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McLain project likely to spur Aspen summer traffic woes

March 20, 2019

Brace yourselves, Aspen, because this summer’s traffic just got worse. Most of McLain Flats Road — the pressure valve that traditionally provides some relief to commuters hoping to avoid Highway 82 gridlock — will be...





Aspen voter turnout crushes previous recent record

March 6, 2019

Nearly 60 percent of Aspen’s active, registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s municipal election, according to the city’s deputy clerk. That number, more than 3,200 votes, demolished the previous highest voter total recorded in the...




Aspen man arrested after entering woman’s bedroom

March 5, 2019

Aspen police arrested a local man Friday who allegedly entered his ex-girlfriend’s home while she was sleeping and initially refused to leave, according to court documents. Edward Wegmann, 35, did finally leave the woman’s apartment...












New hotel plans resurrected for downtown Aspen

February 28, 2019

With a preference for more hotel rooms in downtown Aspen over an affordable-housing complex with no onsite parking, elected officials this week told developer Mark Hunt to move forward with his approved Base 1 lodge....


Moscow native extradited in Aspen jewelry theft

February 28, 2019

A Russian woman suspected of helping steal $95,000 worth of jewelry from a downtown Aspen store was charged with felony theft Wednesday in Pitkin County District Court after being extradited to Aspen from New York...