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  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - June 17, 2021

    WATER is the issue

    Ascendigo’s services are valuable, no doubt, and my compliments regarding their organization. Ascendigo represents a needed resource for the less-fortunate among us.

    White Cloud on Missouri Heights is not the right property for their large facility.

    Our communityread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Historical Society celebrates "Our Hattie"

    Sue Gray, executive director of the Carbondale Historical Society (CHS), called it “a small gathering to celebrate our Hattie.” On the evening of June 9, the group gathered in the side yard next to the Thompson House Museum to celebrate Hattie Thompson Holland’s 155th birthday.

    Hattieread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - June 10, 2021

    Plein Air Paint Out

    I wanted to thank you for the cover story in this week’s Sopris Sun, what a nice surprise! And how favorably you presented Redstone. The Quick Draw was a success, we sold all the paintings, except for one large one, amounting to just… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Branching Out: Rooted in (her)story

    How do we sink roots in a new place? 

    I came to Carbondale before the “Best Places to Live” lists. Mad about fly fishing, hunting for a place “to grow up” and sink my own roots, our watershed drew me in.

    Volunteering is aread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    C'dale commercial occupancy down but not dire

    Last year’s freeze is thawing, and the local business scene seems to be emerging mostly intact.

    Our annual commercial inventory found just 10 fewer operating storefronts and offices than last year. Yes, that’s a negative trend, but with the pending demolition of the Sopris Shopping Centerread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Housing policy: from top to bottom

    Housing availability and affordability was pinched by the pandemic. While tenants struggled to pay their rent, landlords faltered on mortgage payments, thus creating a void in the housing market. Deep pockets filled the gap and, in this scenic valley, home prices skyrocketed as those with the capital toread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Woody and Dumpling spread hope and joy

    “Trying to share this with anyone I know that loves to smile,” reads a personal note from Sean Jeffries of Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC). And how right he is! TRTC’s collaboration with Stage of Life Theatre Company (SoL), “Woody and Dumpling and the Journey Back to Normal”, is… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Farmers' Market: a Hump Day ritual!

    Carbondale Farmers’ Market Manager Jamie Wall welcomes you back to the first market of the season, Wednesday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    The market features three of our favorite local farmers – Sara Tymczyszyn of Highwater Farms, Silt; and Erin Cuseo of Erin’sread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - June 10, 2021

    What a gas

    The Roaring Fork Valley Co-Op is celebrating having delivered one million gallons of propane in the current fiscal year, which began Aug. 1. Having first opened in Basalt in 1950, the Co-Op has been in the bulk fuel delivery business for decades. Inread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    La importancia de representación legal

    Incorporado en las reglas de profesionalismo para abogados existe una parte que promueve filantropía de abogados por donación de su tiempo, habilidad, recursos e influencias sociales hacia ayuda a los más necesitados. Las Reglas de Colorado en relación a la Conducta Profesional (“C.R.C.P.”) son un grupo deread more →