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The Aspen Times
Marijuana farm passes the first smell inspectionWhen it comes to marijuana odors coming out of a Basalt-area grow operation, th
Marijuana farm passes the first smell inspection
The Aspen Times / Posted 3 hours ago
When it comes to marijuana odors coming out of a Basalt-area grow operation, the real proof the problem has been fixed will come this summer. That was the consensus Tuesday from both Pitkin County commissioners and two neighbors who live in the... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Finally — progress on Basalt’s Pan and ForkAfter 18 months of community debate that has turned steadily sourer, the Basalt
Finally — progress on Basalt’s Pan and Fork
The Aspen Times / Posted 3 hours ago
After 18 months of community debate that has turned steadily sourer, the Basalt Town Council approved a “game plan” Tuesday night for resolving the Pan and Fork debate by November. It’s an effort to bring a close to a debate that’s divided the... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
High Valley Farms passes its first smell testWhen it comes to marijuana odors coming out of a Basalt-area grow operation, th
High Valley Farms passes its first smell test
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
When it comes to marijuana odors coming out of a Basalt-area grow operation, the real proof the problem has been fixed will come this summer. That was the consensus Tuesday from both Pitkin County commissioners and two neighbors who live in the... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Scratching the surface of local lottery luckWith the Powerball jackpot rising to $157 million for tonight’s drawing, we off
Scratching the surface of local lottery luck
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
With the Powerball jackpot rising to $157 million for tonight’s drawing, we offer this story, much like the lottery itself, for entertainment purposes only. It’s not an aid for your retirement planning, and, unlike in most professions and sports,... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Authorities: El Jebel death isn’t suspiciousA woman was found dead in a vehicle parked outside of the Eagle County building
Authorities: El Jebel death isn’t suspicious
The Aspen Times / Posted 9 hours ago
A woman was found dead in a vehicle parked outside of the Eagle County building in El Jebel on Tuesday. There was nothing suspicious about the death, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement, “and we are not looking for any... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Pot farm’s stink dissipatesToday’s first-ever quarterly meeting to discuss the stinky odors coming from a
Pot farm’s stink dissipates
The Aspen Times / Posted yesterday
Today’s first-ever quarterly meeting to discuss the stinky odors coming from a Basalt-area marijuana-growing facility may be a quick and quiet affair. That’s because the skunklike marijuana smell coming from High Valley Farms that so incensed... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Romero, partners buy downtown Basalt building for $750,000For the second time in two months, a prominent local company has invested in do
Romero, partners buy downtown Basalt building for $750,000
The Aspen Times / Posted yesterday
For the second time in two months, a prominent local company has invested in downtown Basalt real estate. A company affiliated with Snowmass Village businessman and former Aspen City Councilman Dwayne Romero purchased a commercial building Jan. 22... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Romero, partners buy downtown Basalt building for $750,000For the second time in two months, a prominent local company has invested in do
Romero, partners buy downtown Basalt building for $750,000
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
For the second time in two months, a prominent local company has invested in downtown Basalt real estate. A company affiliated with Snowmass Village businessman and former Aspen City Councilman Dwayne Romero purchased a commercial building Jan. 22... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basalt-area pot farm’s stink dissipatesToday’s first-ever quarterly meeting to discuss the stinky odors coming from a
Basalt-area pot farm’s stink dissipates
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
Today’s first-ever quarterly meeting to discuss the stinky odors coming from a Basalt-area marijuana-growing facility may be a quick and quiet affair. That’s because the skunklike marijuana smell coming from High Valley Farms that so incensed... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bend Pilot Butte Canal segment makes National Historic Register | News - Home Canal's 1905 completion spurred area's rapid growth, agency say
Bend Pilot Butte Canal segment makes National Historic Register
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
| News - Home Canal's 1905 completion spurred area's rapid growth, agency says POSTED: 8:49 PM PST February 8,... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Increase of alternative fuel stations statewide help to quell ‘range anxiety’Panel touts benefits of electric, CNG vehicles An increase in electric- and co
Increase of alternative fuel stations statewide help to quell ‘range anxiety’
Aspen Daily News / Posted yesterday
Panel touts benefits of electric, CNG vehicles An increase in electric- and compressed-natural-gas vehicle fueling stations in the state could soon dispel what has become known as the “range anxiety” effect for Colorado drivers and lead to greater... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Basalt water case could 
affect state’s pot industryCan Colorado ‘lawfully’ grant a new water right to grow its marijuana? If offi
Basalt water case could 
affect state’s pot industry
Aspen Daily News / Posted yesterday
Can Colorado ‘lawfully’ grant a new water right to grow its marijuana? If officials in Division 5 water court in Glenwood Springs rule it’s illegal to grant a water right to grow marijuana, it could shut down the pot industry in Colorado, an... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Candidates identify their key issues facing Basalt (Hint: Pan and Fork comes up big)Basalt has six candidates vying for three council seats in the April 5 election
Candidates identify their key issues facing Basalt (Hint: Pan and Fork comes up big)
The Aspen Times / Posted 2 days ago
Basalt has six candidates vying for three council seats in the April 5 election as well as two candidates squaring off in the mayor’s race. The lineup for the council race was finalized Tuesday, when two candidates decided to pull out by the... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basalt sales tax collections surge 10% in 2015Basalt’s retail sales and sales tax collections climbed for the third straight
Basalt sales tax collections surge 10% in 2015
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Basalt’s retail sales and sales tax collections climbed for the third straight year in 2015 and surged 10 percent above the 2014 level, according to a town report. Basalt collected $4.65 million last year through its 3 percent sales tax. The 10... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Small steps, regional thinking are keys to area’s housing issueA 40-unit Habitat for Humanity project that’s in the works using school distric
Small steps, regional thinking are keys to area’s housing issue
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 2 days ago
A 40-unit Habitat for Humanity project that’s in the works using school district-owned land behind Basalt High School is the kind of small step that, multiplied using a similar model elsewhere and added to other efforts, can begin to put a dent in... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Moffat County girls bounce back with big win vs. BasaltBefore they even stepped foot in the Moffat County High School gym Saturday, th
Moffat County girls bounce back with big win vs. Basalt
Craig Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Before they even stepped foot in the Moffat County High School gym Saturday, the Basalt girls basketball team knew they would have a trying day, but the Lady Bulldogs had some frustrations to work out beyond the normal gameplay. MCHS girls varsity... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Artist keeps nature close at handMÚZQUIZ, Mexico — When Manuel Davila looks toward the foothills of the Sierra M
Artist keeps nature close at hand
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
MÚZQUIZ, Mexico — When Manuel Davila looks toward the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains west of Múzquiz, he sees rocks. When he looks to the creeks and river bottoms that run down to the surrounding area, he sees tree stumps. When a passer-by... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Moffat County boys blow away Basalt in high-energy hoops gameBulldog basketball was in fine form at home this weekend as the boys varsity te
Moffat County boys blow away Basalt in high-energy hoops game
Craig Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Bulldog basketball was in fine form at home this weekend as the boys varsity team triumphed 50-37 against the Basalt Longhorns. Coming off a win in Olathe the night before, the boys bunch wanted to capture their fourth victory in a row, knowing they... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Basalt sales tax collections surge 10% in 2015Basalt’s retail sales and sales tax collections climbed for the third straight
Basalt sales tax collections surge 10% in 2015
The Aspen Times / Posted 4 days ago
Basalt’s retail sales and sales tax collections climbed for the third straight year in 2015 and surged 10 percent above the 2014 level, according to a town report. Basalt collected $4,645,903 last year through its 3 percent sales tax. The 10 percent... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Olathe Pirates provide pushback for Moffat County basketballThe Lady Bulldogs experienced their first loss within the 3A Western Slope Leag
Olathe Pirates provide pushback for Moffat County basketball
Craig Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
The Lady Bulldogs experienced their first loss within the 3A Western Slope League with a 42-35 defeat to the Pirates. Shots were not falling frequently at first on either side of the court, Olathe retaining an 18-14 advantage halfway through the... Read more
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News.com.au
Top 15 iconic Gold Coast walksMark Roberts’ top 15 iconic Gold Coast walks | GoldCoastBulletin SearchUse key
Top 15 iconic Gold Coast walks
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Mark Roberts’ top 15 iconic Gold Coast walks | GoldCoastBulletin SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website 'Hidden Pocket' in Mt Tamborine National Park. THEY’RE Mark Roberts’ pick... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Blame it on 
the moon, or 
incompetence?Blame it on the moon, or incompetence?by Mel Blumenthal, Aspen Daily News Colum
Blame it on 
the moon, or 
incompetence?
Aspen Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Blame it on the moon, or incompetence?by Mel Blumenthal, Aspen Daily News Columnist Taking a high altitude view of the Roaring Fork Valley over the past few weeks has me wondering whether the lunacy exhibited by some of our elected representatives... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Eagle County to hold affordable housing forum in El JebelResidents of the middle Roaring Fork Valley are invited to participate in a com
Eagle County to hold affordable housing forum in El Jebel
The Aspen Times / Posted 5 days ago
Residents of the middle Roaring Fork Valley are invited to participate in a community conversation about affordable housing hosted by the Eagle County commissioners. The forum will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Eagle County office building... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Eagle County to hold affordable housing forum in El JebelResidents of the middle Roaring Fork Valley are invited to participate in a com
Eagle County to hold affordable housing forum in El Jebel
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 days ago
Residents of the middle Roaring Fork Valley are invited to participate in a community conversation about affordable housing hosted by the Eagle County commissioners. The forum will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Eagle County office building... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 5, 2016: Schedule changes for Friday Fifth Quarter, Saturday basketballThe Moffat County High School basketball teams will move their Saturday home ga
Craig Sports Briefs for Feb. 5, 2016: Schedule changes for Friday Fifth Quarter, Saturday basketball
Craig Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
The Moffat County High School basketball teams will move their Saturday home games against Basalt to later in the day to accommodate Friday travel for both schools. Saturday games will start at 1 p.m. with the girls junior varsity, boys JV at 2:30... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ancient Egyptian seal found in Israel looks like the Millennium FalconAncient Egyptian scarab seal is found on extinct volcano in Israel: 3,500-year-
Ancient Egyptian seal found in Israel looks like the Millennium Falcon
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Ancient Egyptian scarab seal is found on extinct volcano in Israel: 3,500-year-old carving represents Pharaoh Thutmose III (and it resembles the Millennium Falcon) The seal was found in the Lower Galilee on the Horns of Hattin in Israel Ancient... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Differences abound among Basalt mayoral candidates Whitsitt and StevensIn many municipal elections for political office, voters are forced to pull tee
Differences abound among Basalt mayoral candidates Whitsitt and Stevens
The Aspen Times / Posted 6 days ago
In many municipal elections for political office, voters are forced to pull teeth to draw distinctions between candidates. Not so in this year’s Basalt mayoral race. The race pits the sitting mayor, Jacque Whitsitt, against former mayor and current... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Two candidates pull out of Basalt council raceTwo candidates for Basalt Town Council dropped out of the race Tuesday to lend
Two candidates pull out of Basalt council race
The Aspen Times / Posted 6 days ago
Two candidates for Basalt Town Council dropped out of the race Tuesday to lend their support to other candidates. Mark Kwiecienski and Bel Carpenter withdrew prior to the 5 p.m. deadline Tuesday and won’t be on the ballot for the April 5 election.... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Differences abound among Basalt mayoral candidates Whitsitt and StevensIn many municipal elections for political office, voters are forced to pull tee
Differences abound among Basalt mayoral candidates Whitsitt and Stevens
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 6 days ago
In many municipal elections for political office, voters are forced to pull teeth to draw distinctions between candidates. Not so in this year’s Basalt mayoral race. The race pits the sitting mayor, Jacque Whitsitt, against former mayor and current... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Two candidates pull out of Basalt council raceTwo candidates for Basalt Town Council dropped out of the race Tuesday to lend
Two candidates pull out of Basalt council race
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 6 days ago
Two candidates for Basalt Town Council dropped out of the race Tuesday to lend their support to other candidates. Mark Kwiecienski and Bel Carpenter withdrew prior to the 5 p.m. deadline Tuesday and won’t be on the ballot for the April 5 election.... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
VA Choice program frustrates vets needing careEarl West, a military veteran from Glenwood Springs, needs surgery after tearin
VA Choice program frustrates vets needing care
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 6 days ago
Earl West, a military veteran from Glenwood Springs, needs surgery after tearing a tendon and ligament in his hip last fall. As a former Marine who was disabled in 2012 when he inhaled benzene while working on a drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico,... Read more
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The Aspen Times
On the Fly: Powder brings out anglers’ bestMonday morning started off slowly for me. A quick glance at my indoor weather s
On the Fly: Powder brings out anglers’ best
The Aspen Times / Posted 6 days ago
Monday morning started off slowly for me. A quick glance at my indoor weather station said that it was 27 degrees outside at 6:30 a.m. I slept like a baby after my buddy, Travis, hiked my butt off in knee-deep snow wading around on the Colorado River... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basalt restaurant opens after Salmonella infectionA Basalt restaurant has reopened after voluntarily closing and working with env
Basalt restaurant opens after Salmonella infection
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 7 days ago
A Basalt restaurant has reopened after voluntarily closing and working with environmental health officials when six people were infected with Salmonella after dining there, according to the Eagle County Public Health and Environment Department. El... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Marijuana, booze found in crash driver’s carPolice officers found beer bottles, a flask and marijuana inside the car belong
Marijuana, booze found in crash driver’s car
The Aspen Times / Posted 7 days ago
Police officers found beer bottles, a flask and marijuana inside the car belonging to a 20-year-old college student who hit another vehicle head-on Sunday near Basalt, according to a police report. Jack Galyon, the driver, admitted to drinking two... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Basalt restaurant opens after Salmonella infectionA Basalt restaurant has reopened after voluntarily closing and working with env
Basalt restaurant opens after Salmonella infection
The Aspen Times / Posted 7 days ago
A Basalt restaurant has reopened after voluntarily closing and working with environmental health officials when six people were infected with salmonella after dining there, according to the Eagle County Public Health and Environment Department. El... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
| PostIndependent.comA Basalt restaurant has reopened after voluntarily closing and working with env
| PostIndependent.com
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 7 days ago
A Basalt restaurant has reopened after voluntarily closing and working with environmental health officials when six people were infected with Salmonella after dining there, according to the Eagle County Public Health and Environment Department. El... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Marijuana, booze found in crash driver’s carPolice officers found beer bottles, a flask and marijuana inside the car belong
Marijuana, booze found in crash driver’s car
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Police officers found beer bottles, a flask and marijuana inside the car belonging to a 20-year-old college student who hit another vehicle head-on Sunday near Basalt, according to a police report. Jack Galyon, the driver, admitted to drinking two... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Aspen snow conditions — ‘wow’ covers itI was starting to feel sorry for myself prior to Tuesday. Circumstances beyond
Aspen snow conditions — ‘wow’ covers it
The Aspen Times / Posted 7 days ago
I was starting to feel sorry for myself prior to Tuesday. Circumstances beyond my control conspired to keep me off the slopes during one of the best snowstorms Aspen and Snowmass have scored in a long time. I helped with coverage of the Winter X... Read more
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redOrbit
Scientists unable to drill to Earth's mantle beneath Indian OceanFebruary 1, 2016Scientists unable to drill to Earth’s mantle beneath Indian Oce
Scientists unable to drill to Earth's mantle beneath Indian Ocean
redOrbit / Posted 7 days ago
February 1, 2016Scientists unable to drill to Earth’s mantle beneath Indian Ocean by Brett Smith It might sound like a Jules Verne novel come to life, but a team of scientists are currently working on the very serious endeavor of drilling down... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Hiker Discovers 3,500-Year-Old Egyptian Seal in GalileeAn Israeli hiker on Tuesday accidentally discovered a 3,500-year-old Egyptian s
Hiker Discovers 3,500-Year-Old Egyptian Seal in Galilee
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 days ago
An Israeli hiker on Tuesday accidentally discovered a 3,500-year-old Egyptian seal in the hills of Lower Galilee in northern Israel. While on a hiking trip with his children at the Karnei Hittin historic site, Amit Haklai noticed a conspicuous,... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Snowfall, bad roads close Aspen 
and Basalt schools for second daySnowfall, bad roads close Aspen and Basalt schools for second dayAspen Daily Ne
Snowfall, bad roads close Aspen 
and Basalt schools for second day
Aspen Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Snowfall, bad roads close Aspen and Basalt schools for second dayAspen Daily News Staff Report School districts from Aspen to Parachute are closed today, the result of voluminous snowfall that has snarled roads and caused numerous accidents and... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Front Range resident facing felony charge after Highway 82 wreckA 20-year-old from the Front Range faces charges of felony vehicular assault an
Front Range resident facing felony charge after Highway 82 wreck
Aspen Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
A 20-year-old from the Front Range faces charges of felony vehicular assault and misdemeanor DUI after he allegedly caused a head-on collision on Highway 82 in Sunday evening's blizzard. Jack Galyon, a student at the University of Colorado-Boulder,... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Make reservations for Adventures in AgingThe Post Independent and several partners are providing an opportunity for area
Make reservations for Adventures in Aging
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
The Post Independent and several partners are providing an opportunity for area residents to learn about keeping your body, brain and finances healthy at the first-ever Adventures in Aging event. The event, to be held March 5 at Carbondale’s Third... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Area schools closed for a second dayGarfield District 16, Garfield Re-2, Roaring Fork Re-1 and Aspen schools will b
Area schools closed for a second day
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Garfield District 16, Garfield Re-2, Roaring Fork Re-1 and Aspen schools will be closed for a second day Tuesday, district authorities decided early Monday evening, as a storm slickened roads and graced ski hills with several inches of new snow. Law... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Area schools closed a second dayGarfield District 16, Garfield Re-2, Roaring Fork Re-1 and Aspen schools will b
Area schools closed a second day
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Garfield District 16, Garfield Re-2, Roaring Fork Re-1 and Aspen schools will be closed for a second day Tuesday, district authorities decided early Monday evening, as a storm slickened roads and graced ski hills with several inches of new snow. Law... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Roaring Fork schools closed a second dayRoaring Fork and Aspen schools will be closed for a second day Tuesday, distric
Roaring Fork schools closed a second day
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Roaring Fork and Aspen schools will be closed for a second day Tuesday, district authorities decided early Monday evening, as a storm slickened roads and graced ski hills with several inches of new snow. Law enforcement dealt with numerous traffic... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
I-70 west of Glenwood closed; no school for RFSD TuesdayAt the end of a day of school closures and slick roads, the Colorado Department
I-70 west of Glenwood closed; no school for RFSD Tuesday
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
At the end of a day of school closures and slick roads, the Colorado Department of Transportation said shortly after 5 p.m. Monday that Interstate 70 westbound was closed 2 miles west of Glenwood Springs because of “multiple accidents.” The Post... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Powder keeps pounding Aspen, delighting skiers, stressing travelersSkiers and students were ecstatic as the snowstorm headed into its third day Mo
Powder keeps pounding Aspen, delighting skiers, stressing travelers
The Aspen Times / Posted 8 days ago
Skiers and students were ecstatic as the snowstorm headed into its third day Monday. Snowplow drivers and deputy sheriffs were working nonstop to keep roads clear and stranded motorists safe. Motorists were stressed. Airline passengers were out of... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
I-70 west of Glenwood closed by wrecksAt the end of a day of school closures and slick roads, the Colorado Department
I-70 west of Glenwood closed by wrecks
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
At the end of a day of school closures and slick roads, the Colorado Department of Transportation said shortly after 5 p.m. Monday that Interstate 70 westbound was closed 2 miles west of Glenwood Springs because of “multiple accidents.” The Post... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Snow closes schools, leads to many wrecksWhile law enforcement dealt with numerous traffic accidents Sunday and Monday,
Snow closes schools, leads to many wrecks
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
While law enforcement dealt with numerous traffic accidents Sunday and Monday, snow led officials to cancel classes Monday in both the Roaring Fork School District, including Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Basalt schools; and in the Garfield Re-2... Read more
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