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  • Locations: Español Published

    Coalición local se dedica a proteger a los osos

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Puedes imaginar que para un oso hambriento, que sale de la hibernación o se prepara para dormir durante el invierno, las tentaciones de la civilización son difíciles de resistir. Con el aumento de la población humana en el oeste, la expansión urbanaread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Bio-reina entra en escena

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Los espectáculos de drag son escasos y poco frecuentes en el valle de Roaring Fork, por lo que fue especialmente emocionante para los fans locales de la escena escuchar que habría una actuación en Steve’s Guitars. Las artistas caminaron por la pasarelaread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    The view from Dooley Creek Farm

    Hiking a particularly steep trail from the valley floor, you can face east to gain a spectacular view of Mount Sopris, river to peak. And there, towards the lower left, lies a vision from the pages of a children’s storybook: a green jewel in the wilds.

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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    The Fork that Roared: Sunchoke delight

    By George Bohmfalk

    Several years ago, I wrote a monthly column for The Sun about food. That ended for various reasons, but I have a selfish interest in writing this one. It’s also a generous reason, as I hope to introduce some of you to a delightful new

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  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Tom Bleskan

    June 20, 1954 – June 26, 2021

    We are sad to announce the passing of long-time Carbondale resident Tom Bleskan. Tom died on June 26, 2021 at the age of 67 in Elora, Ontario.

    He moved to the Roaring Fork Valley inread more →

  • Locations: Columns, News Published

    Trail Notes - July 8, 2021

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    Trail Knowhow

    Drones or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are fully prohibited from launching, landing or being operated within all designated wilderness areas within the United States. Beyond serving as a source of noise pollution that can disrupt the experiences of otherread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 8, 2021

    Chart Carbondale

    The comp plan update process should include professional, independent reviews of critical needs: water, sewage, traffic, etc. Historic Carbondale is becoming just another town that has been bought by outside real estate concerns with little concern for its history. The traffic backups at 82/133read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Accountability counts

    By James Steindler

    In last week’s print edition of The Sopris Sun, I misquoted Mayor Dan Richardson in a News Analysis regarding the town’s response to the Christmas Eve incident and, more specifically, the community forum which took place on Tuesday, June 29.   

    During

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  • Locations: News Published

    News Analysis: Civil case complicates conversation

    Well, it happened. The community got its chance to join in on the conversation about the Michael Francisco case and ask burning questions to Town officials. While the intention of transparency was there, it was significantly hindered by the officials heeding limitations of what they could discuss dueread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 1, 2021

    GarCo decision

    Ascendigo Autism Services is deeply grateful to the Garfield County Staff who worked tirelessly to review the Ascendigo Ranch land use application. In addition, we are thankful to the County Commissioners who listened thoughtfully to all public comments.

    Our entire organization is immensely inspired and… read more →