Last week’s 10 most-read stories on AspenTimes.com
August 30, 2009
What stories hit it big on AspenTimes.com last week? Which article got the most views and what else rounded out the top 10?Here’s a preview: Another week, another story about bear shenanigans | A surprising six-figure embezzlement scheme uncovered in Snowmass | World-renowned mountaineer Ed Viesturs sits down with Sports Editor Jon Maletz | AND MUCH MOREFrom the joyous to the tragic, the AspenTimes.com Top 10 is a weekly recap of our best local stories. Check out the complete list and email your favorite to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1.Andrea Jaeger takes Aspen property dispute to courtA nasty neighborly dispute that has gained national attention is now in Pitkin County District Court.2.Police: Woman stole $415K from Anderson RanchA Woody Creek woman faces 28 felony counts in connection to accusations that she embezzled $415,000 from Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village over a period of 16 months.. 3.Bears keep Aspen police busy, tourists enthralledBears in trees and rapt onlookers kept Aspen police and a Colorado Division of Wildlife officer busy Friday.4.DOW asks sheriff, Aspen police to kill dangerous bearsAspen and Pitkin County law enforcement have been asked to kill aggressive or dangerous bears on behalf of the Colorado Division of Wildlife when it cannot respond in a timely manner.5.Related easily retains rights to six Snowmass propertiesThere was no bidding war and little drama Wednesday during what is believed to be the largest foreclosure sale in Pitkin County history, according to Tiffany Wancura, chief deputy treasurer and public trustee for Pitkin County.6.Tough times inspire new ads for Aspen Skiing Co.The tough economic times spurred the Aspen Skiing Co. to try something different with its advertising campaign this year.7.Aspen Skico exec explains passes and pricing strategyMost people who bought Aspen/Snowmass ski passes last season will either spend less to ski this winter or have the ability to ski more for the same price they paid last year, according to David Perry, Aspen Skiing Co. senior vice president.8.Aspen real estate market picks up with summerDespite an “astounding” number of properties for sale in Aspen, summer real estate activity has been encouraging, according to one local broker. 9.Bear sow killed in BasaltA bear sow was killed in Basalt on Friday, and her two cubs were taken to a rehabilitation center by state wildlife officers, according to Colorado Division of Wildlife spokesman Randy Hampton. 10.Ed Viesturs: From Illinois to the top of the worldEd Viesturs was misinterpreted.