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Rage against bear killing leads to arson plea
Rage against bear killing leads to arson plea

April 17, 2019

A Pitkin County man admitted Wednesday to taking extreme measures when he retaliated against a hunter who legally killed a bear on a next-door ranch last fall. Thomas Andersen, 69, pleaded guilty to felony attempted...




David Porter Schweppe
David Porter Schweppe

April 17, 2019

On Sunday, April 7, 2019, David Schweppe eased away from this world and joined his cohorts on the other side for some fishing, lots of laughter and a lot of stories. Dave had a story...




E-Bike Controversy: When is a bicycle a motorcycle?
E-Bike Controversy: When is a bicycle a motorcycle?

April 18, 2019

It was only a matter of time. Electric-assist bikes have grown exponentially in popularity over recent years. Now, questions over the machines’ DNA are arising with governing bodies in the sport. To the point: When...




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...


Running off
Running off

April 16, 2019

Spring is finally here. Minus a few days of weather detours, of course. Now, I always enjoy winter, and moving here led to one of the best winters I’ve ever experienced. Being cold, but not...


The things that I love (and hate) about Moab
The things that I love (and hate) about Moab

April 18, 2019

As good as the skiing has been, I needed a four-day weekend in the desert to melt away my end-of-winter blues. Multiple hours of hiking and biking last weekend gave me plenty of time to...


Snowmass Town Council looks at housing, 2019 goals
Snowmass Town Council looks at housing, 2019 goals

April 16, 2019

Snowmass’ elected officials signed off on their 2019 council goals while making a significant move to tackle their No. 1 goal in the same night. Affordable housing continues to top council’s list of priorities, and...


Dixie Rinehart
Dixie Rinehart

April 16, 2019

Dixie Rinehart, one of eight people named on the patent for the Apollo spacesuit, departs body for his own heavenly travels. Starting his career at Edwards Air Force Base in southern California, Dixie trained and...



Trump signs Colorado River drought proposal
Trump signs Colorado River drought proposal

April 16, 2019

PHOENIX — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. The Colorado River drought...