• Locations: Español Published

    Los estados de la cuenca del río Colorado han fallado en acordar importantes medidas de conservación del agua

    Traduccion por Dolores Duarte

    La corresponsal de Sopris Sun, Olivia Emmer, entrevistó al reportero de agua y medio ambiente de KUNC que cubre la cuenca del río Colorado, Alex Hager, sobre la reciente demanda de la Oficina de Reclamación a los usuarios del agua del río Colorado. La entrevista haread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Sept. 1, 2022

    Seasons changing

    The nights are getting colder, as Mt. Sopris’ winter mantle dwindles down to small patches of snow. When will Mother Mountain don a fresh coat? Send your guess to news@soprissun.com with “Sopris Snow” in the subject line for the chance to win a $25 gift certificate courtesy of… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    ‘No Big Deal' author, Torey Ivanic, presents in Carbondale

    Trigger warning: This article mentions childhood sexual abuse and grooming.

    River Bridge Regional Center and Roaring Fork Schools will host an open presentation with a special guest speaker, Torey Ivanic, at the Roaring Fork School District offices in Carbondale on Sept. 1 from 5:30 to 7:00read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    This September, remember banned books

    By Tracy Kallassy
    Garfield County Public Libraries

    It may sound like something more suited to a dystopian novel than to present-day America, but attempts to ban books are surging across the country and are becoming increasingly successful. The past few months alone have seen a staggering number

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  • Locations: News Published

    Jamie Abbott to continue the good work at Carbondale Arts

    Beginning Oct. 1, longtime Roaring Fork Valley local Jamie Abbott will assume the illustrious role of Carbondale Arts executive director. Since the early ‘70s, Carbondale Arts, which began as the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities, has imbued the town with vibrancy by fostering creativity, collaboration, innovation and artistic exploration.… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Crystal Glass Studio closes on a high note

    For 50 years, Mary Matchael, owner of Crystal Glass Studio, has captivated glass art enthusiasts with her exquisite designs, technical skills and warm demeanor. Now, with retirement on the horizon, Matchael fondly reflects upon her fulfilling and successful career.

    Growing up in the Catholic church, Matchael was surrounded by stained… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Sept. 1, 2022

    Re: Appalled with The Sun

    I would like to express a sincere thank you to Josh Wambolt. His recent letter to the editor in The Sopris Sun was spot on.

    I have been an avid anti racism advocate throughout my life. After days of letting The Sopris Sun’s published article… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps & Qs: Ship of fools

    Do you ever think life is like a treasure hunt? Kind of like a cosmic bingo game and as we gain experiences, the squares on our board fill up until we yell, “Bingo!” For instance, in my life, I have sung karaoke a handful of times — not well mind… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - August 25, 2022

    CORRECTION: John Colson and Anne Sullivan’s farewell potluck is on Wednesday, August 31 at 6 p.m. in Sopris Park.

    Carbondale Arts leadership

    Carbondale Arts announced on Tuesday, Aug. 23 that Jamie Abbott has been hired as the organization’s next executive director. Abbott is described in the press release as “a… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Informe de Carbondale: Miembros de la junta administrativa discuten las prioridades para el 2023

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    La reunión regular del martes fue particularmente orientada al futuro, con una agenda sólida y la ausencia de los administradores, Erica Sparhawk y Luis Yllanes.

    Durante los comentarios del público, Joe Enzer, padre de dos estudiantes de Carbondale Community School,read more →