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  • Locations: Opinion Published

    How is a living world story sustained?

    Watershed elders in conversation

    Roger Brown was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1935. He grew up in the town of Swampscott, attended Dartmouth College and moved west shortly after graduation. He has lived in Eagle County, Colorado since then. His adventure and environmental documentaries have won numerous awards

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  • Locations: News Published

    The people behind the puzzles

    As The Sopris Sun moved into its second decade, it began taking on more features and other aspects of a firmly established newspaper. In the past couple of years, weekly puzzles and cartoons have become an established tradition.

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  • Locations: News Published

    Fire, on and off the agenda

     

    Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) had a couple of short sessions during the first two public meetings in June.

    The public speaks

    The BOCC addressed public comments not on the agenda for the first hour of the June 7 meeting. A number of community members…

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  • Locations: Columns Published

    Turning mobile home parks into resident-owned communities

    By Jon Rubin-Fox

    MANAUS’ housing innovation project manager

    En español

    One of the oldest affordable housing programs in the nation is the Aspen/Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA), which manages over 3,000 rental and deed-restricted ownership units. Another factoid is that 60% of theread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    Convirtiendo parques de casas móviles en propiedad comunitaria de residentes

    Por Jon Fox-Rubin

    Traducción Por Jacqueline Castro

    In English

    Uno de los programas más antiguos de viviendas asequibles en la nación es el Aspen/Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA), el cual administra más de 3,000 unidades de renta y propiedades restringidas por escritura. Otro hecho es

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  • Locations: Columns Published

    Poetry in times of conquest

    By Carlos Herrera Montero

    In the previous article, we talked about the poetic work that existed during Pre-Columbian times. The arrival of theSpaniards in 1492 and the beginning of the conquest (XVI century, from circa 1520 to 1570) was the process of exploration, conquering and colonization ofread more →

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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 →