Stuff by Will Grandbois

  • Locations: News Published

    Roaring Fork Family Physicians plans for pandemic

    Dr. Chad Knaus wrapped up his tour of critical access hospitals and disaster zones and rejoined his Roaring Fork Family Practice just in time to apply some of those same skills right here in Carbondale.

    “I had about three weeks of getting back into the rhythmread more →

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    Rocket ship discovered in The Launchpad

    As an astronomical aficionado, Brian Colley knew the origins of his workplace’s name — but never anticipated it might conceal an actual spacecraft.

    Before it housed Carbondale Arts and Dance Initiative, the building was home to Gordon Cooper Branch Library, and it appears the astronaut gaveread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letter: Declare a moratorium on eviction proceedings

    The COVID-19 pandemic is causing widespread disruption in our community and threatens our economic, physical, and mental health. Many organizations are stepping up to support our community. However, there is much fear and uncertainty and the last thing families need to be concerned about is the possibility of eviction or… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    This isn’t a normal edition of The Sopris Sun

    Last week, our paper was practically out of date by the time it hit stands. Next week, we may not put out a print edition at all. 

    At this awkward moment in the middle, we’ve made some unusual choices that probably warrant explanation. 

    Weread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Community committees consider chief candidates

    The public reception for Carbondale’s four police chief finalists went ahead as expected amid COVID-19 cancellations on March 12, but with very little risk of exceeding the 50-person cap imposed by the county. Similarly, a set of panels intended to further vet the candidates managed to squeeze intoread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Byars brings water, health to the commissioner conversation

    Katrina Byars has been busy since she was forced to step down from the Carbondale Board of Trustees due to a housing situation in 2017. 

    She spent the first six months in Glenwood Springs, putting together a nonprofit dedicated to sustainability. 

    “Its mission isread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Locals step up to virus challenges

    The Bonedale community has come together to weather the Covid-19 crisis.
    It’s quiet in town absent the parking spot search, delicious smells wafting from restaurants all along Main Street and sweet sounds from music venues.

    This is the new Carbondale —read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Wearing many hats at Green is the New Black

    Update: Green is the New Black has been delayed until November. 

    Josie Castaldo sees herself as a communal artist, not an individual one.

    As such, Carbondale’s quirky fashion extravaganza is a perfect chance for her to get creative.

    “I have this really

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    Meet the candidates for Carbondale Police Chief

    One of these men will take over from longtime Chief Gene Schilling in the fall after having a chance to spend the summer working with the current leadership.

    The public will have its first opportunity to connect with them in person in an open house  from 6… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    'Streaming Steve's' fundraiser seeks to share the music

    Steve Standiford wishes he had high-definition video of Trampled by Turtles or Lake Street Dive playing his little room in downtown Carbondale.

    If the 70,000 YouTube views a standard-definition Youtube video of Mandolin Orange’s set at Steve’s Guitars — plus hundreds of new newsletter subscribersread more →