Photos: Aspen gathers to remember, give thanks to fallen on Memorial Day
Dozens gathered on Monday for the annual Memorial Day remembrance ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park in Aspen. As he has for years, retired Marine Lt. Col. Dick Merritt led the event, part of the federal holiday meant to honor U.S. military personnel who died while serving.
All pictures by Austin Colbert for The Aspen Times.
The former girlfriend of Jean-Pierre Conte, the chairman and managing director of the private equity firm Genstar Capital, filed suit Thursday in Aspen claiming that Conte committed assault, battery, and violated the terms of a 2021 separation agreement. Hillary Thomas claims in her lawsuit that during her more than nine years with Conte, she helped parent his four children and her two children “whom they raised in a blended family.”