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Judge denies man’s request to withdraw plea
Judge denies man’s request to withdraw plea

April 18, 2019

An Aspen man who pleaded guilty to burglary and indecent exposure charges last year will have to suffer the consequences of that action after a District Court judge refused Thursday to let him withdraw his...


Trump signs drought bill, Colorado studies its options
Trump signs drought bill, Colorado studies its options

April 18, 2019

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — President Donald Trump tweeted this week that he “just signed a critical bill to formalize drought contingency plans for the Colorado River.” It was the first time that Trump had ever mentioned...



Aspen-area Easter services
Aspen-area Easter services

April 18, 2019

• Aspen Chapel, 77 Meadowood Drive, Aspen, 11 a.m. • Aspen Community Church-United Methodist, 200 E. Bleeker St., 9:30 a.m. • Aspen Mountain — The annual Easter Service will be held at the top of...


PETA gives Aspen props for drones over fireworks

April 18, 2019

I am writing on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and our more than 6.5 million members and supporters worldwide, including many across Colorado, to commend you for choosing to replace...


Aspen government vulnerable with no controls

April 18, 2019

It saddens the community to see a family devastated by misguided conduct. Yet a cautionary lesson lies in the saga of alleged theft from Aspen Skiing Co. Many ask, “How could this go undetected for...



Bond reduced for alleged child trafficker
Bond reduced for alleged child trafficker

April 18, 2019

A 9th District judge on Thursday significantly reduced bond for Damara Hester, accused of trafficking juveniles for sex from a Glenwood Springs hotel in 2017. Along with Hester, 26, a grand jury indictment in October...



Clubhouse Chronicles: Looking ahead to the summer at AVSC
Clubhouse Chronicles: Looking ahead to the summer at AVSC

April 18, 2019

Last week, we celebrated the end of our competitive season with our annual awards banquet. We recognized community members for their hard work, great results and strong character. It was nice to gather and reflect...



Judge denies change of venue in Lake Christine Fire case
Judge denies change of venue in Lake Christine Fire case

April 18, 2019

A request by the defendants in the Lake Christine Fire case to have their trials transferred from Eagle County to elsewhere in Colorado was denied by a judge Thursday. Eagle County District Judge Paul Dunkelman...



Theatre Aspen announces casts for 2019 summer season
Theatre Aspen announces casts for 2019 summer season

April 18, 2019

Theatre Aspen has announced the complete casts for its summer 2019 productions of “Guys and Dolls,” “Little Shop of Horrors” and “God of Carnage,” along with a slate of special events for the season. “One...




Law firm hunts for Sammy Sosa over botched Aspen rental deal
Law firm hunts for Sammy Sosa over botched Aspen rental deal

April 18, 2019

One of Major League Baseball’s most prolific sluggers has disappeared like one of his towering round-trippers of yesteryear. A New Orleans-area law firm has been attempting to serve Sammy Sosa with a lawsuit alleging he...