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  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 14, 2022

    Rodeo etiquette

    Once again, Carbondale’s rodeo season is off to a great start with great weather and great crowds! As always, the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association (CWWRA) board is happy to see so many families and friends having a great time and enjoying the sport of rodeo. However, with… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Branching Out: What could be more important?

    I assumed it was a sobriety check and downshifted. My truck was packed for camping and a bluegrass festival; I would drive through the night. Emergency lights split the darkness, spinning and flashing on a scene so horrific I gasped at the sight. A cow elk — her eyes wide,… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 7 de julio, 2022

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Nido del tordo charlatán

    El tordo charlatán, una especie de aves dependiente de pastizales en severa disminución (la demográfica mundial bajó un 59% desde 1970 hasta el 2014), ha sido visto anidando en Glassier Open Space. Open Space and Trails del condado de Pitkin contactó al… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Otra Perspectiva: El futuro es latino

    Mientras que la menor de mis hijas y yo disfrutamos una deliciosa comida en un restaurante de Glenwood, tomábamos el tiempo de conversar sobre su próxima nueva vida como universitaria, entre emociones encontradas me di cuenta que es un tema que poco a poco es más frecuente entre familias latinas.… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Otra masacre en las noticias

    Seis personas sin vida y al menos dos docenas de heridos es el saldo reportado hasta el 5 de julio, por el tiroteo que sucediera en Chicago, durante el desfile de la celebración de la Independencia de Estados Unidos que se conmemora el 4 de julio.

    El presunto atacante de… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Agentes federales exigen recortes sin precedentes en el uso del agua del río Colorado

    Traducción 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

    Garfield, neighboring counties prepare for solar surge

    By Dave Reed

    CLEER communications director

    Representatives of five counties gathered June 24 for an all-day conference in Rifle to compare notes and discuss strategies for preparing for an expected surge in utility-scale solar development.

    The roster of other participants at “Harnessing Solar Benefits for Western Colorado” — including staffers… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Between the bull market and a bare paycheck

    The current housing crisis in the Roaring Fork Valley is putting many working-class locals on the brink of homelessness. Wages are falling far short of the Valley’s cost of living; long-term locals are having their housing sold out from under them; and unique communities are being washed out as a… read more →

  • Locations: News, Opinion Published

    Doing business at the crossroads of culture

    By Stella Guy Warren

    Special to The Sopris Sun

    In elementary school, my mom and I would take weekly trips to Garcia’s Market and La Fogata, on the hunt for platanos fritos con crema  —a traditional Central American dish with fried plantains. Sweaty palmed, I would approach the counterread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale joins Mountain Chamber Alliance

    The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce and four other Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valley chambers (Aspen, Basalt, Colorado River Valley and Glenwood Springs) have joined the Mountain Chamber Alliance (MCA) to strengthen partnerships across the central Rockies region.

    Existing MCA member chambers include: Buena Vista, Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte, Grand… read more →