Stuff by Will Grandbois

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Virginia ‘Jinny’ Moore

    Jan. 14, 1943 – Nov. 18, 2019

    Virginia M. Moore, 76, died on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 in the Roaring Fork Valley, Colorado.

    Jinny grew up in Denver in a large, boisterous family notorious for their caroling, camping, and Canadian ways. She graduated from Kentread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Dodgeball tournament supports Doctors Without Borders

    The Waskis don’t seem to have any leftover trauma from high school gym. In fact, they beat the teachers and firefighters in the first dodgeball tournament they participated in back then, which may explain why it came to mind as an opportunity for an annual fundraiser.

    It was… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Rams second in the state after Kent Denver defends top title

    It wasn’t the victory they had hoped for, but it was a far cry from failure.

    Roaring Fork had never played in a state soccer final, and were the first public school to make it that far in a decade — although Salida would have held the same… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    RFHS Chamber Choir to take the top stage

    In just a few semesters, Roaring Fork High School’s choir program has grown from next to nothing to a confident cadre preparing to perform at one of the nation’s premiere venues.

    Thanks to Manhattan Concert Productions, many of the members will travel to New York City next June… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Town may help provide showers to homeless

    In updating trustees on five years of Carbondale Homeless Assistance on Nov. 12, organizer Lynn Kirchner took the opportunity to ask the Town to pitch in.

    The ad hoc group has managed to raise around $1,500 every year to provide showers at the Carbondale Recreation Centerread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Talking trees with the Town Arborist

    Ask Mike Callas about his favorite trees in town, and he won’t show you the biggest or most beautiful specimens. Instead, the Town Arborist has a special affection for those with deep historical roots or new varieties he’s gone out on a limb to bring to Carbondale.

    Take,… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Pages Past: Please don’t shoot the telephone lines

    From the archives of the Valley Journal and Sopris Sun

    Nov. 8, 1979

    There had been several cases of hunters shooting out telephone wires and cables, according to Mountain Bell. Mostly only single users had been affected, but on at least one occasion anread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Ramirez leapfrogs Larson for school board

    Even when Jasmin Ramirez was trailing incumbent Shane Larson in the race for Roaring Fork Schools’ District D, she was simply pleased to be in the running. 

    “I’m just a mom who cares,” she said. “I feel proud that enough people heard and related to myread more →

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    Junior docents show off the historic house down the block

    What makes the Thompson House particularly special is the contents, and some of the students at Ross Montessori would be happy to tell you all about them.

    “Almost everything here belonged to the Thompsons, and it really gives you a better idea of how people actuallyread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Trustees stray off beaten path into the weeds

    Carbondale’s new integrated weed management plan is getting attention at the county level and beyond.

    Sarah LaRose of Garfield County Vegetation Management made the trip to praise the policy as the Board of Trustees prepared to adopt it on Oct. 22.

    “We’re reallyread more →