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Basalt High School music director arrested late Wednesday  Aspen Daily News

Basalt High School choir director Brittany von Stein was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with sexual assault on a child by a person in authority, ...



Basalt High School choir director under investigation | News  Aspen Daily News

Basalt High School choir director Brittany von Stein, 26, is on a leave of absence, pending a police investigation. Von Stein had been hired to begin the school ...



Alleged sexually explicit texts key evidence in case involving Basalt High School teacher  Aspen Times

Sexually explicit texts allegedly sent by Basalt High School teacher Brittany von Stein to one of her students advanced a police investigation that resulted in an ...



Basalt choir teacher arrested on charge of alleged sexual contact with student  Aspen Times

A highly regarded choir teacher at Basalt High School was arrested Wednesday on a charge of alleged sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust.



For the second time in seven years, police investigate a relationship between a teacher and student at BHS  Aspen Times

For the second time in seven years, allegations have been made about an improper relationship between a member of the faculty at Basalt High School and a ...



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 ...



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 ...



Jason Santo named new athletic director at Basalt High School  Aspen Times

Jason Santo is no stranger to the Roaring Fork Valley, which is partly what made it easy for him to jump on board when he was offered the position of athletic ...



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Basalt's 'High School Musical' runs this weekend  Aspen Times

Basalt High School's production of “High School Musical,” featuring a cast of 40 student performers, will run through Feb. 24 in the Basalt Middle School ...



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 ...



Basalt High boys golf opens prep season with tournament at Devil's Thumb  Aspen Times

The top two spots are pretty well locked in for the Basalt High School boys golf team this fall, with a solid third close to returning from injury. Should.



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 ...



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 ...



Basalt High School student killed in car crash  9News.com KUSA

The teen was in a car with four other people on County Road 102 northwest of El Jebel late at night. CSP said the driver lost control, went off the road causing ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Teen driver in fatal Missouri Heights crash may be released on $4000 bond  Aspen Times

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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Fatal drunken driving case involving Western Slope teen continues, awaiting State Patrol reports  Craig Daily Press

The teen, accused of driving drunk and allegedly causing a fatal rollover crash in early May that claimed the life of a Basalt High School student, appeared in ...



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 in ...



Roaring Fork Valley's first recipient of Habitat house recalls dire times, golden opportunity  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Marti Barbour was selected almost 20 years ago as the first recipient of a Habitat For Humanity house in the Roaring Fork Valley. She paid off her mortgage in.



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 ...



Man suffers minor injury in shooting incident at Basalt range  Aspen Times

A man suffered a non-lift threatening injury at the Basalt shooting range Monday, according to authorities.The man was injured after an “accidental discharge,” ...



Motio sculptures considered for extended display in Basalt  Aspen Times

Five sculptures featured in Basalt's first crack at a public art installation likely will get extended display time in 2019.The Basalt Public Arts Commission wants to ...



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 ...



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.



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.



CPW agrees to safety officer, surveillance cameras at Basalt shooting range  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Colorado Parks and Wildlife appointed a citizens' task force to study issues surrounding the Basalt shooting range after the Lake Christine Fire. The task force ...



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 ...



Work to begin Tuesday on wildfire mitigation project in Basalt  Aspen Times

The town of Basalt and partners will undertake a pilot wildfire mitigation project on a hillside above Town Hall beginning Tuesday and ending Friday.“The project ...



Roaring Fork Conservancy will host Fryingpan River Cleanup Saturday in Basalt  Aspen Times

Volunteers will be assigned to 1-mile stretches of the rivers and prizes will be awarded for Best of Trash, Most Useful and Most Unusual.



New safety features and hours proposed for Basalt gun range  Aspen Daily News

Increasing wildfire-mitigation efforts, installing surveillance cameras with a storage capacity of 10 days, and having a range safety officer onsite during ...



Basalt shooting range task force will unveil recommendations on June 6  Aspen Times

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 ...



Some citizens press for design review in Basalt after latest Willits building  Aspen Times

Basalt officials are being urged by some area residents to prevent “unhandsome” architecture from continuing at Willits Town Center. Design has been a hot ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Committee to unveil recommendations for Basalt gun range  Aspen Daily News

A committee's recommendations regarding short- and long-term operations at the Basalt gun range where the Lake Christine Fire originated last July will be ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Dicey diversion structure in Roaring Fork near Basalt gets worse  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Boaters beware: The big rock weir across the Roaring Fork River near Basalt that helps funnel water to the Robinson Ditch is more dicey than it used to be.The.



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.



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 ...



On the U.S.-Mexico border with Aspen area students and World Leadership School  Aspen Times

Every day there is a new article or story about immigration and the situation along the U.S.-Mexico border. Depending on one's media source, the news ...



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.



Report advises Basalt to 'rebalance' with Pan and Fork developer, get another $750000  Aspen Times

The Basalt town government is reviewing the latest development proposal on the Pan and Fork property. It asked its financial advisor to go over the developer's ...



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 ...



Roaring Fork School District looks to future with El Jebel school site  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The Roaring Fork School District is undertaking preliminary work needed for a new elementary or middle school in El Jebel.The school district is under contract ...



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 ...



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 ...



Basalt motorcyclist doing 106 mph arrested  Aspen Times

A Basalt man ended up in jail Monday morning after police caught him doing more than 100 mph on his motorcycle in Snowmass Canyon.



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 ...



Aspen School District aims to buy six affordable housing units from Basalt  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The Basalt town government decided in February to sell six units of affordable housing it owns in Old Snowmass. It thinks it found the perfect buyer. The Aspen ...



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 ...



A Basalt development project moves forward, another doesn’t  Aspen Daily News

Town council approves River Park, deadlocks on SkiCo project.



Of Mice and Theater Men: A Steinbeck classic highlights a big week on local stages  Aspen Daily News

If there's not already a cliché about old theater pros never dying, there ought to be one. Based on our experience here in the Roaring Fork Valley, they never die, ...



New health clinic now open in Basalt  Aspen Daily News

Mountain Family Health Centers holds ceremony, inks agreements with partners.



Despite snow and cold, volunteers help make Habitat's Basalt project happen  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork is in the thick of constructing its latest project, the 27-unit Basalt Vista complex. Volunteers are playing an indispensable role ...



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 ...



Basalt's Hailey Swirbul encouraged by results after first year on U.S. Ski Team  Aspen Times

From a surprising World Cup start to eating meals with the sport's elite, Hailey Swirbul got everything she wanted and more in her first season on the U.S. Ski.



Basalt Town Council debates paying property tax refunds or taking issue to ballot  Aspen Times

Basalt Town Council is still unsettled on how to solve a property tax overcharge despite insistence from its staff and outside experts that the evidence is clear that ...



Ex-Basalt mayor touts new 'social capital' group  Aspen Daily News

A potentially positive proposal to salve some of the wounds caused by the contentious and increasingly expensive TABOR controversy in Basalt may end up ...



On the Fly: The crowd factor  Aspen Times

After runoff subsides we start seeing more people on our rivers, streams and lakes. Crowds are the bane of many anglers, but luckily there are some tricks for ...



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 ...



Edible garden blossoms into one of Basalt's most intriguing parks  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Basalt took a progressive step five years ago to create an edible garden on the western end of Ponderosa Park. Improvements over the last two years have ...



Gay for Good Rocky Mountains celebrates Roaring Fork Valley anniversary  Aspen Times

This weekend, Gay for Good Rocky Mountains celebrated its one-year anniversary of bringing LGBTQ community members together for humanitarian projects in ...



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.



Basalt gun range future to be focus of new task force  Aspen Daily News

A six-member task force of citizens will study issues surrounding the Basalt shooting range — where the Lake Christine Fire was ignited on July 3 — over the ...



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 ...



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.



Victim of Lake Christine Fire has mixed view of sentence for fire starters  Aspen Times

Cleve Williams is a Basalt firefighter who lost his home in the Lake Christine Fire. He said he has mixed thoughts on the sentence for Richard Miller and Allison.



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 ...



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.



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