Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 22, 2021

    The views expressed in opinion pieces do not necessarily reflect those of The Sopris Sun. The community is invited to submit letters up to 500 words to Longer columns are considered on a case-by-case basis. The deadline for submission is noon on Monday.



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  • Locations: News Published

    Lisa Dancing-Light shares "Magic"

    “Once upon a time in one of the most beautiful parts of the world, there was a very special mountain.” Thus begins “A Song and Story of Magic Mountain,” a culmination of decades of personal work and artistic exploration by local musician Lisa Dancing-Light. Beyond the children’s bookread more →

  • Locations: Columns, News Published

    Help us be the people’s paper

    For over 13 years, The Sopris Sun has delivered on our mission to inform, inspire, and build community. In 2020, the board and staff rose to extraordinary challenges and didn’t miss a beat. With great sacrifice, editor Will Grandbois, artistic director Ylice Golden, and ad manager Todd Chamberlin — along… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Helmeted man saves osprey

    Contribution by Shelly Merriam

    Red bailing twine, commonly used by adult osprey for their nests, can become a source of death by entanglement. Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) arranges its removal annually from the nest on their campus monitored by a camera for the students’ science education. Last week, Earth-Wise… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    This Is Your Backyard

    By Alex Menard

    The Upper Crystal River Valley, from Marble to Schofield Pass, is the finest backyard anyone could wish for. Mostly spectacular wilderness, it also contains the town of Crystal with the famous mill and other historic mining sites. It is home to majestic mountains from the rugged granite… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Remembering Coal Basin tragedy

    By Bill Jochems
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    It was forty years ago, but feels like yesterday. Thwap, thwap, thwap and echoes of helicopters woke Redstone at dawn. Then Tom Brokaw’s voice came through: “and this morning, in Redstone, Colorado…” National news, but a locally intense and tragic story.… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Angel Limón comparte su alma mariachi con el Valle Roaring Fork

    Angel Limón, originario de Jalisco, México, es conocido localmente por su talento tocando la vihuela y cantando con el grupo musical Jalisco Mariachi. Con una preferencia por la música tradicional, el compositor José Alfredo Jiménez Sandoval es una de sus inspiraciones. Aun así, Jalisco Mariachi también toca “covers” de canciones… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    La migración más grande del mundo

    Por Mary Harris, Roaring Fork Audubon
    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    La migración más grande de animales en el mundo está llegando a Norteamérica. Una parte de esta migración pasará justo por el Valle Roaring Fork; y para nuestra suerte, muchos se quedarán a reproducirse, ¡la mayoría de ellos regresan… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 15 de abril, 2021

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Valley Settlement busca cubrir varios puestos en sus equipos de programación. Hay oportunidades con El Busesito, Educación para Adultos, Familia, Amigos y Vecinos, y Aprendiendo con Amor. Si usted o alguien que conoce está interesado en unirse a una organización comprometida con… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Basalt River Park project moves ahead

    By Todd Hartley

    After crawling along at a snail’s pace for years, progress on both the public and private areas of Basalt River Park is set to pick up its pace this spring and summer, and some parts — including walking paths and, possibly, a restaurant — could be usable… read more →