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The Heart Breaks Open

Woo Du-An (AKA Rob Whitesides-Woo) | Posted 05.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Woo Du-An (AKA Rob Whitesides-Woo)

Truthfully, I can't claim to know when it's best to allow my heart to break all the way, or when I would be better off to abide within my protective reflexes. I sometimes can't tell when I am not ready to surrender or if feeling too much would be damaging

America's Best Ski Towns

SmartAsset.com | Posted 02.25.2017 | Travel
SmartAsset.com

Shorter days, cold weather, lousy produce: there's much to dislike about winter. Indeed, surveys of public opinion routinely find that winter is Ameri...

See You In The Music, Natalie Cole

David Munk | Posted 01.04.2017 | Entertainment
David Munk

Natalie Cole often told me that she liked to sing "with a smile in my voice." Not long before she died, she mentioned what she wanted her epitaph to be. She captured herself with impressive economy: "Natalie Cole: the daughter of a king, the mother of a prince, a friend to all."

Homeless Man Wins $500,000 Lottery Jackpot

AP | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.15.2017 | Good News

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — For years, Michael Engfors built the wood trim, doors and shelves in the mansions in this exclusive resort town before losing wo...

The 6 Best Spots For Fall Foliage In Colorado

The Outbound Collective | Posted 09.25.2016 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Many of us are excited about the arrival of autumn and all that comes with it -- the crisp air, cool temperatures, bluebird days, and perhaps most important of all, mountainsides turning gold. The fall colors in Colorado are very different than many of the places to the east. In Colorado, there is one main color, aspen gold.

Hanging Out in Hanging Lake (Colorado Rocky Mountains)

Heather Hummel | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Heather Hummel

Since both my friend and I are avid photographers, it took us a little longer to do the hike than it probably would most people because with the flowing river, canyon walls and wildlife running about, the photo-ops were abundant, and we took advantage of every single one.

World Cup Finals Coming Back To U.S.A.?

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

Aspen Skiing Company is hoping to bring the International Skiing Federation (FIS) World Cup Finals back to the United States for the first time since ...

Aspen Has Collected Over $44K From Plastic Bag Ban

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

A 20-cent plastic bag fee imposed in one Colorado mountain town has really added up. The City of Aspen has raised $44,826 in fees since the ban was...

'Fractivists' Follow Governor To Aspen

The Colorado Independent | Andrea Tudhope | Posted 07.15.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Andrea Tudhope. ASPEN– This tiny resort town, set high above the heavily plied natural-gas fields of the Colorado...

From the Block to the Mountain Top

Jamiel L. Alexander | Posted 09.04.2013 | Black Voices
Jamiel L. Alexander

During my early childhood years in Philadelphia, I was raised in a 20-person household, in a three-bedroom row home, with two floors and a basement. As I went through childhood, going through my parent's divorce, I was labeled as a problem child.

Vacation Musings on Climate Change

Bob Herbst | Posted 04.27.2013 | Green
Bob Herbst

Our helplessness is a political more than an environmental problem. We know what needs to be done environmentally, but we lack the political means to make decisions that would ameliorate our climate problems.

What to Wear for Any Ski Vacation

Home Away | Posted 03.25.2013 | Style
Home Away

In a great ski town, the slopes are only part of the fun. So shed those insulated pants and get stylish and warm in these outfits tailored to some of our favorite ski towns.

Aspen's 10 Most Expensive Homes (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

Colorado's ski resorts may be off to a slow start with a general lack of snow, but it would be difficult to tell there was any slowdown to the economy...

PHOTOS: Colorado's 10 Most Expensive Homes

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.12.2012 | Denver

Brother, can you spare $26.5 million? That's how much you'd need to by the cheapest property on this list of Colorado's 10 most expensive homes ac...

No Prison Time For Teacher Caught With Student

Posted 08.17.2012 | Denver

Lauren Redfern, a former female Basalt High School gym teacher who had been charged with sexual assault on a student, was sentenced Tuesday but faces ...

Diamonds and Denim?

Eddie Parsons | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Eddie Parsons

For a long time, I have heard of Aspen described as "Diamonds and Denim" but after my recent visit I saw more diamonds and gortex or fleece. Lululemon must consider Aspen a runway of their most recent activewear.

Fracking Debate At Aspen Ideas Fest Changes Minds

The Colorado Independent | Troy Hooper | Posted 07.06.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: ASPEN — After an Oxford-style debate Sunday night, environmental attorneys Deborah Goldberg and Kath...

Snowmass Fossil Dig Site Could Rewrite History Of Early Man

Aspen Daily News | Posted 05.07.2012 | Denver

As more than 40 scientists continue to study the myriad ice age findings from Ziegler Reservoir, one mystery continues to vex experts: Was early man a...

PHOTOS: 25 Most Expensive Luxury Ski Resort Homes In Colo.

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

With the lack of snow fall in Colorado's ski resorts, perhaps a deal can be found on a sweet piece of resort property? Or maybe not--at least not a...

City Quits U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Over Climate

Posted 04.27.2012 | Green

From The American Independent's Troy Hooper: Aspen’s chamber of commerce isn’t the first to sever ties with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over p...

'8-Mile' Producer And Girlfriend Sued Over Dog Bite

Posted 04.18.2012 | New York

A new lawsuit is taking aim at movie producer Stuart Parr and his girlfriend Allison Sarofim for an injury allegedly inflicted by the powerful couple'...

PHOTOS: Jack Nicholson's Historic Aspen Home For Sale

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.17.2012 | Denver

Dozens of celebrities have called Aspen, Colorado home over the years, but one celebrity is saying goodbye to the beautiful mountain town. Accordi...

PHOTOS: Top 10 Vail & Aspen Fantasy Ski Homes For Sale

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.04.2012 | Denver

Colorado's ski resorts may be having a slower season than usual, but the prices on these fantasy ski homes in Vail and Aspen sure don't reflect any ki...

Teacher Caught Having Sex With Student In School Restroom

Posted 02.21.2012 | Denver

Lauren Redfern, the Basalt High School gym teacher arrested last week on charges of sexual assault, was caught by the school's athletic director with ...

Artist Spotlight: Magic Cyclops Talks Air Guitars, American Idol

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.09.2012 | Denver

Most of the world was only recently exposed to the magical experience of the Magic Cyclops when he appeared on American Idol's Aspen audition show in ...