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  • Locations: News Published

    More than 'the thrift store'

    If you have ever gazed up from the doorway of the building located at the corner of Third and Main in Carbondale, you will have spied a blue sign with yellow lettering that reads: Rebekah Lodge.

    Many locals know it as the Near New or, more informally, as… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Se levanta un nuevo Sol

    Hace menos de un año, The Sopris Sun decidió dedicarse a un nuevo aprendizaje. A través del Sol del Valle, nos convertimos en una publicación bilingüe en marzo de 2021. Es un desarrollo natural que fue totalmente abrazado por la comunidad que nos apoya.

    Gracias a la dedicación de nuestras… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    The good pastor hangs up his headphones

    Yes, alas, it came to pass — on Christmas Day, no less. Legendary DJ Pastor Mustard (aka Dan Sadowsky) announced during his weekly “Bluegrass with Mustard” show on KDNK that, after the better part of two decades on the air with it, this would be his last one.

    In a… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Reina Katzenberger creating coincidence with community

    To Reina Katzenberger, art is more than a medium expressing one creative’s mind; it’s about community. That is why the local artist is inviting anyone and everyone to visualize and take part in her creative process. 

    “Art in Process” is a working exhibit at The Artread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Jan. 20, 2022

    Got papers? 
    The Sopris Sun needs your help! After recently moving offices, a complete set of 2019 papers meant for preservation were lost. We’re hoping to round up three copies of each issue to be bound and archived for historical preservation. It’s a matter of historical record and… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Salon Series returns with courage and strength

    “At its linguistic root, the word ‘courage’ comes from the word ‘heart’ — an invitation to meet what is most difficult in our lives with our hearts flung wide and willing to risk. And ‘strength,’ in my experience, can be a paradox. The more vulnerable I am, the more… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    From roadside to table: Colorado Parks & Wildlife permit turns roadkill into meals

    By Danielle Davis

    “After I relocated to the Roaring Fork Valley, it was curious to me that the animals [along the side of the road] were left to scavengers, given my prior experience in Alaska,” says Missouri Heights resident Mike Fleagle, who moved here in 2018.

    Fleagle is an Alaska… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Getting into good trouble

    While most schools in the Roaring Fork Valley, and the country, had Monday off for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork was in session.

    “Today we are choosing to intentionally hold school, because we wanted to bring all of our students, community and teachers… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    GarCo report: The highs and lows of Garfield County governance

    The Garfield Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) took six and a half hours to address the Jan. 17 agenda. For the recording of the entire meeting, visit: www.garfield-county.com 

    COVID update

    The county’s newly-appointed director of public health, Josh Williams, appeared for his first Board of… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Jan. 20, 2022

    Celebrating school boards!
    January is School Board Recognition Month. Every year, the Roaring Fork Schools takes this opportunity to publicly thank our board members for volunteering their time and talent on behalf of our schools. 

    Board members have an incredibly important and challenging job — a job that… read more →