Town of Basalt http://aspenpublicradio.org en Fire Season "Normal" In Colorado; Still, Fire Officials Advise Preparedness http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/fire-season-normal-colorado-still-fire-officials-advise-preparedness <p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 18726 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Fire Season "Normal" In Colorado; Still, Fire Officials Advise Preparedness A Walk Through Basalt's Former Pan And Fork Trailer Park http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/walk-through-basalts-former-pan-and-fork-trailer-park <p>If you’ve driven through downtown Basalt recently, it’s hard to miss the mess of trees, electrical boxes and garbage covering a central stretch of land. It’s the site of the old Pan and Fork Mobile Home park, where more than 300 people used to live. The Town of Basalt helped those residents relocate and now it’s focusing on redeveloping the five acres. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen walked through the area with Town Manager Mike Scanlon.</p><p></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17847 at http://aspenpublicradio.org A Walk Through Basalt's Former Pan And Fork Trailer Park Mountain Edition - March 27th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-march-27th-2014 <p>A long-time local accused of murdering Aspen resident Nancy Pfister was in court on Wednesday. Kathy Carpenter is one of three arrested for the crime.</p><p>Voters in Basalt next week will elect three new Town Council members. We hear from business owners about what they want from the elected officials.</p><p>Across the nation the number of heroin and opiate overdoses is increasing...and, there’s an uptick in heroin use here in the Roaring Fork Valley.</p><p>We talk with two young men who have struggled with heroin addiction...they describe the pain of running out of the drug and the threat of overdose.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:29:30 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 16182 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - March 27th, 2014 Downtown Business A Concern Ahead of Basalt Election http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/downtown-business-concern-ahead-basalt-election <p></p><p>Basalt’s municipal election is about one week away and five candidates are vying for three open seats on the Town board. One of the biggest issues is business. While downtown stores struggle, the new urban Willits area is busy. Mike Scanlon is Basalt’s Town Manager.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:18:13 +0000 Marci Krivonen 15986 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Downtown Business A Concern Ahead of Basalt Election Mountain Edition - March 20th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-march-20th-2014 <p>Hackers got access to thousands of medical records from Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. We have the latest. Three people charged with murdering Aspen native Nancy Pfister appear in court... And after one of the hearings, Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo decided to change how he talks about the case.</p><p>We take a look at just how busy the Rio Grande trail really is. And, students in local schools are spending more time with environmental science.</p><p>Finally, Basalt is halfway through an unconventional strategy for reinvigorating downtown.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:29:03 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 15835 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - March 20th, 2014