• Locations: News Published

    Godzilla exhibit examines fallout from the nuclear age

    In their first collaboration, visual artists Brian Colley and Andrew Roberts-Gray present “The Godzilla Show: Planet Eater.” The exhibition, which takes its title from the 2018 computer-animated film of the same name, will explore two man-made phenomena: Godzilla and the nuclear bomb.

    The multimedia installation opens Thursday, Sept. 29 at… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    TRTC opens season with ‘Hurricane Diane’

    Thunder River Theatre Company is opening their 2022-2023 season on Sept. 30, with Pulitzer prize finalist Madeleine George’s original comedy “Hurricane Diane.” The show, directed by Tony nominated actress, Beth Malone, centers on a titular character, Diane — a permaculturalist, who is also the incarnation of the Greek God of… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Former Marble resident achieves prestigious Naval rank

    Commander Elouise “Ellie” Hurst had a childhood most today can only imagine. Growing up as “one of the Marble kids,” she experienced independence, adventure and a self-awareness that ultimately shaped her impressive career in the Navy — including her recent promotion as the commanding officer of the Center for Naval… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 29, 2022

    Sculpt a spud

    The 113th Potato Day, themed “Marble Mash” in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Memorial, kicks off Friday, Sept. 30, with a Community Contra Dance at the Third Street Center. See this week’s community calendar for a schedule of additional Potato Day events. Care to… read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Nancy Marie Vories: January 10, 1959 - September 22, 2022

    Nancy Marie Vories of Carbondale passed away on Thursday, Sept. 22 after a difficult battle with leukemia at the age of 63. Nancy was born in Alamosa to Hazel and Marion “Spike” Petty. She moved to Grand Junction for college and met her late husband Dan Vories. Theyread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Sept. 29, 2022

    Vote for Perry!

    Every four years, responsible citizens of our democracy are asked to participate and vote in a public election to select those individuals considered to be most informed, most qualified and most trusted with positions of participation and leadership in our society. On Nov. 8, residents of Colorado… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Trail Notes: A community’s love for wilderness

    By Calen Vickers
    Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    With increased funding opportunities brought about by the Great American Outdoors Act of 2020, many nonprofit organizations have been able to grow and expand their reach. 

    For the first time, Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) was able to hire… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    The Sopris Sun earns statewide recognition for innovation and more

    Last weekend, The Sopris Sun sent four of its staff to the Colorado Press Association’s 144th annual convention, the first in-person convening since 2019. Under the banner of “Stronger Together,” it was a wholesome bonding experience for each of us first-time attendees.

    Among the highlights, including numerous shout-outs durings panels… read more →

  • Locations: Letters, Opinion Published

    Letters - Sept. 22, 2022


    Many say Aspen is ahead of the wave — that elites try stuff here that would result in riots or worse in other states. According to the Guardian’s lead story on Aug. 25, “More than 85 workers at Starbucks who were heavily involved in union organizing efforts … have… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Make a wish, TACAW! It’s your birthday!

    The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) is celebrating its first birthday with a big cake, an even bigger party and, even better yet, an invitation for everyone to join in the festivities on Sept. 23-24.

    Ryan Honey, TACAW executive director, provided a few milestones for the Year One scrapbook: more… read more →