Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

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    Springtime at the Source

    By Will Evans

    Each morning

    I greet the mountain

    with gratitude

    and am nourished by

    fresh water

    I am

    mostly water,

    as a descendant

    of Source. 

    I grow in an awareness,

    Source and I are One.

    Buried inside my essence

    a fire awakens and

    I see the world through a… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - March 25, 2021

    Re: Climate of love
    I am writing in response to Gwen Garcelon’s column in last week’s Sun. It seems that the incident involving Michael Francisco, the police and City Market is ripe for a restorative, rather than retributive process. All three appear to be not only the affected party,… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - March 25, 2021

    Prescribed burns
    The Bureau of Land Management is completing prescribed fires on federal land in Eagle, Garfield, and Pitkin County, including Cattle Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Cherry Creek, the West Divide, Braderich Creek, and Collins Creek. According to Deputy White River Forest Supervisor Lisa Stoeffler, prescribed fire is “a cost-effective,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Craving fashion?

    To observe the second COVID-induced cancellation of Carbondale Arts’ annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza, a mini campaign series titled “The Fashion of Food: Connection We’re All Hungry For” is tying together support for local restaurants with an ode to fashion.
    Carbondale Executive Director Amy Kimberly,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Speaking open doorways

    Since 2008, Adi Shakti Ashram, the nonprofit umbrella under which Mana Foods operates, has organized a 72-hour Gurmuhk mantra chant in Carbondale. The Guru Granth Sahib, a book of prayers and hymns compiled in the 17th century, is recited as one complete “unbroken sound” with around 18 volunteers taking one… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Elevando voces con La Nueva Mix

    Axel Contreras, originario de Guatemala, es bien reconocido por su voz, energía, y dedicación. Ha ganado reconocimiento y apoyo tanto local como nacional por su vocación. Desde La Nueva Mix, una radio comercial con alma comunitaria basada en Glenwood Springs, alcanza servir y entretener a diversos gustos a través de… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    Defendiendo la Madre: En defensa de la vida misma

    Por Beatriz Soto

    En Defiende Nuestra Tierra estamos muy emocionados de colaborar con el Sol del Valle. Reconocemos que es de gran valor para toda nuestra comunidad y nuestra democracia, que la gente de habla hispana pueda recibir información local y estatal relevante en nuestro idioma. En esta columna hablaremos… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Valley Settlement welcomes Latina leadership

    Maria Tarajano Rodman was brought to the United States when she was four years old. She distinctly remembers her mother kneeling to kiss the ground of their natal Cuba before boarding the airplane. Something in her mother knew that they would not be returning within her lifetime. Whether the memory… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Valley Settlement cuenta con liderazgo femenino

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Maria Tarajano Rodman fue traída a los Estados Unidos cuando tenía cuatro años de edad. Ella recuerda vívidamente a su madre ponerse de rodillas para darle un beso a su tierra natal por última vez antes de abordar el avión. Algo en su madre sabía que… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Report: Simplicity and consistency

    Carbondale Trustees convened their regular meeting on March 23. Trustee Ben Bohmfalk led the meeting with Mayor Dan Richardson tending to a family emergency. All other trustees were in attendance.
    Consent agenda was approved. This included accounts payable totaling $261,672. Items of particular expense include $26,999 for a utilities… read more →