Last week’s 10 most-read stories on AspenTimes.com
September 28, 2009
Which article got the most views and what else rounded out the top 10?Here’s a preview: Just a year after people lined up overnight for a chance at government-owned housing, there’s now a glut of seasonal housing | An attempted murder victim tells the court that she’s carrying the alleged perp’s child | 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 e-mail your favorite to email@example.com.
10.Snowmass police arrest alleged pot growerA resident of an employee-housing unit in Snowmass Village was arrested Wednesday night after police executed a search warrant and allegedly found an estimated 30 marijuana plants in his bedroom.9.Mike Marshall’s unified string theoryMike Marshall marvels at the way that he began his collaboration with the Swedish string trio, Vsen. 8.Lodge at Aspen Mountain developers file for bankruptcyA development group that wants to build a hotel at the base of Aspen Mountain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Friday.7.Demand drops for seasonal housingLast year at about this time, workers lined up overnight in hopes of securing a lease at one of the government-owned housing complexes. Today, the seasonal apartments are still empty, and the interest in them is weak.6.Attempted murder victim says she’s carrying suspect’s childA man accused of attempted murder in Aspen was granted permission to talk to the alleged victim after it was revealed Monday the accuser believes she is pregnant with his baby.5.Aspen Skiing Co. won’t hire pros on H2B visas this seasonThe Aspen Skiing Co. will quit using H2B visas to hire foreign ski and snowboard instructors this winter because of the state of the economy and a ruling by the Obama administration.4.Swine flu vaccine expected in county by mid-OctoberThe vaccine for the H1N1 influenza, better known as swine flu, is expected to be available in Pitkin County by mid-October, health officials told the county commissioners Tuesday.3.Where’s the background check?While reading about the Afghanistan-born Colorado man who allegedly received al-Qaida training and had bomb-making instructions on his computer who is being held in Denver pending a detention hearing, I noticed Najibullah Zazi is an airport shuttle driver. 2.Why Aspen fell in SKI’s rankingsAspen and its namesake mountain earned praise for everything from its steep terrain to toning down the celebrity glitz in the SKI Magazine resort rankings. 1.Bad day for a bad dog in AspenA municipal judge Wednesday scolded the owner of a 13-year-old dog with a history of biting people, and ordered the canine to leave Aspen.