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    Post office desperate for more mail carriers

    Several days in November there was a line out the front door of the Carbondale post office.

    Complaints swirled about potential mail delays, particularly during election season.

    Now, as the Christmas holiday season has begun — traditionally a hectic time for any post office… read more →

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    Is housing a privilege or a right?

    Housing in this valley is not easy to come by.

    Not only are folks having a hard time paying their rent but, there is simply not enough housing that is attainable for everyone already living here. The housing shortage will likely be aggravated by the pandemic… read more →

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    Dinkel building up for sale

    The Dinkel building, which makes up the entire north side of the 400 block of Main St. is up for sale for the first time in 30 years. Some of the current businesses have been there since before the current owner invested; and though the pandemic has brought… read more →

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    Basalt forges ahead on Arbaney Pool project

    In a unanimous vote, Basalt Town Council approved the contract with Rudd Construction for the Arbaney pool improvements with the contingency for Town Attorney Jeff Conklin and Town Manager Ryan Mahoney to review the potential need for a site plan review or exemption.

    Before the vote,… read more →

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    Partnering up to prevent evictions 

    With both the national moratorium on evictions and federal aid through the CARES Act set to expire at the end of this month, tens of millions of Americans are at risk of being evicted. Here in the Roaring Fork Valley, a wide range of individuals and entities have… read more →

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    Jack the Warrior Dog

    By Burk Golden 
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    If there is anything that unifies people more in this valley than their love of snow sports, wilderness, or natural beauty, it would have to be dogs. Dogs are an integral part of many family units in… read more →

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    Gas prices are down … but how long will it last? 

    While more Americans have reportedly been filling up their tanks more for road-tripping, camping and van life during the Coronavirus pandemic, the increase in individual automobile gas purchases is not driving up gas prices. In fact, if you’ve visited the pumps recently, you likely noticed how much prices… read more →

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    Valley winter sports resorts are raring to go

    Tune up the equipment and get the boots and cold weather clothing out of storage. Ski season is back!

    With a boost of cold weather and plenty of snow making, alpine, nordic, cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing are here big time. 

    In just a… read more →

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    Trustees approve annexation, extension

    The Carbondale Board of Trustees have approved a new self-storage complex at the north end of town, and agreed to allow another project more time to finish installing public improvements like utility lines, public trails, street lights and landscaping. It all came during an online meeting on Nov.… read more →