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  • Locations: News Published

    Justice takes its time in Francisco case

    Michael Francisco appeared for another hearing in Carbondale Municipal Court the afternoon of March 8. It culminated in yet another continuance — the third of a series since Jan. 11.
    Expecting a large turnout, which they were right about, the Town of Carbondale limited attendance to 25 people… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - March 11, 2021

    Kinder registration
    The Roaring Fork School District has opened online kindergarten registration and offers in-person registration on April 16. Children must be five years old on or before Oct. 1, 2021 to enroll in kindergarten for next school year. To register in-person, parents can go to the school they… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    A look inside: local schools one year into pandemic

    Few will forget the tumultuous week of March 9, 2020. Americans had witnessed cases of COVID-19 rapidly proliferate across the country and around the world. On March 10, Governor Polis declared a state of emergency after the presence of COVID was confirmed in Colorado. The outbreak was designated a global… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Una mirada íntima: escuelas locales en año de pandemia

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Poca gente se olvidará de la impactante semana del 9 de marzo del 2020. Americanos presenciaron los casos de COVID-19 proliferando rápidamente a través del país y alrededor del mundo. El 10 de marzo, el gobernador Polis declaró un estado de emergencia después de que la… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - March 11, 2021

    Plan A please
    I write this letter to provide input and concerns about the plans to improve the 8th Street Corridor. I have owned a home on 8th Street for 25 years and grew up in the same house from the time my parents had it built in the… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Branching Out: Untethered in time

    Before asphalt opened the Rio Grande Trail to a continuous flow of humans, it was a regular haunt of mine and my golden retriever Zoë. Being my bird dog and running companion, Nature was the stage of our time spent together. He was the furry, warm-hearted courage I needed to… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Introducing: el Sol del Valle

    It is with great excitement that The Sopris Sun steps deeper into its mission “to inform, inspire, and connect” with this week’s launch of a new Spanish section: el Sol del Valle. We thank MANAUS and our first advertisers for backing the project, crafted with care by a modest team… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Rumiando: Un nuevo amanecer

    Estás leyendo la primera página de un nuevo proyecto de The Sopris Sun, profundizando nuestra misión de informar, inspirar y crear comunidad. Empezó en Carbondale en principios de 2009, cuando el periódico semanal llamado “The Valley Journal” fue cancelado por una gran corporación que lo había comprado en 2003. Fue… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Otra perspectiva: Cuando vecinos participan

    La manera en que vemos las cosas es muy distinta al resto de cada persona. Podemos incluso estar de acuerdo en una idea fija, pero con intereses y opiniones diferentes. 

    En cada tema, ya sea en política, economía, intereses comunitarios y de más, intento encontrar un punto medio. Este punto… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Scuttlebutt - March 4, 2021

    Early STEM
    Aspen Science Center (ASC) is introducing preschoolers to science and the scientific method with their Early STEM Program. “Distance Learning Activity” kits are available to childcare providers for free! These include a bilingual instruction card and materials, introducing kids to concepts like “gravity,” “cause and effect,” and… read more →