Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - July 7, 2022

    Bobolinks nesting

    Bobolinks, a grassland-dependent bird species in severe decline (its worldwide population dropped by 59% from 1970 to 2014), have been spotted nesting at Glassier Open Space. Pitkin County Open Space and Trails contacted the property’s agricultural lessee to negotiate the postponement of hay cutting on about five acres… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 7, 2022

    Dangerous by design

    Highway 133 through Carbondale is dangerous by design and an aesthetic eyesore that slices our town in two. You can help!

    Have you ever pushed a crosswalk light and experienced a near-miss when a driver didn’t give you the right-of-way? If so, you are not alone. Within… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    How to be a psychic

    Have you ever been thinking about someone when suddenly they call? Or, maybe you’ve had a dream that came true? Well, you may just be psychic. In fact, local intuitive Ann O’Brien would bet on it. Her new book, “Everyone is Psychic” is a practical how-to manual andread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Report: Trustees roll ahead with WE-cycle

    When the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) presented on initiating a bike share program in Carbondale in November 2021, the cost-benefit ratio was unconvincing in the light of more apparent needs, such as an expanded circulator service.

    By contrast, RFTA and WE-cycle came before the trusteesread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Book Review: ‘Woman of Light’ surfaces Denver’s complex legacy

    By Izzy Stringham

    Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s new full-length novel, “Woman of Light”, is especially delightful for those who live in Colorado. The story centers around Luz Lopez and her extended family living in 1930s Denver. Having come from the Lost Territory, now the area that encompasses Southern Colorado, New Mexicoread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 30 de junio, 2022

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Se busca

    La biblioteca de Basalt está buscando a alguien bilingüe para conectar la biblioteca con personas hispanohablantes en nuestra área para servir mejor a nuestra comunidad. Este puesto crea, implementa y evalúa eventos, oportunidades de capacitación y programas de entretenimiento para hispanohablantes en nuestra comunidad.… read more →

  • Locations: Español, News Published

    Festival Las Americás 2022 en fotos

    Por Klaus Kocher

    Victor Becerra, el fundador de Colorado Youth Mariachi Program. 

    Colorado Youth Mariachi Program fue invitado para un desempeño especial durante Festival Las Americás en Carbondale el día 25 de junio. Foto de Klaus Kocher

    Los Laguneros del Rio Nazas, un grupo de Denver, compartió… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - June 30, 2022

    Slip slidin’

    The Colorado Department of Transportation closed Interstate 70 in both directions through the Glenwood Canyon on Monday, June 27 in response to a flash flood warning issued by the National Weather Service at 6:20 p.m. The interstate reopened around 8:30 p.m. Motorists planning to travel through the canyon… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Commercial inventory shows business is booming

    In 2017, Sopris Sun reporter John Colson began an annual tradition by which to measure economic trends in Carbondale. Noting a lack of data in regards to the town’s commercial inventory, he set out to establish a baseline with an “admittedly informal, unscientific and quite possibly incomplete survey of the… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - June 30, 2022

    Calling all veterans

    On the Fourth of July, as we Americans celebrate our country’s independence and freedoms, we should remember the men and women who serve and have served in our military. They, some at great cost, served to protect us and defend the freedoms we enjoy. Our U.S. veterans… read more →