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Candidates for Basalt Town Council, Basalt mayor and the Carbondale Board of Trustees on the April 7 ballot were announced Monday.

Running for the three open town council seats are incumbent Jennifer Riffle and newcomers Tiffany Haddad, Glenn Drummond, David Knight, Elyse Hottel and Kirk "Dieter" Schindler. The three candidates with the highest number of votes will be elected onto the council. 

Elise Thatcher

Monday is the deadline to turn in nomination packets to run for Basalt Town Council and Carbondale’s Board of Trustees for the April 7 election.

As of Thursday, Carbondale City Clerk Cathy Derby said the three candidates who are up for re-election picked up packets, as well as two new candidates. So far, only trustee Marty Silverstein dropped off his paperwork. 

Businesses are slow to get on board with a new law in Carbondale that increased the age to buy tobacco and vaping products to 21.

Carbondale and Basalt candidate petitions due

Jan 21, 2018
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Those who want to run for Basalt and Carbondale’s Town Councils should have their signed petitions in to the town clerks by Monday at 5 p.m.

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  Kroger, the company that owns the City Market grocery chain, is planning a new grocery store in Carbondale. On Monday, the company was supposed to submit a handful of documents to the town. Instead it sent a letter, asking for a 150-day-extension.

Valley Roundup for Morning Edition, Aug. 11, 2017

Aug 10, 2017

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

 

Joining me this week are Madeleine Osberger, contributing editor of the Aspen Daily News. I’m Carolyn Sackariason and you are listening to Valley Roundup, an analysis and commentary of the week’s news with writers and editors. We continue our conversation with Jason Auslander, reporter for the Aspen Times, Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent and Lorenzo Semple, columnist for the Aspen Daily News.

 

 

Valley Roundup for Aug. 4, 2017

Aug 4, 2017

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Now that an affiliate of the Aspen Skiing Co. has closed on the sale of Intrawest and Mammoth Resorts, many are waiting for the equivalent of Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass to be offered for the 16 ski areas we are now linked with.

And leading up to the deal, which is worth of billions of dollars, the SkiCo had its sights set on a much smaller piece of the ski industry pie.

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The Carbondale Board of Trustees is scheduled to review a draft Climate Action Plan tomorrow night.

Carbondale’s idling ordinance begins

Feb 5, 2017
Photo from Flickr user, Simone Ramella

The town of Carbondale’s idling ordinance went into effect on Sunday. Cars and trucks that idle for more than two minutes are now subject to a fine.