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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Dec. 1, 2022

    Avalanche Creek

    Avalanche Creek is now closed for the winter season. The road is closed to vehicles, and humans are not allowed north of the road. The entire area is closed to dogs. Since 1996, the seasonal closure has been implemented to protect wintering bighorn sheep, elk and mule deer.… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Nov. 10, 2022

    Spruce up The Sun

    Time flies, doesn’t it? Break out the art supplies, it’s nearly time for our annual “Spruce Up The Sun” cover illustration contest! This year’s theme is: Travel Through Time. The contest is open to local kids from pre-kindergarten through high school. Details to follow.

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Nov. 3, 2022

    Charge Ahead

    Clean Energy Economy for the Region (CLEER) is offering free assistance to tap into the state’s latest $3 million round of grant funding for electric charging stations. The Charge Ahead program provides grants to cover up to 90 percent of the cost for installing chargers in workplaces, apartment/condo… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Oct. 27, 2022

    Carbondale history

    This Saturday, Oct. 29 from noon to 4 p.m., is the last chance for history buffs to peruse local artifacts and watch “old school” reels at the Dinkel Mercantile Museum and History Theater before the Carbondale Historical Society buttons up the cabin for the winter. The museum, located… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Oct. 6, 2022

    Equitable nutrition
    The Safe an Abundant Nutrition Alliance (SANA) recently received a $420,000 grant from the Colorado Health Foundation. SANA has a mission to reach the most underserved community members in Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin counties by providing access to healthy and nutritious food resources. SANA will use the… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 29, 2022

    Sculpt a spud

    The 113th Potato Day, themed “Marble Mash” in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Memorial, kicks off Friday, Sept. 30, with a Community Contra Dance at the Third Street Center. See this week’s community calendar for a schedule of additional Potato Day events. Care to… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 22, 2022

    Farewell, El Jebel

    On Friday, Sept. 16, the White River National Forest released a draft decision approving the sale or lease of its 30-acre administrative site near El Jebel. According to Aspen-Sopris District Ranger Kevin Warner, selling or leasing the land will provide the agency with funds toread more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Sept. 15, 2022

    Carbondale Grant
    The town of Carbondale is accepting applications for funding through its community grant program. For those interested and who have not already applied, there is no time to waste. Applications are due this Friday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. Large regional nonprofits can request up to $500,… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 8, 2022

    Growing business

    The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade has announced new financing options for small business owners across Colorado looking to start, restart or restructure a business. In partnership with eight lenders, the state will provide loans under $150,000 with “favorable terms and interest rates.” Lenders have… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 1, 2022

    Seasons changing

    The nights are getting colder, as Mt. Sopris’ winter mantle dwindles down to small patches of snow. When will Mother Mountain don a fresh coat? Send your guess to news@soprissun.com with “Sopris Snow” in the subject line for the chance to win a $25 gift certificate courtesy of… read more →