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    No todo lo que brilla es oro

    No todo lo que brilla es oro. De hecho, a veces lo que brilla te quita el oro. 

    María es una mujer de 46 años y madre de tres hijos adultos. María se separó de su esposo hace 10 años y había estado soltera desde su separación. Hace unos… read more →

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    Inmigrante, ¿donde dejaste el arte?

    Unos de mis sueños es poder ver arte que represente a nuestra comunidad latina. Me gustaría ver arte que muestre lo colorido que es ser latino. Quiero ver arte que me recuerde a mi niñez en México, a los juegos y las tradiciones que deje atrás al llegar a este… read more →

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    From the mayor: An update on development in Carbondale

    The most common questions that community members are asking me this month are about the scale and pace of development occurring along Highway 133. We each fall in love with Carbondale as it exists at a particular moment in time — often the moment you moved here or the way… read more →

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    Critical Race Theory must be taught

    Opinion by Antoinette Brasier
    Carbondale Middle School 

    As of 2022, seven U.S. states have banned Critical Race Theory (CRT) from being taught in schools. CRT is an intellectual and social movement by civil-rights scholars and activists who seek to examine the intersection of race, society and

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    CVEPA Views: Marble’s Treasure

    It was early that cold morning in late September, 1982, when we approached the Skyline Mine Portal at 11,776 feet of elevation on Treasure Mountain.

    I had to rub my eyes at what unfolded in front of us. In a Neanderthal scene, a young man came out of the dark… read more →

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    Trail Notes: It's stewardship season

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    Nature Note: Creative destruction
    Two weeks ago, while Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers and U.S. Forest Service staff were scouting Glenwood Canyon’s Grizzly Creek Trail to scope out landslide damage and necessary repairs to the trail,… read more →

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    Respetar es honrar

    Como ya se ha mencionado en este espacio, es nuestra intención volver las familias a la práctica de los principales valores fundamentales. Cada uno de nosotros tiene su propia escala de valores, esto significa que cada uno actuará de manera diferente antes las situaciones de la vida de acuerdo con… read more →

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    ¡Celebremos el Día de las Tierras Públicas de Colorado!

    Por Omar Sarabia
    Director de Defiende Nuestra Tierra

    En mayo de 2016, Colorado se convirtió en el primer estado de la nación en establecer un feriado estatal para nuestras tierras públicas cuando la Asamblea General de Colorado aprobó un proyecto deread more →

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    What can we do? We can plant trees!

    What can we do? 

    By Illène Pevec

    Special to The Sopris Sun

    In Colorado and around the world, devastating fires have burned, are burning, will burn. Droughts dry, high-speed winds blow. Sea levels rise around the globe, threatening entire island nations and our own coasts! What can we do… read more →

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    Mature Content: Adjust, accommodate, repeat…

    Martha Gallagher, MD, a retired anesthesiologist living in the Boston area, is an avid lifelong backpacker, hiker and wannabe skier. Over the years, she has plied the slopes of Aspen and Snowmass, walked the trails of the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness and visited with her close friend, Judie Blanchard of Carbondale.read more →

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