development

  • Locations: News Published

    Comp plan update gets rolling

    Carbondale, like the rest of the world, is changing fast.

    As the town grows and adapts, it’s incumbent upon local government to guide development in a way that is beneficial overall and true to the place’s characteristics and history.

    In 2013, the town adoptedread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - May 13, 2021

    Youth art

    Aspen Art Museum’s “Teen Curators” exhibits are on display. Glenwood Spring High School presents “Everybody Has a Story to Tell,” a show curated by Annika Bucchin, through May 14. Meanwhile, Rifle Public Library shows Lily McCann-Klausz’s “What Does Gender Mean to You?” with additional submissions open… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Neighborly disputes

    At the end of Harmony Lane, four miles up Missouri Heights from El Jebel — or five miles from Highway 82 on Catherine’s Store Road — a small crowd gathered on a pleasant Saturday morning. The meeting consisted of representatives for Ascendigo Autism Services and Missouri Heights residents,read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    The Bread War: Carbondale on the frontline

    2021 sure seems to be a year of big change. New habits (and buildings!) are cropping up faster than the tulips, as we all try to figure out how to cope with our new normal. Between learning how to bake bread, entertaining ourselves at home and cutting out the… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 15, 2021

    Re: ATV frenzy
    For over six years I have been an advocate of a Forest Service permit plan that would limit and manage the traffic entering the Lead King Loop. This would include a noise ordinance requiring all ATVs and motorized vehicles to comply with a reasonable decibel level… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 8, 2021

    Re: Positive intent
    Thanks to Trustee Bohmfalk for his insightful opinion published on March 25. Good advice in these times of growth. When I was appointed as second alternate to the P&Z so long ago, I attended “New Commissioner Training” conducted by the Division of Local Affairs (DOLA).… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Subdivision and redevelopment approved

    Carbondale Trustees at Tuesday’s meeting approved a Major Site Plan Review presented by Stein Properties, LP and Carbondale Center Place LLC. Redevelopment of the property, which currently consists of The Sopris Shopping Center and Sopris Self Storage, involves the construction of three new buildings with 76 residential rental units, 10,370… read more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Too late for a moratorium on Highway 133?

    The cover of the Sopris Sun last week along with the timely interviews of displaced small businesses at the Sopris Shopping Center in Carbondale touched my heart. Quite frankly, as a former Trustee for 10 years, it was quite upsetting. The actions by Stein Properties, LP make… read more →