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    From Colorado to New Zealand and back again

    By James Steindler 
    Sopris Sun Correspondent 

    Trista Hackett is a neighbor who recently settled in Carbondale after falling in love with the Crystal Valley. She has a vibrant smile and personality to match. Say hi if you see her around. 

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    Nepal Restaurant expands into Glenwood Springs

    Servers diligently practice COVID-19 protocols while executing the restaurant’s grab-and-go style for mall patrons. Courtesy photo

    By Raleigh Burleigh
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    For over two decades, the Roaring Fork Valley has enjoyed authentic Nepalese cuisine thanks to the cherished restaurant next…

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    Local company brings solar stations to the Navajo Nation

    By James Steindler
    Sopris Sun Correspondent 

    This story reaches for the essence of what the Thanksgiving tradition has been propagated as in the United States: people of North American and European descent coming together. While a union of both cultures is a tale some choose

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    Health alliance brings new insurance option

    By Will Grandbois
    Sopris Sun Staff

    Before your insurance plan auto renews at the end of the month, it’s worth taking a look at some new options. Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP), is now offering coverage to compete with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.

    It’s…

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    Local and county officials urge pandemic compliance

    Roberta McGowan
    Sopris Sun Staff

    As Garfield County struggles to contain the pandemic, both the public health department and the Carbondale Police are determined to convince everyone to respect the ordinances and guidelines now in place.

    Police Chief Kirk Wilson said, “We respond to calls…

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    Construction surge coming to Carbondale

    Carbondale is in the midst of a rather significant development boom along Highway 133 and in sections of the Town core, some of which has been in the Town’s developmental-review pipeline for a couple of years.

    According to Town documents and officials, Carbondale in the comingread more →

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    Basalt booming with new developments

    The midvalley is bursting at its seams with a variety of commercial and residential construction projects now underway.

    Tree Farm

    The controversial Tree Farm Planned Unit Development (PUD), which was approved by Eagle County in 2017, is still stuck in the appeals process with the Saveread more →

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    What happens if the Pitkin County landfill closes?

    About half of Carbondale’s trash is hauled to the Pitkin County landfill, according to the Town’s hauler, Mountain Waste. The rest goes to Glenwood Springs’ South Canyon landfill. The Pitkin County landfill, if no changes are made, could close in three years, but a modest expansion is likelyread more →

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    Bunker home is a rarity in the Valley

    Have a need to get away from it all? There’s a property in Missouri Heights on the market that might spark a buyer’s interest.

    In a few short words, this home, located on a 35-acre property, boasts an area 25 feet underground. The bunker, as it’sread more →

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    Our Town: Geekspeak co-host is here to help

    Matt McBrayer is the owner, and the sole technician at Roaring Fork Help Desk, Inc., which he established on March 14th (a.k.a.“Pi Day”) , 2015. The business motto is “Your End-to-End Technology Experts,” and based on Matt’s description of his day-to-day workread more →