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  • Locations: News Published

    Containment strategies encouraged, not mandated

    Regular Garfield County Commissioners Meeting Update:

    Bureau of Land Management Field Manager Larry Sandoval was granted $2,000 maximum from the commissioners’ discretionary funds to assist with Hubbard Mesa cleanup on the Roan Plateau. People have littered debris ranging from candy wrappers to abandoned vehicles there.

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    AmeriCorps volunteer sticks around to spread literacy

    As part of an ongoing series of interviews with folks you might not have seen in the paper before, we caught up with Rachel Baiyor of Literacy Outreach (which presents its annual Spellebration event virtually on April 30 — visit literacyoutreach.org for info and registration).

    Q: Where… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - April 22, 2021

    Volunteer outdoors

    Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers is now registering volunteers for trailwork, restoration, and education events in April, May, and June. Space is limited! Registration is at rfov.org

    Incubating farmers

    Colorado Farm and Food Alliance, located in Paonia, is seeking fourread more →

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    Lisa Dancing-Light shares "Magic"

    “Once upon a time in one of the most beautiful parts of the world, there was a very special mountain.” Thus begins “A Song and Story of Magic Mountain,” a culmination of decades of personal work and artistic exploration by local musician Lisa Dancing-Light. Beyond the children’s bookread more →

  • Locations: Columns, News Published

    Help us be the people’s paper

    For over 13 years, The Sopris Sun has delivered on our mission to inform, inspire, and build community. In 2020, the board and staff rose to extraordinary challenges and didn’t miss a beat. With great sacrifice, editor Will Grandbois, artistic director Ylice Golden, and ad manager Todd Chamberlin — along… read more →

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    Helmeted man saves osprey

    Contribution by Shelly Merriam

    Red bailing twine, commonly used by adult osprey for their nests, can become a source of death by entanglement. Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) arranges its removal annually from the nest on their campus monitored by a camera for the students’ science education. Last week, Earth-Wise… read more →

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    Thunder River's solo show teaches acceptance

    The story begins with the disappearance of a 14-year-old gay male, Leonard Pelkey. As Detective Chuck DeSantis investigates the missing person case, we come to know Leonard’s brilliant spirit in Thunder River Theatre Company’s (TRTC) production of “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey.”
    In 1998, playwright James Lecesne co-founded… read more →

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    Basalt River Park project moves ahead

    By Todd Hartley

    After crawling along at a snail’s pace for years, progress on both the public and private areas of Basalt River Park is set to pick up its pace this spring and summer, and some parts — including walking paths and, possibly, a restaurant — could be usable… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Eighth Street Plan B deemed "a non-starter"

    Carbondale’s Board of Town Trustees met on Tuesday, April 13 for their regular meeting. All trustees were in attendance.
    The consent agenda included “accounts payable” totaling $456,761.65. Items of major expense were $97,500 for the town’s share of repairs on the athletic track at Carbondale Middle School, $59,539… read more →

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    Meet Megan Baiardo, RFHS’s next principal

    The first thing you notice about Megan Baiardo is her smile and her warm, friendly manner. After a lengthy conversation, you leave with a better understanding of the 20-year educator and school administrator who is confident, thoughtful and dedicated to the students she serves.
    In March, the Roaring Fork… read more →