• Locations: Español, News Published

    Mercado local de MANA Foods hace cambios

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    La palabra polinesia “mana” evoca “poderes de la naturaleza materializados”. En otras palabras, “sobrenatural”, como proclama el letrero que da la bienvenida a los compradores de comestibles al nuevo local de MANA Foods en Carbondale. Independientemente, la palabra también tiene raíces bíblicasread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Rams define team spirit

    As the Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) Rams’ boys varsity basketball game against the Coal Ridge Titans was about to start the evening of Saturday, Feb. 12, fans were filing in. Loud cheering, particularly from the RFHS student section, who were stomping their feet, commenced. 

    As… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Spreading awareness and love

    The Love Notes project kicked off this past weekend at Carbondale’s Light the Night with Love event. The project is intended to show community support through art for local LGBTQIA+ youth. 

    Love Notes was started by Brijetta Waller, the lead artist for the project, afterread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Homeschooling offers academic and lifestyle flexibility

    The sun was just beginning to peek over the California coastline as the gentle ding for breakfast could be heard from the Bannon-Levine family camper, nestled beneath the Redwoods. 

    Unhurried, Carbondale resident Katie Bannon and her husband Scott Levine were chatting with their nine yearread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    A theater review of ‘Silent Sky’

    Sopris Theatre Company (STC) of Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley campus, premiered their most recent production, “Silent Sky,” by Lauren Gunderson on Feb. 11. 

    “Silent Sky” is based on a true story and the life and work of Henrietta Leavitt, a 19th-century astronomer whose contributionsread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: It (still) takes a village

    By Dorothea Farris

    This month’s columnist came to Carbondale in 1960 when there was a population of 612.  Since then, she has served on no less than 40 boards, commissions, and task forces. She has taught and counseled students in public and private schools, written articles and

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  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Feb. 17, 2022


    High Rockies Harm Reduction (HRHR) is one of Carbondale’s and the Roaring Fork Valley’s newest nonprofits. They work with people struggling with substance abuse and affected friends and family members. They meet people where they are in their addictions and use a harm reduction approach to help… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Jackson Emmer to release 22 songs in 2022

    It started out as one song per month; twelve new singles that Jackson Emmer wanted to release during the year. Then his wife suggested doing 22. “All the best ideas come from Olivia [Emmer’s wife],” he observed to The Sopris Sun. And so, the 22 singles in 2022read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Feb. 10, 2022

    Downtown Liquors

    The longstanding Main Street Spirits liquor store, at 389 Main Street in Carbondale, recently changed ownership. The new owners, Ryan and Janie Pratt, retitled the business “Downtown Liquors on Main” and are eager to welcome the 21-and-up community. 

    Poster contests

    The 51st Carbondale Mountain Fair poster contest… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Mark Clark bids adieu to CRMS

    Mark Clark came to the Valley as a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed 25-year-old, and he hasn’t changed much since. His laugh has carried through the halls and meadows of Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) and now echoes off the Grand Tetons — at least for part of the year.

    Clark recently retired… read more →