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Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) announced Wednesday it has raised enough money to complete a major project at the base of Red Hill in Carbondale.

The candidates for Carbondale’s Board of Trustees will be interviewed Monday night at the Third Street Center.

Carbondale Parks & Recreation

On Wednesday evening, Carbondale residents can say their piece about the prospect of a new town pool. The current pool is 40 years old...and acts like it.

Carbondale seeks to keep bears and trash separate

Feb 22, 2018

Carbondale’s Board of Trustees are discussing an array of options to keep bears out of trash cans.

Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District

On Dec. 28, 2017, the police and EMTs in Carbondale responded to two calls within 90 minutes of each other.

Courtesy of the Town of Carbondale

The Carbondale Public Arts Commission is seeking fifteen new outdoor street sculptures for the annual “Art Around Town” program.

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At their Tuesday meeting, the Carbondale Board of Trustees will discuss if they’ll officially allow people to drink alcohol in the street during First Fridays this summer.

Claire Woodcock / Aspen Public Radio

The national nonprofit Artspace was in Carbondale last week to help the town look into creating affordable living and work spaces for artists and arts organizations.

Courtesy of the Town of Carbondale

Carbondale’s state designated Creative District will conduct a housing feasibility study with the national nonprofit Artspace. The intention is to bring more affordable housing to artists in the town.

Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio News

An outdoor dance project out of Carbondale called “Letter to Congress: A WILD Sanity” advocates for the protection of public lands through movement. Now the group of artists intend on getting the film in the hands of our elected officials in Washington.

Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio News

Last week, Colorado Creative Industries, a state division in the governor's Office of Economic Development, announced it's going with Paonia over Carbondale for the region’s Space to Create initiative.

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Carbondale allows itself up to five retail pot shops, and, thus, five licenses are available. The town only has three shops open right now, which means less tax revenue.

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The town of Carbondale has applied for a grant with the potential to provide more affordable housing to creatives in the area.

Luis Yllanes, 43, is Carbondale’s newest trustee. He’s lived in Carbondale for two years and throughout the valley for eight.

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The Carbondale Board of Trustees is considering a new bill of rights — for the environment.

 

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Carbondale needs a new trustee; six applied before last Friday’s deadline.

Carbondale puzzles over childcare

Jul 18, 2017

A group of mothers, childcare providers, and representatives from local nonprofits met with Carbondale’s Board of Trustees Tuesday night. The group wants the town to make it easier to create daycare facilities.

Elise Thatcher

Carbondale has expected a new City Market for many years now, but the project has been kicked down the road again and again. This past Tuesday, it was delayed for the sixth time.

Elise Thatcher

Last week, Carbondale town trustees granted the new City Market project a sixth extension.

Town of Carbondale

To better cover operating costs, Carbondale raised utility rates on July 1.

Valley Roundup, June 30, 2017

Jul 1, 2017

 

The annual Aspen Institute Ideas Festival made local and national headlines all week, and there's plenty going on in the communities of Carbondale and Glenwood Springs. Speaking with News Director Carolyn Sackariason on Valley Roundup this week are Carla Jean Whitley, an editor for the Glenwood Post Independent via Skype, and Aspen Daily News Editor Curtis Wackerle and Aspen Times Managing Editor Rick Carroll in the studio.

 

 

 

Marci Krivonen

At about 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, first responders from Carbondale found three people who were safely out of their car and the river. There was, however, no sign of the car.

Thunder River Theatre Company up for 11 Henry Awards

Jun 20, 2017
Courtesy of Corey Simpson

Nominees for the 2017 Henry Award from the Colorado Theater Guild were announced Tuesday. The local results are as follows:

On Tuesday, the town of Carbondale entered into an agreement with Airbnb, the popular online short-term home rental service.

Carbondale Wild West Rodeo

Every Thursday from the beginning of June to the end of August, Carbondale’s Wild West Rodeo kicks off at the Gus Darien Riding Arena.

Carbondale's deceased homeless man identified

Jun 5, 2017
Carbondale Police Department

A man was found dead in Carbondale on Saturday night. Police are investigating what they’re tentatively calling an accident.

Public valley art gets the roundabout treatment

May 31, 2017
Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio News

In the valley, people are passionate about their roundabouts. Along with improving safety and traffic flow, roundabouts are also used as defacto gallery spaces. But with new public art popping up in these places so are questions and complaints.

Curated - May 29

May 29, 2017

This week on Curated, a sculpture was installed in Carbondale’s roundabout. The artist looks back and gives insight into the process for other sculptors. Plus, Basalt unveils a new series of temporary public art installations as a symbol of unity to the community.

Call for local artists for the 46th annual Mountain Fair

May 17, 2017
Riley Hutchens

Applications for this year’s Valley Artists’ Booth at the annual Mountain Fair in Carbondale are being accepted through Friday.

Carbondale police chief Gene Schilling acknowledged the town has seen a “spat of serious crime” over the past few years. There was a homicide and several armed robberies.

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