Last week’s 10 most-read stories on AspenTimes.com
October 5, 2009
Which article got the most views and what else rounded out the top 10?Here’s a preview: A bad dog hangs onto the Top 10 for a second week | An amazing survival story in Snowmass Canyon | Another huge pot-growing operation is snuffed out | 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
10.Half full or half empty at the Residences in Aspen?The developer of Aspen’s Residences at The Little Nell claims sales are back on track after a dispute with prospective buyers wiped out contracts for about half the interests in the luxury condominium complex.9.Officers seize $2 million pot operation near GlenwoodLaw enforcement officers seized a large marijuana growing operation on Cattle Creek Road outside Glenwood Springs on Thursday. 8.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.7.Aspen cop blotterThe following Aspen police activity was recorded between Sept. 24 and Oct. 1. The arrests do not reflect an indictment or disposition in the cases.6.Third pot dispensary to open in AspenAspen’s third medical marijuana dispensary is set to open this week as two local men prepare their Main Street location for business.5.Snow, cold on tap for AspenMuch colder temperatures and snow are expected to move into Colorado Wednesday, ending Aspen’s recent streak of warm, sunny days.4.Ski pro questions Aspen decision to end visa programThe Aspen Skiing Co.’s decision not to use H2B visas to hire foreign ski and snowboard instructors has put several longtime employees in a bind, according to one of the pros affected.3.Driver escapes serious injury in Snowmass CanyonA woman was lucky to avoid serious injuries Tuesday when her car ran off the side of the road, avoided a head-on collision with a pile of boulders, then plunged down a 40-foot embankment in Snowmass Canyon, according to authorities. 2.Aspen’s historic Hotel Jerome is set for auctionAn unpaid loan balance of $36.3 million has put the historic Hotel Jerome on the auction block. 1.Aspen bears are in for a shockBears in search of food are in for a shock if they try to bottom feed from Main Street Bakery & Cafe in Aspen.