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The Sopris Sun was deeply honored to be selected as the recipient of the second 100 Who Care charity event. We are immensely grateful to everyone who participated. 

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One of the most striking Bonedale Bike Week events was bike polo. Here, Rebecca Murray Binion isabout to take an offside shot.

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The nursery school kids in Amy Fulstone’s class at Crystal River Elementary recently released three butterflies that they raised from caterpillars.

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    Let’s celebrate The Sun’s strength

    “To me, it’s unbelievable that somebody would be so naïve as to believe you can cut the heart out of a newspaper and still think it’s going to survive.”

    – Dean Singleton, former owner of The Denver Post, upon his May 4 resignation as chairmanread more →

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    Calaway’s community connections commended

    When he talks about Carbondale, Jim Calaway lights up — and not just when discussing the myriad organizations now thriving in no small part because of his contributions.

    “Have you ever had a burger from Fat Belly?” he asked me, leaning forward in his well-wornread more →

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    Bat biologists look to collaborate with climbers

    “Bat cursing” seems an apt description for the protests Rob Schorr received as he plucked his catch from the net and handed it to Dan Neubaum.

    After a quick examination, the wildlife biologists — representing Colorado State University’s Natural Heritage Program and Colorado Parks and Wildlife,read more →

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    Out of the basement and into the library

    Lacy Dunlavy has student taught in Boulder County, paged through declassified military files in the basement of CU’s Norlin Library and talked Eagle County residents out of their favorite heirlooms. But her new role as Carbondale Branch Librarian is everything she’s been seeking.

    “I wanted aread more →

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    Shoemaker steps down at Wilderness Workshop, Roush to fill his shoes

    In what the organization is calling a “bittersweet moment,” Wildness Workshop Executive Director Sloan Shoemaker announced his resignation from the position last week — but although the news marks the end of a 21-year run in that role, it doesn’t mean the end of Shoemaker’s involvement with theread more →

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    Snowmass Drive trail moves ahead

    Trustees backed Town staff’s recommendation of the second lowest bid to construct a new pedestrian and bike path between Main Street and Sopris Avenue on the eastern edge of town.

    Public Works Director Kevin Schorzman expressed his concerns about the lowest bid at the Board ofread more →

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    Wildfire preparedness and a water education event

    Snowpack and water have been all over the news this spring; and now that we’re turning the corner into summer, wildfire could soon be joining those two. All three of these natural elements go hand-in-hand. With this year turning out to be the fourth driest year on record,read more →

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