• Locations: Español, News Published

    Conoce a tus candidatos a gobernador

    Traducción Dolores Duarte 

    ¡La temporada electoral está entrando en calor! El Sopris Sun te ofrece entrevistas de los candidatos en las carreras disputadas ante las primarias del 28 de junio. Esta semana, nos centramos en la carrera por la gubernatura de Colorado. Para empezar, elread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    The not-so-secret Garden Music Series

    It’s summertime in the Roaring Fork Valley. This means festivals galore, monsoonal rains (we hope) and a new tradition — the Garden Music Series. The collaboration between Carbondale Arts and MinTze Wu was born from a necessity, a “collective craving for being together and just listening to music,”read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Water Warriors part two: Debris flow disasters in Glenwood Canyon

    By J.P. Frale
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    Part one of this two-part story can be found online at SoprisSun.com 

    Learning to use new filtration equipment at Glenwood Springs’ Red Mountain Water Treatment Plant (RMWTP) and the Wastewater Treatment Facility was challengingread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Trail Notes: It's spring, why not plant trees?

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers
    Special to The Sopris Sun

     It’s always fun to put something into the ground and watch it grow, but Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) only plants trees occasionally…join us at Lazy Glen on June 21 to plantread more →

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress - June 16, 2022

    Jus’Another Day
    By Carolyn Hall 

    She rolled the cigarette ‘round her lip
    As she shot the eight ball in.
    Set down her stick and strolled away
    Said, “Thanks – men!”

    Plopped her ass up onread more →

  • Locations: Letters, Opinion Published

    Letters - June 16, 2022

    Vote Boebert out
    Americans have had enough of the carnage. 

    Nearly all of the recent horrible mass shootings have been by young men who had easy access to firearms and automatic weapons. 

    Lauren Boebert has consistently voted against every proposed logicalread more →

  • Locations: Español, Opinion Published

    Una carta para los graduados de 2022 

    Querido Graduado, 

    Felicidades, lo lograste. Que honor y que orgullo, que llegaste a este momento tan especial. 

    Es una gran ventaja para tu comunidad. Un orgullo, en especial para tu familia. Es el legado que dejas para las futuras generaciones, incluyendo pararead more →

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress - June 9, 2022

    The Deer
    By A.P. Harrison

    I was on my way, 

    Living life at my usual pace 

    “Places to go; things to do,”

    Singing at the top of my lungs… 


    There you were, 

    Suddenly,read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Grovestock festival plants magic at Sunlight

    Three years in the making, a partnership between Echo-Terra, LLC and Sunlight Mountain Resort has sprouted into Grovestock, a three-day music and arts festival at Sunlight from June 10-12. 

    Echo-Terra, a Roaring Fork Valley-based event planning and production company, was formed in late 2019 by threeread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Zoology 101

    One of the most unique classes at Roaring Fork High School is Zoology, taught by Rachel Cooper. The final project involves working in a small group to completely dissect a dead animal down to its bones and then reassemble the skeleton. 

    First, the students weigh and measure their animals… read more →