On a parcel within the Emma Open Space, a barn has been going up since Jan. 7, with the bulk of the work on the structure having been completed during the past week and a half. Barely visible from Highway 82, the Pitkin County Open Space and Trails project located behind the historic Emma Sc…

Lest we forget, winter is still upon us, despite recent spates of decidedly spring-like temperatures that lured us into thinking the worst of ’Ol Man Winter was in the rear-view mirror. Hardly! Back-to-back weather systems that roared through the Mid-Valley recently were reminders that winte…

This week started out cold and snowy, adding a nice white layer to landscapes, public art, the rivers and town buildings. Aside from flat-roofed structures that needed to be shoveled, the white stuff gave a visual reboot to Basalt, while offering a reminder that despite some people’s wishes,…

Basalt High School sophomore Hanna Faulhaber earned a bronze medal this week at the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Switzerland before family members and throngs of children and teens. The “surprise” medal performance by the 15-year-old Missouri Heights resident continues the trajectory t…