Wyatt Orme

Downvalley reporter

As a multimedia journalist, Wyatt has spent the past year in Rwanda through a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, covering topics such as education and mental health. Previously, he has worked as a radio producer at NPR in Washington, D.C., reported for a variety of outlets including, WHYY, Al Jazeera, and Medium's pop-up publication, Bright, as well as worked in video production for National Geographic. No stranger to the west, Wyatt interned with High Country News, where he became familiar with issues such as rural unemployment, the Navajo presidential election and the dollar value of a healthy ecosystem. 

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 Police continue to investigate a possible murder-suicide in Glenwood Springs.

The two candidates vying for Garfield County Commissioner discussed their positions in a debate Wednesday hosted by Aspen Public Radio.

  Basalt residents will vote in coming weeks on the future of an old mobile home park.

Eagle County Sherriff Department

Oct. 17, 2016, 6 p.m.

 

The fire burning near the Reudi Reservoir is now 40 percent contained.

 

Barbara Platts

 The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be paving near the roundabout at the entrance to Aspen tomorrow morning, Oct. 12, from 9:30 a.m. until noon.

 

Courtesy of Garfield County Sheriff's Office

  The Garfield County Coroner’s Office today identified the young woman who was murdered Friday evening.

 

www.basalt.net

  Ted Guy, of Basalt, filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the town government for not being transparent enough. Guy is suing Basalt’s mayor, the town clerk and all five council members.

 

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