Officials issued the closure because Bootsy Bellows reportedly was operating as a bar late Friday into Saturday, and neither employees nor patrons were abiding by the county mask ordinance and social distancing requirements
Each summer, news reports in Aspen and across Colorado’s high country detail conflicts between black bears and people: bears in trash cans, homes, campsites and more. As these conflicts continue to increase, more bears are...
Not only did Hamilton win Saturday's 50k race, but he won by more than 56 minutes, a testament to the lung capacity of an Olympic-level endurance athlete.
Longtime Aspen-area caterer Peter O’Grady was formally charged last week in a child pornography case in Eagle County District Court. He faces one count of sexual exploitation of a child by video.
Aspen Skiing Co. plans to open its four mountains on schedule this winter under a controlled environment with outdoor bathrooms and no sit-down dining, and it also is considering blackout-dates for local skiers so it...
Mark Satkiewicz, an avid cyclist, co-founder of the SBT GRVL mountain bike race and former president of Smartwool, died on Saturday, according to the Routt County Coroner’s Office.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Aspen and business closures went into place, Jean-Robert Barbette didn’t panic. Instead, he mapped out a plan that would keep his namesake gyms open and his members safe. Barbette’s second...
“Pandemic pods” aim to provide stability to Colorado families worried about COVID-hampered schooling
Some say learning pods (or "pandemic pods") benefiting families that can afford them could exacerbate inequities in public education
Mike Pearce is using state-of-the-art aircraft to help train the newest generation of pilots in Aspen.
After getting the go-ahead from state health officials, CHSAA has given four sports the thumbs-up to compete this fall: boys golf, boys tennis, softball and cross country.
The act will devote nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands. The measure was overwhelmingly approved by Congress.
Pitkin County commissioners have scheduled three meetings in August to talk about the future of Aspen’s airport, two of which will allow members of the public to comment on what should be done and the recommendations presented by a committee that studied the facility for about 15 months.
A downtown Aspen bar was clearly open and serving alcohol at nearly 1 a.m. Saturday, with a full staff, loud music and a crowd of up to 75 people drinking. None wore a facemask.
Students and staff an Aspen preschool closed last week for a possible COVID-19 outbreak have so far tested negative for the virus, though a small number of test results are still pending.
Although the fire was no longer active or growing Sunday, the 14 Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit firefighters built a containment line around the perimeter and are continuing to strengthen those lines.
Valley View Hospital ‘very ready’ to treat COVID-19 patients, urges vigilance in face of recent uptick
A recent increase in patients being admitted with COVID-19 to Valley View Hospital include an uptick in pregnant women who are coming in with the virus, and even a newborn who was diagnosed within the first day of birth.
Aspen City Council members said they still want to forge ahead with work around affordable housing, child care and environmentalism as the city remains in response mode to COVID-19.
In Pitkin County, a camp helps local homeless population through the pandemic. What might a similar program look like in Glenwood Springs?
Glenwood Springs is interested in setting up a camp for the local homeless population to safely congregate during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Pitkin County Human services director Nan Sundeen, the Pitkin County camp costs about $2,000 per month to run.
Former Basalt teacher pleads guilty to 1 count of sexual assault on a child after relationship with student
A former Basalt High School choir director pleaded guilty Tuesday to having a sexual relationship with a male student who was a minor during a six-month stretch in 2019 as part of a plea bargain...