COVID

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Trump’s theme song

    “Have you been vaccinated?” the hostess asked me. She was wearing a pink and orange striped jumper with a crocus fascinator set jauntily on the side of her head.

    “Sure.” I said, thinking of all the shots I’d had over the years: Hepatitis A, Yellow Fever, that one year I… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Grupo operativo de emergencias en Carbondale va más allá del COVID

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte 

    Todos los administradores asistieron a la reunión ordinaria del 12 de abril.

    Como de costumbre, la reunión de la Junta Directiva de Carbondale comenzó con comentarios públicos de personas que no están en la agenda (no hubo ninguno), seguido deread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Jan. 20, 2022

    Celebrating school boards!
    January is School Board Recognition Month. Every year, the Roaring Fork Schools takes this opportunity to publicly thank our board members for volunteering their time and talent on behalf of our schools. 

    Board members have an incredibly important and challenging job — a job that… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Basalt Town Council signs off on new micro bus service

    In its first regular meeting of 2022, Basalt Town Council approved a resolution to ratify, continue and declare a local disaster emergency due to COVID-19. “Here we go again,” said Town Manager Ryan Mahoney.

    Tuesday night’s passage of the measure was unanimous and, for public health reasons, required that meetings… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    School quarantines take a toll

    The first hour of the Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Monday, Jan. 10, was taken up by one public comment item not on the agenda: school quarantines. 

    Jill Edinger is a parent of three. She appeared with two other parents of children who attend St. Stephens… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    COVID outbreaks at schools teach hard lessons

    When Ross Montessori School (RMS) closed on Nov. 15 due to a coronavirus outbreak among staff and students, the school tallied 56 infections since Oct. 11, with 12 active cases. In the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) weekly Outbreak Report, the RMS count stood at 61. Even… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    Un tsunami de discapacidad

    El diagnóstico de COVID agudo puede no presentar síntomas, pero los síntomas graves requieren hospitalización o la muerte. Entre el 10-30% de las personas con COVID agudo terminan con lo que se conoce como “COVID prolongado”, o de larga duración con síntomas que pueden complicar la vida, sin importar la… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    RFSD habla de vacunas y comunicaciones bilingües

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    La reunión de la junta de educación del distrito escolar de Roaring Fork (RFSD) del 27 de octubre, llevada a cabo a través de Zoom, se centró en las implicaciones de la vacuna COVID-19 de Pfizer para los niños de cinco a once años. Además, la… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    RFSD discusses vaccines and bilingual communications

    The Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education meeting on Oct. 27, held via Zoom, focused on the implications of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11. Also, the board discussed a bilingual communications plan for the district to address federal requirements to provide language access for… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Bibliotecas de GarCo amplían sus servicios

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    La noticia en el boletín de octubre del Distrito de Bibliotecas Públicas del Condado de Garfield (GCPLD) fue emocionante: la ampliación gradual del horario en las seis sucursales de la biblioteca, a partir de noviembre. Este anuncio se esperaba desde hace casi dos años.

    A principios… read more →