Colin Laird

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    Carbondale Report: Changing of the guard

    It can be a bittersweet moment in a healthy representative democracy. Elected officials of yesteryear humbly step down as the newly-chosen leaders assume their responsibilities. Tuesday’s Board of Town Trustees meeting was such a moment. The audience included family and friends and the session’s entirety focused on this ceremony,… read more →

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    Two new faces join the Board of Town Trustees

    It was a boisterous and buzzing evening at The Pour House as candidates, supporters and curious denizens wandered in on election night, April 5. In previous years, John Foulkrod would have shushed the crowd before announcing the news, hand-delivered from Town Hall. This year, the results arrived via text messages… read more →

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    Carbondale loan fund is open for business

    Have you ever thought of opening a business in Carbondale? The Carbondale Revolving Loan Fund (CRLF) is one financial resource that could help make that business idea a reality.

    In this pandemic-impacted business climate, 0% interest, short-term gap loans with three-year repayment terms are currently being offered. Businesses within the… read more →

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    Conoce a los candidatos de Carbondale

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    El 5 de abril, los residentes de Carbondale habrán elegido a tres candidatos para cumplir términos de cuatro años en la junta administrativa de la ciudad. Además, el administrador actual Ben Bohmfalk se presenta sin oposición para el puesto de alcalde. Los materiales presentados por losread 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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    Third Street Center dances back to life

    The bumbling atmosphere of Carbondale’s Third Street Center (TSC) is gradually returning. Most recently, The Avalon Social Club made use of the building’s Round Room space for a pleasant afternoon. The group travels around the country, dancing in the style of ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s music and dress. Coming out… read more →

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    The Sun shines through

    On Feb. 12, 2021, The Sopris Sun completes its twelfth year of informing, inspiring and connecting community. For students of numerology, this is our “golden birthday,” age matching the day of month, as our community paper emerges through its “tween” years. It’s also Chinese New Year, inaugurating the… read more →