Hauenstein Wins Aspen Runoff

In Tuesday’s Aspen City Council runoff election, a 29-vote margin put Ward Hauenstein on council, instead of the former member who only uses one name, “Torre.” Hauenstein drew 928 votes to Torre’s 899, unofficially. He’d come in 3rd behind Torre in the main election...

A Weekend Full Of Graduations

A whole lot of graduating went on up & down the valley this weekend…  all local high school seniors wrapped up their careers, while underclassmen may still have a few days to go before being out for the summer.  Ceremonies began with the Bridges alternative high...

Silt Fire Under Control

After a battle Memorial Day by multiple agencies, that small wildfire along Garfield County Road 311 a couple miles south of Silt and south of I-70 was reported 80 percent contained at only 22 acres scorched. The Garfield Sheriff’s office says it’s fortunate the...

Hiker Found Dead at Maroon Bells

One man was found dead in the wilderness near the Maroon Bells and Aspen on Saturday. The Pitkin County Coroner’s Office identifies him as 27-year-old Tucson, Arizona resident Jeffrey Bushroe. After another hiker discovered Bushroe’s remains along a trail near Crater...

Carbondale Resident Charged With Sexual Assualt

19-year-old Carbondale resident Jose Argueta Romero is now a resident of the Eagle County Jail, per a news release from the Sheriff’s office. He’s charged with sexual assault on a child. His bond for that Class 4 felony, $100,000. Sheriff’s deputies say the arrest...