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Plane Crashes At Colorado Airport

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 03.07.2014 | Denver

DENVER (AP) — A fiery plane crash at the Aspen airport Sunday afternoon killed one person and injured two others, one severely, Colorado authorities...

Aspen Freebies

AP | By CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 02.01.2014 | Travel

DENVER (AP) — A trip to Aspen during peak ski season is going to set you back some cash. But even those who can afford the posh Colorado mountain to...

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...

Man Falls To His Death On Colorado's Capitol Peak

AP | Posted 09.21.2013 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. — Rescue crews have recovered the body of a man who fell 200 to 300 feet while descending Capitol Peak west of Aspen, Colo. The Pi...

'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.

John Denver Foundation Headquarters For Sale In Snowmass

AP | Posted 06.10.2013 | Denver

SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo. — The 950-acre property that John Denver bought in the late 1970s as headquarters for his Windstar Foundation is being s...

PHOTOS: Jack Nicholson Sells His Historic Aspen Home

AP | Posted 05.22.2013 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. -- More than three decades after actor Jack Nicholson and a friend bought a historic Victorian home in a Colorado ski town, reportedly so...

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.

It's About To Get Real Slow In Aspen

AP | Posted 01.30.2013 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. -- Aspen city council members are considering a 14 mph speed limit in a residential area of the Colorado mountain town in attempt to get ...

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...

Sheen's Ex Avoids Jail... For Now

AP | Posted 05.22.2012 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. -- Actor Charlie Sheen's former wife has received a deferred judgment in a drug case in Aspen, Colo., meaning her record will be cleared ...

Hot Springs To Remain Open After Frozen Cows Carved Up

AP | Posted 05.20.2012 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. -- A popular hot springs area in Colorado will remain open after U.S. Forest Service rangers carved up several frozen cows in an attempt ...

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...

A Ski Race Without Snow

AP | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. -- Aspen Ski Area hosted a ski race without snow Saturday to highlight the effect climate change has on the outdoor recreation industry. ...

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...

Crews With Hand Saws To Carve Up Frozen Aspen Cows

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. — Crews with hand saws and knives plan to carve up the cattle found frozen in a mountain cabin near Aspen, Colo., before the carcas...

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...

Dear Hot Springs Visitors: Beware The Frozen Cows

AP | Posted 04.24.2012 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. -- Federal forest officials want visitors of a Colorado hot springs to be very careful about what's lurking inside a remote cabin nearby:...