Stuff by Will Grandbois

  • Sections: Columns Published

    Mutt and Jeff: Don’t take it to the extreme

    Extreme. What in the world do we mean by extreme?  When we speak of temperature we say that something is too hot or too cold, or perhaps that it is pleasantly warm or cool, or perhaps tepid. The highest and lowest temperatures would be at the extremities, thousandsread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    RFHS, Ross participate in National School Walkout

    No signs. No slogans.

    Roaring Fork High School’s participation in the National School Walkout on March 14 was a quiet affair.

    While the whole student body shared 17 seconds of silence during a community meeting inside, around three dozen kids and a handful of grown-upsread more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Teachers packing heat

    Dear Editor:

    I ask myself, would I fire my single shot .22 handgun over the heads of my students if I knew the bad guy with a bump-stocked AR15 was ready to unleash 100 rounds in my direction, over the heads of the 30 children thatread more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Carbondale over Glenwood Springs

    Dear Editor:

    It’s been just about three years since I moved to Carbondale after 16 years in Glenwood Springs. Never made a better move in my life.

    The biggest reason I left Glenwood Springs was the traffic. It was frustrating trying to get anywhereread more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Had enough?

    Dear Editor:

    Yes, I have had enough of people in the newspaper getting a lot of gun shootings wrong.

    Yes, there are terrible tragedies and yes the FBI should have taken Cruz into custody. Yes, the law officer who was a coward decidedread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Laura Stover’s many magics

    There are few more potent potions than the Green is the New Black Extravaganza, and Laura Stover contributes several essential ingredients. With this year’s theme of Super.Natural, it’s easy to imagine her gathered around a cauldron with Deborah Colley and Amy Kimberly, substituting textiles and tech for eyeread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Trustee candidates answer questions in public forum

    The candidates in this spring’s municipal election seemed optimistic about Carbondale’s future as they addressed questions in a public forum March 5.

    All five prospective trustees attended the event, as did Mayor Dan Richardson, who is running unopposed. The top three vote getters will serveread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    True Value transition underway at RFV COOP

    Carbondale’s oldest business isn’t afraid to change things up.

    From its formation in 1950, the Roaring Fork Valley COOP has been an essential stop for ranchers and their ilk. In the years since, the membership-owned store has expanded to include gasoline from Cenex — itself a cooperative — and… read more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Sopris Lodge senior living proposal comes together

    After numerous setbacks and hurdles, the Sopris Lodge project obtained most of the necessary approvals needed to move forward at the Carbondale Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 27.

    “It’s been over three years since we originally started working on this project and we came really close to throwing in… read more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Cedar Networks gauging interest outside downtown

    With the installation of high speed internet in the Carbondale core nearly complete, Cedar Networks is looking toward potential customers for a sense of where to expand next.

    “We’re trying to see where the demand is and we’ll go in that direction,” Chief Business Development Officer Chris Stebner… read more →