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  • Locations: News Published

    ‘Carbondale es tuyo’

    First, an admission. Last week, The Sopris Sun printed the incorrect date for the town’s Spanish-outreach meeting both in English in our calendar and in Spanish in Chisme del Pueblo. Moreover, we will not have this article translated until next week. These shortcomings are unintentional and evidence of the work… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Aspen Community Foundation welcomes a new executive director

    The Aspen Community Foundation (ACF) wrapped up their nationwide search for the organization’s next executive director this past spring. They hired a long-time philanthropist and proven leader, Erica Snow.

    Previously based in Denver, Snow and her family relocated to the Roaring Fork Valley in June 2022. For the past 14… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Sustainable Settings featured in new sci-fi novel

    Action! Mystique! Science! Environmentalism! Sustainable Settings!

    All of this can be found in a new, science-fiction novel, “Viriditas: The Great Healing is Within Our Power”, from author and educator Aaron William Perry.

    Perry grew up in both New York and Colorado, and has been an avid environmentalist… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Aug. 18, 2022

    Safety tip

    When building your go-kit, think about if there are any special items you may need such as prescription medication, infant diapers and formula or pet supplies. Other items to think about can be found at www.ready.gov/build-a-kit

    Penny Hot Springs

    Pitkin County is requesting public input on two… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Boogying mindfully with Lipbone Redding

    Lipbone Redding looks forward to his humble return to the Roaring Fork Valley and is ready to make shoes groove and minds soothe. He has a list of shows and meditation sessions lined up between Basalt and Carbondale, beginning Aug. 19 at True Nature, as part of its Peace… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Scientists have to prove it

    A certain segment of our society repeatedly rejects science and the guidance it gives us on how to conduct our lives. The existence of evolution, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic are ignored as figments of some egghead’s imagination.

    When I took a beginning science class early in… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Aug. 18, 2022

    Chacos memorial

    The memorial for Chris and Terry Chacos was such a beautiful event filled with so many wonderful stories filled with love and laughter. It was a walk back to the years even before their lives in Carbondale began with the establishment of the Village Smithy. 

    Years of… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    CVEPA Views: Local Food in the Crystal Valley

    By Dale Will

    It wasn’t long ago that many were predicting the end of agriculture in our valley. Rising real estate values were seen as the death knell to our local capacity to grow food. Fortunately, we’re now in the midst of a true renaissance in public concern about local… read more →

  • Locations: News, Opinion Published

    Carbondale Clay Center: 25 years and counting

    By Diane Kenney
    Founder of the Carbondale Clay Center

    The Carbondale Clay Center was born in 1997. This year marks its 25th anniversary. As the founding director, I never could have imagined all that was to happen in that extremely humble building tucked in at the end… read more →

  • Locations: Fiction, Opinion Published

    Work in Progress - Aug. 18, 2022

    The Apple Tree
    By Isabelle Levine, age 9

    It is autumn and my apples are ripening. Soon the whole Lee Family will come to my trunk for a grand party. 

    My leaves are shaking with excitement for that day to come. I love all the… read more →