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Eagle County Times

  Two Carbondale residents are moving forward with their campaigns against two members of Colorado’s congressional delegation.

Hunt advances on Hopkins

13 hours ago
City of Aspen

  Plans for a new building on Hopkins Avenue advanced Monday night. Elected officials gave their blessing on developer Mark Hunt’s project. Aspen Public Radio’s Carolyn Sackariason reports.

The building at 517 E. Hopkins Ave. will be torn down and replaced with a smaller one but it will have more uses. Aspen City Council reviewed the project after the Historic Preservation Commission approved it conceptually last month.

A Glenwood Springs man may have tried to murder his family this past weekend. Byron Gardner, 41, is facing an attempted first degree murder charge and two counts of child abuse.

Every summer since 2004, Ascendigo has brought children with autism to the Roaring Fork Valley to participate in an overnight sports camp. 

Fans react to Broncos victory

Feb 7, 2016
Patrick Fort / Aspen Public Radio

When Broncos running back C.J. Anderson scored a touchdown with three minutes left, the fans watching the game at Aspen’s HOPS Culture knew it was all but over.

Valley Roundup 02-05-16

Feb 5, 2016

  Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason


Two candidates who sit on opposite sides of development are running for the mayor’s seat in Basalt. Unlike previous elections in that town, candidates’ positions are clearly different.

Differences abound among Basalt mayoral candidates Whitsitt and Stevens


Alycin Bektesh / Aspen Public Radio

Government leaders from the Roaring Fork Valley are meeting with top state officials in Glenwood Springs today to speak about the future of transportation in the region.

Naturalist talks in Carbondale get heated

Feb 4, 2016
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Naturalist Nights speaker series is put on by the Wilderness Workshop and the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies. This year’s series started with controversy when presentations on wolves and mountain lions at the Third Street Center in Carbondale turned contentious.

Basalt Community Design Center

  A couple of landscape architects hope to start a new way for talking about the Pan and Fork parcel in Basalt.

Elise Thatcher

  Local food organizers are tackling a burning question about the Carbondale Farmer’s market. They’re looking at whether there is a way to change the time or extend when it’s open.