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    ‘Golden age of documentaries’ finds favor in film series

    “We are in the golden age of documentaries,” declared Erika Mallin, executive director of the Aspen Institute Arts Program, as evidenced by the fact that documentary film is the most-watched genre across all movie streaming platforms.

    On July 25 and Aug. 1, the Aspen Institute Artsread more →

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    Great Expectations, rebranding and revitalizing

    In recognition of its expanding services, Family Visitors Program (FVP) has changed its name to Great Expectations.

    Rebranding for the Glenwood Springs-based nonprofit, founded in 1983, was announced in May by Executive Director Andrew Romanoff, with reassurance that its mission — “to strengthen and empower families,read more →

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    5Point’s first-ever pitch event

    In a much-anticipated event at last weekend’s 5Point Adventure Film Festival, the first-ever 5Point Adventure Filmmakers Pitch Event was christened.

    Ryan Ernstes was announced as the winning filmmaker at the Saturday night film program. The award ensures Ernstes’ film “Diagonal” will have its premiere screening at next year’s… read more →

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    A.O. Forbes’ odyssey to CRMS

    A.O. Forbes is retiring from teaching, having completed his 33rd year at Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS), a school he attended and graduated from in 1969.

    To encapsulate Forbes’ legacy — as a teacher, coach, mentor, husband, father and grandfather — in one newspaper article, ledread more →

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    5Point Film Festival is a crowning jewel

    The 5Point Adventure Film Festival is one of the multifaceted jewels in the adventure film festival crown, which includes Mountainfilm in Telluride, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in California and the Banff Mountain Film Festival in Alberta, Canada.

    Luis Yllanes, who took over as executiveread more →

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    Addressing Colorado's last-place mental health finish

    On March 2, the Colorado Legislature introduced House Bill 22-1278 (HB 1278) to create the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA). This cabinet-level state agency would take on issues at the center of Colorado’s torn and tattered mental health care system.

    The bill outlines the duties and responsibilitiesread more →

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    Bookworms find cozy digs at Carbondale bookstore

    Yes, you read that right. Carbondale has a bookstore again. White River Books is located on Second Street, between Main Street and the Rio Grande Trail.

    Owner Izzy Stringham said, since welcoming her first customers on March 3, “pretty much everyone is over the moon thatread more →

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    Aspen Strong offers much-needed ‘Time to Talk’

    Aspen Strong’s mental health peer support group, “Time to Talk,” began in December 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by “providing people with a space to come, connect and talk about whatever they’re going through. To find a space where they could share their stories openly and find… read more →

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    More than 'the thrift store'

    If you have ever gazed up from the doorway of the building located at the corner of Third and Main in Carbondale, you will have spied a blue sign with yellow lettering that reads: Rebekah Lodge.

    Many locals know it as the Near New or, more informally, as… read more →

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    Two Rivers Community School to join Roaring Fork School District

    On Jan. 12, the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the Two Rivers Community School’s (TRCS) application for district authorization, moving them one step closer to becoming an RFSD-member school.

    TRCS opened in 2014 in Glenwood Springs as a K-8 charter school… read more →