James Steindler

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    School quarantines take a toll

    By James Steindler

    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… read more →

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    BOCC buttons up final 2021 agenda

    By James Steindler

    The Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meetings are available on the Garfield County website for those who wish to view the meetings in their entirety. Following are but a few highlights from the Dec. 20 regular meeting. 

    DHS approvals

    Department of Human Services (DHS) Director… read more →

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    Los satélites de Internet inundan los cielos

    Por James Steindler

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte 

    Es un pájaro, es un avión, es… ¿Elon Musk? Si miras al cielo por la noche, es posible que veas una serie de satélites en órbita alrededor del mundo. Si ya los ha visto, es posible queread more →

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    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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    Internet satellites inundate the skies

    By James Steindler

    It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… Elon Musk? Looking skyward at night, there’s a chance you’ll see a very distinct string of satellites orbiting the globe. If you’ve happened to spot them already, then a light may be going off in your head and… read more →

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    Cody Owen and inner ability

    By James Steindler

    Donald Clinton Owen more commonly went by Cody, a nickname he picked up while serving in Vietnam. Cody positively influenced people and institutions within the Roaring Fork Valley before passing away in 2009; his spirit lives on through those he loved and the differences he made.

    His… read more →

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    GarCo Report: What in the census?!

    By James Steindler

    Following roll call and the pledge of allegiance, Commissioner Tom Jankovsky congratulated the Roaring Fork Rams soccer team for bringing home the state championship trophy. 

    2020 census

    Subsequently, Community Development Director Sheryl Bower introduced Colorado State Demographer Elizabeth Garner who presented trends based on the recent… read more →

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    Wolf reintroduction moves forward

    By James Steindler

    The road to reintroducing gray wolves in Colorado stretches on, circling back to Glenwood Springs, for the second time since mid-summer, for a public Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) meeting on Oct. 27.

    The SAG meetings, which occur monthly at various parts of the state, are open to… read more →

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    Shedding light on inter-generational trauma

    By James Steindler

    “For Trees so Tall” is a recently published memoir written by Carbondale resident Jess Jacobson. It is her first published book. The story follows her life, as well as her family members’, and the shared experiences will resonate with people that have endured intergenerational trauma. 

    Jacobson… read more →

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    Local educator to attend UN COP26

    By James Steindler

    Valley local and environmental educator Sarah Johnson is heading to the United Nations in Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th annual Conference of the Parties (COP26). Johnson is giddy with excitement and anticipation to attend the international event regarding climate change. 

    For 26 years, leaders from most… read more →