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Location, location, locationA Los Angeles resident visiting Aspen for a wedding reportedly tried to get into the wrong condo on Saturday night, resulting in his arrest on a charge of criminal mischief.Aspen Police Sgt. Linda Consuegra said a woman who said a man was trying to break into her home called police to 1034 E. Cooper Ave. late Saturday night.Andrew Delaney, 39, of Los Angeles, was arrested and taken to the Pitkin County Jail and released at 3:25 a.m. on a bond of $750. He is to appear in Pitkin County Court on the charge.Glenwood Canyon bike path closes for seasonThe Glenwood Canyon bike path closed for the season on Friday.The path will be closed from Glenwood Springs at mile marker 116.8 to mile marker 131, on the east end of Glenwood Canyon. The Colorado Department of Transportation closes the path for the winter, when maintenance activities on Interstate 70 above it can create unsafe conditions on the path. The path typically reopens in April, as weather permits.Halferty honored at Volunteer of the YearJeffrey Halferty, a local designer who has served for nine years on Aspen’s Historic Preservation Commission, was honored Thursday as the city’s 2005 Volunteer of the Year.His selection was announced during the city’s annual board and commission volunteer appreciation party.Halferty has worked on various causes since he arrived in Aspen in 1993, including volunteer roles with the International Design Conference in Aspen, 24 Hours of Aspen and as a Wintersköl Wintersculpt judge. He has also served on the city’s Design Review Appeals Committee and was a citizen representative who helped develop the city’s Residential Design Standards. He is a member of the Aspen Highlands Design Review Board and the Aspen Historic Preservation Commission. He has been chairman of the HPC for three years.Halferty received a plaque and will have $1,000 donated in his name to the charity of his choice.


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