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    Valley winter sports resorts are raring to go

    By Roberta McGowan
    Sopris Sun Staff

    Tune up the equipment and get the boots and cold weather clothing out of storage. Ski season is back!

    With a boost of cold weather and plenty of snow making, alpine, nordic, cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing are here…

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    Trustees approve annexation, extension

    By John Colson
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    The Carbondale Board of Trustees have approved a new self-storage complex at the north end of town, and agreed to allow another project more time to finish installing public improvements like utility lines, public trails, street lights and landscaping. It all…

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    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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    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 →

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    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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    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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    Construction surge coming to Carbondale

    Carbondale is in the midst of a rather significant development boom along Highway 133 and in sections of the Town core, some of which has been in the Town’s developmental-review pipeline for a couple of years.

    According to Town documents and officials, Carbondale in the comingread more →

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    Basalt booming with new developments

    The midvalley is bursting at its seams with a variety of commercial and residential construction projects now underway.

    Tree Farm

    The controversial Tree Farm Planned Unit Development (PUD), which was approved by Eagle County in 2017, is still stuck in the appeals process with the Saveread more →

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