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  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Annie Markham

    Annette Markham (Annie) passed away in Carbondale on Feb. 18, 2019 at the age of 94.

    Born to Peter and Ruth Glasier, she grew up on a farm near Denver.  After graduating from East High School, she earned her degree in English Literature from McPherson College. She… read more →

  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Ronald “Ron” Anthony Gilcrest

    December 26, 1932 – January 18, 2019

    Ronald Anthony Gilcrest passed away on January 18, 2019. He had a passion for pickleball and even played several games the morning of his death in Green Valley, Arizona. Ron was small in stature but huge on heart and humor andread more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    A crisis of character

    Dear Editor: Each and every day, we take for granted the beauty and abundance of our lives, all provided to us by a generous planet. Despite us, somehow, this planet we live on is able to sustain life, able to work in mysterious ways, and I love the mystery. Many…… read more →
  • Sections: Letters Published

    Gaining the world; losing the self

    Dear Editor:

    My name is Sandra Lopez, the person who took sanctuary in Carbondale for 10 months. Thank you very much to my community, and to the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist congregation.  Thanks to all of you, I kept my family together and was protectedread more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    National political dysfunction

    Dear Editor:

    I am a U.S. Citizen, living in Colorado, but I expect all of my senators to hear my plea.

    I have contacted every single senator in every state in our Union and I expect compliance to and with our Constitution.read more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Support the Salvation Army

    Dear Editor:
    What was troubling me and waking me at 2:30 a.m. Dec. 21 just when the earth began its shift promising longer days?
    I was troubled by the column in the December 20 Sopris Sun “For whom the bell tolls.”
    First, I pause to thank… read more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Rain nor snow nor gloom of night

    Dear Editor:
    I just want to take this public forum to thank our Carbondale Post Office for their service not only this Christmas season, but throughout the year.
    Yes, we all have complaints about the postal service, missing mail, long lines, delayed packages, but let’s be appreciative with… read more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Steve turns 25

    Dear Editor:

    Steve’s Guitars usually offers one act and starts at 8:30 p.m. on Friday. Their 25th anniversary show on Saturday, Nov. 17 featured five acts and began at 7 p.m. Appropriately, the performers were all locals with strong ties to the venue.

    Valleread more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    End U.S. complicity in Yemen’s war

    Dear Editor:

    The people of Yemen are witnessing the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.

    Thousands have been killed since 2015, millions have been displaced, and the country is projected to face the worst famine in 100 years if airstrikes by theread more →

  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Dan Eugene Vories

    Dan Vories passed away on Oct. 9, 2018, at the age of 59.

    He was born in Colorado Springs on Sept. 8, 1959, the son of Eugene and Eunice Vories.

    Dan was the youngest of five siblings. He grew up working his father’sread more →