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    Bringing winter sunshine

    By Kate Phillips
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    The season of frigid mornings, cozy fires, and warm blankets is finally upon us; and with the dark days of winter settling in, it might be time to add a little cheer to your home with some sweet and delicious citrus courtesy of… read more →

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    Rodriguez mends social and literal fabrics

    Interview and translation
    by Raleigh Burleigh
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Silvia Rodriguez is originally from las sierras of Chihuahua, México, a southern continuation of our Rocky Mountains. Her work as a seamstress began at the age of eight and introduced her to a love of theater. Silvia now owns… read more →

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    Celebrations

    By Roberta McGowan
    Sopris Sun Staff

    Whether you deck the halls, light the candles, celebrate the New Year or meditate at the end of 2020 and are just glad it’s gone, the holiday season remains a very special time in the Roaring Fork Valley.
    Throughout the area, spiritual… read more →

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    RFHS athletes shine no matter what colors they wear 

    Despite not having hosted its own sports teams this first special season (declared by Colorado High School Activities Association [CHSAA] as ‘season A’) Roaring Fork student-athletes joined other nearby teams so they could still compete. 

    Four girls from Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) joined Basalt’s Varsity… read more →

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    Ozminkowski sees science in both medicine and arts

    Kaitlyn Getz Ozminkowski is an artist, known primarily for her ceramics, and an EMT at the Respiratory Acute Care Center at Rifle’s Grand River Hospital.

    Q: Where are you from and how did you end up in Carbondale?

    A: Originally I’m from Columbus, Ohio. I was working at a craft… read more →

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    A stroll in Sopris Park

    Eric Brendlinger, Carbondale’s Director of Parks and Recreation, reports that Carbondale now has a total of 26 parks. Some are large and some are small, but Carbondale’s 3.9-acre Sopris Park is generally regarded as the crown jewel by virtue of both its location and the numerous community events… read more →

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    Todd Chamberlin named executive director

    The Roaring Fork Valley community’s only 501C3 nonprofit newspaper is modifying its organizational structure to help position the paper to grow and expand its mission.

    Todd Chamberlin, Sopris Sun advertising director, was appointed to the top spot and will be heading up business development, fundraising, distribution and sales for the… read more →

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    County corona cases crest

    County corona cases crest

    The spectre of COVID-19 hung heavy over the Garfield County Commissioners’ meeting after the Coroner’s Office determined that COVID-19 complications claimed the lives of at least five more residents. The loss of three people in their early 60s, a man in his… read more →

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    Town tweaks liquor distancing rules

    The Town will now allow restaurant liquor licenses — but not liquor stores — within 500 feet of school property.

    The Dec. 8 trustee decision was a bit of a departure from the staff proposal to tackle issues with the City Market complex’s proximity to a Colorado Rocky Mountain School… read more →

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    Art Base takes root

    A downtown Basalt fixture has taken a giant leap forward to finally find its forever home with the $1.5 purchase of the entire building at 174 Midland Ave.

    Skye Skinner — appointed Art Base executive director appointed in 2020 after two years in the interim position… read more →