• Locations: Español Published

    Desde La Clínica: Los beneficios escondidos de la remolacha

    El término “doparse” se representa entre comillas porque este consejo de salud no implica nada ilegal o peligroso. 

    Según Michael Greger, autor del libro, l “Comer para no morir”, hace alrededor de cinco años, los investigadores demostraron que el jugo de remolacha permitió a buceadores libres contener su respiración… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Uinta Basin Railway encuentra oposición en Glenwood

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Los productores de petróleo quieren cuadruplicar la cantidad de crudo ceroso de fracturación hidráulica que sale de la cuenca Uinta de Utah. Actualmente se transportan en camión entre 80,000 y 90,000 barriles diarios a las refinerías de Salt Lake City, pero su producción está limitada por… read more →

  • Locations: News

    Alpine Bank and Larry Day color 2023

    If you hadn’t yet noticed, Alpine Bank’s newest annual calendar is especially lively as the bank, founded in Carbondale in January 1973, approaches its 50th anniversary.

    Sopris Sun readers will instantly recognize the whimsical imaginings of artist Larry Day gracing the calendar’s 12 pages with playfulread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Karen Crawford

    December 9, 1951 – November 25, 2022

    Karen Crawford, 70, passed away peacefully in her daughter’s home in Denver from complications of cancer on Nov. 25, 2022. She was surrounded by her loving family. Karen moved to Carbondale where she and her husband, Alex, became anread more →

  • Locations: Fiction, Opinion Published

    Work in Progress - Dec. 15, 2022

    Winter finds its way
    By Just Jim
    Glenwood Springs

    We’ve been waiting
    For you to stick around
    Settle on the hills
    And pile on the pass

    Dogs wear you 
    On their snouts
    As cats hesitateread more →

  • Locations: Letters, Opinion Published

    Letters - Dec. 15, 2022

    Correction: Turns out “CL” McClure, credited for the historic Dinkel Building photo in last week’s issue, is more likely Louis Charles (LC) McClure (a famous photographer up through his death in the 1950s). 

    Monday morning
    The night was loooooong. Tossing and turning, thrashing, moaning and… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Handel’s Messiah: A seasonal shared experience

    For the 46th year, without pause, Aspen Choral Society’s production of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, composed in 1741, returns to audiences throughout the Roaring Fork Valley.

    Which isn’t to say the show returns unchanged. In her second year as concertmaster, MinTze Wu is refining the baroqueread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Dinkel building to get some TLC

    The famous Dinkel building on Main Street, built by one of Carbondale’s original townsmen, William Dinkel, is getting a facelift. A remodeling permit was issued on Oct. 6 and construction is due to begin any day now.

    The building’s new owner, Rick Holmstrom, is the chief executive officer… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Two communities, Unified for the Thompson Divide

    By Jonathan Godes and Ben Bohmfalk
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    Thirteen miles may separate the two towns we’re proud to serve as mayors — Glenwood Springs and Carbondale — but the list of what unites our two communities is long. Summertime festivals andread more →