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DAC to Aspen school board: More communications, fewer rumors

November 19, 2019

An advisory group to the Board of Education says when it comes to public outreach, the Aspen School District is sorely lacking in its communications efforts because of ongoing rumors, misinformation and lingering questions. Addressing...





Officials say ‘zip it’ when driving out of Aspen

November 18, 2019

Motorists who think they are doing the right thing by sitting in one lane of traffic when there is another one open are doing it wrong, officials say. They are asking people to “zipper” when it comes to the late merge on Aspen’s Main Street approaching the S-curves.



Who’s to blame over Aspen house gone wild?

November 18, 2019

A trio of Aspen elected officials said they will seek harsh penalties for the developer of a spec home that has run afoul of its original building approvals, including doubling the height of some of...



What’s the Big Deal: Nearly $9 million for Highlands home

November 18, 2019

“What’s the Big Deal?” runs Mondays and is based on the previous week’s most expensive property transaction recorded in the Pitkin County Clerk & Recorder’s Office. Price: $8,960,141 Date recorded: Oct. 15 Address: 460 Thunderbowl...




Aspen Misc.: Nov. 17, 2019

November 17, 2019

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Ranch embezzlement trial in hands of Garfield County jury

November 15, 2019

For nearly a month, a Glenwood Springs jury has heard arguments alleging Charles “Zane” and Charla Farris stole up to $1 million from the Garfield County ranch they managed. The jury will begin deliberations Monday...