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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
No decision on Basalt-area grow operationA majority of Pitkin County commissioners voted Wednesday to put off making a d
No decision on Basalt-area grow operation
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 36 minutes ago
A majority of Pitkin County commissioners voted Wednesday to put off making a decision until next month on a Basalt-area woman’s application to start a retail marijuana growing operation. Commissioners Patti Clapper, Steve Child and Michael Owsley... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Town council to scrutinize Basalt river park costsSpecial meeting set for Aug. 31 The Basalt Town Council will further scrutiniz
Town council to scrutinize Basalt river park costs
Aspen Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
Special meeting set for Aug. 31 The Basalt Town Council will further scrutinize the cost of developing a larger river park before posing a bond question to voters this fall, elected officials decided on Tuesday night. A special meeting, where input... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The essential guide to Alaska's national parksexcursions that depart from Resurrection Bay. They offer views of wildlife and
The essential guide to Alaska's national parks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
excursions that depart from Resurrection Bay. They offer views of wildlife and glaciers. Look for pillow-shaped basalt, spires, cliffs and coves in the various surfaces. Sightseeing from a kayak also is popular. (A guide is strongly... Read more
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PhysOrg
Arctic gives clues on worst mass extinction of lifeThe Putorana Plateau, is composed of Siberian Traps. They are rock formations c
Arctic gives clues on worst mass extinction of life
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
The Putorana Plateau, is composed of Siberian Traps. They are rock formations created by vast volumes of basaltic lava, released by the same volcanic eruptions that caused the mass extinction 252 million years ago. The lava covered a large expanse of... Read more
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USA Today
Yosemite National Park: 10 tips for visiting the parkaccess Mono Lake (a habitat for millions of migratory and nesting birds), one o
Yosemite National Park: 10 tips for visiting the park
USA Today / Posted yesterday
access Mono Lake (a habitat for millions of migratory and nesting birds), one of the world’s best examples of columnar basalt at Devils Postpile National Monument, unique mining and gold rush history, and even Sierra foothill wine country,... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Sentiment grows to bring back Basalt town managerAngry Basalt business owners, some citizens and an elected official said Tuesda
Sentiment grows to bring back Basalt town manager
Aspen Daily News / Posted yesterday
Angry Basalt business owners, some citizens and an elected official said Tuesday night that the town council should pave the way for former town manager Mike Scanlon, who resigned Friday, to return to his job. “The first thing I’d do is hire a new... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Prep golf results, Aug. 23, 2016Steamboat Springs TEAM SCORING 1. (tie) Grand Junction and Steamboat Springs
Prep golf results, Aug. 23, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Steamboat Springs TEAM SCORING 1. (tie) Grand Junction and Steamboat Springs 227; 3. Delta 240; 4. Eagle Valley 242; 5. Basalt 243 7. (tie) Summit and Battle Mountain 244; 9. Montrose 247, 10. Mofat County 264; 11. Gunnison 266; 12. Central... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
RFSD eyes south Gwood for teacher housingIn addition, $15 million was earmarked to purchase or build affordable teacher
RFSD eyes south Gwood for teacher housing
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
In addition, $15 million was earmarked to purchase or build affordable teacher rental housing in Glenwood, Carbondale and Basalt. The district is already pursuing 17 units in the next phase of construction at the Willits project in Basalt, and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Rumble strip grumbleTHEY may have been in Terralong Street for a long time, but councillor Mark Way
Rumble strip grumble
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
THEY may have been in Terralong Street for a long time, but councillor Mark Way believes the basalt rumble strips are a safety hazard and has even questioned their legality. THEY may have been in Terralong Street for a long time, but councillor Mark... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Making rock art projects with childrenin different soft colors. Bags of them can be purchased at craft stores. Dyein
Making rock art projects with children
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
in different soft colors. Bags of them can be purchased at craft stores. Dyeing Rocks Porous igneous rocks like granite, basalt, pumice, or lava rocks (scoria) have the ability to soak up fabric dye or food coloring when heated. First clean the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Why New Zealand is preparing for a ‘British Invasion’ after Brexitof Ireland. This green, rugged and awe-inspiring land is home to the Giant’s Ca
Why New Zealand is preparing for a ‘British Invasion’ after Brexit
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
of Ireland. This green, rugged and awe-inspiring land is home to the Giant’s Causeway, an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. The causeway coast is also one of the most picturesque walks – or... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Resignation of Basalt official casts shadow over bond issueBasalt Town Manager Mike Scanlon’s sudden resignation Friday could weigh negati
Resignation of Basalt official casts shadow over bond issue
Aspen Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Basalt Town Manager Mike Scanlon’s sudden resignation Friday could weigh negatively on voters when they head to the ballot box this fall to decide the fate of Basalt River Park, an elected official said Monday. “It’s going to make it harder for us... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Sunday profile: Meet the new — yet not so new — superintendent of Roaring Fork schoolsframe of mind for the evening’s tasks. Rob Stein, the new superintendent of sc
Sunday profile: Meet the new — yet not so new — superintendent of Roaring Fork schools
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 2 days ago
frame of mind for the evening’s tasks. Rob Stein, the new superintendent of schools in Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Basalt, took that opportunity earlier this month to share an excerpt from Tracy Kidder’s book, “Mountains Beyond Mountains,”... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Prep golf scores for Aug. 23, 2016at Yampa Valley Golf Course, Craig TEAM SCORING 1. Montrose 218; 2. Grand Jun
Prep golf scores for Aug. 23, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
at Yampa Valley Golf Course, Craig TEAM SCORING 1. Montrose 218; 2. Grand Junction 219; 3. Delta 244; 4. Basalt 245; 5. Fruita Monument 248; 6. Steamboat Springs 252; 7. Rifle 258; 8. Moffat County 260; 9. Gunnison 264; 10.... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Monument to Outlast Humanityvalley is an ancient wash, filled with streambed cobblestones—limestone, dolomi
A Monument to Outlast Humanity
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
valley is an ancient wash, filled with streambed cobblestones—limestone, dolomite, sandstone—and volcanic rocks like basalt: he chose this spot, he says, for the materials. Driving, McVey pointed out a sign announcing that we had entered the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
STAY THE COURSEof 193 carded by Dustin Pimm in 2011. That came to the displeasure of second-p
STAY THE COURSE
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
of 193 carded by Dustin Pimm in 2011. That came to the displeasure of second-place finisher Jim Knous, who grew up in Basalt but, like Mason, calls Bear Creek Country Club in Denver his home course. Knous, who was grouped with Mason and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Rural health clinics win grants from federal agencycenters.” Other grants went to: ■ The Mountain Family Health Center, which op
Rural health clinics win grants from federal agency
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
centers.” Other grants went to: ■ The Mountain Family Health Center, which operates clinics in Rifle, Glenwood Springs, Basalt, Edwards and Avon. The center received a $21,602 clinical quality improver award and a $10,000 Electronic Health... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basaltines sad, angry over Town Manager Scanlon’s departureNumerous Basalt residents expressed sadness Saturday when they learned that Tow
Basaltines sad, angry over Town Manager Scanlon’s departure
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Numerous Basalt residents expressed sadness Saturday when they learned that Town Manager Mike Scanlon is departing and many expressed anger at the council for the situation. Scanlon notified the town Friday he terminated his employment contract and... Read more
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News Mail
Eruption could happen but not The Hummockreflected the release of strain built up in the Earth's crust. The Hummock was
Eruption could happen but not The Hummock
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
reflected the release of strain built up in the Earth's crust. The Hummock was interpreted as a vent or volcano from which basalt lava was erupted from about one million years ago. Prof Bryan said The Hummock was an extinct volcano and the nature... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City, Irish pastors switch roles for four weekslive with people and see how they live. You get to see the real America." Magg
Jefferson City, Irish pastors switch roles for four weeks
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
live with people and see how they live. You get to see the real America." Maggie Hilty was captivated by the interlocking basalt columns at Northern Ireland's Giant's Causeway. And the Doughertys enjoyed a trip to Nashville, Tennessee. As for... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Course correctiontee. “I was definitely a little more conservative. The wind made it pretty tri
Course correction
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
tee. “I was definitely a little more conservative. The wind made it pretty tricky,” Knous said. Knous, 26, a graduate of Basalt High School, placed third last year. For most of the players, their first trip around the tricky, hilly Redlands Mesa... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basalt council was upset that Scanlon loan repayment wasn’t securedBasalt Town Manager Mike Scanlon didn’t sign a promissory note or arrange terms
Basalt council was upset that Scanlon loan repayment wasn’t secured
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 days ago
Basalt Town Manager Mike Scanlon didn’t sign a promissory note or arrange terms for repayment prior to receiving a loan for $35,000 from the town government, making members of the Town Council nervous about the deal, The Aspen Times has... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Friday night lights returning to the valley soonfrom one to four hours long. The season officially kicks off on Friday, Aug. 26
Friday night lights returning to the valley soon
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 6 days ago
from one to four hours long. The season officially kicks off on Friday, Aug. 26, with multiple matchups including the Basalt Longhorns vs. the Rifle Bears at Basalt High School. The following Friday the Glenwood Springs Demons will host the... Read more
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Business Wire
Concrete Fiber Market Forecast to 2020 - Key Players are ABC Polymer Industries, Propex Global & BASFOn the basis of types of fibers used, concrete fiber market has been classified
Concrete Fiber Market Forecast to 2020 - Key Players are ABC Polymer Industries, Propex Global & BASF
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
On the basis of types of fibers used, concrete fiber market has been classified into synthetic fibers, steel fibers, basalt fibers and glass fibers and others. Some of the major application segments of this market include road industry,... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Growing Mountain Family clinics pursue integrated careHealth Centers, based in Glenwood Springs, is preparing to launch a capital cam
Growing Mountain Family clinics pursue integrated care
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 6 days ago
Health Centers, based in Glenwood Springs, is preparing to launch a capital campaign to establish new, larger clinics in Basalt and Edwards and expand services to provide an integrated approach to its patients’ needs. According to Garry Schalla,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ask Fuzzy: Earth’s history cast in stonerecent geological time, Australia has produced a chain of volcanoes from north
Ask Fuzzy: Earth’s history cast in stone
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
recent geological time, Australia has produced a chain of volcanoes from north Queensland to South Australia. A basalt "bomb" from Mt Shadwell in Victoria was erupted from one of these volcanoes about 25,000 years ago. View these rocks... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Lengthy local ballots taking shape as November’s election draws nearbe a contested election for mayor of Snowmass Village and two town council seat
Lengthy local ballots taking shape as November’s election draws near
Aspen Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
be a contested election for mayor of Snowmass Village and two town council seats, according to town clerk Rhonda Coxon. Basalt’s ballot questions, other than the government opt-out question on broadband, remain unconfirmed, according to town... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Timeout, Aug. 17, 2016A, and Sports Authority in Mesa Mall. Information: Beth Schroeder, 970-248-1503
Timeout, Aug. 17, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
A, and Sports Authority in Mesa Mall. Information: Beth Schroeder, 970-248-1503 or http://www.cmumavericks.com. RUNNING Basalt Half-Marathon: Aug. 20 beginning at 7:45 a.m. at Reudi-Basalt. Information: http://www.mountainrace.com. Grand... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Epichlorohydrin (Propylene and Glycerin) Market, 2020as follows: Global Concrete Fiber Market: Type Segment Analysis - Synthetic F
Global Epichlorohydrin (Propylene and Glycerin) Market, 2020
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
as follows: Global Concrete Fiber Market: Type Segment Analysis - Synthetic Fibers - Steel Fibers - Glass Fibers - Basalt Fibers - Others (natural fibers, etc.) Global Concrete Fiber Market: Application Segment Analysis - Road... Read more
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Crosscut
On the Columbia, broken promises for tribal housingresidents, whose numbers swell during fishing season. Drug abuse, including met
On the Columbia, broken promises for tribal housing
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
residents, whose numbers swell during fishing season. Drug abuse, including meth and heroin, is rampant. Lone Pine sits on basalt bluffs across the river from the Dalles Dam, which generates power for a nearby $1.2 billion Google data center, among... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Habitat to sell Keator Grove propertiesworking on a deal with the Roaring Fork School District for what could be 20 or
Habitat to sell Keator Grove properties
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
working on a deal with the Roaring Fork School District for what could be 20 or more duplexes on school district land in Basalt that could serve as the valley’s newest teacher housing. In Ironbridge, too, the Roaring Fork School District is... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Basalt-area marijuana farm’s license in perilthe latest in a series of county commissioner work sessions over the smell waft
Basalt-area marijuana farm’s license in peril
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
the latest in a series of county commissioner work sessions over the smell wafting from High Valley Farms, located in the Basalt area. And each time, Jordan Lewis, co-owner of the greenhouses, has assured commissioners and neighbors the stench... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Prep golf scores from Aug. 15, 2016at Battlement Mesa Golf Club, Parachute Team Scores 1. Grand Junction 218; 2.
Prep golf scores from Aug. 15, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
at Battlement Mesa Golf Club, Parachute Team Scores 1. Grand Junction 218; 2. Montrose 224; 3. Fruita Monument, 236; 4. Basalt 238; 5. Eagle Valley A 258; 6. (tie) Aspen, Telluride 262; 8. Steamboat Springs 263; 9. Summit 264; 10. Cedaredge 266;... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basalt town manager hires attorney for negotiations with councilBasalt got a temporary reprieve from its latest powder keg issue when a Town Co
Basalt town manager hires attorney for negotiations with council
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Basalt got a temporary reprieve from its latest powder keg issue when a Town Council executive session scheduled Tuesday evening to talk about a personnel matter involving Town Manager Mike Scanlon was abruptly canceled on Monday. Town Attorney Tom... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Executive director Houggy leaving Buddy Program(Leadership through Experience, Action and Discovery) Program was also establis
Executive director Houggy leaving Buddy Program
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 9 days ago
(Leadership through Experience, Action and Discovery) Program was also established in 2013 in Carbondale, and expanded to Basalt in 2016. With the opening of a new office in Carbondale, the Buddy Program has been able to better serve the midvalley... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Court issues county’s first felony DUI sentenceand remain in a sobriety-monitoring program. Neal’s latest DUI occurred in Nov
Court issues county’s first felony DUI sentence
The Aspen Times / Posted 9 days ago
and remain in a sobriety-monitoring program. Neal’s latest DUI occurred in November after an employee at Stubbies Bar in Basalt called a DUI hotline to report him. The employee later told Pitkin County sheriff’s deputies that Neal urinated in a... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Alleged hostage-taker facing slew of feloniesMcConnell’s alleged actions could be attributed to illegal drugs or mental-heal
Alleged hostage-taker facing slew of felonies
The Aspen Times / Posted 9 days ago
McConnell’s alleged actions could be attributed to illegal drugs or mental-health issues, according to a police report. A Basalt police officer who transported McConnell from Lincoln Creek Road to the Pitkin County Jail said he believed “McConnell... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Basalt town manager hires attorney for negotiations with councilBasalt got a temporary reprieve from its latest powder keg issue when a Town Co
Basalt town manager hires attorney for negotiations with council
The Aspen Times / Posted 9 days ago
Basalt got a temporary reprieve from its latest powder keg issue when a Town Council executive session scheduled for this evening to talk about a personnel matter involving Town Manager Mike Scanlon was abruptly canceled Monday. Town Attorney Tom... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Australian label worn and loved by Kylie Jenner and Hailey Baldwinisland of Turks and Caicos to celebrate her 19th birthday. There she wore an A
The Australian label worn and loved by Kylie Jenner and Hailey Baldwin
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
island of Turks and Caicos to celebrate her 19th birthday. There she wore an AUD$56 Darling Bralette and matching AUD$46 Basalt Black G3 Bottom from Frankie Swimwear. RELATED ARTICLES Does this mean alcohol is GOOD for you? From goji... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Going the extra mile(s)2014 race, nicknamed the “race to the clouds,” in record time. He also has an
Going the extra mile(s)
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
2014 race, nicknamed the “race to the clouds,” in record time. He also has an extensive racing pedigree. Originally from Basalt, his father, Wally, was an IndyCar driver in the 1960s and ‘70s and was chief steward of now-defunct Championship Auto... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Woman saved after fall on Arbaney Kittle TrailA woman who fell on the Arbaney Kittle Trail near Basalt was rescued Friday eve
Woman saved after fall on Arbaney Kittle Trail
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 11 days ago
A woman who fell on the Arbaney Kittle Trail near Basalt was rescued Friday evening by the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, Mountain Rescue Aspen and the Basalt Fire Department. Authorities said Saturday that they got a call just after 7 p.m. Friday... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Jeremy Swanson Opens First Gallery Show12, Snowmass Village-based photographer Jeremy Swanson’s work will be tangible,
Jeremy Swanson Opens First Gallery Show
Aspen Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
12, Snowmass Village-based photographer Jeremy Swanson’s work will be tangible, hanging on the walls of The Art Base in Basalt. “Nothing ever gets printed these days,” Swanson says. “Ninety percent of the photos I take never see paper so it’s... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Woman saved after fall on Arbaney Kittle TrailA woman who fell on the Arbaney Kittle Trail near Basalt was rescued Friday eve
Woman saved after fall on Arbaney Kittle Trail
The Aspen Times / Posted 11 days ago
A woman who fell on the Arbaney Kittle Trail near Basalt was rescued Friday evening by the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, Mountain Rescue Aspen and the Basalt Fire Department. Authorities said Saturday that they got a call just after 7 p.m. Friday... Read more
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The Aspen Times
| AspenTimes.comA woman who fell on the Arbaney Kittle Trail near Basalt was rescued Friday eve
| AspenTimes.com
The Aspen Times / Posted 11 days ago
A woman who fell on the Arbaney Kittle Trail near Basalt was rescued Friday evening by the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, Mountain Rescue Aspen and the Basalt Fire Department. Authorities said Saturday that they got a call just after 7 p.m. Friday... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
High Fryingpan water flows are 
vexing anglersa flow of no more than 250 cfs. “We get cancellations at 250 and up,” said War
High Fryingpan water flows are 
vexing anglers
Aspen Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
a flow of no more than 250 cfs. “We get cancellations at 250 and up,” said Warwick Mowbray, owner of Frying Pan Anglers in Basalt, during a meeting Thursday night in Basalt’s town hall on flows in the Fryingpan. “People say ‘We can’t... Read more
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Vail Daily
What U.S. Women’s Soccer teaches us about prepsCounty. Should is the key word. Upsets happen when a team isn’t focused and rea
What U.S. Women’s Soccer teaches us about preps
Vail Daily / Posted 12 days ago
County. Should is the key word. Upsets happen when a team isn’t focused and ready. Battle Mountain football should beat Basalt. Of course, the Huskies should have done so last year, too. Penalties, penalties, penalties. Never. Ever. Take.... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Rainy weather makes for some great fly-fishingPMD hatch they had just experienced up here. The next chance I got, I figured o
Rainy weather makes for some great fly-fishing
The Aspen Times / Posted 12 days ago
PMD hatch they had just experienced up here. The next chance I got, I figured out where the Fryingpan was and headed up to Basalt. I wasn’t lucky enough to get a rainy day on my first few jaunts here to the Roaring Fork Valley, but I’ve certainly... Read more
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The Aspen Times
| AspenTimes.comPMD hatch they had just experienced up here. The next chance I got, I figured o
| AspenTimes.com
The Aspen Times / Posted 12 days ago
PMD hatch they had just experienced up here. The next chance I got, I figured out where the Fryingpan was and headed up to Basalt. I wasn’t lucky enough to get a rainy day on my first few jaunts here to the Roaring Fork Valley, but I’ve certainly... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Artists paint Aspen’s portrait at Red Brick Plein Air Festivalnumber of interpretations when filtered through Michael Charron’s rich realism
Artists paint Aspen’s portrait at Red Brick Plein Air Festival
The Aspen Times / Posted 13 days ago
number of interpretations when filtered through Michael Charron’s rich realism or Patricia Maguire’s impressionism or Basalt artist Mike Otte’s abstract-leaning approach. Each painter is required to produce at least six works, though most... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
News in Brief(Leadership through Experience, Action and Discovery) Program was also establis
News in Brief
Aspen Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
(Leadership through Experience, Action and Discovery) Program was also established in 2013 in Carbondale, and expanded to Basalt in 2016. With the opening of a new office in Carbondale, the Buddy Program has been able to better serve the... Read more
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