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    Home on the range

     The Sopris Sun photographer Paula Mayer captured the featured photo of a road-biker evading the oncoming cattle herd on Thompson Creek Road, outside of Carbondale. 

    Later on, the residents at Sopris Lodge got a private show of the cattle drive. See the caption below for details. Yeehaw! …

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    Local educator to attend UN COP26

    By James Steindler

    Valley local and environmental educator Sarah Johnson is heading to the United Nations in Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th annual Conference of the Parties (COP26). Johnson is giddy with excitement and anticipation to attend the international event regarding climate change. 

    For 26 years, leaders from most… read more →

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    Local teacher meets Dalai Lama

    Basalt Elementary dual-language educator Brittany Rose was selected among her peers to address His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a virtual conversation hosted on Monday night, Oct. 25.

    The opportunity came by way of the Compassion and Dignity for Educators project developed by the University ofread more →

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    Servers and students share nourishment

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    On Wednesdays, 36-year old Jenny Elmore serves lunch to a noisy stream of Ross Montessori School (RMS) students. For two hectic hours, she places a slice of pizza and a cupful of iceberg lettuce on paper plates, and hands them across theread more →

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    RFSD board endorses "Yes" on 5B

    Voters in Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Re-1 will decide the fate of Ballot Issue 5B, a mill levy override that, if passed, will increase teacher and staff salaries and bolster the district’s retention and recruitment efforts. 

    On Aug. 25, the RFSD Board of Educationread more →

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    PSSWF helps bear cubs hibernate

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    It’s the time of year again when bears are supposed to go into hibernation. Sometimes the long journey back to what should come naturally for them starts in Silt, at the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation (PSSWF). Director Nanci Limbach, who namedread more →

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    GarCo report: Valley Meals fights for funding

    By James Steindler

    Once the Garfield County commissioners meeting commenced on Oct. 18, Mary Kenyon with Valley Meals and More, based in Carbondale, addressed the board.

    Valley Meals and More serves hot meals from local restaurants to roughly 100 senior citizens at their homesread more →

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    CMC to offer new bachelor’s degree in 2022

    By Myki Jones

    Colorado Mountain College’s (CMC) board of trustees has approved the addition of a new bachelor’s degree program. The Bachelor of Science in Ecosystems Science and Stewardship program is anticipated to start accepting students in August 2022, when the fall semester begins. Once theread more →

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    “Hoodwinked” unravels limitations

    “Hoodwinked” is a nonfiction book by Carbondale resident Larry Gottlieb. The title is derived from a word that means “to deceive or trick; to blindfold.” The work of this part-memoir, part-thesis is to remove that blindfold and welcome the reader into the myriad of possibilities existing just beyond their self-fulfilling… read more →

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    P&Z mulls “Downtown North” land-use changes

    By Ken Pletcher

    Since early this year, the Carbondale Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has worked closely with consulting firm Cushing Terrell (CT) to update the Town’s 2013 Comprehensive Plan (Comp Plan). Five components of the plan were identified for review, one of which was the plot of industrial land… read more →