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  • Locations: News Published

    Local businesses making your ‘stuff’ last

    By Olivia Emmer
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in 2018 the U.S. generated 17 million tons of textile waste- just over 100 pounds per person. In that same year, the recycling rate for all textiles was 14.7 percent, and over 11…

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  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Our citizens help decide the outcome with COVID

    Guest opinion
    By the Garfield County Commissioners 

    These are certainly trying times we live in. We are seeing increases in COVID-19 cases around  the nation and right here at home, but there is a bright spot. We have the power to help contain  this pandemic, and it…

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  • Locations: Columns Published

    Grateful to CDOT

    CVEPA Views
    By John Armstrong

    So often in environmental defense it is necessary to be critical or take the offensive.

    The Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association (CVEPA) is so pleased to pen a letter of thanks and commendation. Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is responsible…

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  • Locations: Columns Published

    Thanksgiving with a Latin twist

    Bits & Pieces
    By Judith Ritschard

    There’s an old adage my mamá always said: “Pansa llena, corazón contento,” or full belly, happy heart. It’s a pearl of wisdom that I fully live by, and come to think of it, maybe that’s why I love Thanksgiving so much.…

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  • Locations: Columns Published

    Gemini and Sagittarius Eclipses close out a tumultuous 2020

    Sun Signs
    By Whitney Will

    A penumbral lunar eclipse of the Gemini full moon reddens the sky on Nov. 30. This is the first eclipse in the sign of Gemini since the nodes of the moon ingressed into Gemini/Sagittarius in May, setting in motion a series of…

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  • Locations: News Published

    From Colorado to New Zealand and back again

    By James Steindler 
    Sopris Sun Correspondent 

    Trista Hackett is a neighbor who recently settled in Carbondale after falling in love with the Crystal Valley. She has a vibrant smile and personality to match. Say hi if you see her around. 

    Q: Where wereread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Nepal Restaurant expands into Glenwood Springs

    Servers diligently practice COVID-19 protocols while executing the restaurant’s grab-and-go style for mall patrons. Courtesy photo

    By Raleigh Burleigh
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    For over two decades, the Roaring Fork Valley has enjoyed authentic Nepalese cuisine thanks to the cherished restaurant next…

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  • Locations: News Published

    Local company brings solar stations to the Navajo Nation

    By James Steindler
    Sopris Sun Correspondent 

    This story reaches for the essence of what the Thanksgiving tradition has been propagated as in the United States: people of North American and European descent coming together. While a union of both cultures is a tale some choose

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    Health alliance brings new insurance option

    By Will Grandbois
    Sopris Sun Staff

    Before your insurance plan auto renews at the end of the month, it’s worth taking a look at some new options. Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP), is now offering coverage to compete with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.

    It’s…

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    Local and county officials urge pandemic compliance

    Roberta McGowan
    Sopris Sun Staff

    As Garfield County struggles to contain the pandemic, both the public health department and the Carbondale Police are determined to convince everyone to respect the ordinances and guidelines now in place.

    Police Chief Kirk Wilson said, “We respond to calls…

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