Stuff by Raleigh Burleigh

  • Locations: News Published

    Demolition and development

    Nine Carbondale businesses displaced by redevelopment

    Rounding out an unprecedented year of challenges, nine Carbondale businesses received final notice on Jan. 7, 2021 that they are expected to vacate their spaces by the end of February or earlier. Plans to redevelop the Sopris Shopping Center, built in 1963,…

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    What’s your superpower?
    Local nonprofit VOICES aims to amplify community voices, empowering participants through a variety of art forms. The organization’s latest achievement features 10 seniors from Bridges High School that produced a short film in collaboration with 5Point Adventure Film Festival. The video is hosted on YouTube with… read more →

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    Rodriguez mends social and literal fabrics

    Interview and translation
    by Raleigh Burleigh
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Silvia Rodriguez is originally from las sierras of Chihuahua, México, a southern continuation of our Rocky Mountains. Her work as a seamstress began at the age of eight and introduced her to a love of theater. Silvia now owns… read more →

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    Nepal Restaurant expands into Glenwood Springs

    Servers diligently practice COVID-19 protocols while executing the restaurant’s grab-and-go style for mall patrons. Courtesy photo

    By Raleigh Burleigh
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    For over two decades, the Roaring Fork Valley has enjoyed authentic Nepalese cuisine thanks to the cherished restaurant next…

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  • Locations: Opinion Published

    ‘Circulating Source Water’ inspires healing

    Will Evans, retired medical doctor and resident of Carbondale, recently published a powerful piece of literature to accompany our global predicament. 

    “Circulating Source Water” is presented as a monograph: an academic exploration focusing on a single topic. In this case, the subject of inquiry is water.read more →

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    Our Town: Chris Hassig draws, DJs and dances

    The Sun is conducting 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 Chris Hassig, who’s art should be familiar to you — if nowhere else but in theread more →

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    Our Town: ‘Sunny’ Morehouse on plants, psychology, music

    The 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 Sarah “Sunny” Morehouse, a certified herbalist, enthusiastic musician and empathetic thinker.

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    Crystal River conservation comments considered

    Residents of Carbondale are invited to provide feedback on proposed changes to Riverfront Park and the Weaver Ditch diversion.

    On April 24, concepts were presented at Carbondale Branch Library by The Town in partnership with Aspen Valley Land Trust, Roaring Fork Conservancy, American Rivers, Colorado Parks & Wildlife,… read more →

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    Strumming from my heart's song

    In mid-February, I followed my heart to Southern Argentina, where I met Mapuche Weychafe Moira Millán. Coinciding with the full moon, this was the culmination of a journey that began when I was 16-years-old and a Rotary Club-sponsored exchange student to Chile. The experience broke me open, rattledread more →