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Among the things to celebrate on The Sun's tenth birthday is the binding of all of our old issues for eventual public perusal. 

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Elli MacKinley, Elliot Audette and Nina Gerona put on a sparkling performance of “Stacy’s Mom” for Carbondale Arts’ inaugural lipsync contest at Batch.

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All this snow lends itself to sculpture, including these praying hands just off Highway 133 heading south and a project in progress behind Town Hall.

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he Town of Carbondale recognized students of month: Cristian Gomez, Taylor Rubinstein and Charlotte Grobler at their meeting on Feb. 12.

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    New public lands protection bill includes Thompson Divide

    All those protests, letter-writing campaigns, and yard signs to protect the Thompson Divide are reverberating in the halls of Congress.

    Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Congressman Joe Neguse, a Democrat who represents Colorado’s 2nd District, recently introduced the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act thatread more →

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    An inseparable team, in business and in life

    For more than 50 years, Chris and Terri Chacos have shared each others’ ups and downs.

    Both physical therapists, they met at a class in Denver in 1968 just as Chris was planning to leave for a Quaker mission in Vietnam.

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    Comedy is serious business in Sopris Theatre’s ‘The Nerd’

    In polite company, there’s a social contract regarding how we interact with one another. But what happens when the company isn’t so polite?

    That’s the question playwright Larry Shue poses in his two-act comedy “The Nerd.” And it’s the question Colorado Mountain College’s Sopris Theatre Companyread more →

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    The Temporary shutting its doors in May

    It was always meant as a temporary space — that’s why The Arts Campus at Willits named the venue The Temporary. Still, when the lease was signed in August of 2017, the initial vision extended beyond May of this year.

    TACAW Executive Director Ryan Honey isread more →

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    Youth Poetry Slam just the first step in expression

    Jo Altmaier spends most of her time at Colorado Mountain College these days, but the Basalt High School senior really found her voice at last year’s Poetry Project, Aspen Words’ in-school, two-week program that places four full-time poets in 16 schools for two weeks in early February.

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    Trustees contemplate climate vulnerability

    The Town of Carbondale’s approach to global climate change is expanding from contributing to the best case scenario to preparing for the worst.

    Last autumn, trustees attended a two-day Vulnerability, Consequences, and Adaptation Planning Scenarios (VCAPS) workshop with the Western Water Assessment (WWA) group. A finalread more →

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…
Sopris SunBig news: we are turning the big 1-0. Thanks to @AlpineBankColo, Sopris Liquor & Roaring Fork Valley Co-op sponsors…
Sopris Sun#VailPass is closed in both directions for avalanche mitigation, FYI. If you're chasing powder, best to stay closer to home.
Sopris SunRT @Matt_Kroschel: Lion King: Colorado Style. (M Lipscomb= 📹)
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Sopris SunWe're guessing this has something to do with the outage.
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