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  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Harry Moul Ritchie

    Jan. 9, 1930 – Jan. 14, 2020

    Harry was born Jan. 9, 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio to Harry E. and Wanda B. (Moul) Ritchie.

    A Santa Fe, New Mexico resident since retiring in 1995 from a distinguished career as a drama professor, Harry is survived by… read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Libby Sullivan

    Aug. 21 1949 – Dec. 3, 2019

    Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Sullivan, former resident of the Roaring Fork Valley, died peacefully from complications related to cancer on Dec. 3, 2019, surrounded by family at her home in Napa, California. She was 70 years old.

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    Help The Sun rise in winter

    In this edition of The Sopris Sun, we announce our Fall/Winter 2019 fundraising campaign, as we finish celebrating our 10th year of providing news, views and other information about Carbondale, the town where we rose out of the ashes of the old Valley Journal to keep the idearead more →

  • Locations: News Published

    GarCo urges those with gastrointestinal illness to stay home

    A significant number of people experiencing norovirus-like illness in Mesa County prompted the recent closing of Mesa County Valley School District 51 schools. Garfield County Public Health has received calls from childcare centers and workplaces reporting individuals with similar symptoms. Public Health is monitoring the outbreak; and encourages… read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Geraldine (Geri) R. Newell

    May 24, 1940 – Oct. 21, 2019

    Geraldine (Geri) Newell, a longtime Carbondale resident, entered her Father’s Kingdom on Monday Oct. 21, 2019.

    This incredible woman is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Alaina and Bryan Briand; Michelle and Leonard Dunn and Tamiread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Kimberley Christyne Morrow

    Jan. 30, 1973 – Oct. 2, 2019

    Kimberley Christyne Morrow joined her beloved Mother Lacinda Kay Sandberg-Morrow, and her most prized dog Echo on Oct. 2, 2019.

    After a long hard life, she was called to Heaven and relieved of all of her pain.read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    RFSD needs a leader like Jasmin Ramirez

    Dear Editor:

    Since I announced my US Senate candidacy, I have been traveling across our beautiful state of Colorado meeting & listening to many fantastic Coloradans. On one of my several trips to the Western Slope, I met Jasmin Ramirez who is running for the Roaring Fork School Board (RFSD),… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Our green grocer

    Dear Editor:

    What’s all this fuss about a plastic bag ban?

    All plastic isn’t evil, just like all cars aren’t. It’s only petroleum-based plastic that wads up into a black ball when burned and never goes away. Plastic made of soybean, rape,read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    A civil debate

    Dear Editor:

    As I write this missive, I am looking at the front cover of this week’s issue of The Sopris Sun (Sept. 26).

    As I ponder what was written on the sign I am trying to discern what message is being sent.read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Honoring someone’s story

    Dear Editor:

    My name is Estefania Acosta and I was one of the people interviewed for the article “The Silent Trauma of Immigration” published on Sept. 4, 2019.

    When I was given the opportunity to share my story as an immigrant, I wasn’tread more →