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  • Locations: News Published

    Bonedale bars back in business

    A lazy hot afternoon might be a good time to kick back and enjoy a beverage of choice in the comfy environments of local taverns, outside or in.

    Most bars are open for business, except for several that are closed indefinitely including the Pour House, Blackread more →

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    What’s next for the Sopris Shopping Center?

    While rezoning Carbondale Center Place, LLC seemed like a no brainer, the long-term plans for the property gave trustees pause on July 14.

    The property currently hosts the Sopris Shopping Center and Sopris Self Storage: two different uses in different zone districts. The proposal before theread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Plan ahead for an abridged Mountain Fair

    Carbondale Arts will lose money on an event that’s usually its biggest fundraiser — and the inspiration for its foundation — but Director Amy Kimberly believes it’s worth it. 

    “Ultimately, the fair does not really belong to us, it belongs to the community,” she said. “Inread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    It’s not enough not to be racist

    Hi, my name is Dan Richardson and I have been supporting racism for most of my life. 

    To be clear, it was not my intention to do this, but this statement is my way of owning my part in it. Unfortunately I can’t plead ignorance becauseread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    It’s all in the family — Novus style

    It’s a dream many business owners have — that their kids choose to follow in their footsteps and join the family’s company. That scenario doesn’t always happen, but in the case of Bonedale’s Novus Auto Glass owners, it sure did.

    David and Diane Zamansky purchased theirread more →

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    Carbondale is slowly (and sometimes suddenly) sinking

    The sinkhole that recently disrupted traffic on Highway 133 is far from the first of its kind in the Carbondale area. In fact, the geology of the area is unusually conducive to such collapses, according to Colorado Mountain College Professor Emeritus Garry Zabel. 

    “We have theread more →

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    Carbondale’s fight against development on new City Market land

    Eager City Market shoppers may not realize the historical significance of the land below their feet when they walk through the store’s shiny new doors this fall. 

    The lack of opposition to development on this land is notable. City Market is Carbondale’s single greatest sales taxread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Branching Out: The complexity of aliveness

    Stumbling through riverbed boulders and log jams, the beams of our headlamps were lightsabers, slicing erratically through black night. Snowmelt sloshed in my 20-year old waders. My friend George shivered, soaked up to shrinkage. Neither state though, dampened our mirth. Out after dark, we felt like kids atread more →

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    Lideres Locales de Color Piden Un Cambio

    Escrito por Emily Bruell
    Traducido por Rocio Contreras
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    Mientras las protestas de “Black Lives Matter” recorren la nación, los activistas locales de color estan desafiando a nuestra propia counidad a reflexionar sobre la discriminación y la violencia policial que tambien pasa en nuestroread more →