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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar, April 29, 2021

    Mother’s Day

    This Saturday, May 1, is your last chance for mommies and their babies born within the past year to be featured in The Sopris Sun’s annual Mother’s Day issue. Call or text Mark Burrows at 970-379-4581 to reserve a photo session in Sopris Parkread more →

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    Francisco case continued

    The saga of the Michael Francisco case goes on. A hearing in Carbondale Municipal Court on Monday, April 26, was over almost as soon as it began, resulting in another continuance.

    Citizens packed the courtroom — as many as the spaced seating inside Town Hallread more →

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    Homecoming closes under Friday Night Lights

    Roaring Fork High School’s homecoming week concluded under the stadium lights, with Rams football hosting the Grand Valley High School Fighting Cardinals on Friday, April 23.

    The Rams 44-0 loss was a tough close to a season abbreviated by COVID-19. Yet, the team, whose roster is comprised mostly… read more →

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    Let's rodeo!

    “Our heavenly Father, we pause at this time, mindful of the many blessings you have bestowed upon us. We ask, Lord, that you be with us in this arena of life. We as cowboys do not ask for special favors…” The last time Carbondale rodeo fans heard Brandenread more →

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    Bonedale's Environmental Bill of Rights

    Of course a town like Carbondale has an Environmental Bill of Rights! (EBOR).

    But I sure never knew it until I began to volunteer on the Environmental Board last year. Intrigued, I wanted to learn more, so I reached out to my peers in town circles. I discovered… read more →

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    AVSC teaches more than skiing

    This summer, you will see them training in Carbondale and Aspen.

    They are members of the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club’s (AVSC) Nordic National Comp program and range in age from about 15 to 20 years old. This year-round training and racing program includes on-snow training from… read more →

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    Entrepreneurs bring fresh vitality to the Mid-Valley

    By Betina Infante

    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Adriana Liechti, aka Dri, moved to Basalt determined to build a business that would help other entrepreneurs, and be part of a community that thrives by supporting one another. A lofty goal, but after a few years in the valley, Dri… read more →

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    Texas storm impacts local utilities costs

    In February, a once-a-decade weather event occurred in Texas, bringing unusually cold temperatures and snowfall.

    During this storm, demand for natural gas skyrocketed for both heat and electricity, at the same time as availability plummeted due to frozen gas supply lines and reduced pumping capacity fromread more →

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    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 →