Carbondale's community supported, weekly newspaper
Slide 1 thumbnail Photo by Jane Bachrach

Join the Sopris Sun for "Some Like it Hot" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Crystal Theatre. Tickets are $10 and benefit your community connector.

Slide 2 thumbnail Photo by Jane Bachrach

Crystal River Elementary School second graders created tiny homes that lived thru fire, blizzards, avalanches hurricanes and tornadoes.

Slide 3 thumbnail Photo by Megan Tackett

CRMS student-made rivets will adorn the DeRail Park arch at Highway 133 and the Rio Grande Trail.

Read More
Slide 4 thumbnail Photo by Will Grandbois

Thunder River Theatre's performance of "The Price" has showings through March 10. 

Read More
Slide 5 thumbnail Photo by Will Grandbois

Cousins Justin Thompson and Connor Detlefsen play for two of the Western Slope's top basketball teams.

Read More
  • Sections: Columns Published

    Mutt & Jeff: Wishful thinking

    Mutt & Jeff: Wishful thinking thumbnail

    This column by Paige Meredith is the first in a series he’ll be sharing with Stan Badgett.

    How often have we heard platitudes expressing the idea that the wisdom of the people will keep our country on the right track?
    Yet every poll seems to indicate that the… read more →

    • 180222-rising-crane thumbnail
  • Sections: News Published

    Our Town: Bea Lowick

    Our Town:  Bea Lowick thumbnail

    The Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. A while back we caught up with Bea Lowick, who bought and renovated Sopris Laundry in July 2016.

    Sopris Sun: Is this… read more →

    • FSM_SoprisSun_Riley thumbnail
  • Sections: News Published

    CRMS returns to Climbing League State Championships

    CRMS returns to Climbing League State Championships thumbnail

    The Colorado Rocky Mountain School Oysters are hoping for lucky numbers 7 and 3 this weekend in Colorado Springs, where CityROCK Climbing Center will again host the Colorado High School Climbing League State Championships on Feb. 24. If the Oyster boys come out on top, it will be their seventh… read more →

    • 2020_8th_Clinic_Carbondale_021518 thumbnail
  • Sections: News Published

    Discuss the future of the John M. Fleet Pool

    Discuss the future of the John M. Fleet Pool thumbnail

    With the 40-year-old municipal swimming pool constantly under repair, the question of what’s next will be tackled in a 6 p.m. community forum on Feb. 28 at Town Hall.
    “The goal is to get people excited about the process,” said Parks and Recreation Board Member Kathleen Wanatowicz. “We… read more →

    • 180208-classic-movie-night thumbnail
Sopris SunIt's always after 5 at the North Pole. #santa
Sopris SunAnyone want to volunteer to teach Sandra Lopez yoga in sanctuary?
Sopris SunCRES First Graders preform "My Country Tis of Thee" for #veteransday. (With photographer Jane…
Sopris SunUnofficial results: Voters approve Carbondale Fire's mill levy renewal, reject historical funding and CMC's Gallagh…
Sopris SunIt's Election Day, folks! Don't forget to drop off your ballot in the box outside Town Hall by 7 p.m.
Sopris SunApparently making chairs out of stumps is something BLM fire crews are adept at. #choppingwood