Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Your donations, quadrupled!

    By Todd Chamberlin

    The Sopris Sun is once again taking part in the Community First Foundation’s ColoradoGives campaign. This year is especially important, because we have several matching grant opportunities that we are trying to reach. In all, we are trying to raise $100,000 in the last two months of… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Nov. 4, 2021

    The search continues

    The Town of Carbondale announced three new town manager finalists on Oct. 29. Interviews with the three previous finalists — Jennifer Phillips, Kara Silbernagel and Jeff Durbin — did not result in a hire. “We struggled to narrow the field initially because of so many excellent applicants,”… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 4 de noviembre, 2021

    Traducción por Jacqueline Castro

    Crystal Meadows

    Crystal Meadows Senior Housing tuvo mucho que celebrar el 21 de octubre. Gracias al trabajo diligente de DM Neuman Construction, casi 79 unidades de residencia vieron una variedad de mejoras, desde encimeras hasta techos. “No podríamos estar más orgullosos de les residentes,” dijo la administradora… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Maestra local se reúne con el Dalai Lama

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Brittany Rose, maestra de educación bilingüe de la escuela primaria de Basalt, fue seleccionada entre sus compañeros para dirigirse a su santidad el Dalai Lama durante una conversación virtual organizada el lunes 25 de octubre por la noche.

    La oportunidad se dio a través del proyecto… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Recommended Reading: “The Beekeeper of Aleppo”

    By Jenn Cook

    Garfield County Libraries staff

    It is hard to wrap my head around the hardships experienced by children and families around the world whose lives are in upheaval from war and unrest. Sometimes the reality is so brutal that it is easier to digest in fiction. “The Beekeeper… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Nov. 4, 2021

    Re: PSSWF

    The article in The Sopris Sun on Oct. 28 about Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation (PSSWF), while interesting, missed some important facts:

    The essence of the foundation is black bear rehab and release work and ursine rehabilitation in the 21st century is a rare profession.

    There are ONLY… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Cherishing the Golden Years

    This month’s columnist, Larry Bogatz, writes about what it’s like being old in Carbondale. He’s luckier than most, he tells us, because he has means that translate into options. Still, the choices can be heart-wrenching. After reading his story, imagine yourself in a similar situation (unless you are already there). Willread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 28 de octubre

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Día de los Muertos

    Carbondale Arts y Valley Settlement exhibirán una “ofrenda” comunitaria honrando el Día de los Muertos, frente a The Launchpad desde el lunes 1 de noviembre hasta el 11 de noviembre. La comunidad está bienvenida a contribuir con fotos y recuerdos honrando a… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Report: Town manager selection process narrows in

    During trustee comments, at the regular meeting on Oct. 26, Ben Bohmfalk encouraged everyone to vote, announcing it is now too late to mail a ballot. There is a ballot drop-box located at Town Hall. Bohmfalk also reminded the public of the upcoming comprehensive plan update meeting, presentingread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - October 28, 2021

    Congratulations, Autumn!

    Glenwood Springs Middle School science teacher Autumn Rivera was named Colorado Teacher of the Year. Rivera was featured in a Sopris Sun article on Oct. 6, after being nominated as a finalist. Rivera will be recognized, along with other top teachers from around the country, at the White… read more →