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    Youth DJs take over KDNK airwaves

    By Parker Wilson and Charlie Hippensteel

    For the Glenwood Springs High School Brimstone

    If you’re ever listening to the radio in the car, keep an ear out for the KDNK AZYEP kids!

    Based out of KDNK Community Access Radio inread more →

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    Pages of the Past: Unified for the Thompson Divide

    From the archives of the Valley Journal and The Sopris Sun

    Oct. 8, 1981

    Carbondale mourned the loss of old-timer Joe Corthell, who spent most of his 79 years gardening and tending hives on what was then the outskirts of town. As Editor Patread more →

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    Hot Potato: 112 years of spud

    A recent Post Independent article claimed that the 112 Annual Potato Day was the most well-attended in a quarter of a century. Seeing as the reporter got their information from Carbondale Historical Society extraordinaire Sue Gray, we’ll certainly take their word for it. After having to forgo theread more →

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    Rams seniors relish volleyball season

    The Sopris Sun recently spoke to senior athletes on the Rams girls volleyball team, relishing their last season as Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) student-athletes.

    Grace Ferguson (who plays middle and outside), Celeste Fullerton (right-side) and Sienna Pargiter-Walker (middle blocker) reflected on this season —read more →

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    GCPLD celebrates heritage with ASFB Folklórico

    Editor’s note — unfortunately, the performance at Carbondale Library scheduled for Oct. 9 has been cancelled.

    The small plaza next to the Glenwood Springs branch of the Garfield County Public Libraries District (GCPLD) resonated with rhythmic claps, stomps and cheers on Saturday, Oct. 2. Twirlingread more →

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    Defiance Community Theater returns to the stage

    Defiance Community Theater Company is returning to the stage with their production of “All Together Now!” premiering on Nov. 12. The first three performances will take place at Glenwood Springs High School and the final performance will be performed at Thunder River Theatre Company’s space in more →

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    Local teacher earns statewide recognition

    Out of Colorado’s 178 public school districts, the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) has a special teacher in its ranks.

    Autumn Rivera has been named one of seven finalists for the 2022 Colorado Teacher of the Year award. She is a sixth-grade science teacher at Glenwoodread more →

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    Max finds home in Carbondale

    A blue pick-up parks in front of a duplex near the Rio Grande Trail, an Ascendigo Autism Services logo on the door. Two galvanized metal trash cans are bungeed in back. A young guy steps gently from the passenger door, green compost baggies in hand, and disappears throughread more →

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    BOCC runs the gamut

    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 meeting regarding the use of off-highway-vehiclesread 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 →