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Lift One project on Aspen Mountain in peril
Lift One project on Aspen Mountain in peril

July 19, 2019

One of Aspen’s largest development projects in decades, this one at the western base of Aspen Mountain, is in jeopardy. The developers of Lift One Lodge, one of the key partners in the Lift One...






Heroin, guns found after arrest near Aspen
Heroin, guns found after arrest near Aspen

July 20, 2019

Members of a drug enforcement task force that includes a DEA agent arrested two men Thursday on Highway 82 east of Aspen and found a large amount of heroin and two handguns in the car.


Cops: Aspen man arrested after attacking woman

July 20, 2019

Aspen police arrested a 52-year-old local man early Friday morning and charged him with felony assault for allegedly attacking a female friend, according to court documents. Asked by an officer if he assaulted the woman,...


Aspen wilderness rangers report ‘a lot of snow’ on trails above 11,000 feet
Aspen wilderness rangers report ‘a lot of snow’ on trails above 11,000 feet

July 18, 2019

There is a lot of pent up energy among hikers and bikers to get into the high country, but snow fields, avalanche debris and high stream crossings are presenting challenges later than usual. Forest rangers with the Aspen-Sopris District provide trail condition reports that are updated each week so hikers and backpackers aren’t caught unaware.



Forest ranger leaves Aspen backcountry better than she found it
Forest ranger leaves Aspen backcountry better than she found it

July 21, 2019

Karen Schroyer has been at the helm of the Aspen-Sopris District for 5 1/2 years. A big part of her record has been leading a team that created a system that provides more protection for popular areas such as Conundrum Hot Springs and the Four Pass Loop.






Tweet All About It: HST, marijuana and Epstein
Tweet All About It: HST, marijuana and Epstein

July 21, 2019

The Aspen Times can be found on Twitter, as well. Simply type “TheAspenTimes” (no spaces) into the search bar, and get daily updates on what’s happening in the Roaring Fork Valley. • “Just wanna point...


Pot-laced poop getting Aspen dogs high
Pot-laced poop getting Aspen dogs high

July 8, 2019

A local vet has a working theory that people are pooping outdoors and not cleaning it up, leaving it for dogs to eat. An unintended result is that the canines are getting high on human feces with THC in it.


Injured hiker airlifted off Cathedral Peak near Aspen
Injured hiker airlifted off Cathedral Peak near Aspen

July 21, 2019

A Denver man injured his ankle Sunday in a snowfield below Cathedral Peak’s summit and was helicoptered out of the backcountry to Aspen Valley Hospital, according to a news release. The 47-year-old man was climbing...