Stuff by Will Grandbois

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    John James McCormick - Obituary

    Our beloved John McCormick passed away under a full moon on May 19, shortly after 1 a.m.  He was 76 years young.

    To say that he will be missed is a huge understatement. John was greatly loved everywhere he went, everywhere he ever worked, everywhere he ever lived. The lifelong… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Point - Counterpoint

    I’m an introvert, and so are you

    By Will Grandbois
    Sopris Sun Staff

     

    It seems to be in vogue to be introverted, but I’m not sure it’s quite that simple.

    My suspicions were first aroused my senior year of high school, when I invited one of the… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Locals reconnect with family in the Aosta Valley

    When Daniele Treves came to the Roaring Fork Valley to work at the marble quarry, he didn’t expect to find a host of last names from his home back in the Aosta Valley of Northern Italy.

    He soon learned, however, that the majority of the earlyread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Cyclists, pedestrians, motorists all have a role on the road

    It’s Bonedale Bike Week, and that means plenty of activities around town, from the Bike Jam to an Adult Limerick Slam to free coffee for bike commuters each morning (see ad on page 10 for the full schedule). It’s also a chance to think about how cyclists, pedestrians and… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Trustees talk Town Center, bag ban, Industry Place

    n otherwise straightforward transfer of ownership opened up a broader discussion at the May 14 Carbondale Board of Trustees meeting.

    When the Bonanza Trailer Park — located between Fourth and Sixth streets on Colorado Avenue — was bulldozed to make room for the Town Center Developmentread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Making the best of a rocky situation

    A rock slide closed Highway 133 not far south of Carbondale for three hours on May 11, but the incident just brought residents and visitors together.

    No one was hurt when two large boulders and plenty of smaller debris tumbled into the road around 11:30 Saturday morning, and motorists immediately… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    A win for CRMS, a loss for Roaring Fork in at-home playoffs

    Carbondale had the unusual privilege of hosting two overlapping state playoff games on May 7.

    First up was Colorado Rocky Mountain School’s soccer girls. With only two non-league losses to their name — including one to 3A Roaring Fork — the Pearls have led the Westernread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    The Native history you didn’t get in school comes to the Crystal Theatre

    Dave Taylor didn’t have a lot of exposure to the history and current plight of Native American cultures before he began work on “Whitewashed” — and in some ways, that was the point.

    “I needed to be invited into the room, and I was,” Taylor said. “All the… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    All they have to do is dream

    For the past decade, 5Point has been investing in the best teenage dreams, and it’s already paying back dividends.

    In 2016, the Dream Project covered Bridges High Schooler Hannah Hayden’s 15-day trip to Peru to help poor, rural kids at a federal school.“I definitely wouldn’t be the same… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Kid-organized event reminds everyone to ‘be you’

    Carbondale’s first pride parade is slated for the First Friday in May and it’s all thanks to a group of middle schoolers.

    It’s actually the second year that Carbondale Middle School has had a GSA — which can stand for Gay Straight Alliance or Gendersread more →