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Spring into spring with Bonedale Ballet

Apr 7, 2017
Courtesy of Coredination & Bonedale Ballet

This weekend, student dancers and professionals will take the stage at the Bonedale Ballet studio for a series of spring performances.

Courtesy of U.S. Forest Service

The U.S. Forest Service plans to burn up to 500 acres near Avalanche Creek today and this weekend, if the weather conditions allow.

Carbondale examines employee salaries

Mar 27, 2017

In 2014, the Town of Carbondale wanted to know if they were paying their employees enough. They hired HR-consulting firm, Mountain States Employers Council, who determined they were not.

Consensual Improv returns to Carbondale

Mar 23, 2017
Courtesy of Thunder River Theatre Company

Thunder River Theatre Company presents an evening of comedy with Consensual Improv this Friday.

Indivisible Roaring Fork

One of the 4,500 or so groups organized in response to Trump’s election met this past Sunday in Carbondale.

Carbondale’s lodging tax sets a new record

Mar 7, 2017
Carbondale Chamber of Commerce

The town of Carbondale’s lodging tax increased 17 percent between 2015 and 2016. The five years between 2011 to 2016: 109 percent.

The two men who are suspected of robbing a convenience store at gunpoint last week in Carbondale have safely been taken into custody.

Aspen Public Radio News

During the winter months, an all-women’s soccer league plays in Carbondale on Friday and Saturday nights. The skill levels range, and the ages do, too. Passion for the game, though, is pretty consistent.

Schools reopen after threat is deemed noncredible

Feb 9, 2017

 

The Roaring Fork School District has lifted the lock out placed on area schools early this morning.

Carbondale’s idling ordinance begins

Feb 5, 2017
Photo from Flickr user, Simone Ramella

The town of Carbondale’s idling ordinance went into effect on Sunday. Cars and trucks that idle for more than two minutes are now subject to a fine.

Aspen Public Radio News

At Valley Meats in Carbondale, four men sit on their lunch break in complete silence, starting at their phones. The valley’s only local, Spanish-language radio station plays in the background: La Tricolor, 107.1.

Carbondale has a new trustee

Jan 24, 2017
Aspen Public Radio

Carbondale’s Board of Trustees spent hours on Tuesday night vetting candidates for their vacant trustee seat. They landed on a Carbondale native.

Valley Roundup for Morning Edition, Jan. 20, 2017

Jan 20, 2017

Law enforcement agencies and elected officials up and down the valley are looking at alternative ways to combat mental illness issues that are becoming public safety concerns. Joining News Director Carolyn Sackariason on Valley Roundup this morning are Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent, Madeleine Osberger, contributing editor for the Aspen Daily News, and Roger Marolt and Andy Stone, both columnists for the Aspen Times.

You can hear more of the conversation on Valley Roundup at 3:30 p.m. today on Aspen Public Radio.

 

Carbondale's trustee applications are in

Jan 15, 2017
courtesy photo

Applications are in for Carbondale’s Board of Trustee seat. Current trustees opted for an application process, over an election.

Carbondale Arts

The 37th annual Valley Visual Art Show begins Friday night at The Launchpad in Carbondale.

Mountain Edition - January 5, 2017

Jan 5, 2017

On this week’s Mountain Edition, hosts Alycin Bektesh and Wyatt Orme present a compilation of the week’s news.

Shoppers now pay Colorado sales tax when they make online purchases.

Although Carbondale Arts has been around since 1974, they're not slowing down. The organization is developing some exciting projects. Executive Director Amy Kimberly and Board Chair Pam Rosenthal discuss the organization's upcoming plans.  

Carbondale’s BOT will appoint new member

Dec 13, 2016

Carbondale’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday night to appoint a new trustee.

In June 2016, Carbondale became a designated Colorado Creative District, a big deal for the town of Carbondale and a huge accomplishment for Amy Kimberly, the Executive Director of Carbondale Arts. Kimberly and Corey Simpson, the Executive Artistic Director for Thunder River Theatre Company and member of the Carbondale Creative District Governing Council, discuss the importance of the designation and the long-term vision for Carbondale and its creative professionals, organizations, and businesses.  

Carbondale Arts Executive Director Amy Kimberly discusses the deep-rooted history of Carbondale Arts and how it has evolved from Carbondale's Mountain Fair into the multifaceted organization it is today. Board Chair Pam Rosenthal also contributes. 

In Carbondale, a push for shorter idling time

Dec 5, 2016
Aspen Public Radio News

Now that cold temperatures have settled into the valley, motorists are letting their engines run longer. Carbondale has its eyes on this issue.

Valley Meats is a butcher shop in Carbondale, off of Highway 133. The clientele is mostly Latino. Spanish is mainly what you hear once inside.

Valley Roundup for Nov. 11, 2016

Nov 11, 2016
Barbara Platts/Aspen Public Radio

Welcome to a Valley Roundup.

 

The results are in from Tuesday’s election. We talk nationally, regionally and locally about how ballot issues and candidate races shook out.

Local 2016 election results are in 

So, what does a Donald Trump presidential win mean for the Roaring Fork Valley?

Impact of Trump’s election echoes around the valley

Richardson wins Carbondale mayoral race

Nov 9, 2016

  Dan Richardson won Cabondale’s mayoral contest, earning over 50 percent of the vote.

Three information kiosks will be stationed at the Launchpad, The Third Street Center, and later at The Village Smithy today. More will be installed next year.

 

The stations will provide information about creative businesses and hotels, as well as local events. It’s part of an effort to promote Carbondale’s Creative District. It’s a state designation that helps fund and support creative economies.

Valley Roundup for Oct. 7, 2016

Oct 7, 2016
Barbara Platts/Aspen Public Radio

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Patrick Fort / Aspen Public Radio

After a month of interviewing candidates over the last month, Carbondale’s Creative District Governance Council has been formed.

Sloan Shoemaker, Executive Director of Wilderness Workshop, and Will Roush, Conservation Director of Wilderness Workshop, discuss the organization's role in conserving and protecting public lands today and what the future holds. Challenges include overpopulation and climate change, but the Workshop remains optimistic.

Visit www.WildernessWorkshop.org for more information and links to events and membership. 

Patrick Fort / Aspen Public Radio

Corey Simpson became the executive artistic director of Carbondale’s Thunder River Theatre Company this past summer. Since then he’s had to wear many hats. The group is producing their first play of the season, ‘Jekyll and Hyde’.

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