Stuff by Megan Tackett

  • Locations: Español Published

    El festival inaugural Raizado trae a líderes de innovación a Aspen

    Cuando Mónica Ramírez y Olga Segura se propusieron cambiar algunas de las dañinas narrativas sobre la comunidad latina en los Estados Unidos, decidieron que la mejor vía para hacerlo sería a través de un festival, uno que valida el dolor y las dificultades que muchos latinos han experimentado al mismo… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Medios de comunicación del Valle Roaring Fork lanzan una encuesta a la comunidad latina

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte


    No es novedad que existe una desconexión entre las noticias en inglés y en español -y la forma en que esas noticias llegan a la audiencia- en el valle de Roaring Fork. 

    Aunque ahora, ocho organizaciones de medios de comunicación están tratando de… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    A tough time for us all

    This is a difficult column to write because, well, it’s a difficult time. For everyone. Even as public discourse is shifting to how to responsibly reopen our economies, futures remain uncertain, and nobody is facing exactly the same predicaments in the aftermath of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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  • Locations: Opinion Published

    A fond farewell

    Oh, man. Just typing “Sopris Sun Staff” and realizing it’s for the last time gave me pause.

    I’ve never been shy about my love for Carbondale, and much of that comes from my experience with The Sun (and, in a more limited capacity, KDNK). The relationship a reporter… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Translating finer points through different brush strokes

    The American West boasts incredibly stunning landscapes, to be sure. Andy Taylor, though, does his best to paint the scenes that often fall in the shadows of the likes of Mt. Sopris.

    “I go places sometimes that other people might not go. It doesn’t meanread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Local nonprofits innovate, celebrate amid daunting numbers

    What leads someone to give or not to give are often highly personal reasons.

    But when Giving USA released its annual report on philanthropy last month showing a 1.7-percent decline in overall giving, Colorado Nonprofit Association President and CEO Renny Fagan wasn’t entirely surprised. The associationread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Local remote worker reflects on global service

    It was March 8, and all outgoing flights from Aspen/Pitkin County Airport had been grounded due to inclement weather. That didn’t stop Cathy Massey from convincing her husband to drive her to Denver International Airport so she could catch her flight to Quito, Ecuador.

    “I calledread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Property valuations are in — and taxes are up

    Garfield County Assessor Jim Yellico has been busy compiling a report for a July 15 presentation to the county commissioners. Now that his office has met the end-of-June deadline to respond to property valuation appeals, it’s time to share the data with his fellow elected officials.

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  • Locations: News Published

    A finale and a crescendo — local music scene changes overnight

    The times they are a changin’ in Carbondale’s local music scene.

    People spilled out onto the sidewalk outside Steve’s Guitars on June 21, which marked Pearl & Wood’s last performance — in Colorado, anyway.

    “Ellie and I, we’re scheming up a tour inread more →