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This week, a talk on Domestic Violence offers a glimpse into the “minds of angry and abusive men.” It’s led by Jason Brewer, whose patients are convicted offenders, ordered by a judge to attend counseling.

All residents of the Roaring Fork Apartments in Basalt were evacuated Tuesday. A water line broke and flooded the first floor of the building, according to Basalt Town Manager, Ryan Mahoney.

 

He reported seeing water damage to at least one apartment, but said no one was hurt.  

 

 

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A winter with low snowpack and a dry, hot summer combined to create the second-worst water year on record for Colorado.

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Only one river in Colorado is designated Wild and Scenic, the nation’s highest protection for rivers. The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, which ensures that designated rivers remain free-flowing, celebrates 50 years today.

 

The U.S.-North Korean summit this summer was unprecedented. But did it lead to North Korea winding down their nuclear program? Chris Hill, a former ambassador to South Korea, says no; even though North Korea isn’t in the headlines right now, the regime is still a threat.

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  Monday is the deadline to file a nomination petition to run for mayor of Snowmass or city council.

First Draft: Bernice McFadden

Oct 1, 2018

Bernice McFadden is the author of nine critically acclaimed novels including Sugar, Loving Donovan, Nowhere Is a Place, The Warmest December, Gathering of Waters (a New York Times Editors’ Choice and one of the 100 Notable Books of 2012), Glorious, and The Book of Harlan (winner of a 2017 American Book Award and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Fiction). She is a four-time Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist, as well as the recipient of three awards from the BCALA. Praise Song for the Butterflies is her latest novel.

The Lake Christine Fire tested how prepared Eagle County is for natural disasters, and now the county is updating its hazard mitigation plan.

Welcome to the beginning of another week in the Roaring Fork Valley! This is Week in the Arts, a curated list of upcoming exhibitions and events.

From choosing a new governor to figuring out exactly what a special district is, voters have a lot of tough decisions to make on this year’s midterm ballot.

 A tax that provides funding for 70 public health nonprofits in the valley expires this year. Ballot measure 1A asks Pitkin County voters to keep it alive.

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An internet outage earlier this week also disrupted cellular service because the two are intertwined.

Stepping Stones is dedicated to cultivating strong mentoring relationships in community spaces for youth ages 10 to 21 to foster growth, compassion, and responsibility. They believe that positive adult mentors are critical for healthy development. Kristin Nelson, founder, Kyle Crawley, Executive Director, Jonathan Greener Assistant Director, and Shannon, a youth at Stepping Stones, discuss Stepping Stones history and the importance of community spaces for youth in the Roaring Fork Valley. 

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A small wildfire broke out Thursday in the Holland Hills area near Basalt. Officials believe it started because of an electrical issue.

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Almost 45 years ago, a small plane carrying a family to Aspen crashed outside of Glenwood. Mark and Andy Godfrey, 11 and 8-years-old at the time, were the only survivors. They were stranded for three days and two nights in the frigid mountains.  After their rescue, they rarely discussed the crash.

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“Equus” is the story of Alan Strang, a teenage boy who cuts the eyes from six horses. The provocative play opens Friday at Carbondale’s Thunder River Theatre Company.

 On Tuesday, the Basalt Town Council sent developer Tim Belinski and his proposal for the Pan and Fork property back to the drawing board. The councilmembers at the meeting all disapproved of the plan, but for different, even contradictory, reasons.

Hosts Christin Kay and Zoe Rom bring you the week’s news from the Roaring Fork Valley.

Mountain Family Health Centers

The federal government recently recognized Mountain Family Health Centers for its services.

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Carbondale artists say they need affordable housing and studio space to help them stay in town. Nonprofit Artspace is working with the town and the creative district to buy land and build units. They’ve surveyed local artists on their housing needs. On Tuesday, Artspace presented the results to the town’s board of trustees.

 

 

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