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    Letters - Aug. 18, 2022

    Chacos memorial

    The memorial for Chris and Terry Chacos was such a beautiful event filled with so many wonderful stories filled with love and laughter. It was a walk back to the years even before their lives in Carbondale began with the establishment of the Village Smithy. 

    Years of… read more →

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    Letters to the Editor

    Want to let the community know about what’s on your mind and in your heart?

    Send us a letter to the editor at by noon on Monday for consideration in the following Thursday’s edition. We receive a lot of letters, so 500 words is the limit. Know that… read more →

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    Letters - Aug. 11

    Re: Lumberyard
    I think the new lumberyard will have some negative effects not mentioned in last week’s article. I would expect the folks at CRMS will hear the beep-beep-beep of backup alarms from the forklifts and loaders starting at some very early hour. And during temperatureread more →

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    Letters - Aug. 4, 2022

    Electric school buses

    I am a mom of two here in Carbondale. My kids will soon be of school age and will ride a diesel school bus that produces dangerously high amounts of greenhouse gas emissions, and other unhealthy air pollutants, each year. I was excited to learn there are… read more →

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    Letters - July 28, 2022

    Re: Human-Nature Garden

    Thanks to James Steindler for his lovely article about a gift to our community (“Human-Nature Garden to land on Rio Grande,” July 20, 2022). The Human-Nature Garden would not be possible without the collaboration of Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA), which owns the land where the garden… read more →

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    Letters - July 21, 2022

    Correction: Art Ackerman, 97, paid no amount of money for The Sopris Sun to shave 21 years off his age in the article “Party like it’s…” (July 14). We’ll chalk it up to a sudden bout of numerical dyslexia and wish him a wonderful birthday by all more →

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    Letters - July 14, 2022

    Rodeo etiquette

    Once again, Carbondale’s rodeo season is off to a great start with great weather and great crowds! As always, the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association (CWWRA) board is happy to see so many families and friends having a great time and enjoying the sport of rodeo. However, with… read more →

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    Letters - July 7, 2022

    Dangerous by design

    Highway 133 through Carbondale is dangerous by design and an aesthetic eyesore that slices our town in two. You can help!

    Have you ever pushed a crosswalk light and experienced a near-miss when a driver didn’t give you the right-of-way? If so, you are not alone. Within… read more →

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    Letters - June 30, 2022

    Calling all veterans

    On the Fourth of July, as we Americans celebrate our country’s independence and freedoms, we should remember the men and women who serve and have served in our military. They, some at great cost, served to protect us and defend the freedoms we enjoy. Our U.S. veterans… read more →

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    Letters - June 23, 2022

    What can we do?

    Plastic? In the 1940s, when I was growing up, there were very few plastics and we lived without them. Now, they make life easier, but we do pay a price. Plastics show up in our waterways and are found in sea life throughout the world. Plastic… read more →

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