Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: News Published

    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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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    A toast to the stories yet untold

    How to sum up a year like 2021? Chinese Astrology deemed it the “Year of the Metal Ox,” which I associate with a lot of hard work. And indeed it was.

    Mentally, emotionally, physically — we’ve all been challenged to rise above exceedingly difficult circumstances. Or, at least, to rise… read more →

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    Colorado Wild Public Lands watchdogs land swaps

    Colorado Wild Public Lands (COWPL), based in Basalt, originated in 2014 in direct response to a controversial land swap known as the Sutey Ranch Land Exchange. Now complete, the deal saw the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) trade 1,369 acres south of Carbondale and 201 acres southwest ofread more →

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    Elderberry’s Farm invites you to relax

    As the year 2021 rounds into its fourth quarter, many people have exceeded their threshold for stress — and who knows what could happen next? Never fear, nature’s got a cure, and Elderberry’s Farm, located beneath Mount Lamborn in Paonia, invites anyone and everyone to enjoy an autumnread more →

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    All's Fair

    Exemplary of the joyous and supportive vibe that predominated the 50th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair, limbo co-winner Ben Armstrong (who ended up in crutches) is hoisted into the air by co-winner David Vasquez. 

    Contest winners

    Limbo

    Ben Armstrong and David Vasquez

    2. Anna Jasmine

    3.…

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    Nepal Restaurant expands into Glenwood Springs

    Servers diligently practice COVID-19 protocols while executing the restaurant’s grab-and-go style for mall patrons. Courtesy photo

    By Raleigh Burleigh
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    For over two decades, the Roaring Fork Valley has enjoyed authentic Nepalese cuisine thanks to the cherished restaurant next…

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