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  • Locations: News Published

    Backbone Media celebrates its silver anniversary

    Backbone Media is celebrating 25 years of success by innovating for tomorrow. Originally established as a public relations agency representing outdoor lifestyle brands such as Black Diamond Equipment and Polartec, Backbone Media desired to provide meaningful career opportunities and work-life balance to the active Carbondale community. Today, they are delivering… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Seeking 'Proof' amid madness

    Theater, theater, theater! As with many art forms, it is pervasive in this Valley. This week, we’re highlighting three local productions with a review and two previews. Following is one of the previews for Thunder River Theatre Company’s (TRTC) upcoming production of “Proof,” opening this Friday, Nov. 18. read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Basalt falls to defending champ Eaton

    Basalt traveled to two-time defending state champion Eaton on Saturday, Nov. 12, hoping to earn a spot in this weekend’s semifinals. The Longhorns and the Fighting Reds carried winning streaks of ten games and 9 games, respectively, into the matchup, but only one team could move on.

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  • Locations: News Published

    Honoring veterans, at home and abroad

    Guest submission by American Battle Monuments Commission

    Glenwood Springs native Jason Bordelon has been serving as the superintendent of the American Battle Monuments Commission’s Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands for more than a year.

    He oversees the day-to-day operations of the cemetery, including the pristine upkeep of the grounds and… read more →

  • Locations: Fiction, Opinion Published

    Work in Progress - Nov. 17, 2022

    The Beautiful Sandwich
    Shelly Bergerhouse Merriam 
    February 19, 2021
    Glenwood Springs

    She could always make
    the most beautiful sandwich.
    A loving memory
    of her Emporia, Kansas college

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  • Locations: News Published

    CDOT navigates employment crunch

    Snow is flying and the temps have dropped below freezing. It’s a perfect recipe to instill safe and slow driving habits. What’s more is the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is currently down a number of snow plow operators for clearing Highway 82 and Highway 133 this winter season. read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    State okays use of treated wastewater for drinking

    On Nov. 14, the state’s Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC) members gave final approval to regulations that pave the way for treated wastewater from sanitation districts to be used as drinking water. The measure had won unanimous provisional approval by the commissioners at its October meeting. The WQCC is the… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Nov. 17, 2022

    Spruce up The Sun

    Break out the art supplies, it’s time for our annual “Spruce Up The Sun” cover illustration contest! This year’s theme is: Travel Through Time. The contest is open to local kids from pre-kindergarten through high school. Submissions can be dropped off in the designated box outside… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Kristi’s Legacy

    Kristi Nicholls was a Carbondalian, psychotherapist, triathlete, CAFCI steering committee member and mother of four. On Oct. 30, she legally and peacefully ended her life, with her four adult children at her side, before having to endure the grand mal seizures and strokes that would have been in her future.read more →

  • Locations: Letters, Opinion Published

    Letters - Nov. 17, 2022

    Near New, old story
    I came to Carbondale in 1961 with my husband who was hired to teach at Colorado Rocky Mountain School, a fledgling college preparatory school founded on the Bar Fork Ranch in 1953. Salaries were skimpy and we depended on the Near Newread more →