Carbondale

  • Locations: News Published

    Trustees dive into new pool prospects

    The first regular meeting of the Board of Town Trustees (BOTT) in the new year saw the full board in attendance, masked and in-person.

    With the exception of one item, the consent agenda was approved with little discussion. This included accounts payable with approved community grants, authorization for the town… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt and Calendar - Jan. 13, 2022

    SCUTTLEBUTT:

    Cannabis gives

    LivWell Enlightened Health, a cannabis manufacturing company, donated $60,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Colorado toward its affordable housing construction efforts. The funding came from LivWell’s customers who participated in the business’s “Round Up” campaign. Since Colorado’s stay-at-home order went into effect, LivWell has offered…

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    The flipside to the short-term rental debate

    By James Steindler

    There are two sides to every coin and, following the Carbondale trustees’ Dec. 21 work session addressing Community First Carbondale’s (CFC) proposal to regulate short-term-rentals (STR), a flip-side presented itself.

    In response to the work session, a contingent of people inread more →

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    Sopris Lodge at Carbondale Job Fair

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    Sopris Lodge at Carbondale, a beautiful new retirement community in the Roaring Fork Valley, will host a one-day job fair on Tuesday, Jan. 11, where hiring managers will fill various full and part-time open positions.

    Job seekers who have a passion for helping seniors and want to make a difference…

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Year-end reflections from Mayor Dan

    For as long as I can remember, my goal in life has been to change the world — for the better. I started off my career focused on clean energy and sustainability in the built environment because it was the most interesting way for me to change the world. After… read more →

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    Year in Review 2021: When was normal?

    Dec. 21, 2020 —
    a grand conjunction between planets Saturn and Jupiter, on the solstice, signaled the beginning of “a new epoch,” in the words of Sopris Sun columnist Whitney Will (Sun Signs), “that will see us through until the year 2219.” Year one of that nearly
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  • Locations: News Published

    Winter farmer’s market provides local delights

    Carbondale Art’s annual Deck the Walls Artisan Market will also feature a winter farmer’s market this year, on Dec. 18 (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Dec. 19 (from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at The Launchpad.

    Alongside the work of 55 local artisans filling the Deck… read more →

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    Much more than just flowers

    It’s the end of another busy day for the Susan’s Flowers & Artisan Boutique staff. The shop is closed, but the bustle and cheer inside haven’t stopped — the telephone is still ringing and a final tidying up of displays commences. All is in step with the holiday season’s hectic… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    STRs narrow housing options for long-term residents

    By James Steindler

    With companies such as AirBNB and VRBO settling into communities around the world during the past decade, many townships are pushed to address issues arising from short-term rentals (STR). Carbondale trustees are scheduled to discuss just that during a public work session on Dec. 21.

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    Trustees narrowly approve lot split, among other action

    The latest Board of Town Trustees meeting saw all trustees in attendance, plus much of Town staff. It was a momentous meeting that included approval of a contract to hire Lauren Gister as the Town’s next manager. Gister was selected through a process led by national recruiting firm Columbia ltd.… read more →