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  • Locations: Letters Published

    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 →

  • Locations: Letters, Opinion Published

    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 means.read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    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 →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    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 →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    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 →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    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 →

  • Locations: Letters, Opinion Published

    Letters - June 16, 2022

    Vote Boebert out
    Americans have had enough of the carnage. 

    Nearly all of the recent horrible mass shootings have been by young men who had easy access to firearms and automatic weapons. 

    Lauren Boebert has consistently voted against every proposed logicalread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - June 9, 2022

    Apartment Canyon 

    When I first visited the Crystal River Valley in November of 1986, the old ranch building behind Sopris Lighting/Ajax/Basalt Ski and Bike was in its original state — without the brick addition surrounding it. There was no roundabout at the “old, old” City Market that cashed a… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - June 2, 2022

    Remembering a small town
    Memorial Day, as I write this, is a day to think back to people and things we miss. My father served in the Navy in WWII and Korea on aircraft carriers. I found a history of the ship he served aboard during the crucial naval… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - May 26, 2022

    Dandelion Day

    Thank you Carbondale community for one of the best Dandelion Days I have ever experienced. My heart is so full of gratitude for the joy and love that was shared in Sopris Park on May 14. A big thank you to our 75 amazing vendors who filled the… read more →