Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: News Published

    COWPL pursues greater public engagement

    In December 2021, The Sopris Sun reported on a proposed land swap near Pagosa Springs involving 380 acres of public land, including roadless areas, wetlands and dispersed camping. The Valle Seco Land Exchange has since been delayed.

    “The appraisal will be reconsidered due to our work arguing that… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - March 31, 2022

    Dear Carbondale voters

    As a resident of unincorporated Garfield County, I do not have the opportunity to vote in this election, however, if I did, I would vote to re-elect Erica Sparhawk: a proven leader, rooted in compassion, integrity and community, with the skills to ensure Carbondale recognizes and meets… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Addressing climate change in Colorado relies on Xcel

    In 2018, Governor Polis signed his Climate Action “Roadmap,” setting targets for cutting the state’s global warming emissions by 50% by 2030 and 90% by 2050. Of course, the law contained no enforcement mechanisms. In 2021, frustrated at the Polis Administration’s lack of measurable progress, and with pressureread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Report: Crystal Outdoors LLC threatens litigation

    The most momentous occurrence at Tuesday’s regular meeting was not on the agenda. All trustees were present with the exception of Ben Bohmfalk.

    Representatives of Crystal Outdoors LLC, Dave Myler and Andy Peters, alerted the trustees to what they consider a problem with the town’s unified development code (UDC). Crystal… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - 24 de marzo, 2022

    First Ascent

    Colorado Mountain College invites youth to apply for a free, multi-day outdoor leadership course at its campus in Leadville. The course is open to students who will complete eighth and ninth grade this spring and it takes place from June 19 through June 24. Applications are due by… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    El asunto A de la papeleta de votación

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Además de elegir a tres administradores y al próximo alcalde de Carbondale, los residentes de la ciudad tienen la oportunidad de aprobar el reemplazo de la piscina John M. Fleet, llamada así en honor de un antiguo alcalde de Carbondale, para una nueva instalación acuática en… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 24 de marzo, 2022

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Festival de cortometrajes 

    Aspen Film, la organización de educación y artes cinematográficas que funciona todo el año, anuncia su programa para el 31° Aspen Shortsfest, del 5 al 10 de abril de 2022, con cortos filmados en varias partes del mundo, incluido Argentina y Venezuela,… read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: James Breasted

    November 13, 1937 – March 19, 2022

    James Breasted, a former Aspen City Councilman and Pitkin County Planning Commissioner who helped create the Roaring Fork Valley bus system and pushed for wilderness preservation of the Hunter Creek area above Aspen, died Saturday at his home in Carbondale. He was 84.… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - March 24, 2022

    Climate talk

    The expansion of “climate” discussions  from reducing greenhouse gas emissions to “resilience” and “mitigation” and “adaptation” and “justice” and “equity” and other issues is healthy but can distract from greenhouse gasses. Emissions reductions from us and our energy providers are required as soon as possible to maintain… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Re-imagining our future, together

    Laurie Raymond
    Guest Opinion

    In the Glenwood Springs Post Independent’s interviews with the eight candidates vying for the three open Carbondale trustee positions, what immediately leapt out at me were three things all of them have in common.

    First, they all love Carbondale and appreciate its unique character. Multi-generation… read more →