• Locations: News Published

    Comp Plan Update reaches its crescendo

    In January 2021, Carbondale’s Board of Town Trustees voted to update the town’s 2013 Comprehensive Plan. On Nov. 15, after nearly two years, the outcome will be voted on for adoption at a public hearing hosted at Town Hall at 6 p.m.

    The process involved robust public participation including an… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Hair dyeing tips from local youth

    By Gus Richardson
    Youth Correspondent 

    A sea of black, brown, blonde and other normative hair colors flood my vision. But, here and there I see pinpricks of alternative hues, splashes of green, blue and red…dyed hair. Humans have been dyeing their mops for centuries now, with… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Hoohah recycles retro looks for fresh adventure

    Skiwear takes on a whole new look as Hoohah’s vibrant and beautiful line of vintage styles hits the slopes, and the runways, this season.

    Founded by Anna Tedström of Vail, Hoohah is a women’s outdoor apparel company on a mission to add fun and flair toread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Longhorns pass playoff test

    The Basalt Longhorns took the field on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 5, to face the Woodland Park Panthers with a simple goal: to extend their undefeated record and move on to the next round of the Class 2A playoffs.

    With nine victories in nine regular season games, the Longhorns have overcome… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Team USATF shines at world running championships

    The heat, humidity and snakes of Thailand’s mountainous jungles did not deter the United States’ elite mountain and trail running athletes from having an amazing weekend at the World Mountain and Trail Running Championships (WMTRC) on Nov. 4-6.

    Situated in Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, outside of Chiang Mai, the inaugural… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Nov. 10, 2022

    Spruce up The Sun

    Time flies, doesn’t it? Break out the art supplies, it’s nearly 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. Details to follow.

    Independence Passread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Branching Out: Hunting for balance and meaning

    Seeing other trucks at the BLM access opening day darn near derailed me. We parked, anyway — mere yards from a rotund, older hunter glassing the opposite ridge — as if. Jittery, we donned our gear and requisite blaze. Walking past a bend to the secret trailhead, seven more trucks… read more →

  • Locations: Español, News Published

    Beyond the veil: Día de los Muertos 2022

    Photos by Klaus Kocher

    Carbondale was once again treated to a delightful Day of the Dead celebration on Nov. 4. With more ofrendas honoring ancestors and dearly departeds than ever, as well as dances and colorful skulls, it’s perhaps the most multicultural event in town and one of the highlights… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Colorado History: From an ancient sea to present-day extractivism

    Colorado’s present-day topography and natural resources have been millions of years in the making. Initially, the land mass known today as “Colorado” was located south of the equator as part of a supercontinent. As the continent drifted, geological processes broke it down and covered it with seawater. Duringread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Book Review: "Yellow Bird"

    By Izzy Stringham 
    White River Books

    When a young oil worker named Kristopher Clarke went missing from the Fort Berthold Reservation oil fields in North Dakota in 2012, Lissa Yellow Bird, a Native American woman with no connection to Clarke, decided to findread more →