• 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 →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Report: Full panel, full agenda, full audience

    Update: A sentence was added to specify that Trustee Marty Silverstein voted against appointing Erica Sparhawk and Colin Laird to serve as trustees on the selection committee for a partner on Town Center.

    Together, all seven Carbondale Trustees tackled a “mammoth marathon” of anread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Basalt Report: Council moves ahead with solar and sustainability codes

    Installing five separate solar panel arrays to generate renewable energy is worth the investment; spending money on backup battery storage, not so much. That was a key finding Town Engineer Catherine Christoff reported in the Basalt Forward 2030 Solar Project Update at the Basalt Town Council’s regular meetingread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Local musician delves into scifi with “Ed Pinley Paranormal Investigator”

    I have known Lester Rogers as a local Western Colorado musician for many years, but I was genuinely surprised to discover that he had recently authored a book. The title of the book is “Ed Pinley Paranormal Investigator”, and it takes the reader on a wild ride, featuringread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    'No Big Deal' author, Torey Ivanic, broaches tough topics

    Trigger warning: This article touches upon topics of child sexual abuse, grooming, suicide and other forms of trauma. 

    On Sept. 1, River Bridge Regional Center hosted a presentation on child abuse and child “grooming” at the Roaring Fork School District building in Carbondale. Guest speaker Torey Ivanic,… read more →

  • Locations: Fiction, Opinion Published

    Work in Progress: Sept. 15, 2022

    Notes in The Pocket
    By Tom Mercer

    Zachary Gene Smithson led a solitary sort of life in a very small town in Central Illinois. Zachary was born there, just as his parents had been, and he knew nearly everybody in town by name. That was no major… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    A consistent place for recovery community

    Oftentimes, people may assume they have to fight their personal battles alone, but that doesn’t have to be the case. The Meeting Place (TMP) in Carbondale brings people together to confront addiction, in its many forms.

    TMP was founded in 2010 and became a nonprofit inread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Bison lead the way with “A Call to Rewild”

    In October 1871, U.S. Cavalry 1st Lt. George Smith Anderson, riding across the Kansas tallgrass prairie on his way to serve at Fort Lyon in Colorado, stopped to write a letter to his sweetheart, declaring, “I am safe in calling this a single herd [of bison], but itread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 8 de septiembre, 2022

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Herencia hispana

    Anderson Ranch presenta su segunda celebración anual de Patrimonio Nacional Hispano con comida, actividades y presentaciones en vivo el sábado 17 de septiembre de 1 p.m. a 5 p.m. Las bibliotecas del condado de Garfield celebrarán el Mes de Herenciaread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Esquina legal: Fundamentos de la ley

    Hay mucho que platicar de la ley. Alguna vez se ha puesto a pensar de dónde vienen las leyes? ¿Cuáles son las características de la ley? Y para qué, o porque, las tenemos? Hoy repasaremos los fundamentos de la ley dentro de los Estados Unidos.

    Lasread more →