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    State okays use of treated wastewater for drinking

    On Nov. 14, the state’s Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC) members gave final approval to regulations that pave the way for treated wastewater from sanitation districts to be used as drinking water. The measure had won unanimous provisional approval by the commissioners at its October meeting. The WQCC is the… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - Nov. 17, 2022

    Spruce up The Sun

    Break out the art supplies, it’s time for our annual “Spruce Up The Sun” cover illustration contest! This year’s theme is: Travel Through Time. The contest is open to local kids from pre-kindergarten through high school. Submissions can be dropped off in the designated box outside… read more →

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    Feelin' the heat

    Eleven students and trainees in Colorado Mountain College’s Firefighter 1 program completed the practical skills portion of their firefighting classes on Saturday, Nov. 12. This was the first training class held at the recently completed training center located in Carbondale next to the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District building.… read more →

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    2022 midterm projections

    Ballots are in and still being counted around the country. As of 9 a.m. on Nov. 10, some races are too close to call. Although, there are a few which have rounded the bend. The Sopris Sun reached out to each of the local candidates but had limitedread more →

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    Fall sports wrap with senior nights

    After another exciting season of fall sports, several athletes bid adieu to their teams and look ahead to future endeavors, including other sports before graduation!

    Despite an impressive season of play, the Rams’ boys soccer team was defeated, 0-3, by Liberty Common on Nov. 5 during the state… read more →

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    Carbondale Report: Planning to plan ahead

    While Town Hall served as a polling place, receiving in-person votes on Election Day, the Board of Town Trustees gathered for their regular meeting at the Third Street Center. Trustees Marty Silverstein and Luis Yllanes were absent, as were microphones and a virtual viewing option. Nonetheless, the atypical meeting featured… read more →

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    Comp Plan Update reaches its crescendo

    In January 2021, Carbondale’s Board of Town Trustees voted to update the town’s 2013 Comprehensive Plan. On Nov. 15, after nearly two years, the outcome will be voted on for adoption at a public hearing hosted at Town Hall at 6 p.m.

    The process involved robust public participation including an… read more →

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    Hair dyeing tips from local youth

    By Gus Richardson
    Youth Correspondent 

    A sea of black, brown, blonde and other normative hair colors flood my vision. But, here and there I see pinpricks of alternative hues, splashes of green, blue and red…dyed hair. Humans have been dyeing their mops for centuries now, with… read more →

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    Hoohah recycles retro looks for fresh adventure

    Skiwear takes on a whole new look as Hoohah’s vibrant and beautiful line of vintage styles hits the slopes, and the runways, this season.

    Founded by Anna Tedström of Vail, Hoohah is a women’s outdoor apparel company on a mission to add fun and flair toread more →

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    Longhorns pass playoff test

    The Basalt Longhorns took the field on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 5, to face the Woodland Park Panthers with a simple goal: to extend their undefeated record and move on to the next round of the Class 2A playoffs.

    With nine victories in nine regular season games, the Longhorns have overcome… read more →