Carbondale’s oldest business isn’t afraid to change things up.

From its formation in 1950, the Roaring Fork Valley COOP has been an essential stop for ranchers and their ilk. In the years since, the membership-owned store has expanded to include gasoline from Cenex — itself a cooperative — and propane. In 2015, it underwent a major renovation and expansion. And at the membership meeting late last year, General Manager Don Boos announced a plan to become a member of the True Value Cooperative.

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