• Locations: News Published

    Better understanding the experience of refugees

    Amid global conflicts and crises, the story of refugees is as old as humanity. How a culture treats strangers in the most vulnerable of conditions says much about its moral integrity. Of course, economic and social systems complicate a country’s ease with receiving and integrating those refugees, and benevolent citizens… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt & Community Calendar - July 21, 2022

    Film buffs anonymous
    Last year, Aspen Film received nearly 3,000 short film submissions for Aspen Shortsfest. This year, even more submissions are expected! You can help narrow down the selection (and earn a full festival pass) by volunteering as a pre-screener. This involves watching between 10 and 25… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Youth hikers reach new heights

    The mountains are calling and the kids must go! The final Town of Carbondale Parks and Recreation (TCPR) Youth Hike of the season is happening on Wednesday, July 27. With over 1,600 feet in elevation gain and nearly eight miles roundtrip, hikers will climb to the breathtaking Thomasread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    ‘Golden age of documentaries’ finds favor in film series

    “We are in the golden age of documentaries,” declared Erika Mallin, executive director of the Aspen Institute Arts Program, as evidenced by the fact that documentary film is the most-watched genre across all movie streaming platforms.

    On July 25 and Aug. 1, the Aspen Institute Artsread more →

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress - July 21, 2022

    The Man Next Door
    By Tom Mercer 

    I had lived on a dead end street in the suburbs of Boston for about 10 years when the man moved into the house next to me. We introduced ourselves to each other the day he moved in, but… read more →

  • Locations: Letters, Opinion Published

    Letters - July 21, 2022

    Correction: Art Ackerman, 97, paid no amount of money for The Sopris Sun to shave 21 years off his age in the article “Party like it’s…” (July 14). We’ll chalk it up to a sudden bout of numerical dyslexia and wish him a wonderful birthday by all means.read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 14 de julio, 2022

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Semana de conservación Latina

    Únete junto con Wilderness Workshop para el evento “¡Celebremos al aire libre!” – un evento familiar y bilingüe en el parque Two Rivers en Glenwood Springs de 1 p.m. a 5 p.m. el sábado 23 de julio. Para más detalles visite read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    VívidaMente: Salud mental y finanzas

    Dicen que la depresión es exceso de pasado, y la ansiedad es exceso de futuro, mientras que la paz radica en vivir en el presente. Vivir en el ahora, y tomar un día a la vez.

    Cuántas veces dejamos pasar periodos largos de nuestra vida preocupados por lo que ya… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Haciendo negocios en una confluencia de culturas

    Por Stella Guy Warren

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Cuando estaba en la primaria, mi madre y yo hacíamos viajes semanales a García’s Market y La Fogata, en busca de plátanos fritos con crema -un plato tradicional centroamericano-. Con las manos sudorosas, me acercaba al mostrador e intentaba pedir mi… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Responsible recreation begins with education

    National Forest Week (July 11-17) was started four years ago by the National Forest Foundation to “celebrate our incredible 193-million-acre National Forest System and all the benefits it provides to the public.”

    How do we responsibly celebrate our surroundings?

    Sam Massman, White River National Forest recreation program manager, said educating… read more →