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    Basalt Report: New public works manual approved

    With spring break and a slim agenda before it, the Basalt Town Council’s regular meeting was wrapped up in less than 30 minutes Tuesday night. Mayor Bill Kane described those present to take care of the town’s business as “a skeleton crew,” owing to absences of Councilor David Knight and… read more →

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    Basalt greenlights solar project and police station

    At its regular meeting, virtually held, January 25, the Basalt Town Council approved the hiring of Golden-based McKinstry Essention LLC to evaluate, plan, select the site and design the Town’s first solar and battery storage project.

    Members swiftly powered through the passage of three ordinances after second readings and four… read more →

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    Basalt Town Council approves budget

    The Basalt Town Council buzzed through its business on Nov. 23. All seven members voted in roll calls to unanimously approve 10 different measures, including the momentarily problematic adoption of the Town’s $49.3 million 2022 budget. Town Councilor David Knight and Town Manager Ryan Mahoney participated via Zoom. Less than… read more →

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    Basalt report: Council approves workforce housing

    The fifth time was the charm for BCC Basalt, LLC on Tuesday night. At its regularly scheduled meeting, Basalt Town Council members approved — in its fifth public hearing on the matter — the sketch plan for the three-story Basalt Center Circle. It will include a 9,000-square-foot groceryread more →

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    Basalt brief: Vote delayed on Basalt Center Circle

    Despite heaping praise on changes made to the latest sketch plan for the Basalt Center Circle Development on Oct. 26, Basalt Town Council again voted to continue the public hearing phase and delay a vote on the project’s approval. That means that BCC Basalt LLC developers Tim Belinskiread more →

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    Sopris Meadows plan proceeds on mixed vote

    In a 5-2 vote taken after testy exchanges Tuesday night, the Basalt Town Council gave approval to a sketch plan by Possumco LLC for the Sopris Meadows Subdivision Parcel 5, the last undeveloped residential parcel in Willits. Possumco’s chief, Michael Lipkin, developed Willits Town Center and wants toread more →

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    10x10 keeps secrets at The Art Base

    The Art Base in Basalt opened their annual fundraiser, “10×10 Name Unseen,” with events on Aug. 6 and Aug. 7. The silent auction continues through Aug. 21 and will be followed by a grand opening celebration for The Art Base’s new location in Basalt. The Art Base openedread more →

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    Escaping into art

    “Dan came with the gallery,” Ann Korologos teases, referring to accomplished local painter Dan Young. Long before purchasing The Basalt Gallery from its retiring owners in 2007, Korologos counted several of Young’s paintings among her personal collection. Some years earlier, she introduced 20 of Young’s paintings to Europe,read more →

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    Live music returns at TACAW

    The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) is returning live music to the people. The first of many live outdoor shows at the nonprofit venue took place on July 10 with Ecuador/Denver-based indie artist Neoma performing a lively set to a full audience. The concert was aread more →

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    Katelyn Maley wins at state

    Last Saturday, at the state track and field championships at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Basalt High School (BHS) sophomore Katelyn Maley won the girls’ 1,600-meter race in Class 3A.

    Maley’s events at state began on Thursday with a Longhorns third-place finish in the 3A girls’read more →