• Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 24 de junio, 2021

    Traducción Por Jacqueline Castro

    El caso de Francisco

    Toda comunidad es invitada a un foro con respecto al caso de Michael Franciso el martes 29 de junio a las 7 p.m. en el anfiteatro al aire libre detrás de la iglesia The Orchard enread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Identidad y Libertad: Solo el comienzo

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    Este viernes, día 25 de junio, se finaliza la exhibición, Identidad y Libertad en la galería R2, en The Launchpad. Para aquellos que pudieron asistir a la apertura de la exhibición, dos de los artistas, Tony Ortega y Armando Silva, estuvieron

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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    More than just a paper

    Two years ago this week I joined The Sopris Sun staff as a part-time ad salesman. When I started, I was in the midst of the darkest days of my life. In the months leading up to my hiring, I was having seizures among other issues. The mentalread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Everyone gets a say on Ascendigo Ranch

    This week’s Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting lasted three days – a bit above average. Ascendigo Autism Services persists toward its goal to build the Ascendigo Ranch on Missouri Heights northeast of Carbondale.

    Keep Missouri Heights Rural (KMHR), an interest group created in opposition to constructing… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Colorado coalition aims to protect bears

    One can imagine that for a hungry bear, emerging from hibernation or preparing to sleep for the winter, the temptations of civilization are difficult to resist. With human populations burgeoning in the West, urban sprawl encroaches increasingly into bear country, resulting in more frequent interactions.

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  • Locations: News Published

    Prepared and on high alert

    Fires break out, one after the other, and Coloradans know from the smoke in the air before hearing the news. The ongoing drought has deepened into what’s now the tenth driest year in the past 127, according to the National Integrated Drought Information System (drought.org). Already, wildfires areread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - June 24, 2021

    Delta variant

    Garfield County Public Health, together with Grand River Health and Valley View, hosted a press conference on July 22 to discuss trends that prompted the county to move back to “yellow” on the COVID dial. In summary, areas with lower vaccination rates are seeingread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - June 24, 2021

    Share the road!

    Did you know that Carbondale is recognized as a “Gold Standard Bike Friendly Community” by the League of American Bicyclists? In an effort to promote peaceful and safe coexistence among bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists, the Carbondale Bike Pedestrian Trails Commission would like to remindread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Rams lax team has a winning attitude

    The Rams’ girls lacrosse team ended their regular season play with an 8–2 conference record, affording them a berth in last Thursday’s Class 4A state tournament opener in Lakewood. The Rams lost to Green Mountain by a score of 15-8.

    Rams co-coach Chelsea Robson said, despite the loss,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    What teachers could teach about housing solutions

    In 2015, voters approved a major bond issue for the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD), which, in part, resulted in $5 million per community being dedicated to affordable housing units for teachers.

    After the bond’s approval, RFSD formed the School District Housing Advisory Committee, consisting ofread more →