Sopris Sun

Carbondale's community supported, weekly newspaper


The Sopris Sun invites all members of the community to submit letters to the editor. 

Email your letters to or send them via regular mail to: Editor, The Sopris Sun, PO Box 399, Carbondale, CO 81623.

The deadline for submission is Monday at noon. Please limit your letters to 400 words. We are committed to including all perspectives in The Sopris Sun. If your letter does not appear, it may be because of space limitations in the paper or because other letters we printed expressed the same idea or point of view. 

For more information, email editor Will Grandbois at, or call (970) 510.3003.

Dead Editor: A volunteer is essentially a fairy: “a mythical being of folklore and romance usually having diminutive human form and magic powers.” Here in Carbondale our fairy volunteers come in all shapes, sizes, ages and forms. Read more >
Dear Editor: I’m hoping that someone, anyone, can kindly point out any redeeming features of our new streetscape on 3rd Street. Read more >
Dear Editor: Railroad history in the West reflects our history, as a nation, as individuals with dreams and with courage, and as communities with a significant place in that history. Read more >
Dear Editor: Save the Free and Open Internet Read more >
Dear Editor: Thursday, June 1 and Friday, June 2 were big days in Carbondale. Thursday was the annual Art Walk. Attendees were led up and down Main Street to see the numerous artworks in town, many of which I’ve never noticed before. Read more >
Dear Editor: Our family would like to give a heartfelt thanks to Waldkinder Preschool. Read more >