• Locations: Español Published

    Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Una comunidad unida

    Este jueves 15 de septiembre se celebra el primer día del Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Ciertos países latinoamericanos también celebran el Día de la Independencia el mismo día incluyendo Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras y Nicaragua. Los Mexicanos continúan la fiesta con “El Grito” a las 11 de… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Continuing the life cycle with green burials

    Life is full of many cyclical trends — from fashion and food to names and colors — but it all starts with the cycle of life and, consequently, death. Burials, like produce, began trending in a less natural direction with the manipulation of an organic process.
    Pre-Civil War burials… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Clay Center: A ‘grassroots, community organization’

    The doors to the Carbondale Clay Center opened 25 years ago, and from the beginning it’s been a creative space for this mountain community and connected ceramicists from other parts of the world with its workshops and artists-in-residency programming.
    “That end of the street, for years, was the ‘dark… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Potato Day’s 2022 mash-up grows engagement

    For 112 years, through two pandemics, ‘Bonedalers have harkened the fall with a celebration of spuds. At the time of the very first Potato Day, 1910, Eugene Grubb had just published his book, “The Potato” and Irish immigrant Thomas McClure’s red variety, unique to this valley, was gaining national prestige.… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Sept. 15, 2022

    Carbondale Grant
    The town of Carbondale is accepting applications for funding through its community grant program. For those interested and who have not already applied, there is no time to waste. Applications are due this Friday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. Large regional nonprofits can request up to $500,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Going out in style

    “Wham Blam Thank You Ma’am”, Carbondale’s most recent fashion extravaganza, held in honor of Carbondale Arts executive director Amy Kimberly’s “rewirement,” went off without a hitch behind Craft Coffee House on Saturday evening, Sept. 10. 

    Under the full moon, atop a make-shift stage shaped like aread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Elks Traverse record shattered by local distance runner

    The Elks Traverse — a route which connects every 14er in the Elk Range — extends approximately 54 miles and totals over 23,000 feet of elevation gain. From north to south, that’s Capitol, Snowmass, North Maroon, Pyramid, Maroon, Conundrum and Castle. On Tuesday, Aug. 9 — at about 4 a.m.… read more →

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    Boebert and Frisch duke it out at Club 20

    The final Club 20 debate on Saturday, Sept. 10 in Grand Junction, was between the Third Congressional District’s Republican incumbent, Lauren Boebert, and Democrat challenger Adam Frisch.

    Boebert’s opening remarks weighed heavily on criticizing Nancy Pelosi, the current Speaker of the House. “Nancy Pelosi is runningread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    CVEPA Views: Marble Airstrip river project challenged

    On Aug. 7, the Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association (CVEPA) responded to a citizen complaint about numerous large backhoes and loader(s) in the Crystal River adjacent to the Marble Airstrip along County Road 3 in the upper Crystal Valley. A contractor had essentially dredged several hundred yards of the river… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Sept. 15, 2022

    Re: Sustainable building
    “Sustainable buildings sprouting in Willits” is the title of a recent Sopris Sun article (July 6). The Aspen Ski Company built a highly efficient building to house their employees. Unfortunately, a single building, person, farm, business, or any other entity can not be considered “sustainable.” read more →