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Volume 4, Number 40 | November 15, 2012
Carbondale was a snowy place on Saturday morning but most folks did not seem to mind. Meanwhile, up at Spring Gulch southwest of town, Nordic skiers were not yet making any tracks but cows from Bill Fales and Marj Perry’s cattle drive did leave imprints on Thompson Creek road. Photo by Julie Albrecht
Skating rink planned for park at Fourth and Main By Lynn Burton Sopris Sun Staff Writer
arbondalians will enjoy one more outdoor diversion this winter as the town plans to install a pondstyle skating rink at the Fourth Street Plaza park on Main Street. “Weather permitting, we will unveil the rink during the ‘Light Up Carbondale’ event on First Friday in December,”said Carbondale Recreation Center Manager Eric Brendlinger. “The rink will be a family-friendly experience for skating only, with no stick sports like hockey or broomball allowed.”
The town will also put in an ice rink at the rodeo grounds east of town as it has for the past several years. Brendlinger said the idea for a new rink came up after the most recent Parks and Recreation Committee meeting. “The idea is to create that ‘New York’ feel of a downtown ice rink — lit up and festive.” He joked, “If this all works it was my idea. If not, I will have to blame it on someone else!” The property at Fourth and Main Street is privately owned and sees lots of summer action with music events and other activities. Brendlinger said the cost will be minimal be-
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cause the town will use part of the old rink liner from the rodeo grounds and the boards and hardware from the former in-line rink at North Face park. The in-town rink is experimental and will be weather dependent. It will measure approximately 45-feet by 70-feet, will have lights and be open from noon until the lights automatically go out at 9 p.m. Brendlinger said 4 to 6 inches of water will be put down as a base for the non-refrigerated rink. The top two inches of ice will be managed on an ongoing basis with a “Manboni” and not a Zamboni.
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The sun is the enemy for any unrefrigerated outdoor rink.The site has good shade in the morning but faces direct sun from about 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The best skating will probably be in the evening hours after the sun is long gone and the ice has had a chance to re-freeze. “This should be fun if Mother Nature cooperates,” Brendlinger said. “Think cold; think ice. On a related note, registration for the broomball league and introduction to youth hockey lessons for ages 6-9 and 10-14 is underway. The registration deadline is Dec. 30.
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Carbondale Commentary The views and opinions expressed on the Commentary page do not necessarily reflect those of The Sopris Sun. The Sopris Sun invites all members of the community to submit letters to the editor or guest columns. For more information, e-mail editor Lynn Burton at email@example.com, or call 510-3003.
What to know about epilepsy By Megan Noonan A year ago, when our son Sam was 18 months old, he ﬁrst began to have seizures. We met immediately with a neurologist who was unable to identify the source of Sam’s seizures or to provide us with the right kind and dosage of medication to control them. We then took Sam to an epileptologist at Children’s Hospital in Denver to whom we had been referred and where Sam is currently being treated. He has undergone numerous tests and studies, and we have experimented with many different medications. In the last four months we have not seen a seizure, this after months of multiple seizures per day. We are praying that these seizure-free days will continue. This past year has been ﬁlled with many days of fear and anxiety. Now, however, with amazing care from the doctors at Children’s and by constantly educating ourselves about epilepsy, we feel hope that our son will lead a full and happy life and overcome the challenges that come with epilepsy. November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. Our family and friends wear purple bracelets as a symbol of our support for education about epilepsy, for continued research for treatment options for epilepsy, and for hope that our son will be seizure free and will have a minimum of side effects from his treatments. Epilepsy is the third most common neurological disorder in the United States, affecting nearly three million people. One in 26 people will develop epilepsy in their lifetime. The causes of epilepsy are tied to head injuries, tumors, genetic conditions, problems with brain development before birth, or illness. Epilepsy is a chronic medical condition that, for many people, can be successfully treated as long as medications are taken regularly. Different treatments such as: surgery, vagus nerve stimulation, or a special diet can be used to control different types of seizures. Epilepsy is a neurological condition involving recurrent seizures. A seizure is a change in sensation, awareness, or behavior brought about by a brief electrical disturbance in the brain. While about 10 percent of people will have a seizure at some point in their lives, a person is diagnosed with epilepsy after they have had two or more seizures. There are many types of seizures and not all involve convulsions. For seizures that do not involve convulsions, no immediate ﬁrst aid is required other than reassurance and emotional support. If you do witness a seizure that involves convulsions, it is important to remain calm, and stay with the person until the seizures stop. If possible, place the person on their side and turn their head downward so that secretions can drain out of the mouth to prevent choking. Move hard objects out of the way so the person cannot hurt themselves. It is also important to use a clock or watch to time the seizure. If a seizure lasts more than ﬁve minutes or the seizures happen in a series, it is important to call 911. When someone is having a seizure, do not try to open the mouth or place anything between the teeth, and do not try to restrain them. As someone who loves someone very much who is affected by epilepsy, I strongly encourage everyone to know what to do if you witness a seizure. Our son’s life, or that of someone you know, may depend on it. If you would like to learn more about epilepsy or donate to the on-going research for treating epilepsy go to www.getseizuresmart.org.
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basalt ﬁre thanks Dear Editor: We would like to offer out sincerest appreciation to the majority voters (61 percent) that supported Basalt Fire at the polls this past election day. The board of directors, all of whom are taxpayers in our district, carefully calculated all options prior to requesting an increase in taxes. The board had previously cut spending for ﬁve years prior, in an effort to ride out and weather the current economic situation. Unfortunately, requesting this increase was a necessity to continue to provide the current level of services that are needed in our community. We would also like to assure all voters that the minority (39 percent) voters were also heard and it is the district’s intention to
treat this increase with care and diligence. Thank you again for your support of the Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District. Scott Thompson (ﬁre chief) Bob Guion (board) Robert Woods (board) John Young (board) Ed Van Walraven (board) Mark Kittle (board)
Interesting Dear Editor: Have you all noticed that since the horrendous hurricane hit eastern America no major Republican politicians are talking about balancing the budget? I ﬁnd that very interesting. Patricia Fender Carbondale
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Attention bikram students Dear Editor: This letter is to all the students that I had the pleasure in teaching at Bikram Basalt and Carbondale. As I didn’t have the opportunity to express how much admiration I have for your practices, for your growth, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you! Thank you from the bottom of my heart to my eyes of delight for listening to me and applying what I was inviting into your practice. As a teacher I couldn’t ask for more and I ﬁnd myself missing you. So please keep your eyes peeled for information about classes that I will be teaching in the new year. May your holiday season be ﬁlled with joy and a peaceful heart. If you wish to contact me please like my facebook page alya howe or e-mail me at email@example.com. Alya Howe Carbondale
Please support ACC Dear Editor: As a volunteer, teacher and parent at the Aspen Community School, I have been learning something new for 25 years. I have been challenged to take risks, learn new skills and keep an open mind to what might be possible. I have been given this incredible opportunity to participate along with my two children, our students, teachers and parents in a community that celebrates curiosity, creativity and discovery. Our students thrive as scientists, actors, artists, musicians, mathematicians and authors because they are supported by a community that believes in them. However, our students are succeeding in a school house that is failing. The Aspen Community School is one of Colorado’s highestperforming public schools operating in one of the state’s lowest-performing facilities. As a public charter school, the Aspen Community School enriches the educational choices for the Aspen School District. Yet, we are not currently providing the educational spaces that allow our students to explore, innovate and create at their highest level. We have not only imagined this potential but are ready to make it happen. After four years of effort, the Community School earned a $4.2 million BEST grant from the state. In order to secure this grant, we must raise $4.9 million by May 1, 2013. It is an ambitious and achievable goal, but we cannot do it without your help. I ask you to join the ACS community and support our campus campaign. To learn more and to make a donation, please visit iBelieveACS.org. Lynn Nichols Basalt
Yogis hook up with Lift-Up Dear Editor: The Roaring Fork Valley yoga community will come together this November for “The Gift of Gratitude,” a chance to give back and try something new. Devised by The Aspen Yoga Society and lululemon athletica Aspen, the Gift of Gratitude (GOG) offers residents a chance to try all the valley’s yoga studios for free from Nov. 1-20. The only catch is that they must donate
non-perishable food to Lift-Up in exchange for the class. This is a win-win as you will get to try new studios/teachers and will also be helping neighbors in need. The yoga community really believes in the essential services that Lift-Up provides. As yogis, we feel it is our responsibility to help one another; yoga means “union” and through the practice we understand we are all connected. The Gift of Gratitude will culminate with a free community yoga class at Aspen High School on Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. in conjunction with the Aspen TREE free Community Meal. Participating studios include: The Aspen Club and Spa, Arjuna Yoga Aspen, O2 Yoga Aspen, King Yoga Aspen Business Center, Le Cercle Studio in Basalt, Bikram’s Yoga College of India in Basalt and Carbondale, and Kula Yoga on Main Street in Carbondale. For these studios to essentially give away classes shows their commitment to community. We are hoping the community will in turn support these studios; lululemon is providing a free outﬁt to the person who visits the most yoga classes at participating studios within the time frame. To participate in Gift of Gratitude, residents must go to lululemon athletica on Spring Street in Aspen and pick up a card. One card per person and one class per studio per person. You will get a sticker from each studio after class to put on the card. Let the fun begin. More info at lululemon or www.aspen yogasociety.org Gina Guarascio Murdock Aspen
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Rams win one at the state tourney then close season Sopris Sun Staff Report The Roaring Fork Rams won their first state volleyball tournament match since 1990 last weekend in Denver before being eliminated in a tie-breaker 25-16. “The win against Eaton was fantastic,” said head coach Carrie Shultz after the tournament. “This win was a true test of character and I loved what I saw. It was a very proud moment for our volleyball program.” The Rams finished the season 23-5 and placed second to the Gunnison Cowboys in the 3A Western Slope league. Platte Valley defeated Gunnison 3-0 in the state finals; the Cowboys beat Roaring Fork in five sets earlier in the season. The 3A state tournament was played at the Denver Coliseum and this marked the second straight year the seasoned Rams
made the trip to the Mile High City. Roaring Fork started the tournament on Nov. 9, losing to Platte Valley in three games: 18-25, 16-25, 20-25. The Rams then defeated defending state champion Eaton in five games: 22-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-23, 15-13. When Eaton won its match on Saturday it set up a one game tie-breaker against Platte Valley with the winner advancing in the tournament. Platte Valley defeated the Rams 16-25 before falling to eventual runner up Gunnison. The state tournament marked the final high school play for seven Roaring Fork seniors: Georgia Ackerman, Taylor Adams, Mariah Ahumada, Hattie Gianinetti, Megan Gianinetti, Madison Handy and Caitlin Kinney.
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Madison Handy (#20) makes a back row hit in Roaring Fork’s state volleyball tournament action last weekend in Denver. The Rams were eliminated from the tournament in a tie-breaker game. Photo by Sue Rollyson
The Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities presents design, daring and dance at the second annual Youth Green Is the New Black Youth Fashion Extravaganza: Cirque d’Sopris at PAC3 on Nov. 17. There are shows at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Directed by Jenna Bradford and Rochelle Norwood, Cirque d’Sopris is co-produced with Second Shift, an after-school program for valley-wide middle school students, according to a press release. The show will feature recycled fashion created by youth, the SOL Theater’s Improv Troupe, circus acts and several styles of dance including a piece by Aspen Santa-Fe Ballet Folklorico. “This show was so popular last year that a second show has been added to accommodate
the crowd,” said Amy Kimberly, CCAH executive director. Proceeds from both shows will support CCAH education programs throughout the year. CCAH provides free after-school art programming to Crystal River Elementary School students throughout the year, as well as programs in the middle and high schools. Around 40 models and 20 dancers from Aspen to Glenwood Springs will take part in this show. “It is truly a collaborative project reflecting the values and talents of our valley’s dedicated and motivated young people,” said Kimberly. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for youth and are on sale at www.carbondalearts.com or by stopping by CCAH at the Third Street Center. Volunteers are needed. For more information, visit: www.carbondalearts.com or call 963-1680.
Chamber recognizes Aloha and CCAH Sopris Sun Staff Report The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce has named Aloha Mountain Cyclery as its for-proﬁt Business of the Year for 2012, and the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities its non-proﬁt Business of the Year. Aloha Mountain Cyclery was founded by Nic DeGross and Darren Broome in January of 2010, according to a press release. Having worked as managers at Ute City Cycles in La Fontana Plaza, the two often discussed what characteristics were most important to them in a local business if they were to ever own a shop. They noticed that their values were on par with one another. So when the opportunity to purchase Ute City Cycles came along, they jumped at the chance and wrote a new business plan that centered around a heavy dose of community involvement. One of the ﬁrst things that was done was to join the Chamber of Commerce to show support for the town and business community. Focusing on the service and educational side of retail (as compared to solely the sales side) has allowed Aloha to build relationships with customers. For example, the Bonedale Bike Project
Community Bike Program has been a great success, thanks to employee Aaron Taylor. Taylor takes donated bikes and uses volunteer support to get them into sellable condition in order to provide economical transportation for the community. The proceeds from these sales are then donated to a bicycle-friendly charitable organization to provide humanitarian aid on a global scale. Retaining an experienced and certiﬁed mechanical staff has also allowed the business to keep up with an industry that is continually increasing technologically. Combining all of these aspects into a business has been not only challenging and fun, but would not have been possible without the help of the Chamber of Commerce. The membership allowed access to organizations like the Roaring Fork Valley Small Business Resource Center, which provided invaluable information and help in the startup process. Nic, Darren and the rest of the Aloha staff said they look forward to serving Carbondale’s cycling community for many years to come. For more information, visit www.alohamountaincyclery.com or call 963-2500 to learn more. •••
Darren Broome (left) and Nic DeGross (right) own and operate Aloha Mountain Cyclery. Courtesy photo The Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities has been building community through art for over 38 years. Education, cross-cultural and youth programs, as well as a gallery featuring local artists are an important part of the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities. Memberships are available on-line anytime. Among its many achievements, CCAH was instrumental in the recent presentation
of the Governor’s Arts Award to the town of Carbondale. The 41st annual Carbondale Mountain Fair, the monthly R2 Gallery exhibits, the Summer of Music free concerts series, the School of Textile Arts, and the Green Is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza fund-raiser are all successful CCAH projects. For more information, go to www.carbondalearts.com or call 963-1680.
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News Briefs Solar Studs needed now Carol Bruno and Chris Chacos are looking for 14 “Solar Studs” to contribute $40 each so the town can purchase LED solar holiday lights for 14 “orphan” trees, located from one end of Main Street to the other. “These 14 trees have never been lit because there is no electrical power source for them,” said Bruno and Chacos in an e-mail to The Sopris Sun. Each sponsor of a solar unit will be recognized with a “thank you” plaque on the adopted tree. “Hopefully, your donation will last for at least three years. Such a deal! Thank you for your generosity and community spirit,” the e-mail continued. “We can only accept the ﬁrst 14 who sign up NOW. You don’t have to do anything but donate money for the purchase of the lights.” Each tree will be equipped with 200 LED lights and solar collector stands, which town employees will install. Donations can be sent to the Town of Carbondale, Attention Nancy Barnett, c/o “Solar Stud Volunteer,” 511 Colorado Ave., Carbondale, CO 81623. Please include your check number, name, address and phone number; you will receive a receipt for your records.
GCE offering energy loans Garﬁeld Clean Energy is now offering low-interest energy loans for homeowners, according to a press release. The Garﬁeld Clean Energy Revolving Loan program allows homeowners to take out loans to make energy efﬁciency improvements that can reduce their energy bills while making their homes more comfortable. Loans are available for a wide range of improvements, including: insulation and air sealing, heating equipment, water heating, solar hot water, and energy-saving windows, doors and insulating blinds. Loans are also available for rooftop solar photovoltaic systems done in conjunction with efﬁciency upgrades. Financing is individually designed to meet client needs.
Loans are available for $1,000 to $25,000; interest rates and APR are subject to credit score and terms. A Garﬁeld Clean Energy coach will work with borrowers or their contractor to make sure their project meets loan eligibility criteria. GCE coaches will also help homeowners receive any available rebates that might be available on top of the loan. For more information, go to garﬁeldcleanenergy.org or call 704-9200. The Garﬁeld Clean Energy Revolving Loan Program is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Neighborhood Program.
CRC takes stand on fracking At its annual meeting in Redstone on Nov. 8, the Crystal River Caucus voted for a motion that would call for the ban on transferring fracking ﬂuid in the Crystal River watershed, and support (with caveats) Alternative B in the U.S. Forest Service draft environmental impact statement on drilling in the White River National Forest. The caucus also voted to support the Thompson Divide Coalition’s position that there should be no energy extraction in the Thompson Divide and that the area should be withdrawn from oil and gas leasing, according to caucus member Delia Malone. The Crystal River Caucus is one of several caucuses that advises the Pitkin County commissioners on various issues.
bLm discusses sage grouse The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council meets in Grand Junction on Nov. 29 and the agenda includes the White River National Forest RMP amendment, a northwest sage grouse update, America’s Great Outdoors Initiative in the Little Snake Field Ofﬁce and ﬁeld manager updates. The meeting takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hampton Inn (205 Main St.)
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Cop Shop The following events are drawn from incident reports of the C’dale Police Dept. mONDAY Nov. 5 At 6:03 p.m. ofﬁcers responded to a burglary on Euclid Avenue in which a suspect brandished a small knife. The suspect left by the time ofﬁcers arrived. TUESDAY Nov. 6 At 10:30 a.m. an agent from Homeland Security contacted police about a Carbondale resident suspected of possessing illegal ﬁrearms. No other information was available. TUESDAY Nov. 6 At 6:58 p.m. a resident on Vito’s Way reported a burglary. TUESDAY Nov. 6 At 9:14 p.m. a resident on Eighth Street reported a purse was stolen from her vehicle. TUESDAY Nov. 6 At 9:38 p.m. a resident on Euclid said someone entered his vehicle, riﬂed through his belongings but didn’t take anything. WEDNESDAY Nov.7At 7:15 a.m. a resident on Cleveland Place reported her vehicle was stolen. Glenwood Springs police recovered it. WEDNESDAY Nov. 7 At 4:02 p.m. a resident on Lincoln Avenue reported someone entered his vehicle the night before but nothing was taken.
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Hunters advised to avoid shooting wrong game Sopris Sun Staff Report CPW Press release Colorado is in the midst of its main hunting seasons and hundreds of thousands of hunters are in the ﬁeld enjoying the vast opportunities the state’s abundant wildlife has to offer. As the seasons progress, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds every hunter that good judgment and ethical behavior are critical to ensure a safe and successful hunting experience. The wildlife agency says that over 250,000 hunters enjoy the big game seasons in the state each year, adding billions of dollars annually to the state’s tourism economy. Based on the number of incidents versus the overall number of hunters, it appears that the vast majority are careful in the ﬁeld. However, ofﬁcers say that even one incident of carelessness is too many. “We ask for 100 percent compliance,” said Northwest Regional Manager Ron Velarde. “Because of the serious consequences of an accident, avoiding this kind of mistake entirely should be every hunter’s primary goal.” The reminder was prompted by several incidents of hunters shooting the wrong game during the ﬁrst part of the main hunting seasons this year, including moose that have been mistakenly shot by elk hunters and at least one case of a hunter that shot a mule deer he believed was an elk. “Every hunter should know that if they not 100 percent certain about the target, do not pull that trigger,” continued Velarde.“It is a serious concern that some hunters are either unable to properly identify their target, or are simply too impatient to take a responsible shot.” Wildlife managers say that accidents usually involve a combination of poor judgment, low-light conditions, a long-distance view of the animal and not using a good pair of binoculars or a spotting scope. “A serious hunter understands the importance of good optics,” said Dean Riggs, assistant regional manager in the Northwest Region. “In some of these incidents, it is likely that the use of binoculars or a spotting scope could have helped the hunter identify their target.” Riggs advises that using a riﬂe scope only to identify a potential target may not give the best view of the animal and its surroundings, and it could create a situation where the hunter points his riﬂe at someone’s pet, livestock, or in the worst case scenario, another hunter. “A hunter that points his riﬂe at a person can face serious consequences, even if it is by accident,” said Riggs. “It’s just not safe to point a ﬁrearm at anything you don’t intend to shoot.” Wildlife ofﬁcers stress that before a novice heads into the ﬁeld, being able to identify the animal they are hunting is an important step. For the experienced hunter, being patient and avoiding making assumptions based on prior experience is critical. For everyone in the ﬁeld, a good tip is to study the entire animal — from its head to its hindquarters — before taking the shot. The penalties for shooting the wrong game can be serious. Wildlife ofﬁcers say that if a hunter compounds the accident by abandoning the carcass and failing to report the incident, they could face felony charges, several thousand dollars in ﬁnes, the permanent loss of hunting privileges in Colorado and 37 other states that participate in the national Wildlife Violator Compact, and possible imprisonment. Hunters that mistakenly kill the wrong animal are urged to immediately ﬁeld dress the animal and contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife as soon as possible. Wildlife ofﬁcers will seize the animal and donate the meat. Ofﬁcers will take prompt reporting into consideration when assessing penalties. Anyone who sees suspicious activity in the ﬁeld is asked to contact a local district wildlife manager, or Operation Game Thief at (877-265-6648). Callers contacting the tip line remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward if the information leads to a poacher. For a video showing the differences between elk and moose, visit: http://vimeo.com/ 16435402.
Obituaries John Charles martin 1944-2012 John Charles Martin — rancher, businessman, mentor and friend to countless people — passed away on Nov. 6, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. He was 68 years old. John was born Aug. 2, 1944, in Grand Junction to Richard and Wilma (Billie) Martin and spent his younger years in the Grand Valley. In 1952 the family moved to Carbondale, where John remained until his death. John graduated from Carbondale High School in 1962 and developed his mechanical skills at a diesel school in Utah. John married Marilyn Trump in 1972 and they had two children, Sean and Holly. John and Marilyn spent nearly 25 years together before divorcing. John went on to marry Laura King and spent the last 20 years of his life with her. With that union he also welcomed Laura’s children into his life: John, Katie and Zane. John was known to all as a man with diverse interests. He was exceptionally passionate about work and spent many years building his businesses. Through the years John was involved in ranching, sand and gravel production, ready-mix concrete, real estate development, and restau-
Glen Charles Harris 1947-2012 Glen Charles Harris, 64, passed away at his home on Nov. 5, 2012. He was born in Glenwood Springs on Dec. 2, 1947. He was a lifelong Roaring Fork Valley resident and was the third generation of his family to be born in this area. Glen lived life to the fullest, whether he was traveling around the world, was in Lake Powell with his family and friends,
rant ownership, among many other ﬁelds. John loved to take on a challenge and was an excellent source of business advice. He thrived on making big deals and was at his best in high-pressure situations. He was also a man who was always ready to listen when a person had a problem, and genuinely wanted everyone he knew to be successful and happy in what they were doing. John’s generosity and compassion were cornerstones of his personality. When he wasn’t working (which was rare), John enjoyed snowmobiling, jeeping and collecting antiques that he found on eBay or in little, out of the way stores. He had a fantastic sense of humor and liked to work “South Park” references into conversation. He loved animals and being outdoors and combined the two whenever he could. John rarely went anywhere without his buddy, Kelpie Grandé. John is survived by his wife, Laura Martin; children Sean and Holly (Robert) Martin; step-children Jon (Erin) Willis, Zane (Charlea) Hubbard, and Katie (Shelly) Willis; siblings Bill (Helga) Martin and Jimmie (Dan) Downer, as well as several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The burial was private; the family invited all who knew John to attend a celebration of life gathering on Nov. 14, at Tybar Ranch, 100 Angus Lane, outside of Carbondale. In lieu of ﬂowers, the family requests that those who wish to honor John’s memory do so with a contribution to the American Diabetes Association.
or just relaxing at home with a glass of wine. He impacted all who knew him with his easy going manner and kindness. He always seemed to have the answer to nearly any question and was a renaissance man who was skilled in many ﬁelds. He designed and built his own house and was a master at ﬁxing problems — whether they were mechanical or emotional. He will be greatly missed. Glen is survived by his parents, Charles and Margaret Harris; wife, Susan Harris; sister, Alvina Stecklein (Bill); sons, Luke (Andrea) Harris, Kaid (Tatjana) Harris; and grandson Louis Oscar Harris. Glen and Susan were married on Aug. 18, 1979 in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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Unintended consequences Did anyone see this one coming after Carbondale residents approved the plastic bag ban at City Market by 27 votes earlier this year? Word has it some shoppers are making off with the black shopping baskets located just inside the store’s front door. We’re not talking a few missing baskets; we’re talking hundreds. At one point, the store was down to just a few baskets before management brought in reinforcements. The reasons for this thievery vary. Some shoppers without their own carry-out bags probably load up their baskets in the self-serve checkout line, tote them out to their car then forget to bring them back. Others who do not bring their own reusable bags are no doubt stealing the baskets because they resent being charged 20 cents for paper bags. Now, this part is just rumor so don’t go spreading it around, but some folks claim the pilfered baskets are even turning up at local consignment stores. Anyway, just a reminder to basket thieves: it’s not City Market’s fault the town forced it to charge for paper bags. Folks voted on it fair and square.
gate (titled “Story Trails”) “embody the craft of blacksmithing and ﬁt perfectly in the library setting,”said a library spokeswoman. “Garﬁeld County Libraries is pleased to integrate blacksmithing in its new library as the modern tradition of blacksmithing in Carbondale dates to Francis Whitaker’s forge and has placed Carbondale on the national map within the ﬁeld.” On a related note, there is currently an open competition for a specialty light and a decorative treatment for the new library’s service desk.The deadline to enter is Dec. 1. For details, go to callforentry.org.
Zebrowitz opens new ofﬁce Dr. Michele Zebrowitz, DC, has opened a new ofﬁce — Alpenglow Chiropractic — at 1101 Village Road, Suite UL-4D (across from Gianinetti Park). Dr. Z specializes in Koren Speciﬁc Technique and also works with many professional athletes. For details, call 510-0850. Undaunted by the ﬁrst signiﬁcant snow of the season, Aaron Taylor pours himself a cup of coffee as he pedals out to Colorado Rocky Mountain School to help at the Mount Sopris Nordic Council’s annual Mountain Sports Sale on Nov. 10. Photo by Julie Albrecht
Hoffmann scores The Garﬁeld County Library District has chosen town trustee John Hoffmann to fab-
ricate and install bike racks and an afterhours gate at the new Carbondale Branch Library. He won the job in an open competition for the commission, according to a
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“Presidential candidates” debate issues at RFHS By Jessica Hardin Special to The Sopris Sun The honors Fundamentals of American Democracy class at Roaring Fork High School hosted a mock presidential debate on Nov. 5. Following on Nov. 6, RFHS students voted along with the rest of the United States on Election Day. This year’s presidential candidates were portrayed by RFHS students Olivia Savard as President Obama and Cameron Doherty as Gov. Romney. These two also had research teams and Fundamentals of American Democracy instructor Matt Wells to guide them in forming their arguments. This reporter participated in aiding them as their moderator during the debate. Both candidates put a considerable amount of time into their research: Savard maxed out at more than six hours. Their research included following both presidential candidates policies and plans for the U.S., along with general knowledge on topics such as health care and the economy. Honors students began buzzing with excitement in October when they ﬁrst received their roles for the mock debate and election. Unfortunately, most of that energy died down as the ﬁnal date approached. Even though it was a struggle for both the candidates and their research teams, the candidates pulled through. Going into the debate, both candidates said they did not know very much about modern politics and this year’s presidential candidates’ views. Coming out of the election both students said they feel considerably more aware of this election and processes involved in politics. Doherty said, “I learned that there are many different perspectives in politics and compromise is important to hold this nation together.” On the morning of Nov. 5, students bustled into the school auditeria to hear the candidates answer questions about their plans for the future of the U.S. Beginning
with an opening statement by teacher Wells, the candidates stepped onstage and greeted their cheering peers. There were two questions per topic and discussion sessions after each question. The debate moved along smoothly, and many similar arguments from the debates of this year’s election were portrayed by candidates in this mock debate. Concluding the debate the crowd was permitted to cheer for their favorite candidate, and the applause was similar for each. On Election Day, students ﬂashed identiﬁcation to election judges and cast their own ballots that included Colorado senators, representatives, three constitutional amendments and of course — the presidential election. Ballots were counted at the end of the school day and the results were released the next morning. In Roaring Fork High School’s election, Obama was re-elected and all Democratic Party representatives received the most votes. Students approved all three amendments by a landslide. Savard and Doherty admit to the stress of preparation and the work it took to take part in the debate. However, both said they believe the experience was worthwhile. Savard said, “This was a great opportunity and it is important for underage high school students to be able to experience voting and to ﬁnd out what their own views are and where they stand on the issues.” None of this would have been possible without the effort put in by Wells, who is the new Fundamentals of American Democracy teacher and made a great impression on the students. The entire school beneﬁted greatly from this mock debate and election, and even the trials and tribulations made the experience all the more real. (Jessica Hardin is a sophomore at Roaring Fork High School).
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Community Calendar THURS.-SUN. Nov. 15-18 THEATRE • Aspen Community Theatre concludes its production of “Crazy for You” at the Aspen District Theatre. This musical is getting rave reviews. Info: aspenshowtix.com.
THURSDAY Nov. 15 WILD AND SCENIC • The Roaring Fork Conservancy, White River National Forest and others present a public forum on possible Wild and Scenic designation for the Crystal River at the Third Street Center at 6:30 p.m. The panelists include: Kay Hopkins (WRNF), Chuck Wanner (former Fort Collins city council member), Mike Moody (the Native Fish Society) and David Moryc (American Rivers). Info: 927-1290. TRIvIA NIGHT • Carbondale Beer Works hosts a Trivia Night. CCC • The Carbondale Clay Center welcomes new resident artists Staci DeBolt, Kendra Sparks, Brandon Whitacre and HP Bloomer at 7 p.m. Each will explain their artwork and inﬂuences; refreshments will follow and the public is welcome. Info: 963-CLAY. ROTARY • Mt. Sopris Rotary meets at Mi Casita every Thursday at noon.
FRIDAY Nov. 16 mOvIES • The Crystal Theatre presents “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” (PG-13) at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16-21 and “Searching for Sugar Man” (PG-13) at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Closed Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving. LIvE mUSIC • Straight from Austin, pianist/blues singer Marcia Ball plays PAC3 in the
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Third Street Center at 8 p.m.Ball earned a 2012 Grammy nomination for her CD“RoadsideAttraction” to go along with four previous nominations. Tickets are $27 in advance and $30 the day of the show. Info: pac3carbondale.com. LIvE mUSIC • Josh and Ananda team up at Carbondale Beer Works at 8:30 p.m. There’s no cover. CBW also hosts an open mic night on Sundays at 7:30 p.m. Info: 704-1216. LIvE mUSIC • Steve’s Guitars in the Dinkel Building presents live music every Friday. LIvE mUSIC • Rivers restaurant in Glenwood Springs presents Powderhounds from 9 p.m. to midnight. There’s no cover.
SATURDAY Nov. 17 CCAH • The Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities presents Cirque d’Sopris at PAC3 at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. The production, directed by Jenna Bradford and Rochelle Norwood, focuses on fashion design, daring circus skills and dance. SOL Theatre’s Youth Improv Troupe and Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Folklorico will also perform. Tickets are on sale at the CCAH ofﬁce in the Third Street Center ($15 for adults; less for kids). Volunteers are also needed. Info: 963-1680. CHRISTmAS bOUTIQUE •The 36th annual Carbondale Christmas Boutique takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Carbondale ﬁrehouse. Info: 963-2379. FURRY PHOTO SHOOT • Colorado Animal Rescue (C.A.R.E.) has teamed up with the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, Digital Dimensions and Santa to take photos of your family or pets – just in time for holiday cards and gifts. The sessions take place at
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GSCA (601 East Sixth St., next to the Vapor Caves) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 947-9173. CELEbRATION FOR DOUG • The Orchard hosts a celebration for Doug and Rebecca Self’s ministry from 4 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 17. Doug is retiring after more than 30 years of local ministry. Appetizers, beverages and dessert will be served and everyone is welcome. Info: 963-8773. AbUNDANCE WORKSHOP • Gwen Garcelon presents an Abundance of Enough workshops at the Third Street Center from 10 a.m. to noon. To register, go to highlifeunlimited.com. LIvE mUSIC • The Black Nugget throws a grand re-opening party with The Roosters (featuring Josh Phillips). The action starts at 9 p.m. and there’s no cover. The Black Nugget is located in the Dinkel Building at Fourth and Main.
SUNDAY Nov. 18 LET’S GO bOWLING • A Spiritual Center celebrates its 14th anniversary at El Jebowl at noon. There’ll be free bowling and pizza for all. Non-bowlers are welcome as well.
MONDAY Nov. 19 HEALING mEETING • Dave Duell of Faith Ministries International presents a healing meeting at 7 p.m. at the Eagle County building in El Jebel. Duell says he has traveled to 76 countries “spreading the good news of God’s grace and mercy.”
TUESDAY Nov. 20 “DEATH ZONE” • Ute Mountaineer in
Aspen presents the vintage climbing ﬁlm “Death Zone” at 7 p.m. The ﬁlm is about the 1974 Makalu Himalayan expedition led by Aspenite the late Fritz Stammberger. Seating is limited. Info: 925-2849. EARLY bIRD mEAL • Aspen T.R.E.E. hosts a free community meal at the Aspen High School Commons at 5 p.m. The pre-Thanksgiving Day dinner celebrates the city of Aspen and CORE’s “Waste Not, Want Not” plastic reduction contest (which starts on Nov. 16). Info: 963-1090.
WEDNESDAY Nov. 21 COmEDY • PAC3 in the Third Street Center presents comedian Lori Callahan at 8 p.m. Callahan has toured with Paula Poundstone, Will Durst and Thea Vidal, and has appeared on Showtime’s Comedy Club network and ESPN’s “The Lighter Side of Sports. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Info: pac3carbondale.com. ROTARY • The Rotary Club of Carbondale presents Amelia Potvin of CORE at the ﬁre station at 7 a.m. A representative from Jaywalker Lodge will speak on Nov. 28.
Further Out MONDAY Dec. 3 CCAH WORKSHOP • Today is the registration deadline for “Seasonal Decorative Folk Art” with Jill Sher. The workshop is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 9. Tuition is $37 for CCAH members/$45 for non-members. It’s for folks 14 and older. Info: 963-1680.
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SOv PLAYS TCHAIKOvSKY â€˘ Symphony in the Valley performs Tchaikovskyâ€™s â€œDances from the Nutcracker Suiteâ€? ballet with conductor Carlos Elias at Glenwoood Springs High School at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 30, and at RiďŹ‚e High School at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 1. Also on the program will be a variety of orchestral Christmas pieces including a couple of festive pieces by Leroy Anderson. The Symphonyâ€™s guest Jack Lanning will lead everyone in â€œIâ€™m Dreaming of a White Christmas.â€? Tickets are at the door or sitv.org and are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $6 for young people (3-18), $30 for families and music students are free. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
mAYORâ€™S COFFEE HOUR â€˘ Chat with Carbondale Mayor Stacey Bernot on Tuesdays from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Village Smithy on Third Street. bEER RUN â€˘ Independence Run & Hike stages a four-mile beer run Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and a group run Saturdays at 8:15 a.m. Info: 704-0909. CCC â€˘ The Carbondale Clay Center continues its Holiday Festive Tableware and Small Works Invitational exhibition and sale through Dec. 23. More than 30 local and national artists are offering functional pottery and ceramic sculptures. The hours are Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. Info: 963-CLAY ZINGERS CONTINUE â€˘ Betsy Schenck leads the Senior Matters Zingers sing-along group in Room 33 of the Third Street Center. Under her direction the tunes take on a whole new meaning and resonance when sung by seniors. Info: 963-2167.
Archaeology society discusses rock art The Roaring Fork Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society presents the hour-long video â€œMarks of the Ancients: Ancient India Rock Art of Arizonaâ€? at the First Presbyterian Church in Glenwood Springs (1016 Cooper Ave.) at 7 p.m. on Nov. 19. The public is invited. For details, call Cynthia at 401-3533.
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ART â€˘ Through December, Glenwood Springs Art Guild exhibits include Tara Vetter at the Flower Mart in Glenwood Springs, and Nancy Martin at Bullock Hinkey real estate in Glenwood Springs.
Terra Lingua USA is looking for host families for foreign exchange high school students who will be coming to the Roaring Fork Valley for second semester. â€œItâ€™s a great opportunity to learn about another culture, and help international students practice their English and learn about our community,â€? said a spokesperson. Students looking for placement are from Ghana, Germany, Italy, and Mongolia. For details, call Laurie Guevara-Stone at 963-8905.
STORY TImE â€˘ The Gordon Cooper Library presents Storytime with Sue at 6 p.m. every Monday. Info: 963-2889.
Senior matters offers phone classes
CCAH CLASSES â€˘ The Carbondale Council on Arts and Humaniites offers youth fashion classes and more this fall. Info: 963-1680 or carbondalearts.com. JAm SESSION â€˘ Carbondale Beer Works on Main Street hosts an old-time jam session with Dana Wilson from 7 to 9 p.m. every Monday. All abilities are welcome.
JAZZ JAm â€˘ A jazz jam with players ranging from middle school students to adults is held at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood Springs on Monday nights.
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Senior Matters in the Third Street Center will offer basic classes on smart phones (iPhone, Android, apps and â€œPhabletâ€?) from noon to 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 8. A $5 donation is asked. Thereâ€™s also a class about computers from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Senior Matters is located in Room 33 and the Third Street Center is located at 520 S. Third St. in Carbondale. To reserve a spot, call Bill at 379-6599.
GSHS Key Club serves chili The Glenwood Springs Key Club hosts an all-you-can-eat chili dinner at the school cafeteria from 5 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 7. Tickets are $20 for families of four or more, $7 for adults and $5 for students. Proceeds go to Children of Peace International. For details, call Diana Banks at 309-6825.
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EmmA bAZAAR • The 36th annual Emma Schoolhouse Christmas Bazaar takes place on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There’ll be locally made pottery, glass, sewn items, jewelry, unusual beaded items, body products and much more.
YOUTH FITNESS • The Basalt Recreation Department offers youth ﬁtness training at the middle school from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 15.
EXHIbITION • “Bill Gruenberg: Art is Easy” continues at theWyly Community Art Center through Nov. 21. The exhibition includes contemporary sculptures and paintings. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Wyly Art Center is located in the former Basalt Library building at 99 Midland Spur. Info: wylyarts.org.
SATURDAY Nov. 17 ART FOR ADULTS • The Wyly Community Art Center offers the class “Printmaking: Stencil Silkscreen” with Jennifer Ghormley from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the high school. The tuition is $105 and registration is required. For details, call 927-4123.
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TUESDAY Dec. 4 ART FOR KIDS • Registration is in progress for the Wyly Art Center’s “Holiday Art Club” with Nicole Nagel-Gogolak. It’s for kids 6-11 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, 11 and 18. Tuition is $75. For details, call 927-4123.
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Community Briefs Zanca program holds bake sale The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program holds a bake sale during their weekly KDNK radio show from 7 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 15. Youth announcers Miles, NC Awesome, Patrick and Ty the Rain Man will play music and tell listeners what they love about connecting with the community through radio. The even is part of AZYEP’s fall campaign to raise $20,000 by Dec. 15. The money goes to help youth elevate their game by learning public speaking, interview skills, script writing, critical thinking and curiosity. KDNK is located at 76 S. Second Street. For details, call Stacy Stein at 963-0139.
main Street market presents plans Developers present their Main Street Market plans to the public from 4 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 15 at Gordon Cooper Library. The proposal calls for a new grocery store and three one-acre building sites on west Main Street across from the City Market shopping center.
medicare specialist speaks at TSC Medicare specialist Kate Neuschaefer explains supplemental and re-certiﬁcation service in the Senior Matters room (#33) in the Third Street Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 20. For an appointment, call 970-306-2587.
P&Z discusses comp plan, Oates inﬁll The Carbondale Planning and Zoning Commission discusses the draft comprehensive plan, the Oates family inﬁll application on Maroon Drive and the Commercial Green Code starting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 15.
basalt library book sale The Friends of the Basalt Regional Library’s semi-annual book sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 16-17. Proceeds go to books and programming for the library. For details, call 927-4311.
Free dinner at RFHS The Roaring Fork High School Student Council hosts a free community dinner at the school from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 16. “The goal is to bring the community and students together over a nice Thanksgiving meal,” said a student council spokesperson.“We also want to help people who may not be able to have their own Thanksgiving meal this year.” The meal will include turkey, cranberries, stuffing and dessert.
Sean Heal (8) examines a bug he and his brothers, Peter and Elijah, captured in the ditch along Hendrick Drive on Friday. There’s more to this story than a bug, however. The three boys spotted some ﬁsh trapped in the soon-to-bedried up ditch and decided to rescue them. Aided by Sue Knable, who happened to be passing by, and this photographer, they netted seven ﬁsh that were mostly rainbows and returned them to the Crystal River. Most of the ﬁsh were tiny but one was a 24-incher. Photo by Julie Albrecht
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