Community News & Notes |

Community News & Notes

The Carbondale Mountain Fair, July 27-29, holds many competitive events, including pie and cake baking, Mount Sopris Run-Off, Porcupine Loop Bike Race, horseshoes, men and womens woodsplitting, limbo, hula hoop and fly-casting. For more information on any event, call 963-1680, or check the full schedule at and click in the Mountain fair icon on the left.

The town of Carbondale will begin the annual chip and seal street maintenance program Thursday, July 19. The following streets are scheduled for work this year: Colorado Avenue between Highway 133 and Eighth Street, Village Road, Dolores Way, Meadowood Drive, Roaring Fork Drive, Holland Drive, Melissa Lane, Graceland Drive, Wald Drive, Wald Court, Oak Run (Greystone to CDS), Vitos Way and Caras Court. Residents of these streets will be notified prior to the start of work. All work is weather dependent. For questions, call public works at 963-1307.

Board and Card Game Night for teens at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 19. Board and The Teen Advisory Group sponsors this night. Choose from many games, including Clue, Monopoly, Chess, Uno, and Pictionary. There will be prizes for winning, as well as prizes for participating and being a good sport. Dont miss out on the fun and food. Contact Pam at 945-5958 for more information. The library is located at 413 Ninth St., and the event is free and open to all teens.

Boy Scout Troop #242 is hosting a car wash and bake sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 28, at Alpine Bank in El Jebel to help the Jacobson family, who recently lost their house and all belongings to a fire.Please call Mark Murphy at 927-1515 with questions or to help.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User