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    Garfield Clean Energy looks back and ahead

    In early March 2021, Garfield Clean Energy (GCE) launched the Solarize Garfield County (Solarize) initiative, aimed at increasing the number of homes and businesses in the county with photovoltaic power arrays. One year later, GCE announced a new campaign, ReEnergize Garfield County (ReEnergize), whose purpose is to improve the… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - March 10, 2021

    Search and rescue

    Garfield County’s Search and Rescue Team is now recruiting volunteers to help “find the lost, rescue the stranded and injured, recover the deceased and educate the public on wilderness and mountain safety,” writes the sheriff’s office. At no cost, the average team member will receive over 400… read more →

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    Food for thought: Your 2022 CSA Guide

    There are few greater food experiences than opening your front door on a warm summer morning to a bright and colorful box of locally grown or sourced food items. Now, with the arrival of spring, this delight can be yours. The 2022/23 community-supported agriculture (CSA) cycle is beginning and we’ve… read more →

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    Snow day, schmo day!

    While Feb. 23 was a snow day for Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) students, the business of the Board of Education went forward. Their regularly-scheduled meeting, originally slated to be in-person at the district’s offices in Carbondale was, due to weather, held instead via Zoom.
    The board’s work session,… read more →

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    Meet the trustee candidates

    On April 5, Carbondale residents will have elected three candidates to serve four-year terms on the Board of Town Trustees. Additionally, current trustee Ben Bohmfalk is running unopposed for the mayoral seat. Materials submitted by the nine candidates have been edited for length. Learn more about each one at the… read more →

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    On your mark, get set, puzzle!

    On Sunday Feb. 27, 23 four-person teams gathered on the indoor basketball court at the Carbondale Rec Center to compete in the first-ever Puzzle & Pie Night. First Place was taken by a team called, incidentally, Best Team Ever, completing their puzzle in one hour, 16 minutes and 57 seconds.… read more →

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    US secretary boards RFTA

    The city of Glenwood Springs and the Roaring Fork Valley welcomed a member of the U.S. presidential cabinet on Friday, Feb. 25. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg got the chance to hop on a Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) bus at its maintenance facility near Glenwood Meadows andread more →

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    Learning lessons and having fun with SoL

    “Little Women” is a beloved coming of age book written by Louisa May Alcott about family, pain and new beginnings. It follows the March family in Civil War-era New England, and the adventures of sisters Beth, Jo, Amy and Meg, as they grow up. They endure hardships andread more →

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    Our Town: Mountain Maes, a fifth-generation Carbondalian

    You may have heard the dulcet tones of 16-year old Mountain Maes spinning some jazz sides on KDNK last Saturday night. Or perhaps you’ve heard his stories, public affairs shows and music sets on the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program (AZYEP) for almost a decade. Mountain’s dream, to be… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Calendar - March 3, 2022

    Candidate forum
    The Sopris Sun is proud to host a candidate forum for the Carbondale Board of Town Trustees, in partnership with KDNK, on Wednesday, March 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. Join in-person at Town Hall, online, or by tuning into KDNK. If you have any question suggestions,… read more →