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Sharen Bradford

The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” is taking place this weekend. It’s an annual opportunity for students to share the stage with professional dancers. It also serves as a holiday reunion for recurring members of the company’s cast.

Welcome to a new winter week in the Roaring Fork Valley!

Tuesday in Snowmass Village, furniture maker and sculptor Andy Buck will give a visiting critic lecture beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center.

The season opener for Sopris Theatre Company at Colorado Mountain College is Tom Stoppard’s play “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead.” It starts Friday.

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) wants to make up for diminishing revenue by tinkering with property taxes. Voters have the final say this November.

Graphic: Aspen Art Museum

On Thursday, the Aspen Art Museum will host The Great Debate, a forum where presenters will confront one of the most fundamental questions of contemporary art.

Voter’s within Colorado Mountain College’s (CMC) tax district will be asked to weigh in on the institution’s finances this fall.

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Glenwood Springs resident Carrie Hauser has been appointed by the governor to serve on the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission.

Welcome to the beginning of another week in the Roaring Fork Valley!

 

 

Aspen Words’ Summer Words program kicked off yesterday, with a Reader’s Retreat with Viking Penguins Executive Director Carole DeSanti and panel discussions starting today and running through Friday. For more details, visit aspenwords.org.

Ed Kosmicki

New graduates from Colorado Mountain College (CMC) received their diplomas this weekend. Commencement ceremonies were held on both Friday and Saturday.

Scot Gerdes

The Sopris Theatre Company’s production of “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” kicks off a two-week run today at Colorado Mountain College.

Dr. Carrie Hauser, President of Colorado Mountain College and Margaret Clement, Assistant Dean of instruction based on the Aspen campus, speaking about the 50th anniversary celebration planned for the Aspen Campus April 7.

 

If voters in Garfield County, Aspen and Carbondale want out of Senate Bill 152, now is their chance; it’s on the ballot.

Valley Roundup for July 22, 2016

Jul 22, 2016

 

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CMC pauses on plan to double cost for GED, ESL classes

Apr 21, 2016
Elise Thatcher

  Taking a GED or ESL class at Colorado Mountain College costs about $40 right now. Starting this summer, school officials were planning on charging twice as much, but now that price increase is on hold until the fall.

Nova Southeastern University

  Colorado Mountain College is looking at offering a new graduate program. But it would be through a school known for student loan debt.

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The number of students taking courses at Colorado Mountain College is up. The biggest jump in enrollment is in Rifle.

The Rifle campus saw double-digit growth compared to last year’s enrollment. Campus officials point to more courses, a new downtown location and an increased number of high school students taking courses.

Campus-wide, enrollment grew by 3.4 percent. In the Roaring Fork Valley, campuses in Aspen, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs also saw growth. Lin Stickler oversees enrollment for CMC.

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Today’s Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees meeting includes a session reviewing a draft of a Diversity Equity and Inclusion Plan aimed at the changing demographic of the schools students and surrounding communities.

Twitter/Carrie Morgridge

  Former residents Carrie and John Morgridge have their names on a lot of buildings, including the Colorado Mountain College campus in Aspen and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. The former Aspen residents live on the Front Range now and are prolific philanthropists. Mrs. Morgridge recently penned the book “Every Gift Matters: How Your Passion Can Change the World.”

CMC hires Dean for Roaring Fork Campus

Apr 23, 2015
Nathan Lopez Photography

Colorado Mountain College has chosen a Dean for its Roaring Fork Campus. Heather Exby will lead the three locations for the broader Valley-wide campus: Carbondale, Spring Valley, and Glenwood Springs.

Mountain Edition - April 9th, 2015

Apr 9, 2015

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

A federal mid valley investigation turns out to be a gang crackdown.

Glenwood Springs residents elect two new city council members.

Questions are raised about an Aspen City Council candidate running in the spring election.

He and other candidates tackle issues at the chamber of commerce forum.

Forest Service offices reopen in Glenwood Springs.

We hear what comes next for Explore Booksellers in Aspen...as well as for local alpine skier Wiley Maple.

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