Fire Closes I-70

I-70 got shut down near New Castle for a time Thursday afternoon. It was less than an hour though, as firefighters battled flames Near mile marker 100. CDOT says it seemed to be a series of fires that stretched about a mile. Gusty winds cropped up for a time and...

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...

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...

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...

High Speed Chase in Parachute

We’ll hope to get more information on this today, but there was a bit too much excitement in traffic on I-70 Saturday night. Police began chasing an eastbound vehicle around Parachute, apparently at high speeds as the interstate was closed to regular traffic in both...
Election Day In Aspen

Election Day In Aspen

It’s the actual day, Aspen– Election Day! The city clerk’s office says more than 1400 locals had turned in their ballots by noon Friday, and certainly there were more the rest of that day and on early-voting Saturday. Today, if you haven’t yet turned your ballot...