• Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Dec. 30, 2021

    Masks required

    The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority would like to remind passengers that masks are required while riding the bus, regardless of vaccination status. The federal mask requirement on public transportation remains in effect through March 18, and local bus service will be impacted if too many drivers are exposed… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Why is journalism important?

    By Sopris Sun youth journalists

    Maeve Murray

    After joining The Sopris Sun’s new youth journalism program, we were asked one question: why is journalism important? We responded with various ways of saying: “getting information out to the public” and “connecting the community.” 

    However important these things are, throughout this… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Are our relationships at a healing junction?

    A junction point is a meeting place where trails converge. In modern times we may think of an intersection where two streets or highways cross.

    Our world is much more than street intersections. Our world is a beautiful web of life-sustaining junction points. Originally, our ancestors were in direct relationship… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Dec. 30, 2021

    350 Roaring Fork

    “Picture a bright blue ball just spinning, spinning free. It’s dizzy with possibilities…” – Bob Weir and John Barlow

    Some of us gather on Friday mornings at 8 a.m. to remember our personal connection to the planet and its future. We remind some others as well by… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    A miracle in the Bronx

    Of course there’s a Santa Claus. I saw him up close in the Bronx, in 1959, in the employee bathroom at Alexander’s Department Store. We stood silently, as men do at adjoining urinals, finished our business and returned to our work: he to the Children’s Department on the second floor,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Alpine Legal Services’ pro bono help line needs attorneys

    Colorado attorneys are not required to engage in pro bono work — free legal services — to maintain their licenses. In fact, that’s true of all 50 states. Rule 6.1 of the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct states: “Every lawyer has a professional responsibility to provide legal… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    La línea de ayuda pro-bono busca abogados

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Los abogados de Colorado no están obligados a participar en trabajo pro-bono — servicios legales gratuitos — para mantener sus licencias. De hecho, es así en los 50 estados. La regla 6.1 del modelo de conducta profesional de la asociación americana de abogados establece: “Todo abogado… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Tiempo fuera

    El sitio web de The Sopris Sun estuvo fuera de servicio temporalmente la semana pasada. Le agradecemos a todos los que llamaron, enviaron correos electrónicos y enviaron mensajes de texto para dejarnos saber. Muchas gracias a Titan Digital por trasladar nuestros archivos a un… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    ¿Regalando por regalar?

    El presupuesto promedio gastado por una persona durante estas épocas es 110%. Diez por ciento más de lo que tiene o de lo que gana. 

    Probablemente sea por todos los regalos que compramos estas fechas, sobre todo si eres Latino, ya que los hijos de tus compadres o amistades… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Opinion: Bad ads, real estate

    A house in our neighborhood is for sale. It has been advertised in one of the Aspen newspapers and attracted attention from a newspaper headquartered 5,000 miles away — with 1.1 million online and print global subscribers. “Rocky Mountain high prices: homebuyers priced out of Aspen head toread more →