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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 ...



Area students create connections at expo  Aspen Times

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 Mount ...



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

Thomas Elvin Hitt, Jr., 73, of Rifle, Colorado, passed away on February 23, 2019, at his home with family by his side.Thomas, Tommy, Tom was born in Denver, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Courts roundup: Evidence still being assessed in Glenwood Springs murder case  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Attorneys in the Trevor Torreyson murder case are still in the process of reviewing evidence and asked for another continuance in Garfield District Court on ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 wrestling splits with Eagle Valley, Steamboat Springs in Tri-Dual  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Fielding nearly a full lineup for the first time all season, the Glenwood Springs Demons wrestling team ran into a buzzsaw Thursday night in a home tri-dual ...



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 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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Students take the lead on river issues at second Youth Water Summit  Aspen Times

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,



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 ...



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 ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Shaya Chenoweth's 13 points in fourth quarter helps Grand Valley avoid Rifle upset  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Trailing by one point at 27-26 heading into the fourth quarter Tuesday night inside The Nest at Grand Valley High School, Cardinals senior guard Shaya ...



Glenwood Springs splits with Battle Mountain in 4A WSL action  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Senior guard Chano Gonzalez got Glenwood off to a hot start by scoring his team's first eight points of the night, and the Demons used a 35-28 halftime ...



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 ...



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 ...



CMC scholarship extended to adults  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A Colorado Mountain College Foundation scholarship is now available for Glenwood Springs and Carbondale adults of any age, made possible through ...



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, ...



Ted Bundy execution anniversary revisits dark piece of Western Slope history  Craig Daily Press

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Thirty years ago Jan. 24, one of the most notorious criminals to ever make his way through western Colorado was put to death by the ...



Auditions for Defiance Players' 'Oliver' this weekend  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

After a two-year absence, Defiance Community Players will once again take to the stage as they bring Charles Dickens' classic novel, “Oliver,” back to life.



Varsity hockey approved by board of education for Glenwood  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The Roaring Fork Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the addition of varsity and junior varsity ice hockey for Glenwood Springs High School at ...



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 ...



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.



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 Springs community rallies around bullied boy after Facebook post  9News.com KUSA

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — School can be a tough place for kids especially when they get bullied, but 5th grader Aizek Kemp and his mom are seeing an ...



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 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 ...



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.



Events in and around Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 4/27/18  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Visit tinyurl.com/pievents to see even more events and tinyurl.com/postevents to list your own. Bicycle FestFriday, 4-6 p.m. Pedal over to the heart of Glenwood ...



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, ...



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.



George R. Rowe (March 22, 1932 — May 31, 2018)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

George Raymond Rowe passed away in Glenwood Springs, CO. He was born in Glenwood Springs to Lillian E. Raymond and Ernest C. Rowe. A celebration of ...



Education Briefs  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

GSHS Class of 2018 leaves behind a landmarkThe goal was simple, and yet it was no easy task. Student body of class of 2018 had been asking for years,



Glenwood girls pull away late for 14-point win over Littleton; Rams split  Aspen Times

It wasn't pretty by any means, but the No. 34 Glenwood Springs High School girls basketball team got the job done Tuesday night in Littleton, knocking off the ...



Ambitious, relentless Air Academy rolls to another 4A boys' soccer final  Colorado Springs Gazette

AURORA • Air Academy's boys' soccer team has won 37 of its last 39 games. The Kadets are defending 4A champs. The team has gleefully annihilated ...



Demons top Huskies, Titans in home Tri-Duals  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A return to health by a number of key Glenwood Springs wrestlers, and a huge pair of wins by junior Max Burrell sparked the Demons to a sweep of their home ...



Area youth blend dance, art at summer camps  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The halls of Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs are decked out in giant paper flowers, modeled after the artwork of Georgia O'Keefe, as the ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



William W. Bolitho  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

William W. Bolitho, a longtime resident of Glenwood Springs and New Castle, passed away on April 20, 2018, at the age of 84.Bill was born in Glenwood ...



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

The Town of Carbondale is now accepting applications for the Street Maintenance Positions. Physical exam,… City of Aspen. Job Opportunities with the City of ...



Wildfire on Western Slope burns south of Glenwood Springs  The Denver Post

A wildfire on the Western Slope, south of Glenwood Springs, has burned about 20 acres and is growing, according to the Garfield County Sheriff's Office.



Glenwood Springs bike terrain park idea gains traction  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

An idea to build a new bike terrain park in Glenwood Springs' Veltus Park is pedaling its way before city officials and the public.Currently, the 8-acre public park, ...



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 ...



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.



Eight Glenwood Springers qualify for national meet  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Thirteen Glenwood Springers track athletes competed at the USATF Region 10 Junior Olympic Championships July 5-8 at Legacy Stadium in Aurora. An athlete ...



Largest class ever graduates from Glenwood Springs High School  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Academic skills, as important as they are, can only take you so far after high school, former Glenwood Springs High School principal ...



Walter Gorra finds his jazz note, 'In Due Time'  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

A passion that began early for Glenwood Springs' own Walter Gorra has taken him to the heights that most aspiring musicians dream of.“I really enjoyed growing ...



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.



Miss Strawberry Days fashion show kicks off big Glenwood Springs weekend  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The Glenwood Hot Springs Pool rolled out the red carpet to host the Miss Strawberry Days Scholarship Competition Fashion Show Thursday evening.



Barbara Floria Orcutt  Aspen Times

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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Basalt, Carbondale, Glenwood students need guidance of valley experts  Aspen Times

As a young Latina aiming to go to college but not really knowing what to expect, Angelica Andrade found guidance in an unlikely place at the White River ...



Caine Jacob Albrecht (August 30, 1993 — June 20, 2018)  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The opioid epidemic in our Valley has taken another beautiful, talented young life. Caine was born August 30,1993, the beloved son of Jenell and Bill ...



Glenwood high school students building their financial literacy  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs High School's Jill Wilson was awarded the W!SE Gold Star Teacher Award in 2017 for at least 93 percent of her students passing their W!SE ...



Career expo to inspire hundreds of Roaring Fork Valley students  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

When Patrick Keleher walked into his school gym for its last career fair, he immediately saw his fellow students embracing the opportunity before them.“A lot of ...



Glenwood Springs students, teacher see dreams come to life at Carnegie Hall  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Shanti Gruber shared a dream with many musicians: From age 5 on, she imagined performing at Carnegie Hall.Gruber, a trained classical pianist, has spent 10 ...



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 ...



Photos: 2018 Memorial Day Ceremony at Rosebud Cemetery  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Photos from Monday's Memorial Day Ceremony at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs. All images by Chelsea Self cself@postindependent.com.



Glenwood Springs police study video to catch graffiti vandals  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Springs police Tuesday were reviewing security camera footage in an effort to identify vandals who went on a spray-painting spree around downtown ...



Glenwood Valley cheer gym a place where all can be part of the team  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Glenwood Valley Athletics All Star Cheerleading is providing everyone from toddlers to teens, to those just looking to be included, with an opportunity to show ...



High school students explore jobs at GlenX career expo  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The GlenX career expo Wednesday at Roaring Fork High School drew students from seven area high schools to talk with representatives of about 80 ...



Basalt High boys golf looks to keep pace at 3A state tournament in Boulder  Aspen Times

Of the four golfers who will represent Basalt High School on Monday and Tuesday at the state tournament in Boulder, only Tyler Sims actually attends classes in ...



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