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    Brushes behind bars for an artist, activist

    Sarah Uhl has been in jail for the last several months and will remain there for the foreseeable future.

    “It’s endless, how fun it is to say all these things about jail,” she said about her art studio. The Old Jail, part of the Mt. Sopris Historical Society, originally sat… read more →

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    True Value transition underway at RFV COOP

    Carbondale’s oldest business isn’t afraid to change things up.

    From its formation in 1950, the Roaring Fork Valley COOP has been an essential stop for ranchers and their ilk. In the years since, the membership-owned store has expanded to include gasoline from Cenex — itself a cooperative — and… read more →

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    Dandelion Market wilts

    By the time you read this, the Dandelion Market may have already closed for good. If not, better get there fast to stock up on what’s left.

    “Things are flying off the shelves,” said Board Member Erica Sparhawk, who also serves as a town trustee and works as the… read more →

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    Sopris Lodge senior living proposal comes together

    After numerous setbacks and hurdles, the Sopris Lodge project obtained most of the necessary approvals needed to move forward at the Carbondale Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 27.

    “It’s been over three years since we originally started working on this project and we came really close to throwing in… read more →

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    ‘Red’ runs through March 4 at Spring Valley

    Audience members of the Sopris Theatre Company’s closing weekend of “Red” will have the opportunity to be a part of the exploration of the process that is creating art — after all, the works created for the production must be destroyed after the curtain closes on the show. It’s tradition.… read more →

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    Cedar Networks gauging interest outside downtown

    With the installation of high speed internet in the Carbondale core nearly complete, Cedar Networks is looking toward potential customers for a sense of where to expand next.

    “We’re trying to see where the demand is and we’ll go in that direction,” Chief Business Development Officer Chris Stebner… read more →

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    Obituary: Patrick L. Groom

    January 31, 1949 – February 20, 2018

    PATRICK LEE GROOM, of Carbondale, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2018 in Hotchkiss. He was 69.

    Patrick was born January 31, 1949 to Dean and Wilda Groom.Pat moved to Carbondale with his family as a child in 1959.… read more →

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    Pages of the Past: ‘Look, listen and participate in elections’

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal

    March 2, 1978
    A “changing of the guard” was underway in town government, with the old families giving way to relatively new residents. Some of the pending candidates at the time had barely made their one-year residency requirements. Following four… read more →

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    Our Town: Bea Lowick

    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. A while back we caught up with Bea Lowick, who bought and renovated Sopris Laundry in July 2016.

    Sopris Sun: Is this… read more →

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    CRMS returns to Climbing League State Championships

    The Colorado Rocky Mountain School Oysters are hoping for lucky numbers 7 and 3 this weekend in Colorado Springs, where CityROCK Climbing Center will again host the Colorado High School Climbing League State Championships on Feb. 24. If the Oyster boys come out on top, it will be their seventh… read more →