Second potential candidate emerges for Basalt council

Staff report

Todd Hartley became the second Basalt resident to take out a petition to potentially run for Basalt Town Council on Thursday, according to Town Clerk Pam Schilling.

Carol Hawk picked up a petition Tuesday. Candidates have until Jan. 22 to submit petitions signed by 25 registered electors.

There are three council seats up for grabs in the April 3 election. Incumbent Mark Kittle said he won’t run. Bernie Grauer said he is “inclined” to seek re-election. Gary Tennenbaum hasn’t announced his intentions.

All three terms are for four years.


Hanukkah has arrived in Aspen

Members of the valley’s Jewish community gathered at the Albright Pavilion at Aspen Meadows Thursday for their second annual menorah lighting ceremony to celebrate and acknowledge the first day of Hanukkah.

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