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    Carbondale Report: One year in, Trustees begin to refine STR regs

    Tuesday’s meeting saw all trustees in attendance for a standard agenda capped with a lengthy executive session “for a conference with the Town Attorney for the purpose of receiving legal advice on specific legal questions.” Presumably, this pertains to a mediation which took place on March 9 betweenread more →

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    2022 in review

    Another year has come and gone with hardship and success. We at The Sopris Sun offer this brief look back at just a few of the headline happenings.

    At the beginning of the year, a surge of Omicron, the prevailing COVID-19 variant, had local… read more →

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    Uinta Basin Railway encuentra oposición en Glenwood

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Los productores de petróleo quieren cuadruplicar la cantidad de crudo ceroso de fracturación hidráulica que sale de la cuenca Uinta de Utah. Actualmente se transportan en camión entre 80,000 y 90,000 barriles diarios a las refinerías de Salt Lake City, pero su producción está limitada por… read more →

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    Alpine Bank and Larry Day color 2023

    If you hadn’t yet noticed, Alpine Bank’s newest annual calendar is especially lively as the bank, founded in Carbondale in January 1973, approaches its 50th anniversary.

    Sopris Sun readers will instantly recognize the whimsical imaginings of artist Larry Day gracing the calendar’s 12 pages with playfulread more →

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    Our Town: Arthur Franklin follows the flow

    As part of an ongoing, get-to-know-your-neighbors series, The Sopris Sun interviews folks in and around Carbondale that may not otherwise appear in the paper. We welcome guest features of this sort emailed to news@soprissun.com

    This interview has been edited for length and clarity.


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    Trustees take momentous action

    All trustees were present during their regular meeting on Nov. 22. Several actions garnered hearty applause from public attendees. Mayor Ben Bohmfalk called it “a community lovefest” on KDNK the next morning.

    To begin, trustees approved a consent agenda including a resolution reversing the Planning andread more →

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    Carbondale Report: Trustees adapt with the times

    Early in the trustees’ regular meeting on Tuesday, Town Manager Lauren Gister took the opportunity to announce four new hires, as well as new vacancies on town staff.

    The new planning director is Jared Barnes, who previously worked for Eagle County managing ECO Transit system. Tom Karrel, who… read more →

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    La nueva cara del Sol

    Al igual que la luna tiene temporadas, el Sol también — solo que menos visibles. En este caso, esperamos que sea visible la nueva cara del Sol pero para bien, ya que es con gran emoción que anunciamos ¡un nuevo amanecer llega este viernes para el Sol de Valle!

    Mi… read more →

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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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    Aspen Dance Connection hosts "Mr. Tap"

    Dance Aspen Connection hosted John “Mr. Tap” Williams (bottom left) for a weekend of events. The fun began with a performance at Sopris Lodge on April 8, together with Karen Kent (top left) of Aspen Dance Connection and Bailey Barnum and Jameson Osborne of Legacy Dance Company.

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