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Basalt councilwoman presses Aspen Skiing Co. to 'walk the walk' on climate action  Aspen Times

Aspen Skiing Co. is under pressure to Give a Flake in Basalt.Basalt Councilwoman Katie Schwoerer voted with the majority Tuesday night to approve Skico's ...



Mountain Town News: New homes for teachers, but with very low-carbon footprint  Summit Daily News

BASALT — Basalt Vista, an affordable housing project in Basalt, 18 miles down-valley from Aspen and Snowmass, will bring 27 new units to the area.



Mountain Town News: Aspen Skico affordable housing faces pushback  The Park Record

New homes for teachers with a very low carbon footprintBASALT, Colo. – Thirteen-year old Isabelle “Izzy” Walker was happy to tell several dozen sun-baked ...



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 ...



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  Aspen Times

(Editor's note: Anna Cunningham, a junior at Basalt High School who was honored Wednesday at the Basalt Bold & Bald event, passed away on Thursday.).



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 ...



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.



Mountain News: New homes for teachers, but with very low-carbon footprint  Pique Newsmagazine

Fourteen houses being built on the hillside above Basalt High School will be reserved for teachers.



Basalt graduates talk about family, friendship at Saturday ceremony after tragic year  Aspen Times

Basalt High School's 2019 graduating class was united in the most difficult of ways. From the Lake Christine Fire that burned more than 12500 acres last summer ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Basalt High girls soccer pulls out surprise 2-2 draw with No. 4 Aspen  Aspen Times

There was nothing pretty about the start of the season for the Basalt High School girls soccer team. Other than a win at Roaring Fork on April 6, the Longhorns ...



Basalt valedictorians: Be courageous, define your success; we did it  Aspen Times

BHS valedictorians Steven Garcia-Machuca and Megan Maley gave a shared speech at Saturday's graduation. Here's what they told their fellow ...



Basalt sophomore Sierra Bower breaks school track records in mile, 2 mile  Aspen Times

In the words of Basalt High School track and field coach Allyson Decatur, sophomore Sierra Bower came into the season with some “aggressive” goals. She had ...



Stepping across the stage, diploma in hand  Aspen Daily News

High school graduation, a monumental step from childhood to adulthood experienced by hundreds of teens throughout the Roaring Fork Valley each spring, was ...



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 ...



Post-Lake Christine Fire panel discussion will be held Monday in Basalt  Aspen Times

The public is invited to attend a panel discussion Monday about the aftermath of the Lake Christine Fire. The discussion will be held at Basalt High School from 6 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Basalt football closes spring camp with scrimmage vs Glenwood, Coal Ridge  Aspen Times

Eight practices and one scrimmage may not sound like much, but spring camp is hardly about fine-tuning things. For the Basalt High School football team, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Led by Sierra Bower, Basalt sending seven to state track meet  Aspen Times

There certainly are expectations for Basalt High School sophomore Sierra Bower this week at the state track and field meet, but she insists most of them are put ...



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 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.



Basalt's Tai Kim headed toward military career through Air Force Academy  Aspen Times

Tai Kim didn't fully buy into the military lifestyle until he made a visit to the Air Force Academy only days before his incomplete application was due. But it.



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.



State track Day 3: Aspen's Ruiz-Vega breaks school record in 100, Basalt's Bower eighth in mile  Aspen Times

A couple more local school records were broken Saturday as the Colorado state high school track and field championships came to a close at Jeffco Stadium in ...



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.



Aspen's Hollander, Basalt threesome named first team all-state in football  Aspen Times

Four local high school football players were given first team all-state honors on Thursday when the teams were announced through CHSAANow.com.Earning ...



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 ...



Latino who grew up in Basalt returns to head Valley Settlement  Aspen Times

Alex Sanchez came to Basalt from Mexico and experienced the deportation of his mother, illegal crossings of the border and integration at the public schools.



Basalt shooting range task force will unveil recommendations on June 6  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A citizens' task force will make short- and long-term recommendations about the Basalt shooting range to Colorado Parks and Wildlife at a public meeting June 6 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Colbert's Prep Playbook: Playoff brackets out for lacrosse, girls soccer  Aspen Times

All that talk about rankings and RPI in recent weeks? You can forget about it with the release of the state playoff brackets in lacrosse and girls soccer Monday.It's.



Western Garfield County graduations slated Saturday  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Silt, Rifle and Parachute high schools are holding their graduation ceremonies this Saturday in Western Garfield County.



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 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.



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.



Panel discusses aftermath of Lake Christine Fire, upcoming flood-fire season  Aspen Times

Roaring Fork Valley residents heard from various agencies regarding ongoing projects occurring in the aftermath of the Lake Christine Fire on Monday evening ...



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 ...



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.



CPW agrees to safety officer, surveillance cameras at Basalt shooting range  Aspen Times

The Basalt shooting range will likely be safer but not any quieter, at least in the short term, if Colorado Parks and Wildlife implements steps recommended last ...



State track Day 1: Basalt girls set school record in 4×800 relay  Aspen Times

The first day of the Colorado high school state track and field meet included a new school record and a couple of surprise finals qualifiers for Aspen and Basalt in ...



Meeting on Basalt shooting range ideas, suggestions set for June 6  Aspen Times

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is advising people with an interest in the Basalt shooting range to attend a public presentation Thursday.The Basalt Shooting Range ...



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.



Roaring Fork Valley students will go to El Paso for deep dive into immigration issues  Aspen Times

Five students from Roaring Fork Valley schools will go to El Paso, Texas, in June for a Border Immersion Program to study immigration issues. Two of the ...



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.



State track Day 2: Basalt sophomore Sierra Bower takes second in 3200 in sprint finish  Aspen Times

Allyson Decatur said sophomore standout Sierra Bower had an extra “kick” she could use at the finish, but no one expected her to need it quite like she did.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Fulk-Gray, Rollins win Basalt Half Marathon that benefits BHS cross country team  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The kids probably enjoyed Saturday's Basalt Half Marathon more than Amy Rollins. An assistant coach for the Basalt High School cross country team and ...



190601_BasaltHSGraduation2019_1_CT.jpg | | aspendailynews.com  Aspen Daily News

Basalt High School seniors walk into the Football stadium in rows of two to begin the 2019 graduation ceremony Saturday morning.



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 ...



From Basalt to the Arctic Circle: teacher earns National Geographic fellowship  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Although Wednesday was the last day of classes at Basalt High School, teacher Leticia Guzman Ingram must wait another couple of weeks for summer break.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Kelley Francis, Aspen High School girls soccer beats Roaring Fork  Aspen Times

Ella Trane's only gripe was her gloves being frozen by the end of the game. Otherwise, the Aspen High School junior goalie was perfectly happy with their 3-0 ...



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.



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 ...



Steven Garcia-Machuca  Aspen Daily News

Steven Javier Garcia-Machuca of Basalt High School, Jesse Lopez from Aspen High School and R… Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save ...



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.



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.



Basalt Police Department holds fourth annual Community Police Academy  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

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.



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.



Kelley Francis sets scoring record, Aspen girls soccer beats Roaring Fork for WSL title  Aspen Times

Was Kelley Francis aware of the record? Naturally.Was there any doubt she would break it again? None.The sophomore standout's second goal on Thursday ...



Baseball's a family affair for Roaring Fork High School coaching duo Howard and Marty Madsen  Aspen Times

Howard Madsen just can't quit the game. With 701 wins, 25 district championships, 11 regional titles, four state finals appearances and a 2002 Hall of Fame ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Basalt looks to citizens for help to get on track with 10-year vision plan  Aspen Times

When you talk about a town master plan process, the reaction of most residents falls into one of two categories — either their eyes glaze over from boredom or ...



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.



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.



Energy wonks hope to achieve breakthrough at Basalt Vista project  Aspen Times

Energy wonks in the Roaring Fork Valley are even more excited about a new Basalt affordable-housing project than the homeowners. The first phase of Habitat ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Preps April 23: Aspen girls soccer wins again as Francis closes in on scoring mark  Aspen Times

Call them the “Goal-den Girls” — an assist to assistant coach Michele Gray for that one — after the No. 4-ranked Aspen High School girls soccer team continued ...



Aspen girls soccer tosses aside Englewood in first round of state playoffs  Aspen Times

Kelley Francis scored goals like she does, the defense refused to even bend and the Aspen High School girls soccer team made easy work of visiting ...



Anna Lynne Cunningham (June 9, 2002 — February 28, 2019)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Strong men weep andthere is no shame in sorrow.Your tears are beautiful.Let them be-a parting gift for us.Consolation comes with knowinggood-bye is just a ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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