Stuff by John Colson

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    Construction surge coming to Carbondale

    Carbondale is in the midst of a rather significant development boom along Highway 133 and in sections of the Town core, some of which has been in the Town’s developmental-review pipeline for a couple of years.

    According to Town documents and officials, Carbondale in the comingread more →

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    Weigh in on Eighth Street plan

    The Town of Carbondale is looking for a little help from its residents to figure out how best to improve one of the major arterial streets leading traffic from Main Street toward Highway 133, and the time to get involved is now.

    For many years, Carbondale’sread more →

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    Self storage hearing continued to Nov. 10

    Carbondale’s Board of Trustees crept a step closer to approving a proposed 590-unit self-storage facility near the intersection of Cowen Drive and Highway 133, though there remain some concerns among the trustees and some members of the public.

    Among the issues yet to be worked outread more →

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    Silverstein slowing, not stopping

    The little package of candy may still be on the counter at the Carbondale Post Office, and the music might still be playing on the boom box donated by KDNK, but Marty Silverstein won’t be there.

    Silverstein, who has worked at the post office in Carbondaleread more →

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    The Neffs bring perspective, classical music from Switzerland

    The Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week we caught up with Werner Neff, 72, a Swiss-born author and transplant to Carbondale,read more →

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    Our Town: Anna Ramirez, a fixture at the Carbondale PD

    he Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before — a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week we sat down with Anna Ramirez, a native of the town and a graduate of the local schoolsread more →

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    Our Town: Debbi Fadli

    The Sopris Sun regularly presents a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before — a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week, we caught up with Debbi Fadli, 51, who for several years has worked as chief marketer, merchandise creatorread more →

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    Town goes back to the future with trash collection

    On Oct. 1, Carbondale will be taking a step back to the future, as the town gives up on a quarter-century experiment with multiple companies picking up trash from local homes and apartment buildings.

    After nearly a decade of discussion, the town has been working feverishlyread more →

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    Town commits to senior housing upgrades

    Carbondale’s elected leaders signed on the dotted line in their support for local, affordable senior housing this week, formally accepting the task of financial oversight of roughly $1 million in repairs, improvements and upgrades to the buildings and facilities of the Crystal Meadows senior housing complex on Hendrickread more →

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    Rams at Work & Play

    In what was billed as a school-wide romp, on May 24 the students of Roaring Fork High School went all out for “Rams Day,” a day fi lled with volunteer work in the morning, fun and games in the afternoon.

    Some recipients of the volunteer effort were the Heritage Park… read more →