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    Sale pending for RVR golf course

    The River Valley Ranch golf course is expected to change hands this week, with a closing slated for Nov. 15.

    Everything appeared on track as of press time, according to David Myler, an attorney who has worked with both Dale Rand — principal of RVR Golfread more →

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    Board split on CoVenture proposal

    While Carbondale Trustees are open to a partnership with GlenX — just rebranded as CoVenture as the organization works toward expanding into a new space on Main Street — they weren’t quite ready to commit $25,000 to the cause on Nov. 13.

    The issue evenly dividedread more →

  • Sections: Columns Published

    Seeking Higher Ground: Debunking Trump’s mean and mindless jab at our Forest Service firefighters

    This morning, I’m flaming over the president’s callous, clueless, cruel tweet:

    “There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor. Billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, allread more →

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    Student art pops next to famous originals

    As a New Yorker, Sonya Taylor Moore grew up with culture in her backyard, but she was surprised and pleased to find it in Carbondale when it came time to teach her students at Ross Montessori a lesson on pop art.

    The Powers Art Center, locatedread more →

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    Seeing is believing — in a cause

    When it comes to teaching people about the big picture regarding public lands stewardship and conservation, the EcoFlight crew believes in showing instead of telling.

    “We take different stakeholders up in the air to educate people, give people a better understanding of public lands andread more →

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    Our Town: Megan Griffiths

    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 one of Carbondale’s newest additions: Megan Griffiths, who moved here from her home inread more →

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    Boys' soccer team reflects on friendship ahead of semifinals

    Update: The Rams fell 2-1 in penalty kicks to Liberty Common in the semifinals.

    Despite temperatures in the high 20s Tuesday evening, about 100 or so Carbondalians gathered at Fourth and Main Streets to cheer on the Roaring Fork High School boys soccer team as they departed forread more →

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    Support The Sun through the Solstice

    Next month, December of 2018, marks the 10-year anniversary of the demise of The Valley Journal commercial weekly newspaper, after more than four decades of serving Carbondale and the middle region of the Roaring Fork Valley.

    Rising like a phoenix from the ashes of the VJread more →

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    A full nest of music and skiing

    Their youngest daughter may be settled at Tufts University, but Dan and Pam Rosenthal don’t really resonate with the term “empty nester.”

    “I like open nester,” Pam clarified. “Because empty nester, that quantifies that there’s something missing, that the nest is empty now — and thatread more →