ICE Warns Pitkin Sheriff on Sanctuary Status

New Rock & Roll Hall of Famers ELO sang it back in the ‘70’s—“there’s gonna be a Showdown…” And it looks like it’s coming over what some these days derisively call “Sanctuary.” Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo has been told by the Denver Immigration & Customs...

Officials Knew Of Arts Centers’ Challenges

It was a huge revelation Tuesday, written by The Post-Independent’s Ryan Summerlin… It appears Glenwood Springs city officials blew off concerns that were expressed repeatedly nearly 2 years ago by various staff and board members, about the financial situation at the...

Aspen, Ajax Reopen This Weekend

Can’t blame you if you thought skiing and riding season was over– but great news– it’s not. Late Monday morning, Aspen Skiing Company announced last week’s new foot and a half of snow above 8000 feet won’t be going to waste. Aspen Mountain, Ajax, will be...

Abarca Runs To State Titles

Big Congratulations to Aspen High’s Sunday Abarca, who got it done at the snow-delayed state track meet in Lakewood on both Saturday AND Sunday! Abarca won the Class 3A 200-meter dash Saturday with a time of 21.39 seconds. Basalt’s Noah Williams came in 17th, at...

Double Fatality in Rifle Crash

The victims of Tuesday’s double fatal traffic crash on state Highway 13 near Rifle have been identified by the Coroner’s office. They were 79-year-old Craig resident Dewey Tafoya and 59-year-old Nathan Nazer from Utah. Tafoya had been driving his pickup, when it...

Charges Upped In Another Vehicular Homicide

36-year-old David Cavaliere has been charged with the felony vehicular homicide for his role in a March traffic crash in Silt that killed 2 motorcyclists. DA Jeff Cheney upped that charge significantly this week, after Cavaliere had originally been charged only with a...