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ADA thumbnail Hollis Vanderlinden and David Hayes, with Mountain Valley Greenhouse, assisted people in planting a geranium to take home during the disability pride event. Photo by James Steindler Photo by James Steindler
chisme thumbnail The Red Hill Rollers tocaron durante el Mountain Fair, dibujo por Larry Day Arte de Larry Day
I Am A Buffalo Too thumbnail Photo by Jane Bachrach
Mata Ortiz thumbnail A workshop led by Mata Ortiz potters Diego Valles and Carla Martinez demonstrated a traditional, low-temp firing in front of the Carbondale Clay Center building. Courtesy photo Courtesy photo
parade thumbnail Photo by Raleigh Burleigh
TACAW thumbnail Luz Elena Mendoza, courtesy photo Foto de cortesía
wood splitting thumbnail Photo by Will Sardinsky
  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Trail Notes: Know what you like

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers
    Special to The Sopris Sun

     Nature Note: Finding the new in the familiar
    Even in a place as beautiful and varied as the Roaring Fork Valley, even in the height of summer, it’s easy toread more →

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  • Locations: News Published

    Blooming with Alie Wettstein

    Alie Wettstein is a Marble resident and owner of Nightshades Plant Shop. You can find her this summer at the Basalt and Carbondale markets. For dates and contact information, visit

    This interview has been edited for clarity and length.

    Let’s talk a little bit about whereread more →

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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Library Trends: A Community Conversation

    By Jamie LaRue, Executive Director
    Garfield County Libraries

    In 2012, I was invited by the U.S. State Department to give some presentations in Moscow. There was a big annual publisher exposition, and people from all over the world showed up for it. My job was to talk… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Y La Bamba brings Latin roots to TACAW

    Y La Bamba, led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Luz Elena Mendoza, performs at The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) on Aug. 12. The Portland, Oregon-based band plays indie-alternative music grounded in traditional Latin roots, with Mendoza, a first-generation Mexican American, singing in Spanish and English.

    Since TACAW’s opening in September… read more →

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  • Locations: Fiction, Opinion Published

    Mountain Fair 2022: New Moon Magic

    By Alya Howe

    Hey, you, and me
    Say yes to WE
    For only in Unity
    Can this be,
    the “land of the free.”

    United States of mind  
    Is itread more →

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    Beyul hosts first-ever mushroom retreat

    Curious foragers rejoice! The mysterious world of mushrooms awaits to be explored at the first-ever Beyul Mushroom Retreat taking place Aug. 12-15.

    Situated along the Frying Pan River at the historic Diamond J Ranch, attendees will spend three days and four nights celebrating the wonders of wild mushrooms on Beyul’s… read more →

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