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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Recommended Reading: “The Beekeeper of Aleppo”

    By Jenn Cook

    Garfield County Libraries staff

    It is hard to wrap my head around the hardships experienced by children and families around the world whose lives are in upheaval from war and unrest. Sometimes the reality is so brutal that it is easier to digest in fiction. “The Beekeeper… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Nov. 4, 2021

    Re: PSSWF

    The article in The Sopris Sun on Oct. 28 about Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation (PSSWF), while interesting, missed some important facts:

    The essence of the foundation is black bear rehab and release work and ursine rehabilitation in the 21st century is a rare profession.

    There are ONLY… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Cherishing the Golden Years

    This month’s columnist, Larry Bogatz, writes about what it’s like being old in Carbondale. He’s luckier than most, he tells us, because he has means that translate into options. Still, the choices can be heart-wrenching. After reading his story, imagine yourself in a similar situation (unless you are already there). Willread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Pages of the Past: "I do my shopping at the Dumpsters of Satank"

    From the archives of The Valley Journal and The Sopris Sun

    Nov. 25, 1981

    The USDA Forest Service was considering allowing gas exploration in two parcels of the Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness Area — one at the base of Sopris and one near Placita Creek — as well as some… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    El arte contra el tiempo

    La excusa más grande del mundo es la falta de tiempo. Parece ser que los días son más cortos y nunca hay suficiente tiempo para hacer todo lo que se necesita hacer. Dentro de la lista de los quehaceres del día a día, podemos encontrar cosas como comprar abarrotes, pagar… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Sale el Sol para el beneficio de todes

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Así, de repente, un adjunto de cuatro páginas llamado “el Sol del Valle” apareció en medio de The Sopris Sun el pasado mes de marzo. Desde entonces, el adjunto se ha convertido en un elemento semanal de The Sun. En él se publican artículos de opinión… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 28 de octubre

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Día de los Muertos

    Carbondale Arts y Valley Settlement exhibirán una “ofrenda” comunitaria honrando el Día de los Muertos, frente a The Launchpad desde el lunes 1 de noviembre hasta el 11 de noviembre. La comunidad está bienvenida a contribuir con fotos y recuerdos honrando a… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Encontrando tesoro en la basura

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El lanzamiento de la aplicación Love Zero Waste en abril de 2020 es una de las pequeñas buenas noticias que se vieron truncadas con el estallido de la pandemia mundial, cuando prácticamente las únicas noticias que se daban eran sombrías y relacionadas con el COVID-19. “No… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Rams' Homecoming

    What a week it was for the Roaring Fork Rams! From the righteous parade, which could be heard from over a mile away, to the outstanding effort made by student athletes on the (boys) soccer, volleyball and football teams. During the volleyball match — it was also Hawaiianread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    El Sol also rises

    Suddenly, or “de repente” if you speak Spanish, a four-page insert called el Sol del Valle appeared in the middle of The Sopris Sun last March. The insert has since become a weekly feature of The Sun. It publishes opinion pieces written in Spanish, a few of The Sun’ original… read more →