• Locations: News Published

    History, geology and chocolate come together in Marble

    Locals and history buffs alike are excitedly awaiting The Marble Museum’s upcoming winter event, its “Winter Open House.” It takes place from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. But first, the annual “Chocolate Extravaganza — Contest and Tasting” takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Talking to women about perimenopause

    First, let’s be clear about what we’re talking — or rather, not talking — about.

    According to WebMD, menopause is defined as “the time that marks the end of (a woman’s) menstrual cycles…after (a woman has) gone 12 months without a menstrual period.” read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Ps&Qs: A crisis in the stars

    My horoscope said I may be experiencing an “existential crisis” this week. Nailed it. Luckily, it’s not a permanent condition, and according to the stars, should clear up by the weekend…

    After a natural disaster we often see people who have just lost everything wandering aroundread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Applying to college in the internet age

    One of the single most defining aspects of one’s high school career is the college application process, a process near-complete but still ebbing out for most seniors today. And though the experience of applying to college has been a large part of the American teenager’s life for muchread more →

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    Classic Movie Night returns with "E.T."

    The Sopris Sun celebrates its 11th birthday with a special showing of the ‘80s classic “ET” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 at the Crystal Theatre. Tickets are $8 for kids and $12 for adults — reserve your seat here.

     … read more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    My personal recycling adventure

    1970: Eugene, Oregon — glass only. We took our children to a warehouse, remains of which were concrete walls. The town provided goggles. We could fling glass bottles and jars against the wall and the town eventually picked up the broken glass. What fun!

    Late ‘80s: Carbondale —… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Trail debate shifts to Redstone / McClure leg

    Seven miles up and seven miles back. What an invigorating outdoor adventure! Plus, look at the breathtaking views.

    However, not everyone at the recent White River National Forest open house to present the proposed Redstone to McClure Pass trail agreed a non-motorized trail should be completed.read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Rookie on Richmond Ridge — my day of avalanche training

    I am pretty new to Alpine Touring (AT). Before my son booked us a three-day hut trip over the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend, I had taken just a couple of day trips into the backcountry and a bunch of skins up Tiehack and main Buttermilk. Mountainread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    You still can’t opt out of single hauler

    Part-time residents may get some relief from Carbondale’s fledgling single hauler policy, but nobody’s getting off the hook altogether — at least for now.

    Trustees were scheduled to revisit the issue on Jan. 28, and had already received a proposed ordinance amendment from a residentread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Edward Joseph Kennedy

    April 19, 1956 – Dec. 17, 2019

    Edward Joseph Kennedy left this earthly realm on Dec.17, 2019.

    Ed showed an uncommon grace throughout his nine-month demise with pancreatic cancer. A resident of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, he died at the Veterans Hospital in Albuquerque.

    Ed fell… read more →