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    Our Town: Sami Dinar

    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 Sami Dinar, the Range and Noxious Weed Specialist for the Aspen Sopris Ranger District.read more →

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    Philosophy Club tackles modern, relevant topics

    Though the term might conjure images of stale coffee and late-night, candlelit discussions about the writings of Aristotle, Confucius, or Nietzsche, this is not your grandfather’s philosophy club.

    While calling upon history’s most famous ponderers is certainly fair game in the Basalt Library’s Philosophy Club, itsread more →

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    Rams at Work & Play

    In what was billed as a school-wide romp, on May 24 the students of Roaring Fork High School went all out for “Rams Day,” a day fi lled with volunteer work in the morning, fun and games in the afternoon.

    Some recipients of the volunteer effort were the Heritage Park… read more →

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    CPAC gears up for next Art aRound Town

    By Megan Tackett
    Sopris Sun Staff

     

    It’s easy to not realize just how much work goes into Art aRound Town, Carbondale’s rotating sculpture exhibit, even when town itself is literally changing around passersby.

    Carbondale Public Arts Commission (CPAC) Chair Sarah Moore admitted that even she gets caught up… read more →

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    Cop Shop

    From May 17 through May 23, Carbondale Officers handled 240 Calls for Service.

    During this period, officers investigated the following cases of note:

    Friday, May 17 at 9:16 a.m., police were told of a suspected illegal camper off the Rio Grande Trail near the town’s wastewater plant. Notes were left… read more →

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    City signs Red Hill Lofts agreement

    By John Colson
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Carbondale’s trustees on Tuesday night formally joined into a public-private partnership this week with an organization planning to build a 30-unit apartment building in the Dolores Way neighborhood in northwest Carbondale, which is intended to help fill the region’s need for affordable rental… read more →

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    Meet Burt, Bonnie, Clyde, and Missy

    Long-term CARE pets ready for adoption

    By Amy Hadden Marsh
    Soopris Sun Contributor

    “You can drink a cup of coffee while taking him for a walk.”

    That’s how Noah Baskin, Canine Behavior and Enrichment Specialist at Colorado Animal Rescue (CARE), describes Burt, a Blue Nose pit bull, one of… read more →

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    From Bridges to RFHS, Bair prioritizes compassion in principal role

    By Megan Tackett
    Sopris Sun Staff

     

    Recently, Bridges High School Principal Lyn Bair had been considering retiring from the position she’s held for 15 years.

    Instead, when the new school year begins in August, she’ll be occupying a new office at Roaring Fork High School.

    “[Superintendent] Rob… read more →

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    Backbone Media blurs line between work and play

    By Justin Patrick
    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Today’s active lifestyle consumer market is “so happening, bro,” as the saying goes. Gone are the simple days when a few companies like North Face and Patagonia supplied the world’s gear to what was then considered the nuttier segment of society, those who… read more →

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    Public trails on private land

    If you’ve ever walked the Coal Basin Trail in Redstone, you can still see the imprints left by the Mid-Continent Resources and its mining operations from decades ago.

    You certainly wouldn’t think the neighboring land belongs to the family behind Walmart.

    Crystal Basin Holdings LLC, owned by… read more →