Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - May 26, 2022

    Dandelion Day

    Thank you Carbondale community for one of the best Dandelion Days I have ever experienced. My heart is so full of gratitude for the joy and love that was shared in Sopris Park on May 14. A big thank you to our 75 amazing vendors who filled the… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - May 19, 2022

    Coincidence or correlation?

    Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas. What do these states have in common? Each of them has passed “trigger” laws, such that, if Roe v. Wade is overturned, abortion automatically becomes illegal in that state. What else do the states have in common?read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Galen Christopher Bittel

    November 20, 1980 – December 17, 2021

    Galen, age 41, passed away at his home in Glenwood Springs with his mother at his side and his sister Candy on Facetime. He fought valiantly against the pain of tongue and mouth cancer. The pain is now gone and he is at… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    AVLT strives to protect 50,000 acres by 2032

    Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) has recently published a 10-year strategic plan which lays out the organization’s ambitious goal of conserving 40,000-50,000 acres in the next 10 years.

    AVLT was the first land trust in Colorado and, in its 55 years, has helped conserve 69 square miles of land from… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 19 de mayo, 2022

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Restauración de documentación

    La Oficina de Administración de Tierras (BLM) invita al público a participar en documentar la restauración de Sutey Ranch. El rancho fue adquirido por BLM por medio del intercambio de tierras en el 2017 y los esfuerzos de restauración, incluyendo el pastoreo y… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    ¡Celebremos el Día de las Tierras Públicas de Colorado!

    Por Omar Sarabia
    Director de Defiende Nuestra Tierra

    En mayo de 2016, Colorado se convirtió en el primer estado de la nación en establecer un feriado estatal para nuestras tierras públicas cuando la Asamblea General de Colorado aprobó un proyecto deread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - May 19, 2022

    Documenting restoration

    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites the public to participate in documenting the restoration of Sutey Ranch. The ranch was acquired by the BLM through a land exchange in 2017 and restoration efforts, including targeted goat grazing and reseeding, are ongoing in the area with the goal… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Senior Matters adjusts and accommodates

    By the Senior Matters board
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    Senior Matters has been Carbondale’s nonprofit arm for older adult programming since 2008, when we were designated a sub-committee of the Parks and Recreation Commission and set up shop at the Third Street Center. Senior Matters’ three-year goal was… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Adjust, accommodate, repeat…

    Martha Gallagher, MD, a retired anesthesiologist living in the Boston area, is an avid lifelong backpacker, hiker and wannabe skier. Over the years, she has plied the slopes of Aspen and Snowmass, walked the trails of the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness and visited with her close friend, Judie Blanchard of Carbondale.read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →