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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 →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - August 25, 2022

    CORRECTION: John Colson and Anne Sullivan’s farewell potluck is on Wednesday, August 31 at 6 p.m. in Sopris Park.

    Carbondale Arts leadership

    Carbondale Arts announced on Tuesday, Aug. 23 that Jamie Abbott has been hired as the organization’s next executive director. Abbott is described in the press release as “a… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Aug. 18, 2022

    Safety tip

    When building your go-kit, think about if there are any special items you may need such as prescription medication, infant diapers and formula or pet supplies. Other items to think about can be found at www.ready.gov/build-a-kit

    Penny Hot Springs

    Pitkin County is requesting public input on two… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt and Community Calendar - Aug. 11, 2022

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    Safety tip
    If you have to evacuate, you may not be with your family; so, know how to contact each other if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar. Consider your family’s specifics — including children, those with functional needs and pets.

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    Scuttlebutt & Community Calendar - July 28, 2022

    Social justice

    On the fifth Sunday of each month, the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist congregation hosts a speaker on the topic of social justice. This Sunday, July 31, the guest will be Jorge Montiel, lead organizer of the Mountain Voices Project. The service will be held at 10 a.m. in-person… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Community Calendar - July 21, 2022

    Film buffs anonymous
    Last year, Aspen Film received nearly 3,000 short film submissions for Aspen Shortsfest. This year, even more submissions are expected! You can help narrow down the selection (and earn a full festival pass) by volunteering as a pre-screener. This involves watching between 10 and 25… read more →