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    Bill Morrow’s sculptures find home

    “I have absolutely no fear of dying.” Bill Morrow, 75 years old, stepped inside from working on a 2002 Buick Rendezvous to join The Sopris Sun by phone. “I’m actually looking forward to the opportunity. But I can’t do it until this sculpture is gone.” Morrow refers toread more →

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    Sex ed 2.0: student-led

    By James Steindler

    When high schoolers feel they’re only scratching the surface of a subject, it’s not every day that they’ll fill the void themselves and take their education into their own hands. Three recent graduates from the valley decided to advocate for their peers and createread more →

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    CVEPA shares perspective

    By James Steindler

    On Aug. 29, the Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association (CVEPA) board conducted their annual public meeting at Propaganda Pie in Redstone. Longtime Western State University professor of history Dr. Duane Vandenbusche was the keynote speaker and focused on the importance of water conservationread more →

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    Parting shots: Rocky Mountain Open

    Nacho and Delfina Figuera raised $60,000 for Aspen Valley Hospital Foundation (AVHF) by auctioning a private tour of their home and architecturally renowned stables in Argentina. 

    “Despite all of the challenges that this year presented in the planning of the event,” said AVHF

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    The Great Sopris Showdown

    Mount Sopris loomed in the background as over 115 pickleball players took to the new Young-Calaway Pickleball courts in Carbondale last weekend to compete in The Great Sopris Showdown.

    The tournament kicked off on Saturday morning with players of all ages competing in both men’s andread more →

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    You can feel it in the air – Rams fall sports are back!

    You could feel it in the air this week – the dial clicked over to “fall.” With that comes the excitement of the Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) Rams fall sports season. 

    New beginnings at RFHS include a new athletic director, Crista Barlow. She is known to… read more →

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    Kevin Schorzman chosen as interim town manager

    All the action at the latest Carbondale Board of Town Trustees meeting took place in-person at town hall. All trustees were in attendance except Heather Henry.

    Ben Bohmfalk revealed during trustee updates that contrary to what trustees were told at their work session on Aug. 17,read more →

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    Citizens question GarCo oil and gas spending

    By James Steindler

    The Garfield County Taxpayer Accountability Project (GCTAP) was formed to monitor the commissioners’ spending, especially from the oil and gas mitigation fund. The Citizen Telegram printed Garfield County’s treasurer’s semi-annual financial statement (for the first six months of 2021) on July 29 which showsread more →

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    Carbondalian for life

    By James Steindler

    Contributing Editor 

    Tom Mercer has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley for long enough to be considered a local by anyone’s measure, and contributed enough to boot. In recent years he regularly contributed articles to The Sopris Sun and while we’re sadread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Aug. 26, 2021

    Van Life Rally

    5Point Film Festival invites all “van lifers” to show off their vehicle/home at the 14th annual flagship festival on Oct. 14. To reserve a spot in the Van Life Rally, email jwall@carbondaleco.net with your name, rig type and length. Judges will award winnersread more →