Michael Francisco

  • Locations: News Published

    Trustees talk business

    All Carbondale trustees were present at the regular meeting on Sept. 14 except Heather Henry.
    During public comments, three residents brought forward issues with the town’s trash hauler. Amy Krakow expressed confusion about overflow surcharges. Trustees clarified that Mountain Waste was directed to place a notice with details about… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Accountability counts

    By James Steindler

    In last week’s print edition of The Sopris Sun, I misquoted Mayor Dan Richardson in a News Analysis regarding the town’s response to the Christmas Eve incident and, more specifically, the community forum which took place on Tuesday, June 29.   

    During

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  • Locations: News Published

    News Analysis: Civil case complicates conversation

    By James Steindler

    Well, it happened. The community got its chance to join in on the conversation about the Michael Francisco case and ask burning questions to Town officials. While the intention of transparency was there, it was significantly hindered by the officials heeding limitations ofread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Persisten dudas en caso Francisco

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Tras casi seis meses de litigio, el caso penal contra Michael Francisco fue oficialmente cerrado. Si bien esa parte del asunto está resuelta, la gente se pregunta qué es lo que sigue.

    “Lo fundamental, en lo que a mí respecta,read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Questions linger following dismissal of Francisco case

    After nearly six months of litigation, the criminal case against Michael Francisco was officially dismissed. While that part of the matter is resolved, people are left wondering, what comes next?

    “The bottom line, as far as I’m concerned, are results, and this case was dismissed,”read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    El caso Francisco, continuado

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Michael Francisco es un residente de la ciudad de Carbondale quien trabaja en el City Market de Aspen. En la víspera de Navidad, 2020, Francisco fue arrestado dentro del City Market de Carbondale por alegaciones de 1) conducta desordenada 2) resistir arresto yread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Francisco case continued

    The saga of the Michael Francisco case goes on. A hearing in Carbondale Municipal Court on Monday, April 26, was over almost as soon as it began, resulting in another continuance.

    Citizens packed the courtroom — as many as the spaced seating inside Town Hallread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 22, 2021

    The views expressed in opinion pieces do not necessarily reflect those of The Sopris Sun. The community is invited to submit letters up to 500 words to news@soprissun.com. Longer columns are considered on a case-by-case basis. The deadline for submission is noon on Monday.

     

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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Michael and Karla

    By Ron Kokish

    It was 1970. We had professional degrees, a house, beginning careers and a three-year-old son, The Great Society, weed and Beatles music. A bright future seemed certain for us and our country. The only thing missing was a daughter. As weekend hippies, we easily fixed that by… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Resumen: el caso de Michael Francisco en Carbondale

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Michael Francisco es un residente de la ciudad de Carbondale quien ha trabajado en el City Market de Aspen desde que empezó la pandemia. Previamente se dedicaba a trabajar con estudiantes de necesidades especiales y estudiantes de inglés como segundo idioma a través del distrito escolar… read more →