Aspen Bag Tax Legal

By a vote of 4-3 Colorado Suprme court upheld the City of Aspens 20-cent fee on supermarket bags .Thedecision announced yesterday ,ruled the surcharge that took effect in 2012, is a fee and did not require a public vote as set by the Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights....

Mental Health Committee Chosen

Last fallEagle county residents approved ballot issue 1A, which created new sales and excise taxes of up to 5 percent each on recreational marijuana to be put to useexclusively toward mental Health..yesterday The Eagle County Board of Commissioners took first step to...

Bear In Attack, Caught, Killed

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers killed a bear overnight, believed to have been the bear responsible for injuring a young girl in an early Sunday morning attack in East Orchard Mesa. CPW officers will transport the bear’s carcass to the agency’s...

Celebrate Public Land Days May 19

Colorado Parks and Wildlife, are all celebrating Colorado Public Lands Day on Saturday, May 19. Free events, stewardship projects and outdoor adventures are being offered across the state to highlight the importance of public lands.  Colorado was the first state in...

Mountain Pact Makes DC Visit

Council members from five Western mountain communities joined The Mountain Pact Executive Director in Washington DC last week. The group met with their Congressional delegations, as well as with leadership from the Department of Interior and US Department of...

Hanging Lake Play Delayed

As the summer hiking season approaches, the Forest Service would like you know what to expect when at Hanging Lake this season. The implementation of the Hanging Lake Management Plan and permit system is will not take place until the spring of 2019. For the summer of...