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Pickleball thumbnail Determination is written all over Nick Said’s face as he returns a shot from his opponents during Jaywalker's second annual pickleball tournament. The tourney took place at the Young-Calaway Pickleball Courts in Carbondale on Sunday, Aug. 14, with 16 teams competing. Although players were unrated, according to an unnamed insider, "We had everything from literally first-time players to those ready to hit the circuit!" Photo by Jane Bachrach Photo by Jane Bachrach
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    Redstone incident exposes local prejudice

    By Gentrye Houghton
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    The High School High Scholar “[HS]2” program at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) brings roughly 70 students of color to their Carbondale campus each year for a summer of community,read more →

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    Roaring Fork Valley media orgs launch outreach survey


    It’s not news that there is a disconnect between English- and Spanish-language news — and how that news reaches audiences — in the Roaring Fork Valley. 

    But now, eight news media organizations are seeking to bridge that gap, starting by learning more. Facilitated byread more →

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    Basalsa is back!

    This year, the celebration is partnering with The Buddy Program for a family-friendly day of dance.

    “Bring your kids, bring your friends, bring your grandparents, bring mom and dad,” said Kathryn Sansone, The Buddy Program’s development director.

    The event was founded in 2008 to promote cultural diversity in Basalt. Photographer… read more →

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    Land and water woes

    The Garfield County Commissioners began their public meeting on Monday, Aug. 15, by issuing a letter to the acting director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Heather Dugan, requesting answers to a list of questions regarding the process by which Sweetwater Lake became Colorado’s 43rd state park.

    Sweetwater Lake is owned… read more →

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    ‘Carbondale es tuyo’

    First, an admission. Last week, The Sopris Sun printed the incorrect date for the town’s Spanish-outreach meeting both in English in our calendar and in Spanish in Chisme del Pueblo. Moreover, we will not have this article translated until next week. These shortcomings are unintentional and evidence of the work… read more →

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    Aspen Community Foundation welcomes a new executive director

    The Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) wrapped up their nationwide search for the organization’s next executive director this past spring. They hired a long-time philanthropist and proven leader, Erica Snow.

    Previously based in Denver, Snow and her family relocated to the Roaring Fork Valley in June 2022. For the past 14… read more →

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