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Basalt High teen killed in rollover crash in Missouri Heights; driver in custody  Aspen Times

Tyler Ribich, a 16-year-old junior at Basalt High School, was killed Friday night after the car he was in lost control and rolled off a road in Missouri Heights, law ...



Latino who grew up in Basalt returns to head Valley Settlement  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The new leader of a nonprofit organization that helps the region's Latino immigrant families knows firsthand the uncertainty of having a family member deported, ...



Carbondale teen facing vehicular homicide, DUI after fatal crash in Missouri Heights  Aspen Times

The 18-year-old driver in a one-car crash that killed another teen Friday night in Missouri Heights has been charged with vehicular homicide, drug possession ...



Driver in fatal Missouri Heights crash may be released on $4000 bond  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The driver in a Missouri Heights car crash that killed one area teenager and injured another admitted taking five or six shots of vodka before driving Friday night, ...



Victim of fatal car crash identified  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Garfield County Coroner has identified the victim who died in a single-car auto accident Friday night in the Missouri Heights area near Carbondale.



Anna Cunningham, student who inspired Basalt High School, passes away  Aspen Times

The Basalt High School student who inspired the school with her positive attitude despite dealing with a rare form of childhood cancer passed away on Thursday ...



Fun run in Basalt on Sunday will raise funds for Aspen Hope Center  Aspen Times

A fun run to raise funds for the Aspen Hope Center will be held Sunday in Basalt. The fifth annual Basalt Color Run 5K, organized by National Honor Society.



Basalt's 'High School Musical' runs this weekend  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Basalt High School's production of “High School Musical,” featuring a cast of 40 student performers, runs through Sunday in the Basalt Middle School auditorium.



Basalt High School students, faculty rally to support classmate in cancer battle  Aspen Times

Basalt High School junior Anna Cunningham is proving such an inspiration to her school that even students who don't know her are rallying to raise funds for ...



Basalt High School students, faculty use their heads to honor cancer fighter  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

More than 70 people, male and female, volunteered to have their heads shaved Wednesday at a fund-raising event to honor Anna Cunningham, a junior at ...



Amy Contini takes over Basalt High School girls basketball program  Aspen Times

Amy Contini may be young, but she has been groomed from birth to be a coach.“The biggest thing that drew me to coaching was my mom coached me growing.



Basalt High softball beats visiting Meeker in a key battle of top-10 teams, 9-6  Aspen Times

The schedule hasn't been overly challenging for the Basalt High School softball team early on this fall, so getting to face one of the stronger teams in the state.



Colorado Town Honors Its Cancer-Fighting Student  CBS Denver

BASALT, Colo. (CBS4) — Eighty Basalt High School students, faculty, community members and friends of a young woman fighting cancer gathered at Basalt ...



Preps April 9: Basalt girls soccer falls late against Vail Mountain in home opener; AHS girls tennis wins at home  Aspen Times

Clinging to a one-goal advantage late into the second half, the game unraveled in a hurry for the Basalt High School girls soccer team Tuesday when it hosted ...



Briefs: Basalt boys soccer pulls off stunner over KIPP; softball rained out  Aspen Times

Basalt soccer stuns KIPP, BHS softball doubleheader is rained out on roadThe Basalt High School boys soccer team went 1-1 on its weekend trip to the Front ...



Colbert's Prep Playbook: Basalt High girls soccer next up with home opener vs Vail Mountain  Aspen Times

Spring sports practice got underway Feb. 25. Yes, February. Considering this, it's amazing how we're just now getting to the first home games of the season for a ...



Basalt High volleyball optimistic despite a youthful roster devoid of senior players  Aspen Times

Karina Bauer had a front-row seat last season when the seven seniors on the Basalt High School volleyball team put together one of their best campaigns in ...



Longhorns graduate 81 during Saturday's ceremony outside Basalt High School  Aspen Times

After a brief interlude to figure out how to work the microphone stand, Drew Olson launched into his speech. Or at least, that was the idea for the Basalt High ...



Jake Reardon leads Basalt High football to 33-13 WSL win at Moffat County  Aspen Times

CRAIG — The Moffat County High School football team's Saturday afternoon homecoming matchup with Basalt ended in 33-13 loss to the Longhorns, a result ...



Teen Battling Cancer Passes Away One Day After St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser  CBS Denver

BASALT, Colo. (CBS4) — A Colorado high school student who had been battling cancer passed away just one day after her community came together to show ...



Daniels, Boettcher scholars from area schools named  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Thousands of high school students across the state applied to be among this year's winners of the prestigious Daniels and Boettcher scholarships, which will ...



Basalt's Trevor Reuss looks to finish what he started vs D'Evelyn in playoffs  Aspen Times

Not many high school football players have experienced an emotional roller coaster like the one Trevor Reuss rode two years ago in the final game of his ...



Consistent Basalt High boys golf team finishes sixth at 3A state tournament  Aspen Times

BOULDER — At no point this season was the Basalt High School boys golf team particularly bad. At the same time, they never quite stood out, especially having ...



Aspen, Basalt high baseball teams getting into gear with new coaches after snowy start  Aspen Times

It wasn't long ago that Crawford Field in El Jebel was covered in snow. This being where the Aspen High School baseball team practices and plays its home ...



Longhorn boys soccer is looking for progress after a difficult 2017 season  Aspen Times

The 2017 season was probably the most challenging for Basalt High School boys soccer coach Brent Hayes since he took over the program full time in 2011.



Preps Dec. 14: Basalt girls basketball gets first win of season, beats Rifle  Aspen Times

Basalt girls basketball beats Rifle for Contini's first win as coachThe Basalt High School girls basketball team earned its first win under first-year head coach Amy ...



Preps Jan. 25: Aspen girls get another win, Basalt boys end losing streak  Aspen Times

Aspen girls basketball gets another win as boys fall to Olathe The Aspen High School girls basketball team held on to beat visiting Olathe 35-33 on Friday night ...



Immigrant students craft second annual 'Home' exhibition at Art Base in Basalt  Aspen Times

The Art Base in Basalt will host the second annual “Home: Un Hogar” exhibition, showcasing a collaborative project by teen immigrants in a partnership with ...



ESPN's Shred Hate anti-bullying program returns to Basalt schools  Aspen Times

Shred Hate, an initiative launched by ESPN at X Games Aspen in 2017, will make its third appearance in the Roaring Fork Valley Tuesday, Jan. 22 with visits to ...



Calling all Basalt High School alumni —reunion on Saturday  Aspen Times

Basalt High School will hold one of its occasional all-class, all-alumni, all-teacher and all-staff reunions this weekend.The school reunion will be held Saturday ...



Colbert's Prep Playbook: Basalt football has tough task in 2nd round  Aspen Times

And we're down to one.The Basalt High School football team is all that remains of my fall season, and it's a group that is built to keep things going.



Aspen Skiing Co.'s proposed 'dorm' passes first test in Basalt, with some reservations  Aspen Times

Aspen Skiing Co.'s proposal to build a dorm-style affordable-housing project in Basalt passed the first of many tests Thursday night that it will face in the town ...



Basalt boys soccer holds off Vail, in position for outright league title  Aspen Times

Three days after knocking off No. 3 Roaring Fork, Basalt High School boys soccer coach Brent Hayes simply wanted his team to avoid a letdown against visiting ...



Preps: Basalt wrestling beats Grand Valley at home, BHS boys get first win  Aspen Times

Longhorn wrestling beats Grand Valley in first home dual of seasonThe Basalt High School wrestling team hosted its first home dual of the season on Thursday, ...



Basalt football beats Aspen, 27-6, denies Skiers Western Slope championship  Aspen Times

Coming off its first loss of the season, the Basalt High School football team wanted to bounce back against Aspen with the playoffs looming. The Longhorns did ...



Longhorn football in 'uncharted territory' with Broncos coming to town on Nov. 10  Aspen Times

The Longhorns have been to the second round of the Class 2A state playoffs once before — last season, in fact — but this year feels a lot different.



More Roaring Fork Valley students to see Normandy in 2019  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

For the last two years, groups of Roaring Fork Valley teens have visited WWII site Normandy, in France, for guided tours of the area.



Jake Reardon finally ready to become Basalt football's feature running back  Aspen Times

Jake Reardon is part of a senior class that has, for the most part, played alongside one another since the third grade. And pretty much from day one he.



Willits, El Jebel experiencing residential construction boom  Aspen Times

Midvalley real estate development took longer to recover from the Great Recession than Aspen and the upper valley, but it is booming now. There are five major ...



Basalt Vista affordable housing project helps families stay in the valley  Aspen Times

The affordable housing crisis has never been more severe in the Roaring Fork Valley with real estate prices soaring faster than wages. Two couples explain how ...



Basalt affordable housing project will be 'net zero' on energy  Aspen Times

The eventual cost of living in an affordable-housing project now under construction in Basalt just got lower. The Basalt Vista complex on the hillside south of ...



Crucial penalty kick carries Coal Ridge boys soccer team over Basalt, 4-1  Aspen Times

There was a moment in the second half when the Basalt High School boys soccer team showed a spark. But barely five minutes after senior Bear Matthews ...



Aspen girls soccer rolls by Basalt behind four goals from Francis  Aspen Times

The magic finally returned for the Aspen High School girls soccer team over the weekend in a dramatic come-from-behind win over Vail Mountain. It seems the ...



Sweat equity will reduce price for latest affordable housing project in Basalt  Aspen Times

Applications will be accepted starting today for what likely will become one of the most sought-after affordable-housing projects in the Roaring Fork Valley.



Basalt boys basketball ready to move forward in Year 2 under C.P. Martinez  Aspen Times

Last season was a significant step backward for the Basalt High School boys basketball team, and coach C.P. Martinez is more than willing to take the blame.



Basalt grad traces her family roots back six generations to 1881 in valley  Aspen Times

In a valley where change is the norm and roots rarely burrow far beneath the surface, Basalt High School senior Jordan Arbaney is an exception.Jordan is a ...



After a slow start, Basalt football puts away Olathe in its season opener, 28-0  Aspen Times

Offensive miscues stifled the Basalt High School football team early in Friday's season opener against visiting Olathe, but it all came together long enough for the ...



Aspen boys basketball beats Basalt to end losing streak; Longhorn girls win  Aspen Times

The losing streak finally ended for the Aspen High School boys basketball team against its rival on Thursday, but that didn't come with any sort of contentment.



Basalt football holds off D'Evelyn for playoff win, hosts Platte Valley next  Aspen Times

The Basalt High School football team played a nearly perfect first half and kept it together just enough in the second to hold on for a 26-14 win Saturday.



Miscues cost Coal Ridge boys soccer in Tuesday home loss to Basalt, 3-2  Aspen Times

NEW CASTLE — Things seemed to be going well late in the first half for the Coal Ridge High School boys soccer team as it took a 2-0 lead.



Basalt apartment complex potentially closed for weeks after water pipe collapses  Aspen Times

Residents of the new Roaring Fork Apartments in Basalt could be displaced for weeks after a water line for the sprinkler system fell from the first floor ceiling and ...



Basalt girls basketball beats Rifle for second win of season; boys fall  Aspen Times

BASALT GIRLS 53, RIFLE 32 The Basalt High School girls basketball team won its second game of the season on Tuesday in a 53-32 victory at Rifle. The Bears ...



Basalt High heads to state track and field with combo of youth and experience  Aspen Times

As a standout player on the Basalt High School boys basketball team, Justin Henderson is certainly comfortable with the idea of jumping. Now, jumping ...



Youth hockey team volunteers for head shaves to support Basalt girl's cancer fight  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The little brother of a Basalt girl who is fighting cancer is using his head to help her. Cooper Cunningham and some of his teammates on the Glenwood Grizzly.



Habitat For Humanity heads effort to build 27-unit Basalt Vista affordable housing  Aspen Times

Dirt started flying this month in Basalt for an affordable-housing project that will provide 15 homes for teachers and another 12 for workers in Pitkin County.



CPW will hold two public meetings on Basalt shooting range  Aspen Times

With the controversy surrounding the Basalt shooting range that was at the center of the Lake Christine Fire, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife will hold two ...



Drivers need to be aware of deer, elk lingering in lower elevations, officials warn  Aspen Times

While the days of driving snowy and icy road conditions are ending, Garfield County drivers need be aware of other obstructions on the road as deer and elk ...



Basalt High boys golf looks to keep pace at 3A state tournament in Boulder  Aspen Times

Of the four golfers who will represent Basalt High School on Monday and Tuesday at the state tournament in Boulder, only Tyler Sims actually attends classes in ...



Basalt High football wraps up camp with a scrimmage on June 7 against Paonia  Aspen Times

The teams won't keep score and there will be no winners or losers, but tonight's scrimmage between the Basalt High School and Paonia football teams should ...



Reardon, defense lead Basalt football over Delta, take sole lead in 2A WSL  Aspen Times

Jake Reardon only cares about winning, not so much his individual stats. Regardless of what the Basalt High School senior running back is looking at, he should ...



Colorado Parks and Wildlife hopes for solutions rather than fights over Basalt shooting range  Aspen Times

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host the first of two public meetings tonight to discuss the future of the Basalt State Wildlife Area shooting range, and changes ...



Lake Christine Fire: Missouri Heights under mandatory evacuation  Aspen Daily News

Update 1 a.m.: All Missouri Heights residents are under mandatory evacuation notice. All residents should evacuate via Fender Lane to Catherine Store Road ...



Peace Garden, creator Mauricio Sosa blossom at Basalt High School  Aspen Times

Mauricio Sosa had a vision for creating a peace garden as a Basalt High School freshman after being bullied for most of his academic years to that point.



Roaring Fork fire brings out some of the best in us as communities rally to help each other  Aspen Times

BASALT — We care about one another most of the time, but sometimes it takes real trouble to bring it out in us.Take the Lake Christine Fire in the.



Preps April 13: Aspen girls soccer wins 10-0 over Moffat, BHS falls to Middle Park  Aspen Times

Aspen soccer continues winning streak with rout of MoffatThe Aspen High School girls soccer team won its fifth straight game — all coming since spring break ...



Basalt girls tennis ready for second year at varsity with larger team  Aspen Times

A lot has changed for the Basalt High School girls tennis team in two years. In that time — which accounts for the entirety of its existence — it's.



Basalt High School graduates 73 seniors in 2017  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A 2008 Basalt High School graduate, Luis Morales took a difficult road to reach where he is now. He grew up in south-central Los Angeles, the product of a.



Preps April 20: Aspen girls lacrosse stays perfect, records fall in track  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School girls lacrosse team refuses to be beaten. Facing a solid Conifer team Saturday on the AHS turf, the Skiers rolled to a 17-7 win to.



Meeting majority wants Basalt gun range reopened as soon as possible  Aspen Times

A strong majority of people attending a meeting on the Basalt shooting range last night supported appointing range safety officers and making improvements to ...



Aspen High School sends two robotics teams to Colorado state championships  Aspen Times

There aren't many outlets for students who can build and program like Aspen High School sophomore Alex Appleby. Which is exactly why he and a few dozen ...



Basalt High School co-valedictorian speech: William Orben  Aspen Times

As we're all finally moving on and preparing to get lost in our new-found freedom, I just wanted to remind everyone that there's still time to give it all.



Basalt Police Department holds fourth annual Community Police Academy  Aspen Times

Even though it was only a simulation, the realism made it difficult not to feel emotion. After watching her partner get shot on screen, a trainee lowered her rifle.



CPW commissioners hear arguments on Basalt gun range  Aspen Daily News

The debate over the Basalt gun range where the Lake Christine Fire was sparked continued Friday as the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission met in ...



Effort to create facility for at-risk youths makes headway  Aspen Daily News

The fundraising effort to create Patrick's Place, a program and facility to serve at-risk teens in the Basalt area, is well underway and continues today with an event ...



Aspen, Basalt High represented on all-state teams for spring sports  Aspen Times

After its historic run to the state semifinals this spring, the Aspen High School girls soccer team had a pair of players named first team all-state in Class 3A.



Chiara Del Piccolo  Aspen Times

Chiara Del Piccolo, our beloved and beautiful daughter and sister, passed away too soon on August 26, 2018. Born October 4, 1991, she spent her early years ...



Basalt volleyball falls in five to visiting Moffat County; BHS boys soccer wins  Aspen Times

It's been a bumpy road this season for both teams, but as the Moffat County High School and Basalt volleyball squads squared off Saturday afternoon, ...



Briefs Jan. 12: AHS skiing starts season; hockey falls to Fort Collins  Aspen Times

ASPEN HIGH SCHOOL SKI TEAMS OPEN SEASON OVER THE WEEKEND The Aspen High School alpine ski team opened its season Friday at Aspen ...



Aspen girls soccer beats Delta in league, home opener  Aspen Times

The offense is going to come for the Aspen High School girls soccer team. After going three halves without a goal to start the season, the Skiers finally found.



Basalt High School girls tennis team wraps up first season on the courts  Aspen Times

Head coach Diana Elliott said creating a girls tennis team at Basalt High School was a challenge, but that was expected. With a season behind them, it seems ...



Basalt family receives outpouring of support after losing everything in house fire  Aspen Times

Estela and Martin Garcia were settled in at the front row of The Temporary on Saturday night to watch their kids dance in the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Folklorico.



Aspen, Basalt high graduations are scheduled for Saturday  Aspen Times

When you're passionate about what you're writing, the words tend to run freely. For Aspen High School's Owen Ramberg, this was exactly the case as he wrote ...



2018 Aspen-area newsmakers: Locals made headlines that extended outside the valley  Aspen Times

Looking back at 2018, there were plenty of people in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley who made news that extended beyond our neck of the woods.From the ...



Preps: Fork beats AHS boys soccer, volleyball sweeps in Saturday action  Aspen Times

No. 4 Roaring Fork holds off Aspen boys soccerThe Roaring Fork High School boys soccer team overcame a terrible opening minute to hold off Aspen High on ...



CPW wants Basalt shooting range open for hunting season but won't rush long-term plan  Aspen Times

With big game hunting season looming, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials hope to have at least a temporary plan in place soon for opening the Basalt State ...



Aspen football cruises by Cedaredge in home opener, 48-12; Basalt also rolls  Aspen Times

A week ago, the Aspen High School football team played arguably its toughest game of the season in a 20-8 loss at No. 1 Bayfield, the defending Class 2A.



Preps April 16: AHS girls soccer, lacrosse roll to easy wins  Aspen Times

Now 10 games into the season, the Aspen High School girls soccer team seems to have finally settled into its lofty preseason expectations.“I feel like we are less ...



A letter from Basalt High School Athletic Director Sean Nunan  Aspen Times

I want to take the time to acknowledge everyone who helped make the Basalt High School football state playoff game on Nov. 5 possible. I first want to thank.



Aspen School District hires new HR director  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District announced Tuesday the hiring of attorney Molly Owens, a public defender in Glenwood Springs, as its new human resources director ...



Aspen football wins big at Grand Valley; Basalt shuts down Paonia to reach 4-0  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School football team overcame a slow offensive start to put together its best performance of the season on that side of the ball in a 54-16.



A Home Base for the Art Base  Aspen Times

Sponsored *Content* With a new and permanent home, the Art Base's successful education and outreach programs, with a focus on the at-risk and underserved, ...



Lake Christine Fire burning in dense fuels; fire now over 11,000 acres  Aspen Daily News

The Lake Christine Fire has grown to more than 10000 acres and is now at 32 percent containment.



A look back at the year that was in Garfield County, Part 3  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Lake Christine Fire blows upFor years to come, when Basalt and El Jebel residents celebrate America's Independence Day with picnics and festive red, white, ...



Briefs: Basalt softball can't keep up with Delta; AHS soccer, tennis win  Aspen Times

Basalt softball fades late, loses both games to DeltaThe Basalt High School softball team dropped both games in Tuesday's home doubleheader against Delta, ...



Aspen-area has suffered the brunt of Colorado's fatal avalanches this year  Aspen Times

The Aspen area has been hit particularly hard by avalanche tragedies this year with three of four fatalities in Colorado being residents of the Roaring Fork Valley ...



Demons dominate at Basalt's cross country meet; Aspen girls take second  Aspen Times

Aspen High School cross country coach Chris Keleher isn't putting any pressure on his young squad, in particular standouts Kylie Kenny and Kendall Clark.



Briefs: Aspen tennis plays strong in GJ, soccer falls short to Monarch  Aspen Times

ASPEN HIGH TENNIS HAS STRONG SHOWING AT WESTERN SLOPE MEET The Aspen High School boys tennis team represented the mountain schools well ...



Basalt Vista project breakthrough independence from local electrical grid  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The 27 residences at the Basalt Vista affordable housing project will be all-electric, net-zero energy consumption. Holy Cross Energy hopes to take them a step ...



Area high school students survive car crash into Maroon Creek  Aspen Times

Excessive speed was a factor in a car crash Wednesday night on Maroon Creek Road near the T-Lazy 7 Ranch that injured five area high school students, ...



Colbert's Prep Playbook: Saying goodbye to the fall high school sports season  Aspen Times

The chairlifts start turning Saturday on Aspen Mountain, meaning winter is officially here. If you need more verification, Monday was the first day for winter prep ...



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