• Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Praising the power of pets

    Nancy Peterson worked as a registered veterinary technician, trained dogs for people with disabilities and was the Community Cats Program Manager for The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization. She serves on the boards of the National Kitten Coalition and Neighborhood Cats and isread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    The Sun invites you to the movies

    Friend and neighbor Dave Taylor graciously offered to screen two of his award winning films in support of The Sopris Sun’s spring fundraiser, which kicks off this week. You are invited to enjoy the show at the Crystal Theatre on Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. 

    Taylor was born… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Together, we are The Sopris Sun

    In a valley rich with high-quality media, what sets The Sopris Sun apart? As the lucky editor of this weekly wonder, I can say wholeheartedly that community involvement is what makes The Sun shine brightest. 

    From quirky photography to serious opinions and timely haikus, we have the honor of… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Defiende: Preparing for the 2022 fire season

    By Omar Sarabia
    Defiende Nuestra Tierra 

    The long winter has ended and, little by little, spring is arriving with sunny and warm days. You can see plants blooming, hear birds singing and grasses are getting greener every day. It’s a beautiful time to explore theread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale is site of next RFSD staff housing expansion

    The Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education unanimously approved a plan to expand its staff housing program by 30 to 60 new units in Carbondale. The proposal was presented by Jeff Gatlin, RFSD chief operating officer, at the regularly-scheduled board meeting on April 13 at theread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Tag a Topek

    What the heck is a Topek?

    “The design and intent is inspired by the Inuit Topek house,” explains Blackhound Design Company. “It is a place that encourages gathering and community between people.”

    As dining stretched outside to allow for social distancing in 2020, theread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Todos somos The Sopris Sun

    En un valle rico en medios de comunicación de alta calidad, ¿qué es lo que distingue a The Sopris Sun? Como el afortunado editor de esta maravillosa publicación semanal, puedo decir con entusiasmo que la participación de la comunidad es lo que hace brillar más a The Sopris Sun.

    Desde… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Informe de GarCo: Preparación para asuntos del oso negro y el agua

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte 

    El gerente de vida silvestre de Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) en el distrito de Glenwood Springs, Matt Yamashita y el gerente asistente de vida silvestre de la zona, Darren Chacon pidieron a los comisionados firmar una carta en apoyo de unread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Grupo operativo de emergencias en Carbondale va más allá del COVID

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte 

    Todos los administradores asistieron a la reunión ordinaria del 12 de abril.

    Como de costumbre, la reunión de la Junta Directiva de Carbondale comenzó con comentarios públicos de personas que no están en la agenda (no hubo ninguno), seguido deread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    Este Día Internacional de la Tierra, hablamos del agua

    Cortesía de Beatriz Soto 

    Directora de Protégete para Conservation Colorado

    Todos tenemos una relación íntima con el agua, ya sea con los ríos que corren por las montañas, el agua calentita que sale de nuestra regadera o nuestra fascinación por despertar a una mañanaread more →