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 thumbnail The Sopris Sun wishes a very happy 75th birthday to Doctor Dandelion himself (Doc Philip). A charter member of the town's Environmental Board and avid brewer of dandelion beer, Doc is credited with turning the notorious "weed" into Carbondale's celebrated town flower. His birthday coincides with Dandelion Day this year, so wish him a good one! Photo of Doc at the first Dandelion Day by B. Sibley Loughran Photo by B. Sibley Loughran
 thumbnail Kudakwashe Manyanga and Jerome Ostenkowski exchange knowledge at CRMPI. Photo by Geneviève Villamizar Photo by Geneviève Villamizar
 thumbnail RFHS senior Payton O'Hara stands beside four years worth of her artistic creations. Photo by Sue Rollyson Photo by Sue Rollyson
 thumbnail Janice Forbes (left) and Sopris Sun youth correspondent Marlo Bowman peek over whimsical drawings that still remain in the Forbes' barn from the time of filming. Photo by James Steindler Photo by James Steindler
 thumbnail Comic by Brian Colley
 thumbnail Friday morning 8 to 10 a.m. KDNK DJ host April Spaulding (Ape on the Dink) takes the stage in her fancy thrift shop duds. Photo by James Steindler Photo by James Steindler
 thumbnail Less Rios (appearing as Ryūko Matoi from "Kill la Kill") judged the cosplay contest. Photo by James Steindler
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    Carbondale gains a park and condominium complex

    Carbondale’s regular municipal meeting on May 10 saw all trustees in attendance. After a slew of students of the month were recognized, comments from persons not on the agenda were heard.

    Resident Arn Menconi stepped forward to elucidate that the language in the short term rentalsread more →

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    KDNK: Forever young

    “If you don’t go to prom, you’ll miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity.” Does anyone remember their parents saying that? Well, KDNK has proved them wrong by providing that unexpected second chance.

    KDNK members and nonmembers alike converged at The Arts Campus at Willits on Saturday, May… read more →

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    Roaring Fork High School sports wrap!

    Spring sports have nearly wrapped up for the year with teams moving through playoffs and toward championship titles. The Rams’ girls lacrosse team crushed Fruita Monument on Tuesday, May 10, scoring a 17-4 victory. Next, they will play against Thompson Valley High School on Thursday, May 12. They are currently… read more →

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    Council looks at four-year Midland project

    Basalt Town Council reviewed the first quarterly financial report of the Basalt 2030 project at its regular meeting May 10, focusing incrementally on the budget for the $12.8 million Midland Avenue Streetscape project.

    From the get-go, costs for revamping Midland Avenue, one of the three prioritiesread more →

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    Local poet writes a better world into existence

    Tony Alcántara has been writing poetry for the last 10 years, publishing poetry under his legal name — José Antonio Alcántara.

    Known to friends as Tony, he explained, “When I started writing poetry, I wanted to use my legal name, José, instead of Tony, because Iread more →

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    Reducción en los flujos de agua inspiran una amplia colaboración

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El Colorado River district (CRD) celebró su reunión anual sobre el “Estado del Río en el Medio Colorado” en el Morgridge Commons de Glenwood Springs la noche del 3 de mayo. Los presentadores predijeron otro verano caluroso con niveles bajos de agua, lo cual no es… read more →

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