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.

Dear Editor: There is a time and a season for all things and it’s time to recognize a long-time local business. Read more >
Dear Editor: Affordable higher education is a service essential to the lives of many young Americans like me, and to the economy; local and as a whole. Read more >
Dear Editor: Garfield County and the Town of Carbondale bank with Wells Fargo. Read more >
Dear Editor: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Ascendigo Autism Services in Carbondale would like to draw attention to a very serious but often overlooked economic disparity that affects us all. Read more >
Dear Editor: One of my favorite things to do is to ride a bicycle through beautiful places. Read more >
Dear Editor: As a Redstone resident and member of the Crystal River Caucus, I respect Delia Malone’s scientific credentials, viewpoints and passion, and share her concerns about the welfare of wildlife and vegetation in our valley. Read more >