• Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Making peace with Turtle

    Special to The Sopris Sun

    For years, people have gathered at the base of our mountain. Many thousands of years.

    Over centuries, a succession of aspen, juniper, pinyon, ponderosa, scrub oak and spruce exchanged places, descending into valleys filled with sage brush and, at the river’s edge, cottonwood thrived. There… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale prepares to spray at Nature Park

    On Feb. 14, Carbondale Trustees unanimously approved limited use of herbicides at the Carbondale Nature Park — a popular place for off-leash dog walking — in the early spring and late fall for two or three consecutive years. As its name implies, the 33-acre Nature Park is also home to… read more →