letters

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Sept. 23, 2021

    Downtown North — a rezone

    Here’s a thought. The area just north of the Rio Grande Trail that is currently zoned General Industrial, instead of rezoning it to a Willits-type of urban form with commercial on the ground floor and up to three stories of apartmentsread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Sept. 9, 2021

    Climate action

    I’ve been devoted to climate action for about 10 years. We have been saying that the destruction from climate change will be a catastrophe for our children and especially our grandchildren. To be honest, that didn’t mean anything to most people.

    Butread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - August 12, 2021

    Senior Matters

    Senior Matters has been serving Carbondale’s older residents since 2008, when we became the Third Street Center’s first tenant. Over the years, we produced occasional single-event programs (e.g., Medicare Monday, Weed for the Wise) and sponsored two other not-for-profit programs (Brain Train, Valley Mealsread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 29, 2021

    Re: redistricting

    Thank you, Sopris Sun, for all the articles on Colorado’s redistricting process and the public hearing that will be held at the Third Street Center this Saturday at 11 a.m.

    While the details of the redistricting process may seem complicated, the main purpose is simple:… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 22, 2021

    Honoring our roots

    I want to thank Bruno Kirchenwitz for his appreciation of the USA to which he and his family immigrated in 1954. I am glad his family has thrived. I don’t agree that the media is dividing our country by identifying where people’sread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 15, 2021

    Selling gasoline

    I had happy hour drinks with a couple of pals last night. They live near Two Rivers Road in Basalt. They told me they now buy their gas at the Carbondale City Market. One said he was in there around 2 p.m. and theread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 8, 2021

    Chart Carbondale

    The comp plan update process should include professional, independent reviews of critical needs: water, sewage, traffic, etc. Historic Carbondale is becoming just another town that has been bought by outside real estate concerns with little concern for its history. The traffic backups at 82/133read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 1, 2021

    GarCo decision

    Ascendigo Autism Services is deeply grateful to the Garfield County Staff who worked tirelessly to review the Ascendigo Ranch land use application. In addition, we are thankful to the County Commissioners who listened thoughtfully to all public comments.

    Our entire organization is immensely inspired and… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - June 10, 2021

    Plein Air Paint Out

    I wanted to thank you for the cover story in this week’s Sopris Sun, what a nice surprise! And how favorably you presented Redstone. The Quick Draw was a success, we sold all the paintings, except for one large one, amounting to just… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - May 26, 2021

    Re: Francisco

    I am disappointed about the dismissal. This is a perfect case for a trial to sort out what took place on Dec. 24, 2020. The concerned public deserves and requires an explanation and a resolution of this important case for the future of policing and justice… read more →