Stuff by Will Grandbois

  • Sections: News Published

    Our Town: Sami Dinar

    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 Sami Dinar, the Range and Noxious Weed Specialist for the Aspen Sopris Ranger District.read more →

  • Sections: Columns Published

    Town Report

    Looking for a summer job? The Town of Carbondale has several positions open in different departments, including parks maintenance workers (one of which is a full-time position), lifeguards and swim instructors, recreation assistants, recreation center climbing instructors and seasonal vegetation managers, according to the latest report from Town Manager Jay… read more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Cop Shop

    From May 17 through May 23, Carbondale Officers handled 240 Calls for Service.

    During this period, officers investigated the following cases of note:

    Friday, May 17 at 9:16 a.m., police were told of a suspected illegal camper off the Rio Grande Trail near the town’s wastewater plant. Notes were left… read more →

  • Sections: 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 →

  • Sections: 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 →

  • Sections: 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 →

  • Sections: 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 →

  • Sections: 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 →

  • Sections: 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 →

  • Sections: 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 →