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The folks at Daring Women, a local organization dedicated to developing authentic connections to better oneself and the world, recently took advantage of The Monkey House in Carbondale.

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While the kids were scrambling for eggs at Sopris Park,  the older folks took advantage of the short line to see the Easter Bunny.

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The folks over at Fat Belly Burgers want to make it abundantly clear that they're not going anywhere just because Crystal River Meats is struggling.

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Willie Fragosa is a longtime peace activist from California and participates in the Sacred Peace Walk every year.

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    All they have to do is dream

    For the past decade, 5Point has been investing in the best teenage dreams, and it’s already paying back dividends.

    In 2016, the Dream Project covered Bridges High Schooler Hannah Hayden’s 15-day trip to Peru to help poor, rural kids at a federal school.“I definitely wouldn’t be the same… read more →

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    Inaugural tournament memorializes Trent Goscha

    After chaotic weather in March curtailed organizers’ initial plans to host a Trent Goscha Memorial Baseball Tournament, this week’s sunshine was a welcome calm.

    About 20 Roaring Fork High School students populated the stands at the start of the first of two games, and anotherread more →

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    Kid-organized event reminds everyone to ‘be you’

    Carbondale’s first pride parade is slated for the First Friday in May and it’s all thanks to a group of middle schoolers.

    It’s actually the second year that Carbondale Middle School has had a GSA — which can stand for Gay Straight Alliance or Gendersread more →

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    Saving the world, one generation at a time

    Start a business that saves the world.

    That was the assignment Coventure Cofounder and Operations Manager Evan Zislis proposed to Carbondale Community School and Marble Charter School students. And he gave them less than 10 minutes after breaking into small groups to create their business concepts.read more →

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    CASA seeks volunteers with caring hearts

    Calls to Colorado’s Department of Human Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline increased recently and when calls increase so does the demand for CASA of the Ninth volunteers.

    CASA, which stands for Court-Appointed Special Advocate, is a national non-profit organization, formed in 1977, with CASAread more →

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    Mutt & Jeff: Oh, for the good old days

    While driving Highway 82 either in the morning or evening hours and seeing the Denver-like traffic I am astounded by the way our local valleys have changed.

    My parents described the drive from Glenwood up valley in the 1930s on a simple gravel/dirt road. Even more primitive was… read more →

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Sopris SunDue to inclement weather conditions, all Roaring Fork Schools will be closed today, Feb. 6.
Sopris SunRT @CSP_Eagle: ROAD CLOSURE The Glenwood Canyon is CLOSED in both directions due to large rockslide. Crews will be evaluating safety at day…
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Sopris SunRT @GlenwoodPI: "Thanks to the @SoprisSun for the important article on growth impacts on local wildlife. As one who has taken college cours…
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Sopris Sun#VailPass is closed in both directions for avalanche mitigation, FYI. If you're chasing powder, best to stay closer to home.
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