Dyana Z. Furmansky

  • Locations: News Published

    Council looks at four-year Midland project

    Basalt Town Council reviewed the first quarterly financial report of the Basalt 2030 project at its regular meeting May 10, focusing incrementally on the budget for the $12.8 million Midland Avenue Streetscape project.

    From the get-go, costs for revamping Midland Avenue, one of the three prioritiesread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Realmente electrizante: La modernización de la bomba de calor hace que la red cero sea alcanzable

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    “Bombas de calor, bombas de calor, esa es la clave”, declara Marty Treadway, director de programas de la oficina comunitaria para la eficiencia de los recursos (CORE). Este es el tipo de respuesta categórica que da a los propietarios de viviendas queread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Truly electrifying: Heat pump retrofits make net zero attainable

    “Heat Pumps, heat pumps, that’s the key,” declares Marty Treadway, program director of the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE). This is the sort of adamant answer he gives homeowners who ask, what equipment can be installed to lower residential utility bills, and preferably, not destroy the planet? The next… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →

  • Locations: News Published

    Basalt Town Council signs off on new micro bus service

    In its first regular meeting of 2022, Basalt Town Council approved a resolution to ratify, continue and declare a local disaster emergency due to COVID-19. “Here we go again,” said Town Manager Ryan Mahoney.

    Tuesday night’s passage of the measure was unanimous and, for public health reasons, required that meetings… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    River Bridge understands that talking can help

    Children treated for sexual abuse at the River Bridge Regional Center (RBRC) in Glenwood Springs surpassed 250 in 2021. That’s ten times more kids than were seen by the child advocacy organization in 2020 and about three times the number treated when RBRC opened its doors in 2007, according to… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    My first run in porcelain

    I don’t ski, so answering The Sopris Sun’s year-end dare to its reporters, to “do something you’ve never done before,” with my first descent down a double black diamond run, was one possibility. Except, for me, ski resorts are like factory farms for winter sports.

    I resolved instead… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Opinion: Bad ads, real estate

    A house in our neighborhood is for sale. It has been advertised in one of the Aspen newspapers and attracted attention from a newspaper headquartered 5,000 miles away — with 1.1 million online and print global subscribers. “Rocky Mountain high prices: homebuyers priced out of Aspen head toread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Zipfit reboots in Carbondale

    While Zipfit’s headquarters is still parked in a garage in Aspen, the custom ski boot liner company recently moved the daily operations to what Managing Director Chris Dominick and Brand Manager Jeff Colt affectionately call their “shredquarters” in Carbondale. 

    On a chilly morning last week, the two men squired… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Basalt report: ‘AA’ rating kicks off bond sales, net zero gets a boost

    At Basalt Town Council’s final meeting of the year, Dec. 14, Town Manager Ryan Mahoney reported that Standard & Poor’s global rating of ‘AA stable’ “was very successful,” and provided independent affirmation of Basalt’s fiscal policies over the last few years. 

    The updated rating came just ahead… read more →