• Locations: Columns, Español Published

    ¡Celebremos el Día de las Tierras Públicas de Colorado!

    Por Omar Sarabia
    Director de Defiende Nuestra Tierra

    En mayo de 2016, Colorado se convirtió en el primer estado de la nación en establecer un feriado estatal para nuestras tierras públicas cuando la Asamblea General de Colorado aprobó un proyecto deread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Conoce al nuevo superintendente de RFSD

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Cuando el Dr. Jesús Rodríguez vino a visitar el Distrito Escolar de Roaring Fork (RFSD) a mediados de abril, como uno de los tres finalistas para ocupar el puesto de superintendente del distrito, dijo: “Esperaba que conocieran quién soy como ser humano”.

    Creció en Brighton, localizado… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Congratulations to graduating athletes at RFHS!

    Graduating seniors: Sophie Genung, Genesis Quintero, Payton O’Hara, Ashley Torres, Macey Peery, Samira Huezo and Sienna Pargiter-Walker

    Graduating seniors: Hailey Bledsaw, Alicia Lowe, Yahjairi Castillon, Gracie Pratt and Maddie Mercatoris

    Graduating seniors: David Good, Blake Thomas, Nolan Peirson, Henry Richardson, Mason Smith and TJ Metheny

    Graduating seniors:… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Get to know RFSD’s new superintendent

    When Dr. Jesús Rodríguez came to visit the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) in mid-April as one of three finalists for the district’s superintendent position, he said, “I hoped that they got to know who I was as a human being.”

    He grew up in Brighton, located about 25 miles… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    George Weber and Lynn Pulford prepare for life after CRMS

    Over the past 26 years, George Weber and Lynn Pulford have transformed Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) and, in return, it has transformed them. As they wrap up their final semester of teaching before retirement, they reflect on the value of their time there: introducing them to each other, giving… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - May 19, 2022

    Documenting restoration

    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites the public to participate in documenting the restoration of Sutey Ranch. The ranch was acquired by the BLM through a land exchange in 2017 and restoration efforts, including targeted goat grazing and reseeding, are ongoing in the area with the goal… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Local cook plates up hope for Ukrainian refugees

    At a time when our society is overwhelmed by rapidly-changing catastrophes, it is easy to fall into feelings of helplessness, or even despair. These feelings are incredibly valid when one considers our immediate access to information and seemingly little resolution.

    But, what if we paused for just one moment, and… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    What can we do? We can plant trees!

    What can we do? 

    By Illène Pevec

    Special to The Sopris Sun

    In Colorado and around the world, devastating fires have burned, are burning, will burn. Droughts dry, high-speed winds blow. Sea levels rise around the globe, threatening entire island nations and our own coasts! What can we do… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Senior Matters adjusts and accommodates

    By the Senior Matters board
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    Senior Matters has been Carbondale’s nonprofit arm for older adult programming since 2008, when we were designated a sub-committee of the Parks and Recreation Commission and set up shop at the Third Street Center. Senior Matters’ three-year goal was… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Adjust, accommodate, repeat…

    Martha Gallagher, MD, a retired anesthesiologist living in the Boston area, is an avid lifelong backpacker, hiker and wannabe skier. Over the years, she has plied the slopes of Aspen and Snowmass, walked the trails of the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness and visited with her close friend, Judie Blanchard of Carbondale.read more →