Stuff by Will Grandbois

  • Locations: News Published

    Forest Service reveals plans for new Carbondale office

    White River National Forest is planning to redevelop its Aspen-Sopris Ranger District Office beginning next year.

    But before the March 2021 demolition and subsequent year of construction, there’s plenty of opportunity for community members to get a good look at the planned. First up is an open house from 5… read more →

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    Local inequality follows national direction

    The economic gap between the richest Americans and the rest continues to grow, and the Roaring Fork Valley is a microcosm of that pattern.

    That’s at least part of the picture painted by a 2018 report by the Economic Policy Institute recently dusted off by theread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    News Analysis: Journalists need advocates, too

    As the Colorado Press Association prepared to meet Jan. 17, a Colorado judicial branch committee had a scheduled — ironically closed-door — meeting to consider a new rule on the sealing of criminal court records.

    According to Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition Executive Director Jeffrey more →

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    Our Town: Mulry cares for the caregivers

    By Kate Phillips

    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    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 Rachel Mulry, founder andread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    A year of transition for The Sun

    This isn’t really the same newspaper it was a year ago.

    For one thing, it’s a different team.

    Other than myself, Tommy Sands
    has been the sole remaining fixture on
    the staff in 2019. (Lee Beck has also
    held down her volunteer proofing position). Terri Ritchie, Carol… read more →

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    Henna beasts and where to find them

    Heather Craven’s Henna Beasts weren’t conceived as a product; they were a way to entertain her son with hidden pictures and tales.

    “They have fantastical stories,” she explained. “There’s a theme of personal evolution.”

    The project itself has evolved. At first, it was just a portfolio of… read more →

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    White Hill road is only for cemetery access

    The “no trespassing” sign isn’t working.

    Too many people are used to making the walk up White Hill, having a pleasant chat with Paul Nieslanik and heading down without ever visiting the cemetery that is the only official reason for the public to venture pastread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Trustees put rabbits back on the menu

    Although the agenda item for the Dec. 17 trustee work session wasn’t just about Matt Kennedy and his rabbits, it certainly was the catalyst.  Kennedy was cited over the summer for having far more than the three rabbits currently allowed under code. He has pushed trustees toread more →

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    Roaring Fork offers baked goods alongside murder mystery

    This Friday the 13th, let the misfortune unfold onstage instead of in your life.  The Roaring Fork High School drama class presents “Off At the Holiday Bake Off” at 6 p.m. in the auditeria (2270 Highway 133). Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids —read more →

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    Town acquires .75-acres in core

    Carbondale has closed on the property at the northeast corner of Fourth Street and Colorado Avenue across from Town Hall, which it has long leased for parking, leaf and tree recycling and other municipal purposes.

    “I think it leaves future boards a lot of options,”read more →