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Carbondale’s Environmental Board wants the town’s trustees to ban single-use plastic bags from all town businesses.

 

The Environmental Board cites a 2016 survey in which the respondents overwhelmingly favored banning single-use plastic bags.


On a recent afternoon, Jeff Blevins left Sopris Liquor and Wine in Carbondale with a bottle of vodka in a brown paper bag.

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Lynn Goldsmith is a conceptual artist, best known for her work photographing celebrities. For almost twenty years, she’s been a part-time resident in Old Snowmass, and she’s had her personal collection of rock photography on display at The Lynn Goldsmith Gallery in Basalt.

Next year, she’s packing it all in and heading to Nashville.

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Colorado's new minimum wage, $10.20 per hour, went into effect Jan. 1. That's $0.90 higher than last year.

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Discussions and negotiations for a new City Market in Carbondale have gone on for a decade, and the grocery chain keeps kicking the can down the road.

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  Kroger, the company that owns the City Market grocery chain, is planning a new grocery store in Carbondale. On Monday, the company was supposed to submit a handful of documents to the town. Instead it sent a letter, asking for a 150-day-extension.

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.

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.

 

 

 

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The offerings along Aspen’s shopping strips aren’t exactly what you would find on the weekend chore list; a new Tesla showroom on the Cooper Avenue Mall comes to mind.

Clark’s Market shuts down for a full renovation

Mar 24, 2016
Barbara Platts

 Clark’s Market in Aspen shut its doors today for an entire store remodel which will take 10 to 12 weeks to complete.

Valley Roundup 3-4-16

Mar 4, 2016

  Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Joining me this week are Randy Essex, editor of the Glenwood Post Independent, Andy Stone, columnist for the Aspen Times and Curtis Wackerle, editor of the Aspen Daily News.

The Carbondale Town Trustees this week approved a new City Market that will be larger than the one that’s there now and will include a fuel station.

Cdale to get new City Market, fuel station

 

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  Carbondale’s planning commission will have a public hearing this month about whether to allow a new City Market is on Highway 133.

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

Will Carbondale get a new City Market? The development proposal is laid out at a packed public meeting.

Changes are in the works for an overcrowded midvalley intersection.

The Aspen Skiing Company is hoping to attract visitors from countries where more people are spending money on winter sports, like China.

The number of hospital beds for the mentally ill is dismal, especially on the Western Slope.

A Denver-based musician known for his contemplative folk songs visits Aspen.

Hunt scraps lodge project on Main Street

Aug 19, 2015

One of Aspen’s gas station will not be torn down for an affordable lodge. Aspen Public Radio’s Carolyn Sackariason reports.

Developer Mark Hunt on Wednesday officially withdrew his Base 2 lodge project, even though it was already approved by Aspen officials. Instead, he will submit a new application for a two-story commercial building. That’s to replace the Conoco on Main Street, across from Carl’s Pharmacy.

New City Market proposed again for Carbondale

Jun 24, 2015

On Tuesday night, Carbondale elected officials began discussing a proposed new City Market in town. Town Trustees decided to waive a layer of community review of the project.

Federal investigation underway in Mid-Valley

Mar 25, 2015
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A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security confirmed special agents with the department were in the Mid-Valley this week. Federal vehicles were seen in the Willits and El Jebel areas.