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.

Thank you for giving me this space to express myself. Thank you for taking the time to read my letter, and for the support so many of you give me in different ways. I have been in Sanctuary for three months. I feel supported and protected from this unjust system that separates immigrant families, thanks to Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist and all of my community who are offering their love and support. Read more >
Dear Editor: We have a unique opportunity for getting folks out of their vehicles and safely walking or biking within the valley of the Crystal River. Read more >
Dear Editor: I can’t get the recent story about the temporary cancellation of varsity football at RFHS out of my mind. Read more >
Editor’s note: The following letters were submitted by Carbondale third graders as part of a class-wide effort to encourage the construction of a pedestrian and bike path on the unincorporated section of Snowmass Avenue between Sopris and Main. They will present their project to Carbondale Trustees at 5 p.m. Dec. 12. Read more >
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 >