• Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Wesley Pate Horner

    April 29, 1925 – Oct. 27, 2020

    Wes Horner passed away in Bozeman, Montana on October 27. He was 95. 

    Wes grew up in Roanoke in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, and spent his summers on the family cotton farm in Georgia. Afterread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: William Lamont, Jr.

    Dec. 23, 1933 – Oct. 17, 2020

    Bill passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family and wife of 65 years. He was born and raised on the south side of Chicago to Marie (Fry) and William Lamont Sr., an immigrant from Port Glasgow, Scotland. read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Branching Out: Artemis outdoors club for girls

    After I write this, I’ll be guiding five fourth and fifth grade girls in fresh snow. On walkabout, we’ll focus not on the cold, but the stories we encounter in whiteness, letting the natural world fill and propel us for an afternoon.

    Binoculars will fuel curiosity.read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    The three most important things

    It dawned on me the day after my youngest son had his first day of in-person school a couple weeks ago that he had just experienced his first day of high school! What a significant milestone. Now we have two boys in high school, which gives me aread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    We're Hiring - Sopris Sun Editor

    Sopris Sun Editor — Position Overview   The full-time Sopris Sun editor is responsible for the timely production of Carbondale’s weekly newspaper, ready for print distribution throughout the Roaring Fork Valley on Thursday and available online at www.soprissun.com on Wednesday evening. The Sun’s primary editorial coverage…… read more →
  • Locations: News Published

    CRMS proximity creates liquor hangup

    When the new City Market opened, customers were dismayed to discover that the beer they’d grown used to seeing on grocery shelves was no longer available. And when restaurateurs began to consider the complex, they were similarly surprised to learn that it might be unusually difficult to procureread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    High school moves to temporary distance learning

    With over 100 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) is working to protect students and staff from the potentially devastating effects of the pandemic.

    That means that Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) has closed in-person and moved to distanceread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Nonprofit helps donors choose education

    It is no secret that public education across the nation is woefully underfunded. Throw in a pandemic and things start to look worrisome.

    This school year, as a result of the pandemic, districts across the state experienced a sudden $577 million dollars in reducations, according toread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Our Town: Cochran continues a theatrical legacy

    A Glenwood Springs native, Brendan Cochran is a familiar face at CMC’s Sopris Theatre Company — and not just because his dad used to run the place. He’s the director of the current show, streaming Nov. 13, 14 and 15 — visit tinyurl.com/roguesgallerycmc for tickets.

    Q: Tell me… read more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Democracy takes time and compromise

    Local through national races kept voters on the edge of their seats this year. Passions were high this election season but in the end candidates conceded and delivered statements tinged with themes of unity and resilience…well, at least on the local and state levels. 

    President-elect Joeread more →