Will Grandbois

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Digging the dark

    Sometimes it takes friends to get you out of your comfort zone. It takes even better ones to get you to cross that proverbial boundary while at your side every step of the way. So, with a little help from my friends, for 2022 I tried something new:read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Pages of the past: You’ve gotta have a website

    From the archives of the Valley Journal, Sopris Sun and Roaring Fork Rampage

    Dec. 3, 1981

    The Aspen Center for the Visual Arts was hosting the first major display of the late Frank Mechau’s work in the Valley — where he spent his boyhood andread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Falling in love with the RFV

    Autumn is in full swing in the Roaring Fork and Crystal valleys. Three of The Sopris Sun’s regular contributors captured the wondrous color changes this season. Sunlight Mountain Resort also kicked the paper a vibrant set of courtesy photos.

    A lovely, golden-tinted green ash tree in Soprisread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Pages of the Past: Unified for the Thompson Divide

    From the archives of the Valley Journal and The Sopris Sun

    Oct. 8, 1981

    Carbondale mourned the loss of old-timer Joe Corthell, who spent most of his 79 years gardening and tending hives on what was then the outskirts of town. As Editor Patread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Welcoming a new dawn

    The months since I announced my departure from the paper remind me of graduating high school, with everyone asking what’s next. It’s gratifying that so many people assumed that only something bigger and better could drag me away from The Sun. 

    But it’s really more likeread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Having enough is the new ‘having it all’

    Recently, my friend Jessi Hempel, a nationally-known journalist, asked Facebook friends how they felt about “having it all” in this time of COVID-19. 

    Cosmo editor Helen Gurley Brown used that phrase to title her 1982 memoire, and at the height of my career, it seemed something… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Health alliance brings new insurance option

    By Will Grandbois
    Sopris Sun Staff

    Before your insurance plan auto renews at the end of the month, it’s worth taking a look at some new options. Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP), is now offering coverage to compete with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.


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