Youth Journalism

  • Locations: News Published

    Mountain-made for mountain style: Mariposa Hats

    “I think everybody has the dream of doing something artistic, we all do. We all have artistic components in our lives, and they just come out in different ways,” says Susan Jordan, local milliner (hat maker) and owner of her own business, Mariposa Hats.

    Jordan hasread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Spring skiing at Sunlight

    Sunlight is a great ski resort! It is located 12 miles from Glenwood Springs. If you are a beginner, Sunlight offers ski and snowboard lessons and contains many beginner runs. If you are more experienced, the other half of the mountain has more intermediate runs. There are three chair lifts,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    It's time to step up our support for teachers

    Teacher retention, and employee retention in general, has increasingly been a problem in the Roaring Fork Valley.  Recently, it has become a crisis. As COVID-19 spread throughout the Valley and schools shut down, teachers were put under immense pressure and many even quit.

    There were many reasons… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Arts' zine project: Ingenuity and innovation

    Art and creative expression programs have always been somewhat limited to students in the Roaring Fork Valley. Both inside and outside of school, the focus is often more on the importance of mathematics and science compared to art and writing. However, in recent years, various programs have been introduced… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - Nov. 18, 2021

    Buddy Program awardees

    The Buddy Program last week announced its annual awardees. The Champion Award was given to Conchita Ramirez, family liaison at Basalt Middle School, for her dedication to community! Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers was recognized with the Golden Carabiner Award and the Inspiration Award went to Pitkin County… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    RFSD Board of Education candidate interviews

    The Sopris Sun is pleased to present the following candidate interviews for the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) Board of Education race. Our youth journalism program helped formulate the questions.

    1. Why are you running?

    2. What is your background or professional experienceread more →