Affordable Housing Group Grows

Could there be a regional housing authority sometime in the Roaring Fork Valley’s near future? A potential intergovernmental agreement has been making the rounds between 7 various entities. If it all comes together, there’d probably be some kind of incremental tax...

Hikers Death Sparks Concern

The death of 25-year-old CSU grad Jake Lord in a 300-foot fall on Capitol Peak over the weekend has prompted a lot of thought by locals about the “threat” the presence of so many challenging 14,000-foot peaks in our back yard presents. Lord was the 4th person to die...

Aspen: No Vote On City Office Complex

This week, Aspen City Council took a stand, and will not conduct an election on whether more than 22 million dollars should be spent on a new 37,000-square foot municipal office complex. Some believe that’s because the members thought the issue would be defeated. The...

Snowmass Base Village Breaks Ground

Hope you didn’t get stuck in this earlier in the week… Tuesday afternoon & evening, although the Aspen area’s first rain in more than a month was welcome, it came a little too fast. The downpour ended up loosening thousands of small rocks along Shale Bluffs next...

Two Deaths In Car Accident

Two Illinois residents, a 33-year-old woman and her 13-year-old son, were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash 20 miles west of Glenwood Springs on I-70, a little after 5:30 Monday evening. Surviving members of that family include the late woman’s fiance’ and her...

Large Fire Contained

It only began Monday afternoon, but quickly got its own name– the Grand Hogback Fire. As of last night, it’s been declared 50 percent contained by firefighters battling it, just south of I-70, near Garfield County Road 335. No buildings were threatened and no...