies of black, gray and amber. Fifty square miles of wildfire shut I-70 down for thirteen days. Between the recent Lake Christine Fire, COVID, global warming and species collapse — the 2020 Grizzly Creek Fireread more →

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    Commissioners get serious about multicultural outreach

    Garfield County Commissioners, at a work session on May 4, welcomed New Castle Councilwoman Crystal Mariscal to assist with bringing to fruition a campaign promise made by Commissioner Mike Samson.

    The idea to form a Garfield County Latino Outreach Group/Coalition or Council of Diversity came aboutread more →

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    We need native plants and they need us

    By Nancy Peterson

    On March 25, in a unanimous bipartisan vote, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution designating April 2021 as National Native Plant Month. Although the month is behind us, it’s not too late to get behind the resolution.

    So, what’s aread more →