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Biden leads the pack in funds raised in Aspen area

November 12, 2019

Pitkin County residents have poured $138,412 into the campaign coffers of active presidential candidates since Jan. 1, with Joe Biden well ahead of the pack. An Aspen Times review of Federal Election Commission records shows...

Aspen hospital mill levy extension on pace to pass

November 5, 2019

Aspen Valley Hospital District will continue to enjoy a revenue stream supported by property taxes for at least another decade following a convincing outcome in Tuesday’s election. As of 11 p.m., tallies showed that 3,338...

John Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race

August 15, 2019

DENVER — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in 2020. In a video message, Hickenlooper...

New Aspen City Council members are sworn in

June 10, 2019

Within seconds of taking the Aspen mayor’s seat after a brief swearing-in ceremony Monday evening, Torre asked everyone in council chambers to share in taking a collective deep breath. “Now, let’s go,” he said to...

Colorado moves presidential primaries to Super Tuesday

April 30, 2019

DENVER — Colorado is moving up its 2020 presidential primaries from June to Super Tuesday in March, hoping to lure major party contenders to the purple state. Gov. Jared Polis made the announcement Tuesday, adding...