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    Bookworms find cozy digs at Carbondale bookstore

    Yes, you read that right. Carbondale has a bookstore again. White River Books is located on Second Street, between Main Street and the Rio Grande Trail.

    Owner Izzy Stringham said, since welcoming her first customers on March 3, “pretty much everyone is over the moon that there’s a bookstore back… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - March 10, 2022

    To the people of Carbondale

    Reading The Sun’s spotlight on each of the candidates running for town trustee and Mayor, I was really impressed. Carbondale is blessed to have SO many smart, experienced, thoughtful, community-focused people who have stepped up to run for local office to lead and serve their… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Branching Out: Striving and stretching

    Grunting, I doubled into the fence stretcher, pulling barb wire taut again. Mouth full of galvanized staples, I spit one out, both hands occupied. Didn’t know how others did it, so I did it my way and may have looked foolish. Working alone for days on end, I could care… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Food for thought: Your 2022 CSA Guide

    There are few greater food experiences than opening your front door on a warm summer morning to a bright and colorful box of locally grown or sourced food items. Now, with the arrival of spring, this delight can be yours. The 2022/23 community-supported agriculture (CSA) cycle is beginning and we’ve… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Snow day, schmo day!

    While Feb. 23 was a snow day for Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) students, the business of the Board of Education went forward. Their regularly-scheduled meeting, originally slated to be in-person at the district’s offices in Carbondale was, due to weather, held instead via Zoom.
    The board’s work session,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Meet the trustee candidates

    On April 5, Carbondale residents will have elected three candidates to serve four-year terms on the Board of Town Trustees. Additionally, current trustee Ben Bohmfalk is running unopposed for the mayoral seat. Materials submitted by the nine candidates have been edited for length. Learn more about each one at the… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    On your mark, get set, puzzle!

    On Sunday Feb. 27, 23 four-person teams gathered on the indoor basketball court at the Carbondale Rec Center to compete in the first-ever Puzzle & Pie Night. First Place was taken by a team called, incidentally, Best Team Ever, completing their puzzle in one hour, 16 minutes and 57 seconds.… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    US secretary boards RFTA

    The city of Glenwood Springs and the Roaring Fork Valley welcomed a member of the U.S. presidential cabinet on Friday, Feb. 25. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg got the chance to hop on a Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) bus at its maintenance facility near Glenwood Meadows andread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    A transplant’s tale from Florida-land

    Last autumn, my partner and I said goodbye to Carbondale. We packed our belongings into a rental trailer and began the long drive to Florida. 

    We left Carbondale at 3 a.m. Glenwood Canyon had just been cleared of fallen rock and the pavement was stillread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 3 de marzo, 2022

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Servicios de emergencia del 911
    El miércoles 9 de Marzo en las oficinas de los Comisionados en Glenwood Springs (108 8th St Suite 101) el Comité de la Comunidad Latina del Condado de Garfield estarán hablando sobre el sistema de llamadas de emergencia al 911… read more →