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    Sun Signs: Uranus in Taurus, Mars retrograde

    Two events dominate the astrological stage this summer. One, which began in mid-May but will be in effect until 2026, is Uranus’ ingress into Taurus. The other is Mars’ imminent retrograde in Aquarius. Today we stand ankle deep in one, at the precipice of the other.

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    Bits & Pieces: The Mexican label

    I imagine it’s what a French chef would feel like if someone laid a slab of Velveeta cheese on top of his or her culinary creation.

    That’s the feeling I get when I hear people labeling any Latino they see as Mexican. I definitely don’t wantread more →

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    Happy Father’s Day 2018!

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    2018 summer kids activities guide

    There’s plenty of programming to keep kids captivated all summer long. This list — gleaned from advertisers and others among our contacts — isn’t comprehensive, but contains a wide variety of free and paid opportunities for youngsters whether they want to spend a night at the movies orread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Let's write a story together

    Editor’s note: This is a sort of telephone-game story running  monthly as part of our literary and creativity section. Let us know at news@soprissun.com if you’d like to write the next chapter!

    By Will Grandbois 

    Something strange was going on in Carbondale.
    By the time officials had… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Organic options

    Dear Editor:

    I, for one, don’t care for Roundup in my food. Roundup is the herbicide that has inspired over 300 lawsuits citing medical evidence it causes cancer.

    Roundup is made by Monsanto, the same company that manufactured Agent Orange. Does Monsanto have toread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Weigh in on the Crystal Trail

    Dear Editor:

    Due to a 2.5 percent response on a first survey, Pitkin County OST has designed a second survey and the time is now to have your opinion considered regarding the proposal to build a trail up the Crystal!  You do not need toread more →

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    Your donations directly improve the paper

    At just over the halfway point through calendar year 2018, and heading toward our 10th birthday, our valiant, little, nonprofit newspaper is well on its way to meeting its ambitious fundraising goal of $41,500, thanks in large part to an $8,400 donation by the Sopris 100 Who Careread more →

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    New – but familiar – restaurants coming to town

    It’s been months since Town’s closing, yet passersby still peer into the window and even check the door. Pavel Osiak takes it as a good omen.

    “I get a good feeling about that,” he said with a grin.

    Osiak is a partner in theread more →

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    ‘Busy is the new normal’ as commercial occupancy increases

    There are roughly 339 operating businesses within Carbondale (plus several in transition) and space for 33 more, according to The Sun’s second annual unofficial commercial inventory. That’s up from 306 and 39 respectively when our inaugural effort established a baseline this time last year.

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