Expansion of The Wheeler Discussion

The City of Aspen and Wheeler Opera House are conducting a feasibility study to investigate a possible expansion of the Wheeler, associated costs, and what arts and performance needs the community has for such a space.  An integral part of the study will entail...
Prescribed Burns This Week

Prescribed Burns This Week

Pending favorable weather conditions, Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management crews will conduct prescribed burn operations on National Forest System lands early the week of May 6. The Cherry Creek Prescribed Burn is 9 miles north of Silt, northeast...

Tragedy For Basalt High School

Tragedy strikes Basalt high school community over the weekend. Tyler Ribich, a 16-year-old junior at Basalt High School, was killed Friday night after the car he was in lost control and rolled off a road in Missouri Heights, law enforcement and school officials said...

Winter Storm In May

Areas around Aspen and Snowmass above 8,500 feet could see up to 20 inches of snow by Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. A winter storm warning is in effect for most of the northern and central Colorado mountains from 6 a.m. Monday until...

Basalt Offers Wildfire Mitigation Services

The Town of Basalt will begin a pilot wildfire mitigation project on the hillside above Midland Spur and Two Rivers Road beginning next Tuesday, April 9, and concluding on Friday, April 12. The project is a cooperative effort between the Town of Basalt, Roaring Fork...

Aspen Construction Goes Late Night

Critical night work will be taking place on the new Aspen City Offices project from approximately 6 PM-6 AM nightly Tuesday, March 19 through Thursday, March 21. This night work is required to complete critical overhead work at the lower level entrance/exit of the Rio...