A 35-year-old man died Friday afternoon after passing out while hiking the Thomas Lakes Trail with his girlfriend, who tried to resuscitate him with instructions from Pitkin County dispatchers, the county Sheriff’s Office reported.
Fully aware he was in the midst of the mountain bike race of his life, Aspen's John Gaston said he “tried to not think too far ahead” to prevent the magnitude of the moment from getting to him. He eventually finished runner-up in the iconic race.
Grizzly Reservoir, the high-mountain lake above Aspen formed by damming Lincoln and Grizzly creeks, will be drained next summer for repairs to the dam, tunnel and outlet works.
Aspen Parks and Recreation announced that Desiree Whitehead has been named the city’s new recreation manager and Jim Pratt the new golf manager.
Vladislav Doronin, the Soviet-born investor whose company OKO Group in March paid $76.5 million for an acre to build a hotel on Aspen Mountain, held a one-third stake in a Moscow-based company at the time of the purchase despite saying he had ceased conducting business in Russia years earlier, U.S. and Russian public records show.
Peter Maron, a recent Aspen High School graduate, has earned his private pilot’s certificate, a milestone in his quest to become a professional aviator.
Next week, crews will begin making improvements to the Roaring Fork Whitewater Park in Basalt, including tweaks to the waves, installing a boardwalk and upgrades to the Fisherman’s Park boat ramp.
A fixture of Aspen’s local-food scene, the 1,615-square-foot space has served the community with a fast, reliable and affordable fare for many years, city officials said, and they aim to continue the tradition with the next tenant.
The Rotary Club of Aspen held its primary annual fundraiser, this year called "The Flight of the Ducks," on Saturday at Rio Grande Park.
“Rio Grande to Abandon Tracks in Aspen,” declared the Aspen Illustrated News on Aug. 8, 1968. “The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad has officially notified the Aspen city council that the company’s tracks will...
Tracing the source waters of Glenwood Canyon’s iconic Hanging Lake is a little like a game of whack-a-mole.
Given the United States is in the throes of a constitutional crisis, now isn't the time for debates over who's pictured on American currency and who's memorialized with a statue on public property, two prominent historians told an audience in Aspen on Saturday night.
Anglers and guides alike are all commenting on the prolific pale morning dun (PMD) hatches we are seeing this year. The Fryingpan has the most robust emergences of these mayflies, but there are solid numbers being seen on the Roaring Fork and Crystal rivers as well.
Well, of course, it wouldn't be long before ASPENX — the "premium" retail and "experiential" brand from Aspen Skiing Company — would be "pleased to announce a further collaboration with luxury brand Prada to unveil a limited-edition collection of pieces made of renowned Prada Re-Nylon fabric."
The Paepcke Transit Hub Improvements project will shift into a night-work phase from Monday, Aug. 15, through Wednesday, Aug. 23.
Her new memoir, “Still on Fire,” Renee Linnell recounts her hard-learned lessons from years of bad choices and crushing blows. Through it, she hopes to help others find, and live, their passion.
Aspen, like the rest of the country, was fascinated with — and followed the progress of — the Statue of Liberty in 1886. At that time, Aspen papers referred to it as Bartholdi’s Statue of Liberty Enlightening The World.
"Art Harvest," a mixed-media show, will open at the Aspen Chapel Gallery with a reception for the artists from 4 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 26.
Olympic-medalist Gretchen Bleiler to accept induction into Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame on Aug. 21
Olympic-medalist Gretchen Bleiler couldn’t attend the ceremony for her class of 2019 induction into the Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame due to being hospitalized then, but it will be better late than never when she...