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  1. Ride the Rockies to start in CdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    In true Carbondale fashion, locals staged a bike parade down Main Street when the town was an overnight stop for Ride the Rockies in 2012. Ride the Rockies, the annual cross-state bicycle tour, will start this year from Carbondale, the Denver Post, which sponsors the ride, announced over the weekend.

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  2. Small steps, regional thinking are keys to area's housing issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A fifth Habitat for Humanity house at Keator Grove in Carbondale is under construction, with several more in the works. Habitat is also looking at a 40-home development behind Basalt High School using school district land and reserving half of the units for teachers.

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  3. Ride the Rockies to start from Carbondale in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    In true Carbondale fashion, locals staged a bike parade down Main Street when the town was an overnight stop for Ride the Rockies in 2012. Ride the Rockies, the annual cross-state bicycle tour, will start this year from Carbondale, the Denver Post, which sponsors the ride, announced Saturday evening.

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  4. Eagle County to hold affordable housing forum in El JebelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Residents of the middle Roaring Fork Valley are invited to participate in a community conversation about affordable housing hosted by the Eagle County commissioners. The forum will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Eagle County office building adjacent to Crown Mountain Park.

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  5. Two candidates pull out of Basalt council raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Mark Kwiecienski and Bel Carpenter withdrew prior to the 5 p.m. deadline Tuesday and won't be on the ballot for the April 5 election. That leaves six candidates in the running for three council seats.

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  6. Marijuana, booze found in crash driver's carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Police officers found beer bottles, a flask and marijuana inside the car belonging to a 20-year-old college student who hit another vehicle head-on Sunday near Basalt, according to a police report. Jack Galyon, the driver, admitted to drinking two beers and a shot and smoking marijuana several hours before the crash, according to a report from a Colorado State trooper.

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  7. At X Games, more than 30 arrests for underage drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Area law enforcement officers cited 11 underage kids at the X Games for minor in possession of alcohol or marijuana, said Deputy Bruce Benjamin, who handles juvenile cases in Pitkin County. Officials from the Colorado Department of Revenue cited another 20 kids for MIP, Burchetta said.

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  8. Area schools closed for a second dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Garfield District 16, Garfield Re-2, Roaring Fork Re-1 and Aspen schools will be closed for a second day Tuesday, district authorities decided early Monday evening, as a storm slickened roads and graced ski hills with several inches of new snow. Law enforcement dealt with numerous traffic accidents Sunday and Monday, with Interstate 70 closed west of Glenwood Springs for at least two hours early Monday evening.

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  9. I-70 west of Glenwood closed; no school for RFSD TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    At the end of a day of school closures and slick roads, the Colorado Department of Transportation said shortly after 5 p.m. Monday that Interstate 70 westbound was closed 2 miles west of Glenwood Springs because of "multiple accidents." Shortly after 7 p.m., with the road having been closed two hours, CDOT said it had no estimated time for reopening.

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  10. Snow closes schools, leads to many wrecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    While law enforcement dealt with numerous traffic accidents Sunday and Monday, snow led officials to cancel classes Monday in both the Roaring Fork School District, including Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Basalt schools; and in the Garfield Re-2 School District, which includes New Castle, Silt and Rifle. Aspen schools and private schools in the region also are closed.

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  11. Roaring Fork, Garfield Re-2 schools closed todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Classes are closed today in both the Roaring Fork School District, including Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Basalt schools, and in the Garfield Re-2 School District, which includes New Castle, Silt and Rifle. Aspen schools are also closed.

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  12. $2.3M in pedestrian safety funds at risk in BasaltRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Two pedestrians scramble acorss Highway 82 at Basalt Avenue Thursday morning to catch their bus. The traffic signal was taking an unusually long time to cycle.

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  13. Aspen bus system goes on steroids to answer X Games callRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    X Games spectators load a bus Friday. The public bus system estimates it will haul an extra 50,000 passengers to and from the Games over the weekend.

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  14. RFSD chief Sirko exiting after JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Roaring Fork School District Superintendent Diana Sirko has decided to leave her position at the end of June, one year ahead of schedule under an agreement worked out with the school board last year. Sirko cited new career opportunities that may not be available in mid-2017, and which she will now be pursuing.

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  15. Sirko to leave RFSD schools after JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    While Sirko's contract is through June 2017, she cited several new career opportunities that may not be available at the end of next year, and felt that it was best to leave now, according to a school district news release. At the time Sirko's two-year contract was negotiated in early 2015, current Assistant Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer Rob Stein was tapped by the school board to succeed her as the next superintendent.

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  16. Glenwood man's legal troubles continue in AspenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A Glenwood Springs man with a history of arrests for theft and alcohol-fueled violations of protection orders was arrested again for theft recently during Winterskol, according to a police report. Aspen police were called to the Winterskol Men's Health Tent on Jan. 17 to investigate a report of a man stealing a $240 pair of sunglasses.

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  17. Area cyclists opposed to national group's push for bikes in wilderness | PostIndependent.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Hikers check out the scenery from the Yule Pass trail last summer on a trip arranged by Wilderness Workshop. Wilderness was created to prohibit motorized and mechanized uses.

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  18. Guest opinion: Appreciation to people in the Roaring Fork ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    As a public land manager, it is my job to stay objective and rely on science and process, especially in controversial situations regarding public lands management. I strive every day to make sound decisions that reflect what is best for the land and for the community.

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  19. Skier who pushed snowboarder to be chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A skier and a snowboarder pass over the spot where a snowboarder was allegedly pushed off the Loge Peak chairlift at Highlands. A skier suspected of throwing a snowboarder off a chairlift Sunday at Aspen Highlands will be charged with a crime "in the near future," a law enforcement official said Thursday.

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  20. Aspen Highlands lift-pusher suspect interviewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A skier and a snowboarder pass over the spot where a snowboarder was allegedly pushed off the Loge Peak chairlift at Highlands. Pitkin County sheriff's investigators were meeting late Wednesday afternoon with a man who may have thrown a snowboarder from a chairlift Sunday at Aspen Highlands.

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