Local Artist Captures Garfield County Pandemic Vignettes With Spanish-Language Storytelling Project

Carbondale-based visual storyteller Sylvia Johnson spent part of the pandemic working as a...

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As Summer Events Heat Up, Organizers Contemplate The Future Of Festivals In A Post Pandemic World

As more people get vaccinated and temperatures warm up across the country, people have nostalgia...

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Dry Conditions Mean The Roaring Fork Valley Is Ripe For Burning As Wildfire Season Approaches

Last year saw vicious wildfires tear through Colorado. That included the three largest blazes in...

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‘Ute People Are Alive, We Exist:’ Skyler Lomahaftewa Brings His Culture Home To The Rocky Mountains

Skyler Lomahaftewa is a Basalt resident and a member of the Uncompahgre band of the Ute tribe. In...

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Seasonal Closures Keep People Off Trails, But Provide A Refuge For Elk

The snow is melting, the days are getting longer, and skis are getting shelved in favor of hiking...

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A Basalt High School Senior Uses Her Voice To Raise Awareness About Sexual Abuse And Assault

Every year around this time high school seniors in the Roaring Fork School District present their...

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A Basalt High School Senior Uses Her Voice To Raise Awareness About Sexual Abuse And Assault

Every year around this time high school seniors in the Roaring Fork School District present their...

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Looking To Learn About Water Availability, Some Researchers Find Clues In The Dirt

When it comes to water in the West, a lot of it is visible. Snow stacks up high in the mountains...

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Looking To Learn About Water Availability, Some Researchers Find Clues In The Dirt

When it comes to water in the West, a lot of it is visible. Snow stacks up high in the mountains...

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Colorado State Historian Talks Ski History At Aspen Historical Society Event This Week

Dr. Duane Vandenbusche was designated as Colorado’s State Historian this past Colorado Day,...

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One Year After First Cases, Looking Back At The Pandemic In Pitkin County

There were a few days during the second week of Mar. 2020 when the coronavirus started to feel...

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Aspen Mayor Re-elected In A Landslide And Two City Council Candidates Win Majority In A Tight Race

T he votes have been counted for Aspen’s next Mayor and two city council members. The...

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Local Faces And Stories Illuminate the Impact Of Climate Change In The Roaring Fork Valley

If you find yourself wandering the streets of Aspen, Carbondale, or Glenwood Springs this month,...

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Digging Deep: The Years-Long Fight to Protect Glenwood Springs’ Tourism

Since 2018, Glenwood Springs community members have banded together to fight against Rocky...

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Digging Deep: Rocky Mountain Industrial’s Rocky Financial Future

Since its inception in 2015, Rocky Mountain Industrials, or RMI, has accrued tens of millions of...

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Digging Deep: Experts Assess Environmental Impacts Of Proposed Mine Expansion Near Glenwood Springs

When a mining operation spreads out across hundreds of acres, some environmental impact is...

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Digging Deep: A Long List Of Permits Stands In the Way Of RMI’s Mine Expansion

Taking a limestone mine from less than 20 acres to more than 400 is no small feat. Not only does...

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High Risk At High Altitude: The ‘Paradise Paradox’ And What It Means For Ski Town Mental Health

The Mountain West has some of the highest suicide rates in the United States. Colorado is no...

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Highlands Ski Patrol Director Mac Smith Gave Decades Of ‘Blood, Sweat And Tears’ On The Mountain

Aspen Highlands Ski Patrol Director Mac Smith passed the baton on Jan. 31 after 42 seasons on the...

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