It was 50 years ago, in 1966, that Lt. Col. Dick Merritt began serving in the Vietnam War as a member of the Marine Corps, and not a day goes by that he doesn’t reflect on his experience there.“I think about it every day,” said Merritt, 81.Memories o …Read More »
Classic cars and Independence Pass are a match made in heaven in the eyes of some.The Independence Pass Foundation is creating a new event to celebrate the environmental stewardship it’s accomplished over 27 years. “Class on the Pass” — dubbed “the f …Read More »
At points throughout the offseason, Aspen can feel more like Ashcroft or any other ghost town — until you hear the sweet sounds of drilling, digging and construction vehicles beeping.Offseason means construction season, and with summer a mere few wee …Read More »
As the aspens start to turn green and the valley gets ready for summer, the summits of the Elk Mountains’ many fourteeners are finally ready to be ridden.This past week, Nate Goodman and I were lucky enough to have Capitol Peak allow us a rare and so …Read More »
The wife of William Styler, convicted of killing Aspen native Nancy Pfister, has yet to respond to a wrongful-death claim against her because a settlement is pending.That’s according to court documents filed last week in plaintiff Juliana Pfister’s c …Read More »
Editor’s note: “What’s the Big Deal?” runs Sundays and is based on the most expensive property transaction recorded in Pitkin County through 3 p.m. each Friday.Price: $12.14 millionDate recorded: May 23Address: 110 Neale Ave.Buyer: 17 Queen LLCSeller …Read More »
Late spring in Colorado is time for wine tasting and mountain biking near Grand Junction, CO. Grand Junction is home to it all, not to mention 1.5 hours closer than crowded Moab, Utah. We discover unique rides that include long solid rock faces and s …Read More »
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