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Aspen school board candidates put to the test

October 18, 2019

Recently released data showing 41% of third-graders in Aspen Elementary School met or exceeded state reading standards have education board candidates expressing varying degrees of concern about the issue. Unveiled at a Sept. 7 school...

Vail’s snowmaking project a ‘game-changer’

October 17, 2019

In November 2016, when cold temps were slow to arrive, Vail Mountain was closed to skiing and snowboarding during the run-up to Thanksgiving. For guests who had already booked a trip, scenic gondola rides and...

Livestream of Aspen board of education candidate forum

October 17, 2019

The six candidates running for the two open seats on the Aspen School District Board of Education are participating in a candidate forum moderated by David Krause and Curtis Wackerle, the respective editors of The...

Secret Sauce: CP Burger heads into its 10th winter

October 17, 2019

“Will Smith, order ready! Bugs Bunny, order ready!” Despite being a familiar shtick for a decade, hearing celebrity and pop-culture names called over the loudspeaker at CP Burger never gets old. This sense of playfulness...

Ex-Woodbridge CEO gets 25 years for Ponzi scheme

October 17, 2019

Robert Shapiro, a former Carbondale-area resident and ex-CEO of the Woodbridge Group of Companies LLC, was sentenced in Florida on Tuesday to the maximum 25 years in prison for running a $1.3 billion real estate...

Castle Creek Bridge is open

October 16, 2019

Motorists should not expect any delays Wednesday at the entrance to Aspen as construction on the Castle Creek Bridge is complete. Crews were fixing a large pothole and thickening the surface to prevent future erosion...