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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.



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 ...



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 ...



Paul Klee: Colorado's forest fires, Basalt high school football and Coach Carl  Colorado Springs Gazette

Three homes have been turned into ashes in the Basalt and El Jebel nook of Colorado. Poof, just like that, they're gone.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Basalt High School co-valedictorian speech: Andrew Olson  Aspen Times

You all graduated high school. Good work.You know, a decade ago I would've listened to people give speeches like this, and they'd talk about how time flies, ...



Water pipe crashes down in Basalt apartment complex, forces evacuation  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

UPDATE 5:15 p.m. — From the Basalt Fire Department: The evacuation center at the Basalt Regional Library will be closing at 7 p.m. Tuesday night.



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.



Public meetings to determine fate of Basalt shooting range after Lake Christine Fire  The Denver Post

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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Some 1400 residents in El Jebel and Basalt ready to return home after staying in evacuation centers  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

El Jebel resident Blanca Guzman watched her two boys play Saturday in the cafeteria of Basalt High School, hoping it will be the last day she has to do.



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 football beats Coal Ridge on homecoming, reaches perfect 6-0  Aspen Times

After a couple of sluggish road wins in a row, the Basalt High School football team came out with a bit more aplomb Friday against Coal Ridge. Led by.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Evacuees from Lake Christine Fire find relief at Basalt High shelter  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

As local, state and federal fire-fighting personnel fought the Lake Christine Fire on the Fourth of July, members of the American Red Cross and other volunteers ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Preps Oct. 9: Basalt boys soccer stuns No. 3 Roaring Fork in overtime  Aspen Times

Needing to find some late-season magic to make the postseason, the Basalt High School boys soccer team shook up the Class 3A Western Slope League ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



500 Basalt students get hands-on look at drunk, distracted driving  Aspen Times

About 500 students at Basalt High School got a firsthand look Tuesday at how driving while drinking or distracted is a recipe for disaster.Rather than having the ...



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 ...



Basalt grad traces her family roots back six generations to 1881 in valley  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

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 ...



Meeting majority wants Basalt gun range reopened as soon as possible  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

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, 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.



Basalt football's Thomas Wirth signs with Oregon's DIII Willamette University  Aspen Times

For the better part of four years, and especially the past two when the Basalt High School football team won back-to-back Western Slope League titles, the ...



Basalt High grad Michael Glen shining for School of Mines basketball team  Aspen Times

Michael Glen's collegiate debut was anything but spectacular.The 2017 Basalt High School graduate started the Oct. 30 exhibition for the Colorado School of ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Basalt's Sierra Bower wins regional cross country meet; AHS qualifies both teams  Aspen Times

A summer injury delayed the start of Sierra Bower's cross country season. But the Basalt High School sophomore is certainly trying to make the best of the finish.



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.



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, ...



Homeowners say Basalt gun-range issue needs further study, more time  Aspen Daily News

While gun enthusiasts throughout the Roaring Fork Valley are applying pressure to Colorado Parks and Wildlife to quickly reopen the Basalt gun range — they ...



Basalt town manager says preferred option is relocating gun range  Aspen Daily News

Basalt Town Manager Ryan Mahoney said Tuesday that the “preferred option” among town officials is for the gun range where the Lake Christine Fire originated ...



Basalt fire update: 6315 acres, 49% contained, all mandatory evacs lifted  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

There were noticeably fewer people at Basalt High School Wednesday evening for the Lake Christine Fire community meeting. Public information officers and ...



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.



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 ...



BTalks speaker series heads to The Temporary in Basalt Thursday  Aspen Times

The next session of the BTalks speaker series will be held Thursday at The Temporary, the events venue at Willits Town Center. It will feature inspiring women of ...



Demons dominate Basalt XC meet, Aspen girls take second  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

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.



Basalt, Carbondale, Glenwood students need guidance of valley experts  Aspen Times

As a young Latina aiming to go to college but not really knowing what to expect, Angelica Andrade found guidance in an unlikely place at the White River ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Basalt-area residents play the wildfire waiting game  Aspen Daily News

Watching, waiting and worrying – that's what Basalt-area residents spent their Fourth of July holiday doing as the Lake Christine wildfire skipped from hilltop to ...



Reel Rock film tour will benefit Basalt High School climbing wall  Aspen Times

Students and teachers at Basalt High School hope to add a climbing wall in their new auxiliary gym and are looking for community support for the endeavor.



Amid fire, fury erupts in Basalt | News  Aspen Daily News

Irate midvalley residents told Basalt Town Council on Tuesday that the gun range where the Lake Christine Fire ignited on July 3 must be closed permanently ...



Seeking normalcy during an abnormal time in Basalt  Aspen Daily News

Locals ravaged by the Lake Christine Fire attempted to restore some semblance of normalcy to their lives Sunday morning, as restrictions on evacuees returning ...



Lake Christine Fire 72 percent contained; Neil Diamond gives surprise concert  Aspen Times

It has been a sweet weekend in the midvalley for firefighters as they made big gains on the Lake Christine Fire and were treated to an intimate version of.



Basalt boys golf starts season Friday under new coach Joseph Fries  Aspen Times

When Joseph Fries became a teacher last year, adding coach to his title seemed inevitable. It just made too much sense for the new Basalt High School boys ...



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 ...



Basalt High graduates 73 seniors on Saturday during 2017 commencement  Aspen Times

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.



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, ...



Two Basalt caddies earn Chick Evans scholarships to CU  Aspen Times

A goal that seemed so distant when they started lugging golf bags as caddies at the Roaring Fork Club five years ago finally became reality recently for Oswaldo ...



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.



Firefighting team aims to “speed up” effort to snuff Lake Christine Fire  Aspen Times

The federal firefighting team has brought in large helicopters, bulldozers and logging equipment to try to “speed up” containment of the Lake Christine Fire.



Basalt mom who lost son to suicide pursues vision for youth, counseling center  Aspen Times

Six months after losing her son to suicide, a midvalley woman's pain is still raw, the unanswered questions are still haunting and the loss borders on unbearable.



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.



Second evacuation center opens at Roaring Fork HS  Aspen Times

A second Red Cross evacuation center opened at Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale Thursday morning, as the Lake Christine Fire continued to spread ...



Basalt girls soccer settles for draw with Coal Ridge; Aspen beats CRMS, 8-1  Aspen Times

The Basalt High School girls soccer team showed some moxie getting the late goal in Tuesday's 4-4 draw against visiting Coal Ridge. But it also showed its ...



Basalt's Hendershot breaks own school record in discus on Saturday  Aspen Times

Basalt High School's Emily Hendershot broke her own school record in the discus on Saturday at the Glenwood Springs Demon Invitational. The senior had a ...



Basalt wants to see if new wave of affordable housing is affecting need  Aspen Times

One of Basalt Town Council's highest priorities for 2018 will be assessing how the addition of hundreds of public- and private-sector affordable-housing units in ...



Roaring Fork Valley teens to be charged in 'crime spree'  Aspen Times

Four Roaring Fork Valley teenagers allegedly involved in a “crime spree” last weekend involving three marijuana dispensaries may have broken into other ...



Aspen, Basalt well-represented on all-league teams in soccer, baseball  Aspen Times

Aspen's Fuentes, Rybak, Basalt's Torres named all-league in baseball. The Aspen High School baseball team had two players earn first team all-league honors.



Some of El Jebel without power, outage threat uncertain for upper valley  Aspen Times

Residents in the El Jebel Mobile Home Park and the area near the Tree Farm are without power due to the Lake Christine Fire, Holy Cross Energy said in.



The Lake Christine Fire through Basalt fire chief Scott Thompson's eyes  Aspen Times

The Lake Christine Fire proved once again that the only thing predictable about a wildland fire is its unpredictability, according to Basalt Fire Chief Scott ...



Basalt apartment complex suffered 'millions of dollars of damage' when water pipe broke, collapsed  Aspen Times

The rupture and collapse of a water pipe for the fire-suppression system Tuesday at a Basalt apartment complex resulted in “millions of dollars of damage,” ...



Basalt girls soccer advances in 3A playoffs after win over Middle Park  Aspen Times

The Basalt Longhorns girls soccer team's season will continue after a hard-fought overtime win over the Middle Park Panthers, 3-2, on Wednesday afternoon.



RFSD News: Roaring Fork teacher housing proving its worth  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Through the 2013 strategic visioning process, the Roaring Fork Schools identified retaining and recruiting staff as an important strategic priority. When the district ...



Eagle County Democrats make caucus plans in Roaring Fork Valley  Aspen Times

The March 6 caucus for Democrats in the Roaring Fork Valley portion of Eagle County will be held at Basalt High School.The caucus includes residents living in ...



At 6,285 acres, Lake Christine fire is 43 percent contained  Aspen Daily News

Efforts to combat blaze concentrated on northern perimeter, officials say.



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 ...



Timothy D. Sullivan  Aspen Times

June 11, 2018, our beloved son, Timothy David Sullivan, always ahead of his time, left our world too soon.Tim spent his spectacular and brief life enjoying ...



Fire evacuation lifted for some residents of Missouri Heights  Aspen Times

Eagle County officials apologized Friday night to evacuees of the Lake Christine Fire for a home re-entry process that required hours of waiting in line for a ...



High school XC teams to host annual fundraiser races Aug. 18 and 19  Aspen Times

Both local high school cross country teams are set to host their annual fundraisers this weekend with the Basalt Half Marathon and the Aspen Mountain hill climb ...



Water pipe in Basalt apartment complex collapses  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

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.



CPW to hold public meetings on Basalt shooting range | PostIndependent.com  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

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 ...



Football: Aspen looks to bounce back at home, Basalt hopes to carry on  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School football team seems to have taken last week's loss in stride. Coming off a 20-8 defeat at No. 1 Bayfield on Saturday, the Skiers now.



Roaring Fork Schools Want To Make The Grade  Aspen Public Radio

Roaring Fork School District wants the community to help sketch a path forward, as it revisits its recent goals — and asks for input.



Lake Christine Fire grows to 8315 acres; community meeting set for Friday night  Aspen Times

A public meeting to provide updates on the Lake Christine Fire is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday night as the Type 2 Incident Management Team took over the fire ...



Colbert's Prep Playbook: Chaos reigns in battle for league titles  Aspen Times

If there is a case of most perplexing team in the universe, it might be Basalt High School boys soccer. The Longhorns are 7-7 overall and are not getting.



Aspen High School golf domination could be just the start  Aspen Daily News

One day after her athletes brought home the first state title in the history of Aspen High School boys golf, head coach Mary Woulfe was still savoring how the ...



Basalt officials tour shooting range, view safety measures  Aspen Daily News

Basalt Mayor Jacque Whitsitt and Town Manager Ryan Mahoney said Friday that they toured the shooting range where the Lake Christine Fire originated and ...



Basalt High's Bella Andrews signs with Texas Christian Univ. for equestrian  Aspen Times

The first word Bella Andrews spoke was, appropriately, “Mom.” It was her second word that would go on to define her more than anything.“She picked horses ...



Basalt family says death of Patrick Palardy, 15, won't be in vain  Aspen Times

Friends and family are remembering Patrick Palardy this week as a young man who placed others before himself, got along with everyone and was always ...



Basalt freshman Sierra Bower wins the mile at Grand Valley track meet  Aspen Times

The Basalt High School track and field team competed Tuesday at the Cardinal Open, hosted by Grand Valley high School. It was Basalt's first meet since spring ...



Basalt's Noah Williams wins 100-meter dash to open track season  Aspen Times

The Basalt High School track and field team got its season underway Friday at the Rifle Invitational, where senior Noah Williams stood out after winning the ...



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