Proposed redevelopment of the Sopris Shopping Center would add 76 new rental units to Carbondale's housing inventory – 15 being deed-restricted and 64 “efficiency” apartments, measuring 415 to 725 square feet. Meanwhile, nine locally-owned businesses see themselves displaced, mid-pandemic. More on page 8. Photo by Raleigh Burleigh.
Carbondale's community connector
Before the pandemic, this bus stop typically would be used by approximately 20 students grades K-12. On an October morning only four Crystal River Elementary School students bordered the school bus for the first time in seven months. Photo by Laurel Smith