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State cracks down on Aspen ‘doctor’
State cracks down on Aspen ‘doctor’

April 23, 2019

For the second time in five months, the Colorado Medical Board has issued a cease-and-desist order against an Aspen man who has branded himself as a medical doctor although “there exists credible evidence” he lacks...


Aspen is overgrown, its residents overtaxed

April 23, 2019

Regarding the Aspen Daily News article of April 15 — “City Hall/Municipal Workers” — the times have changed! What a difference the years make! Back in the early ‘50s, it was just Puppy Smith, John...


Nonprofits would benefit from FAMLI Act

April 23, 2019

I direct a small nonprofit with not a penny extra, and I am in full support of House Bill 188, the FAMLI Act. This law would give employees partial pay replacement during a personal or...



Marcia Kleiman Harris
Marcia Kleiman Harris

April 23, 2019

Marcia Kleiman was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She was the daughter of David Kleiman and Dorothy Rombro Kleiman. Shortly after Marcia graduated from Goucher College, she met S. Elliott Harris who was a medical student...


John ‘Jack’ Collins
John ‘Jack’ Collins

April 23, 2019

John “Jack” Collins of Basalt, Colorado passed away on March 23, 2019, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. He was born in 1931 in Peekskill, New York, son of John D. Collins and Helen...


Borghild Heran
Borghild Heran

April 23, 2019

Borghild Heran, age 95, took her final breath on March 23, 2019. She was born in Bergen, Norway on July 17, 1923, to Thorvald and Margit (Ogaard) Tennebekk. Borghild immigrated to Milwaukee with her cousin...


City manager recruiter says Aspen is in ‘good hands’
City manager recruiter says Aspen is in ‘good hands’

April 23, 2019

Aspen’s elected officials on Tuesday took the next step in hiring a new city manager, an effort that began in January when longtime top administrator Steve Barwick was asked to resign. Soon after, Assistant City...







Aspen Valley Hospital cuts the ribbon on new clinics
Aspen Valley Hospital cuts the ribbon on new clinics

April 23, 2019

When Dr. Heather and Dr. Mike Murphy were recruited by Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH) to join its growing network of providers in early 2017, the community quickly learned they were something special. Dr. Heather is...



Aspen electeds shoot down pay raises
Aspen electeds shoot down pay raises

April 23, 2019

The idea of giving Aspen’s elected officials a pay increase was shot down Monday when a majority of City Council members voted to kick the can to their successors to decide if future political leaders...


Financing set for new, $30M Aspen government building
Financing set for new, $30M Aspen government building

April 23, 2019

Aspen City Council on Monday approved the financing of a new government office building with certificates of participation, which will cover the debt of the project up to $60 million. But Pete Strecker, the city’s...