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The first official dusting of snow on Sopris happened on Sept. 12, as caught during an early morning walk before the sun warmed things up. 

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Percussionist Zack Ritchie returns for a Sept. 21 performance with six other artists in The Carbondale Salon. 

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Workers from Excel Energy on Sept. 13 removed Osprey and hawk nests from the light poles at the local school athletic fields.

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    Pickleball grows up

    To meet the growing interest in what NBC news recently claimed is the fastest growing sport in the world, the Roaring Fork Pickleball Association and town of Carbondale broke ground early this month on the construction of six new pickleball courts at the North Face Park on theread more →

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    Carbondale students take up mountain bike racing with Glenwood Demons

    Four Roaring Fork High School (RFHS)students on Sept. 22 will be among several hundred youths racing mountain bikes in Snowmass Village as part of the sanctioned Colorado High School Cycling League race series.

    It is the first time the league, a nonprofit organization, will come toread more →

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    Our Town: Debbi Fadli

    The Sopris Sun regularly presents a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before — a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week, we caught up with Debbi Fadli, 51, who for several years has worked as chief marketer, merchandise creatorread more →

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    Town goes back to the future with trash collection

    On Oct. 1, Carbondale will be taking a step back to the future, as the town gives up on a quarter-century experiment with multiple companies picking up trash from local homes and apartment buildings.

    After nearly a decade of discussion, the town has been working feverishlyread more →

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    Caught in a vortex at Dan Bern concert

    Steve Standiford established Steve’s Guitars as an intimate listening room in 1993. The colorful room bursting with musical paraphernalia, trinkets and, of course, guitars in every nook and cranny has hosted a great variety of performers over the years — a lot of talent has come through theread more →

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    Seeking Higher Ground: Walk at your own peril

    Sound and fury at a Carbondale Bike, Pedestrian and Trails Commission meeting?

    Who’da thunk it?

    The topic was 8th Street.

    The fury came from John Hoffmann, former Carbondale trustee and current Senior Matters board member. “For heaven’s sake,” he fumed, “Thisread more →

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Sopris SunRT @GarcoSheriffCO: ** CLOSURE OF I-70 PLEASE Retweet Due to mudslide I-70 is closed at Mm 114. No known time of reopening
Sopris SunIf you were considering skipping the drum circle for fear of a little moisture, look to summer advantage students a…
Sopris SunRT @WhiteRiverNews: The Avalanche Creek bridge at mile marker 2.5 (Trail #1959) has washed away. All stream crossings are swift and cold-…
Sopris SunThere's a reason @rfconservancy stopped using snowpack percentages in its weekly report.
Sopris SunDoes this make it summer?
Sopris SunSo glad our reporter is out there asking the hard-hitting questions...
Sopris SunHere was carbondalearts Director Amy Kimberly's reaction when she heard she'd received the Governor's Creative Lead…
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