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Six questions with Glenwood Springs High School Principal Paul Freeman  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Continuing our series of interviews with area school principals, Paul Freeman of Glenwood Springs High School shares his approach to guiding students, and ...



Ronald Morris (October 6, 1956 — April 24, 2019)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Some people leave their mark on the world by the way they live and the difference they make in the lives they touch. This was Ron. Always a smile.



Glenwood High School homecoming threat leaves students in lockout till 1 a.m.  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs High School was put on lockout during the homecoming dance late Saturday night and into early Sunday, when an altercation outside the ...



9Things to do in Colorado this weekend: May 10-12  9News.com KUSA

COLORADO, USA — Mother's Day weekend features numerous fun events for the whole family including a food truck carnival, a chocolate festival, art walks and ...



Focus on the 'why': Glenwood Springs High School bio teacher's winning approach  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Justin Silcox is one of the best biology teachers in the country. The Glenwood Springs High School teacher has sought excellence in the classroom, and now ...



Glenwood High students grab state mock trial honors  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Two Glenwood Springs High School students won individual awards as two of the three Glenwood mock trial teams competed in the Colorado state mock trial ...



Photo essay: Vocalist Leon Williams shares thoughts with Glenwood Springs High School choir students  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

When I see beauty, heart and energy, it inspires me, and I get so excited about it,” says Leon Williams.“It's been nothing but sheer joy today,” added Williams, ...



Suspect facing felony charges in Glenwood Springs High School homecoming incident  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The suspect arrested following a threatening incident outside the Glenwood Springs High School homecoming dance late Saturday night, which prompted a ...



Glenwood High School student wins scholarship to earn her wings  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

“I want to fly at night in the weather and land on an aircraft carrier.” That's what Davy Stanfield-Brown said as a freshman her first day of JROTC at Glenwood ...



Glenwood Springs teams sweep regional mock trial tournament  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Two Glenwood Springs High School mock trial teams will be heading to state championship next month after sweeping regionals on Saturday and Sunday, but ...



Roaring Fork area weekend planner  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

7 p.m. Friday and Saturday — Glenwood Springs High School drama students stage “Mamma Mia!,” directed by Kate McRaith with musical direction under ...



Glenwood Springs High School speakers encourage perseverance at graduation  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Jason Spoon, 16, graduated early from Glenwood Springs High School Saturday. The junior said his favorite quote is, “The extra mile is never crowded.”At one ...



Fred Heisel takes the helm as Glenwood High boys hoops coach  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Cory Hitchcock's resignation from the Glenwood Springs Demons' boys basketball program surprised quite a few people in the community, but sometimes ...



GlenX Career Expo is coming to Glenwood High School  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The annual GlenX Career Expo for high school students between Glenwood Springs and Aspen will take place Tuesday, March 5, at Glenwood Springs High ...



Former LPGA pro Lori West named Glenwood Springs girls golf coach  Aspen Times

Any time one can hire a former professional athlete to coach a high school program, that program has to jump at the chance. That's just what the Glenwood ...



Three Glenwood Springs students selected for the Colorado All-State band  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs High School seniors Bryce Risner and Isabella Nevin, and sophomore Julia Mulhall have been selected to participate in the Colorado ...



Glenwood High School teacher awarded best biology teacher in Colorado  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A teacher at Glenwood Springs High School has been named the best biology teacher in Colorado by a national educators association.The National Association ...



Glenwood High School grad jumps to give first aid during collision on college trip  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A Glenwood Springs High School graduate was quick to help out after witnessing a three-car collision during treacherous road conditions in Illinois during a trip ...



Career expo in Glenwood aimed at helping high school students connect with employers  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

“I want the students to be hopeful about their future and the role they want to play,” says Jayne Poss, who is organizing the massive GlenX Career Expo for high ...



Glenwood students join global climate protests  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Inspired by the activism of a Swedish high school student, high school students from Glenwood Springs and Rifle marched to the Garfield County seat to bring ...



Glenwood's Garcia signs with the University of Southwest  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The world has a funny way of working. After losing former Glenwood Springs boys basketball head coach Cory Hitchcock to the collegiate level before his senior ...



Glenwood Springs hockey comes apart in third period, falls vs Aspen  Aspen Times

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — For two periods, the Glenwood Springs High School hockey team played strong and disciplined, leading to a 2-1 lead after 34 ...



Early lead fizzles out for Glenwood Springs soccer in state semifinal loss  Aspen Times

AURORA — A fast start gave the No. 20 Glenwood Springs High School boys soccer team an early lead in Wednesday's Class 4A semifinal matchup at Legacy ...



Dallas String Quartet hits a high note with Glenwood Springs High School music students  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The melodic sounds of classical music echoed through the stone and mortar halls of Glenwood Springs High School Tuesday morning, as members of the ...



Roaring Fork teachers grateful for raise but know it's not enough  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Teachers in the Roaring Fork Valley's largest school district are grateful for a pay raise that they say is long overdue, but worry the salary won't keep up with.



Glenwood Springs High School names Pat Engle its new head football coach  Aspen Times

Following nearly a five-month search for its new head football coach, Glenwood Springs High School finally has its man. In early May, Glenwood Springs athletic ...



2018: A look back at the year that was in Garfield County, Pt. 1  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Each year has its memorable stories, and 2018 was no exception in Glenwood Springs and throughout Garfield County. From local students joining in national ...



Three generations of Defiance Glenwood take stage in 'Oliver!' the musical  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

For over 40 years, Defiance Community Players has been bringing families together on and off the stage.When Jacquie Meitler and her family moved to the ...



It's onto state semis for Roaring Fork, Glenwood Springs boys soccer teams  Aspen Times

An own goal by Salida seven minutes into a 3A quarterfinal soccer match against Roaring Fork in Carbondale Saturday afternoon — coupled with some serious ...



New coach brings new excitement for Glenwood Springs football team  Aspen Times

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — After a fast start to the 2017 season, disaster struck mid-season for the 2017 version of the Glenwood Springs High School football ...



Safeway says it will close Glenwood Springs location by mid-April  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Safeway has announced it will close its Glenwood Springs grocery store by the middle of next month, after more than 50 years in the local market. According to ...



Glenwood Springs splits with Faith Christian to open Demon Invitational  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

With the arrival of the Christmas season, local basketball fans know the annual Demon Invitational Tournament at Glenwood Springs High School can't be far ...



Glenwood Springs High School students lead walk-out in solidarity with Florida victims  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Dozens of Glenwood Springs High School students walked out and staged a demonstration at noon on Wednesday in support of Parkland, Florida, shooting ...



Safeway in Glenwood to close its doors next month, company says  Aspen Daily News

Store's 54 employees to be offered positions at other locations.



Glenwood Springs downs Rifle on the night the '78-'79 boys basketball state champs are honored  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Playing in front of some of the greatest players Glenwood boys basketball has ever seen, the current group of Demon hoopers looked to make a statement.



Minor earthquake strikes near Glenwood Springs Friday morning  The Denver Post

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake on the Richter scale struck nearly two miles northwest of Glenwood Springs early Friday morning.



Glenwood Springs High School graduate hits the big screen in 'Searching'  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Connor McRaith first caught the acting bug in sixth grade, playing the role of the Artful Dodger in Defiance Community Players production of Oliver.Fast-forward ...



Preps Feb. 23: Glenwood boys upset in second round, wrestling wraps up  Aspen Times

NO. 7 GLENWOOD BASKETBALL STUNNED BY NO. 26 GOLDEN IN SECOND ROUND. What looked to be a promising deep run in the 4A state playoffs came ...



Area community health fairs taking place this week  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Community health fairs continue this month from Carbondale to Rifle, offering discounted blood screening and numerous other free health screens.In Rifle, the ...



Roaring Fork Valley students make connections at GlenX Career Expo (photo gallery)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Mountaineer and adventure guide Eric Anderson shows a video of a blind man crossing a crevasse on a shaking aluminum ladder during an ascent of Mt.



More Roaring Fork Valley students to see Normandy in 2019  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

For the last two years, groups of Roaring Fork Valley teens have visited WWII site Normandy, in France, for guided tours of the area.



Glenwood Springs Garden Club grant expands student garden program at Glenwood Springs Elementary School  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs Elementary School students have been planting flowers in crates they helped to build outside of the school since reconstruction was done on ...



Glenwood basketball coach Cory Hitchcock resigns for college post  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

After nine seasons at the helm of Glenwood Springs High School's boys basketball program, Cory Hitchcock is moving on to take the helm of the University of the ...



Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association hosts singer Leon Williams for third show of season  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Baritone soloist Leon Williams is slated to bring his performance to the Mountain View Church in West Glenwood Springs, for a 7 p.m. concert on Feb. 12.



Bundy execution anniversary revisits dark piece of Roaring Fork Valley history  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Thirty years ago today, one of the most notorious criminals to ever make his way through western Colorado was put to death by the state of Florida. Ted Bundy.



Vidakovich Column: The Championship Season  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Preparation for the 1979 basketball season at Glenwood Springs High School began with a group of boys — friends since their grade school years — huddled ...



Former LPGA Tour Pro Lori West named Glenwood Springs girls golf head coach  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Any time one can hire a former professional athlete to coach a high school program, that program has to jump at the chance to do it. That's just what.



Safeway closing to impact job source for Glenwood human service agency  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Safeway corporation's decision to close its Glenwood Springs store will impact dozens of grocery store employees who, unless they choose to relocate, will no ...



Glenwood Springs, other area teachers join statewide rallies  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

More than 30 teachers stood in front of three flagpoles on Grand Avenue at Glenwood Springs High School early Monday morning, waving cardboard signs and ...



Timothy Allen Thulson (November 11, 1960 — March 7, 2019)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Tim Thulson of Glenwood Springs and Parachute, Colorado, son, brother, father and friend passed away in Parachute, Colorado, March 7th, 2019.Tim was born ...



Barbara G. Riley (June 6, 1940 – March 20, 2019)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Barbara G. Riley, 78, passed away March 20, 2019 at home surrounded by family. Barbara was born June 6, 1940 to George Edison and Helena Belle (Sievers) ...



Glenwood Springs senior Angel Garcia reunites with basketball coach for college  Aspen Times

The world has a funny way of working. After losing former Glenwood Springs boys basketball head coach Cory Hitchcock to the collegiate level before his senior ...



Demons '78-'79 boys state champion basketball team to reunite Friday night  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Forty years after a 1978-79 state basketball championship was brought back to Glenwood Springs High School by the Demons under head coach Bob Chavez, ...



Glenwood Springs baseball sweep Battle Mountain in 4A WSL doubleheader  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Returning to the friendly confines of Glenwood Springs Middle School Tuesday, for the first time since March 21, the Glenwood Springs Demons baseball team ...



Glenwood actor hits the big screen in “Searching”  Aspen Times

Connor McRaith first caught the acting bug in sixth grade, playing the role of the Artful Dodger in Defiance Community Players production of “Oliver.”Fast-forward ...



Glenwood court roundup: Trial set in cyclist's death  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The 9th District Court scheduled a May trial for Julie Broze, accused of vehicular homicide for the car vs. bike death of Scott William Adams last summer in ...



Glenwood Springs High School graduate named to U.S. Ski Team  Aspen Daily News

Cooper Cornelius, a 2017 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School was one of three locals nominated last week to the U.S. Ski Team's alpine team.



Students take lead on river issues at Youth Water Summit  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

If the future will be drier and warmer and more arid due to climate change, students of the Roaring Fork Valley may be the ones dealing with it. And,



Second-half burst leads Glenwood Springs soccer over Rifle  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A second-half scoring burst that saw four goals in four minutes led the host Glenwood Springs Demons to a 10-0 win over the visiting Rifle Bears on a frigid.



Dirt Demons' Trapani wins Leadville mountain bike race  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The Glenwood Springs High School mountain bike team had a strong showing in Leadville on Sept. 9, led by senior Lucca Trapani's victory in the varsity boys ...



Grand Valley wrestling edges Glenwood 35-33 in local matchup  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

In a battle of two Garfield County wrestling programs Thursday night inside the original Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium at Glenwood Springs High School, the ...



Glenwood's Ximena Gutierrez earns girls 4A WSL Player of the Year  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Following a terrific senior season at Glenwood Springs High School, senior guard Ximena Gutierrez earned the 4A Western Slope League's Player of the Year ...



Roaring Fork boys soccer beats Pirates, moves onto 3A state quarterfinals  Aspen Times

The No. 4-seeded Roaring Fork High School boys soccer team raced out to a 2-0 lead Tuesday afternoon at Roaring Fork Middle School in Carbondale before ...



Glenwood Springs basketball cruises to lopsided sweep of Summit in league action  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Preaching the mantra of “one game at a time” in its quest for a league championship, the Glenwood Springs Demons girls basketball team poured all of its effort ...



Photos and video: Harlem Wizards take on Glenwood Springs 'home team'  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The Harlem Wizards payed a visit to Glenwood Springs on Thursday evening and played against staff from several Glenwood schools. The event featured ...



Five seniors taking Glenwood Springs High girls soccer to new heights  Aspen Times

As juniors on the 2017 Glenwood Springs High School girls soccer team, Devan McSwain, Eryn Peterson, Mo Reece, Claudia Hirons and Emma Harbour ...



NBC's Today Show to spotlight Glenwood Springs neuro-therapist Friday morning  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Earlier this month, a film crew for The Today Show shot footage of Glenwood Springs' Neuroplastic Functional Institute (NFI) founder Lauryn Maloney-Gepfert ...



'Oliver' takes the stage in Glenwood Springs  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil. If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted. Entertainment. Redstone Castle new owners are ...



Photo essay: Glenwood girls basketball team bonds off the court  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs girls varsity coach Rhonda Moser surprised the whole basketball program with a night of fun, creativity and laughter.“We take care of each ...



Glenwood's Leo Mireles signs with Colorado Mesa University for soccer  Aspen Times

One of the best players in Glenwood Springs High School soccer's long history accomplished a first under veteran coach Wayne Smith Wednesday, as standout ...



A look back at the year that was in Garfield County, Part 2  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

oLYMPIC SKIER VISITS HOMETOWN HILLNew Castle native Alice McKennis — *fresh* off success in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics where she took fifth in ...



Four candidates seek HD 57 seat before nominating committee Tuesday  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Water tops the list of important issues for four Republicans seeking appointment to the vacant Colorado House of Representatives seat representing Garfield, ...



Facebook post leads to outpouring of support for bullied student  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A mother desperate for help for her fifth-grade son, posted a plea to the Roaring Fork Swap page on Facebook Tuesday morning that went viral, prompting ...



Glenwood FC U19 wins Broomfield Shootout  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Competing in the 2018 Broomfield Shootout Thursday-Sunday in Broomfield, the Glenwood FC U19 team, composed of players from Glenwood Springs High ...



Superstition: Young curators of the Roaring Fork exhibit at AAM  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Dating back to 2005, the Aspen Art Museum has been engaging young artists with the annual Young Curators of the Roaring Fork exhibition held every spring.



Memories & Milestones  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Backs-Robinson weddingDr. Brent Robinson, M.D., and Amanda Backs, M.D., were married by Brent's aunt, the Rev. Carol Robinson, on Sept. 8, 2018, at the ...



An Essay: The battle back home, by Kim Doose  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

About Western Slope Veterans Coalition. Western Slope Veterans Coalition (WSVC) is a portal to the information, action, programs and activities that support, ...



Barbara Floria Orcutt (January 27, 1954 – July 4, 2018)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Travel writer and beloved high school teacher, Barbara Floria Orcutt, loses battle with cancer at age 64.Barbara Ann Floria was born January 27, 1954 at home ...



A look back at the year that was in Garfield County, Part 4  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Out with the old (tramway) in with the new The Iron Mountain tramway is gone, clearing the way for a new tram that's intended to provide a faster, smoother.



Glenwood Springs feeds off crowd energy, sweeps rival Rifle in Homecoming match  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

In front of a raucous, packed Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium Tuesday night, the Glenwood Springs Demons volleyball team rolled to a thrilling sweep of the rival ...



5Point Adventure Film's Dream Project announces 2019 scholarship winners  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Carbondale's adventure film event 5Point Adventure Film Festival announced the winners of the Dream Project scholarship program Monday. The program is ...



School meals return to GSHS after 22 years  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs High School senior Jose Rivera says he would regularly spend $25 a week or more to go off campus for lunch during his first three years of.



Bundy execution anniversary revisits dark piece of Colorado history  Vail Daily News

Thirty years ago, one of the most notorious criminals to ever make his way through western Colorado was put to death by the state of Florida. Ted Bundy will ...



Four Glenwood Springs High School DECA students headed to nationals  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Four Glenwood Springs High School students will be representing their school at the International Career Development Conference competition in Nashville, ...



Thomas Elvin Hitt, Jr. (January 31, 1946 — February 23, 2019)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Thomas, Tommy, Tom was born in Denver, Colorado, to Thomas Elvin and Florence Noramae Hitt. Tom graduated from Glenwood Springs High School in May ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Coal Ridge soccer downs Middle Park, 2-1; Glenwood track and field competes at Rebel Invite  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Hosting the Middle Park Panthers Friday afternoon at 'The Pasture' in New Castle, the Coal Ridge Titans girls soccer team picked up an important 2-1 win over ...



Preps April 13: Aspen girls soccer wins 10-0 over Moffat, BHS falls to Middle Park  Aspen Times

Aspen soccer continues winning streak with rout of MoffatThe Aspen High School girls soccer team won its fifth straight game — all coming since spring break ...



Become your own healthcare advocate at Valley View's Community Health Fair  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Sponsored Community members can get quick, low cost blood draws, free health screenings, as well as learn about the vast amount of community nonprofit ...



Peggy Gwen McKinster  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Peggy Gwen McKinster, 65 of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, peacefully passed on August 5, 2018, surrounded by her family. Born on August 14, 1952, ...



Defiance Players founders 'coming home' to Glenwood  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Family and friends will gather in the Roaring Fork Valley this weekend to remember two of the Defiance Community Players theater company's founding ...



Glenwood Springers hold annual track meet and fast mile at GSHS  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Roughly 100 athletes aged 5 to 50 from the Fruita Track Club, Glenwood Springers Track Club and community participated in the Glenwood Springers' annual ...



Symphony in the Valley to perform 'Nutcracker'  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

For nearly a quarter century, the Symphony in the Valley has orchestrated performances of live classical music for Roaring Fork Valley audiences.



Roaring Fork, Re-2 grad rates above state average  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Graduation rates for Garfield County high schools continued to exceed the state average last year, according to data released by the Colorado Department of ...



Park dedicated in honor of youth coach Tom Sullivan  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Today, Glenwood Springs will honor longtime local youth coach and athlete Tom Sullivan. Previously referred to just as Glenwood Park, a space that offers a ...



Coal Ridge boys win Demon Invite in double OT thriller  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The Glenwood Springs and Coal Ridge girls squared off on Saturday morning in the third-place game of the annual Demon Invitational Basketball Tournament ...



Glenwood Dirt Demons open season with record turnout  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Mountain Biking is alive and well at Glenwood Springs High School, as evidenced by the record number of 19 Dirt Demons who traveled to Summit County ...



Gonzalez's offensive fireworks leads Demons into state playoffs  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs senior guard Chano Gonzalez is a young man of very few words. When talking with him in person, it's hard to get more than two words out.



Global youth activist visits Roaring Fork Valley schools  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

His activism started when he was just six years old. He'd witnessed his own parents' and siblings' involvement with environmental activism within their ...



Glenwood mock trial teams successful at regional meet  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs High School's mock trial Team 1 is headed to the state competition March 9 and 10 in Greeley, after finishing as the top team at the Western.



Glenwood's Cooper Cornelius earns nomination to U.S. Ski Team's Alpine C Team  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Free from the stress of high school, and the constant traveling back and forth from Glenwood to Aspen every day for ski training, 2017 Glenwood Springs High ...



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