• Locations: News Published

    Women’s Voices project returns with ‘Wetlands’

    Local nonprofit VOICES will premier their upcoming project, “Wetlands,” at the Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) building on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The show is repeated on April 30 at the same time and on May 1 at 6 p.m. A final performance will be held at the Wheeler… read more →

  • Locations: Fiction Published

    Work in Progress: April 21, 2022

    The Sopris Sun introduces the Work in Progress section which serves to highlight the ample creativity among the local community. Submissions are swept with an exceptionally light edit to preserve the creators intended voice and style. 


    The Story-Teller and his Dog
    By Tom Mercer


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  • Locations: News Published

    Moving beyond abuse: ‘Expressive Journeys’

    Trigger warning: the following content touches on topics of sexual assault and abuse.

    Aspen Dance Connection is partnering with nonprofit the Empowered Voice to present “Expressive Journeys” at the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue on April 24 at 7 p.m. This artistic event is intended to amplify the voices of survivors of… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt & Calendar, April 21, 2022

    Demeter’s Garden

    The community garden behind the Third Street Center, known as Demeter’s Garden, has available plots for the 2022 growing season. Plots come in various sizes and, for those new to gardening, help will be available. People interested in reserving garden space can contact the Carbondale Rec Center at… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 21, 2022

    Celebrate Earth Day

    You are invited to join an Earth Day celebration in Carbondale on Friday, April 22, at 4:30 pm.

    Meet in the old City Market parking lot to learn about Xcel Energy, divestment and No Mow May.

    Listen to or march with the Earth Day Band up the… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Affordable housing shouldn't have to take a miracle

    Benjamin Waddell
    Writers on the Range

    Residents of the Westside Mobile Home Park in Durango, in southern Colorado, called it a miracle. They are under contract to buy the land their homes sit on, their rent will not go up and they proved that the housing cooperative they’d…

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  • Locations: News Published

    'The Show Must Go On'

    The dress rehearsal for Cirque du Sopris was held last Thursday, April 7, without the show’s director.

    Jennifer Johnson couldn’t be there due to a concussion she suffered the day before, when one of the stage clamps knocked her on the head as she was putting the stage together. Ouch!… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    ‘Make beer, not war’

    You may have seen the quote in one of the bathrooms at Carbondale Beer Works — “Make beer, not war.” It’s  an unofficial slogan that is gaining relevance for the microbrewery in a new collaboration with Casey Brewing of Glenwood Springs.

    In a global effort toread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Aspen Dance Connection hosts "Mr. Tap"

    Dance Aspen Connection hosted John “Mr. Tap” Williams (bottom left) for a weekend of events. The fun began with a performance at Sopris Lodge on April 8, together with Karen Kent (top left) of Aspen Dance Connection and Bailey Barnum and Jameson Osborne of Legacy Dance Company.

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  • Locations: News Published

    RMKC rolls through life’s speed bumps

    It’s easy to notice the vibrant, multi-colored Rocky Mountain Kid C.L.U.B.S. (RMKC) RV rolling through town; it’s even easier to spot the dazzling smile of RMKC co-founder, Maureen Thompson, behind the steering wheel.

    “I can’t even believe it,” Thompson, M.Ed., enthused. “Look at this thing! I did it! Another dream… read more →