Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: News Published

    Seeds of change sown in Silt

    On a hot summer afternoon, one of many with temperatures fixed above 100 degrees in Silt, six high school students worked diligently to complete a harvest before taking their lunch beneath a large cottonwood tree at the edge of Highwater Farm.

    “It’s the best summerread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Karen Irene Natal

    February 4, 1955 – July 13, 2021

    Karen Irene Natal was born on Feb. 4, 1955 to John and Dolores Riley in San Francisco, California. She is survived by her husband, Dennis, her mother, Dolores Dee Blue, and a brother, Jay Riley. Karen spent her earlyread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Lyle Oliver

    March 2, 1941 – July 5, 2021

    Stanley Lyle Oliver passed away at home with his family present. He fought a valiant battle against Alzheimers and uranium exposure.

    Lyle was born in Telluride to Stanley E. and Viola Oliver. He was a third generation Coloradan, with his… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    The Thomas Lawley legacy

    Poem by Paula Lawley

    Wife of the late Thomas Lawley

    (Mountain Fair Director 1986-2003)


    A happy smile, a twinkle in his eye

    An easy laugh, he was dubbed “Mr. Nice Guy”

    Who loved his job promoting the arts

    Plus concerts,…

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  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 22, 2021

    Honoring our roots

    I want to thank Bruno Kirchenwitz for his appreciation of the USA to which he and his family immigrated in 1954. I am glad his family has thrived. I don’t agree that the media is dividing our country by identifying where people’sread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - July 22, 2021

    Leadership opportunity

    Wilderness Workshop is looking for the next director of Defiende Nuestra Tierra, leading Latino outreach in defense of public lands. Founding director Beatriz Soto will be joining Conservation Colorado to lead Protégete, a similar program that is statewide. Details about this full-time job, withread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Rosa Contreras celebra su ciudadanía

    Rosa Contreras, conocida por sus talentos como estilista, es propietaria del Main Street Barber Shoppe en Carbondale. Este verano, tras mucha entrega preparando documentos y estudiando la historia de los EE. UU., ella cumplió el gran paso de conseguir su ciudadanía.

    En el caso de Contreras,read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 22 de julio

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Oportunidad de liderazgo

    Wilderness Workshop está buscando a su siguiente director para Defiende Nuestra Tierra, liderando el alcance latino en defensa de tierras públicas. Directora fundadora Beatriz Soto se uniera a Conservation Colorado como directora de Protégete, un programa similarread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Aspen Science Center leads on inclusivity

    Aspen Science Center, a nonprofit formed in 2005, has a new executive director to carry forward its mission of “advancing the public understanding of science through life-long discovery, exploration and education.” Anna Voelker (who goes by the pronouns they/them) comes by way of Ohio State University, where theyread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Trail Notes: July 22, 2021

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV)

    Know-how… hitchhiking seeds

    Many types of plants have specially adapted their seeds to more easily attach to passing animals… humans included! These sneaky hitchhikers can find their way onto your shoes, socks, pants, pets or backpacks. And thenread more →