Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 18 de agosto, 2022

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Consejo de seguridad
    Al preparar su equipo de suministros, tome en cuenta artículos especiales que podría necesitar así como medicamento recetado, pañales infantiles, fórmula para bebé o suministros para sus mascotas. Otros artículos que podría tomar en cuenta pueden ser encontradosread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →

  • Locations: Español Published

    ¡Basalsa está de regreso!

    Traducción por Claudia Pawl

    Este año, la celebración se asocia con el Buddy Program para lograr un día de baile familiar.

    “Traiga a sus hijos, traiga a sus amigos, traiga a sus abuelos, traiga a mamá y papá”, dijo Kathryn Sansone, directora de desarrolloread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    ‘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 →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Aug. 18, 2022

    Safety tip

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    Penny Hot Springs

    Pitkin County is requesting public input on two… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Aug. 18, 2022

    Chacos memorial

    The memorial for Chris and Terry Chacos was such a beautiful event filled with so many wonderful stories filled with love and laughter. It was a walk back to the years even before their lives in Carbondale began with the establishment of the Village Smithy. 

    Years of… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    CVEPA Views: Local Food in the Crystal Valley

    By Dale Will

    It wasn’t long ago that many were predicting the end of agriculture in our valley. Rising real estate values were seen as the death knell to our local capacity to grow food. Fortunately, we’re now in the midst of a true renaissance in public concern about local… read more →

  • Locations: News, Opinion Published

    Carbondale Clay Center: 25 years and counting

    By Diane Kenney
    Founder of the Carbondale Clay Center

    The Carbondale Clay Center was born in 1997. This year marks its 25th anniversary. As the founding director, I never could have imagined all that was to happen in that extremely humble building tucked in at the end… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters to the Editor

    Want to let the community know about what’s on your mind and in your heart?

    Send us a letter to the editor at by noon on Monday for consideration in the following Thursday’s edition. We receive a lot of letters, so 500 words is the limit. Know that… read more →