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    BOCC runs the gamut

    By James Steindler

    The regular county commissioner board meeting on Oct. 4 began with a couple of public comments from “citizens not on the agenda.” One of whom was Dave Hillbrand with White River Trail Runners ATV/UTV Club. Hillbrand requested that the commissioners hold a meetingread more →

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    RFSD Board of Education candidate interviews

    The Sopris Sun is pleased to present the following candidate interviews for the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education race. Our youth journalism program helped formulate the questions.

    1. Why are you running?

    2. What is your background or professional experienceread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Oct. 7, 2021

    Carbondale tourism

    Residents of Carbondale are invited to participate in a survey created to better understand tourism’s impacts on the community. Simultaneously, the Chamber of Commerce is surveying businesses on the same topic. These surveys are part of several tools provided by the Colorado Tourism Office’sread more →

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    Black Hills rebates help save energy, for now

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    People who own or rent multi-family homes shouldn’t be excluded from energy-saving upgrades and rebates readily available to single family homeowners. One problem is that it can be complicated and time-consuming for property managers to know about free devices that could beread more →

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    The cost of choice

    By James Steindler

    On Aug. 30, the Colorado Board of Health voted 6-1 in favor of a mandate requiring that medical personnel be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 31. In turn, Valley View Hospital gave its employees until Oct. 1 to receive a vaccine.

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    Convergent Circus: an eclectic delight

    Photos and text by Sue Rollyson

    The Convergent Circus was an eclectic experience of visual performances, art, poetry, music, sound, light and spiritual connection through the four elements. It even included a bit of time travel! You entered through a door that immediately became a portal to

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    Trustees look ahead to 2022

    The latest regular meeting of Carbondale trustees began with introducing Boden Hamilton, a senior at Roaring Fork High School and non-voting member of the board representing the youth perspective.

    During trustee comments, Erica Sparhawk shared her enthusiasm from the recent Colorado Mountain League conference, saying thatread more →

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    Sopris Meadows plan proceeds on mixed vote

    By Dyana Furmansky

    In a 5-2 vote taken after testy exchanges Tuesday night, the Basalt Town Council gave approval to a sketch plan by Possumco LLC for the Sopris Meadows Subdivision Parcel 5, the last undeveloped residential parcel in Willits. Possumco’s chief, Michael Lipkin, developed Willitsread more →

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    Activists demand trustees dump oil and gas holdings

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    More than 400 Carbondale area residents signed the petition delivered Friday to Interim Town Manager Kevin Schorzman, demanding that the Carbondale Board of Trustees divest Town finances from the Exxon and Chevron oil and gas bonds in the Town’s investment portfolio. Johnread more →

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    CCC’s next feat of clay: a humble expansion

    By Dyana Z. Furmansky

    Those who pot and those who never touched clay but want arts in Carbondale to thrive met at the Launchpad on Sunday to help shape the Carbondale Clay Center’s (CCC) future expansion plans. CCC hosted a lively design charette with about 20read more →