Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt & Calendar, April 21, 2022

    Demeter’s Garden

    The community garden behind the Third Street Center, known as Demeter’s Garden, has available plots for the 2022 growing season. Plots come in various sizes and, for those new to gardening, help will be available. People interested in reserving garden space can contact the Carbondale Rec Center at… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 21, 2022

    Celebrate Earth Day

    You are invited to join an Earth Day celebration in Carbondale on Friday, April 22, at 4:30 pm.

    Meet in the old City Market parking lot to learn about Xcel Energy, divestment and No Mow May.

    Listen to or march with the Earth Day Band up the… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    ‘Make beer, not war’

    You may have seen the quote in one of the bathrooms at Carbondale Beer Works — “Make beer, not war.” It’s  an unofficial slogan that is gaining relevance for the microbrewery in a new collaboration with Casey Brewing of Glenwood Springs.

    In a global effort toread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Aspen Dance Connection hosts "Mr. Tap"

    Dance Aspen Connection hosted John “Mr. Tap” Williams (bottom left) for a weekend of events. The fun began with a performance at Sopris Lodge on April 8, together with Karen Kent (top left) of Aspen Dance Connection and Bailey Barnum and Jameson Osborne of Legacy Dance Company.

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  • Locations: News Published

    ‘Real’ powwow gathering comes to Aspen

    This weekend, April 15 and 16, the Aspen Indigenous Foundation will host its largest native gathering yet. The nonprofit, responsible for organizing dance expositions, the Shining Mountains Film Festival and a single day powwow in 2019, is expecting upwards of 300 Native Americans representing as many as 75 tribes, plus… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    A theater review: “Picasso at the Lapin Agile”

    On April 8, Sopris Theatre Company (STC), at Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley campus, premiered “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” a one-act comedy written by Steve Martin. 

    The fictional satire involves world-famous scientist Albert Einstein, played by Joshua Adamson, and infamous painter Pablo Picasso, played by Wyatt Tulk, meeting… read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Janet Masters

    May 20, 1927 – March 24, 2022

    Janet Masters, 94, quietly passed on March 24 at home in Basalt. She was known and loved for her exuberance and determination to have her home and her way of life, her way.

    Janet Sheila Ross Caldwell was born in Carleton Place, Ontario,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    A living local legend: John Waldo Tripp

    By Ted Frisbie
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    In response to the National Geographic cover story, “The Last Voices of World War II” (published June 20, 2020), I felt compelled to draw attention to one of our Valley’s last surviving members of the 10th Mountain Division. 

    Born July… read more →

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    Sustainable Settings preps for phase three

    News of Sustainable Settings selling its property came as a shock to many. The announcement’s proximity to April 1 had some wondering if it was a joke. After nearly two decades of building soil south of Carbondale, the biodynamic ranch has become a defining characteristic of the region. Soon, however,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Emergency Task Force looks beyond COVID 

    All trustees were in attendance at their regular meeting on April 12.

    As per usual, the meeting began with public comments from persons not on the agenda (there were none) followed by comments by the trustees.

    Marty Silverstein was sure to thank Town Clerk Cathy Derby and… read more →