Willits

  • Locations: News Published

    Sustainable buildings sprouting in Willits

    On Thursday, June 30, Amanda Poindexter helped organize a tour of the electrical buildings in Willits for both U.S. Green Building Council members and the general public.

    After a brief meet and greet, the tour explored two buildings. The first was The Hub, which is primarilyread more →

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    Basalt Report: Councilors dream up care center in Willits

    The necessary quorum of four out of seven Basalt town councilors were present at Tuesday night’s regular meeting and dispatched their agenda in an hour. Mayor pro tem Ryan Slack filled in for Mayor Bill Kane, who was absent.

    Three conceptual designs by Land+Shelter in Carbondaleread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    ‘Missing middle’ vyes with low-income rentals

    Basalt Town councilors heard a lengthy introduction to preliminary plans for a 155-unit residential subdivision in Sopris Meadows that raised philosophical questions about the town’s “missing middle class.” Project developer Michael Lipkin’s firm, Possumco, LLC, presented its application for the build out of Sopris Meadows’ Parcel 5 on 12 acres… read more →

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    Bagels, bagels, bagels

    According to some people (particularly from the East Coast), the Roaring Fork Valley has generally been lacking in fresh and tasty bagels. Open Sesame seeks to fill that niche as a perfect breakfast, or lunch, stop with a variety of bagel sandwiches, spreads and pastries.

    Speakingread more →

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    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: Columns, Opinion Published

    Carbondale Marketplace aka Willits 2.0?

    Opinion by Frosty Merriott

    For two decades and through two public referendums, many of us in Carbondale — think Town Mothers or simply citizen activists — struggled and labored, marched and met to have development along Highway 133 done right. We wanted just the right development,read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Live music returns at TACAW

    The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) is returning live music to the people. The first of many live outdoor shows at the nonprofit venue took place on July 10 with Ecuador/Denver-based indie artist Neoma performing a lively set to a full audience. The concert was aread more →