Stuff by Will Grandbois

  • Sections: News Published

    Knaus, Roaring Fork Family Practice garner state recognition

    Longtime Carbondale doctor Gary Knaus was named Family Physician of the Year at the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians conference on April 13.

    The award annually recognizes a Colorado family physician who provides outstanding care, enhances their community and is a role model both personallyread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Pages of the Past: Spring fire sparks evacuations along Catherine Store Road

    April 17, 2008: A small fire near the rodeo grounds spread to over 100 acres along Catherine Store Road, but was 70 percent contained by press time. A three mile radius was evacuated by reverse-911 call, affecting the Ranch at Roaring Fork, Aspen Equestrian Estates and even portions of Missouri Heights. read more →
  • Published

    Sun wins three first place press awards

    The Sopris Sun garnered top recognition for its size in three categories at the Colorado Press Association awards banquet on April 14. 

    Photographer Jane Bachrach nabbed two herself — for best photo essay and best photo portfolio.

    Editor Will Grandbois and Footsteps Marketing shared a nod for best website, while… read more →

  • Sections: News Published

    ‘Mean Old Mr. Gray’ passing the baton

    Mark Gray got his nickname a couple of years into his 17-year career in music education. The day after a group of students had collapsed a table by standing on it, he arrived in his classroom at Carbondale Middle School to see a kid doing the same thingread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Trustees consider raising tobacco age

    In his final meeting as a Carbondale trustee, Frosty Merriott had no trouble speaking his mind as the board discussed ways to address teens smoking and vaping.

    “At this stage I would be for anything that would keep tobacco out of the hands of anyone,” heread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Pages of the Past: Seeds of the new City Market sown

    April 14, 1988: Carbondale’s Circle Super unveiled a half-million dollar expansion at the Crystal Village Shopping Center.  In addition to new coolers, freezers and digital registers, Circle Super added a salad bar, full-service deli with hot foods run by Therese Obridgewitch and bakery headed by Tim Lewis of Pour la France. read more →
  • Sections: News Published

    Rekindling lost arts

    Just because Jeremy Wallace wants folks to know how to start a fire with a bow drill or forage for food doesn’t make him a prepper or an anarcho-primitivist.

    “I think at the core it’s just trying to reconnect people with the land,” theread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Pages of the Past: ‘It doesn’t matter if a story’s true or not, just so it’s good.’

    April 7, 1988: Basalt-area oldtimer and former Journal columnist Jake Lucksinger died at the age of 95, prompting reprinted excerpts of some of his “Legends and Lore” — he dropped the “Lies” after the first couple issues because “it doesn’t matter if a story’s true or not, just so it’s good.” read more →
  • Sections: News Published

    Sparhawk, Yllanes and Henry for four years; Kitching for two; 2A passes

    The incumbents came out on top and the streetscape tax was renewed in a landslide, according to unofficial Carbondale municipal election results on April 3. read more →
  • Sections: Letters Published

    Runne column rebuttal

    Dear Editor:

    Sigh… John, you are one of the people from whom we have spent years defending Carbondale.  

    You have lived here one year, and so very quickly are ready to show us locals how it is done in the big world.read more →