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  • Locations: Columns Published

    Recognizing that mental health is health

    In honor of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, The Sopris Sun has run a series of columns by regular contributors. To conclude the month, we are honored to share a column written by Aspen Strong Executive Director Angilina Taylor.

    I grew up… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Citizens' Academy launches this June

    The Carbondale Police Department (CPD) wants you to ask questions. Yes, you read that right. Those who are interested can learn what it’s like to serve and protect in this community. Therefore, CPD is conducting its first Citizens’ Academy (CA) this summer. 

    “Police departments all across the country… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    ANB Bank proposal scrutinized

    At the most recent Board of Town Trustees meeting, on May 25, all trustees were in attendance except Marty Silverstein.

    The consent agenda was approved with an addition to accounts payable of between $3,500 and $4,000 – depending on travel costs – for services by Powers Consulting, a… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    2021 sees a fresh round of Art Around Town

    What’s that “bioluminescent water nymph” doing in Carbondale? “Mahina”, a name meaning “moonlight” in Hawaiian, is one of two sculptures on loan by Fruita-artist Pavia Justinian.

    Notice any other eye-catching pieces? If not, keep looking. “Matelasse” by Denver-artist Reven Swanson is a twisting yellow ribbon inspired by traditional… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - May 27, 2021

    Radio news

    Aspen Public Radio has hired Breeze Richardson as the station’s next executive director. Richardson recently worked as director of marketing and communications at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri. Meanwhile, Colorado Public Radio’s Indie 102.3 will now broadcast in Carbondaleread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Moore named as TRTC interim artistic director

    Exciting changes are coming to the Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) this spring. Having weathered last year’s COVID-19 pandemic, the group is fresh off its successful “ExtravaGala” fundraiser on May 20 where it was announced that actor and director Missy Moore would become TRTC’s interim artistic director.

    Moore… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - May 26, 2021

    Re: Francisco

    I am disappointed about the dismissal. This is a perfect case for a trial to sort out what took place on Dec. 24, 2020. The concerned public deserves and requires an explanation and a resolution of this important case for the future of policing and justice… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Bits & Pieces: Re-learning the family reunion

    I swear, yesterday I saw summer poking its head around the corner. That means our summer weekends are filling up fast. First stop: family reunion. Whooee, do I have mixed feelings on going over to Delta County for a weekend of mingling with a bunch of characters onread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Returning to life

    The return of spring has seen a renewal of beloved local traditions.… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Commissioners visit site of proposed Ascendigo Ranch

    The Garfield County Commissioners’ visit to Ascendigo Autism Services’ site for a The Garfield County Commissioners’ visit to Ascendigo Autism Services’ site for a proposed summer camp saw over 50 people in attendance on Tuesday, May 18. The proposal includes some 42,000 square feet of constructions across 126.8 acres belonging… read more →