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Looking For Energy, Aspen Digs Deep

The Colorado Independent | Troy Hooper | Posted 09.11.2011 | Denver

The city of Aspen is planning to drill a hole 1,000 feet deep in a gravel parking lot this fall to explore whether there is enough heat underground to...

Lance Armstrong, Facebook & Mashable Founders Discuss Social Media

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.04.2011 | Denver

Aspen Ideas Festival hosted a handful of social media gurus that are focused on socially beneficial work to talk about the new technology and its impl...

Con Games: Aspen Cocaine the Shame of the City

Michael Conniff | Posted 08.21.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

The willingness of the Aspen community to adopt a don't ask/don't tell policy when it comes to cocaine trafficking -- and then to slavishly say they like it that way -- is all but indefensible.

Con Games: Aspen Cocaine Bust a Black Eye for Sheriffs

Michael Conniff | Posted 07.23.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

The longstanding romance between the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office and known local drug dealers in Aspen took a decided turn for the worse this week.

Aspen and Snowmass -- Wheelchairs and Snowcats

Connie Lawn | Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver
Connie Lawn

It is a pity I cannot ski now, due to my emergency hip surgery last week. Snowmass is well-ramped, and equipped for the disabled. It houses one of the best disabled sports facilities in the country.

At Least 22 Injured After Bus, Tow Truck Collide Near Aspen

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. — Authorities in Colorado say at least 22 people were injured after a tow truck crashed into a public bus near Aspen. Pitkin Count...

Aspen Fires Ski Instructor Who Spoke Up About Wages

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Aspen Ski Company has fired an employee who protested the wages that the company paid beginning ski instructors. Lee Mulcahy was surprised on Mon...

Global Warming Deniers Suffocating Western Ski Industry

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Ski resorts across the country are using the Thanksgiving weekend to jump start their winter seasons, but with every passing ye...

Snowmass Mammoth Remains: Even LARGER Bones Discovered

The Aspen Times | Madeleine Osberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SNOWMASS VILLAGE -- If you were among the hundreds of people who viewed the mammoth bones, teeth and tusks at the Snowmass Village Water and Sanitatio...

Roman Abramovich Owes $5,000 To Colo. Contractor For Work On $36 Million Snowmass Mansion

Aspen Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Perhaps it's a sign of the recession that is supposedly (not) over, but even the billionaires are having a hard time paying their bills....

Aspen yoga teacher found guilty in touching trial

The Aspen Times | Aspen Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ASPEN - It took a Pitkin County jury nearly four hours Tuesday to find yoga instructor Steven Jon Roger guilty of two misdemeanor charges of ...

Man Steals Papers To Help Cover Up Friend's Drug Arrest

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. — A man who acknowledged stealing thousands of free copies of a Colorado resort town's two daily newspapers because his friend was ...

Family Suing County Over Carbon Monoxide Deaths

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The relatives of a Denver family killed by carbon monoxide has sued a company and Pitkin County building inspectors over their deaths durin...

Actor Charlie Sheen to appear in Aspen court

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ASPEN, Colo. - Actor Charlie Sheen is due in court Monday where he's expected to plead guilty to a charge stemming from a Christmas Day dispute with h...

Expert advised charges 'could be pursued'

The Aspen Times | Aspen Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ASPEN - An expert witness for prosecutors in the carbon monoxide deaths in Aspen told investigators that whoever installed the boiler exhaus...

BLOG WATCH> Sergej Jensen's Minimal Paintings On Contemporary Art Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Sergej Jensen's poetic artworks provide a fresh approach to minimalist painting. Constructed from a wide range of textiles, the artist uses additive a...

Historic Woody Creek ranch goes on market for $43M

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | Post Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ASPEN, Colorado - One of the last of the historic upper valley ranches originally settled by Italian immigrants who poured into the Aspen ar...

PHOTOS: CNBC's Second Most Impressive American Ski Home Listed For $19,990,000 In Aspen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Located directly beneath the Aspen Mountain Gondola, the Little Nell Residence is being listed by Morris and Frywald for just under $20 million. Th...

Aspen's Richest Residents Migrating Away From Area

Aspen Daily News | Andrew Travers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Great Recession appears to have sparked an outbound migration of wealth from the Aspen area and is shifting income demographics of the resort area...

Aspen Date Rape Prevention: Police Distribute Coasters That Detect Date Rape Drug

The Aspen Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN -- The Aspen Police Department and Response have teamed together to distribute 2,500 drink coasters in response to concern about date-rape drugs...

Sheen May Volunteer At Aspen Theater As Part Of Sentencing

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. — Attorneys for Charlie Sheen have approached a Colorado nonprofit theater about having the actor do public service work as part of...

Aspen Bears

Aspen Times | Scott Condon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN - There's apparently no such thing as a bad bear, just a hungry one. The latest results of a multiyear study of bears in the Aspen area indic...

Aspen lawyers take on Google

Grand Junction Free Press | GJ Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ASPEN, Colo. - An Aspen law firm has filed a class-action complaint on behalf of millions of Google e-mail users, alleging the Internet host...

PHOTOS: Former Sports Magnate's Historic Aspen Ranch On The Market For $47 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The widow of the former owner of the Detroit Pistons and Tampa Bay Lightning is selling a 10-acre ranch near Aspen for $47 million. Karen Davidson pl...

Charlie Sheen Pleads NOT GUILTY

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. — Actor Charlie Sheen pleaded not guilty to domestic violence charges on Monday, nearly three months after his wife told Colorado p...