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Tag Archives: Aspen

By the time it became clear the altitude was killing her, it was already too late

ASPEN, Colo. – In some ways, Susanna Deforest was typical of those who suffer from Colorado’s thinner air after arriving from a low elevation. A […]...

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September 11, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Aspen leafing out early? Don’t trust your memory, but yes, this year is a peek into the future

Aspen stands this year had leafed out by May 5 on the north-facing slopes above Eagle-Vail, the subdivision of duplexes where I spent the 1990s. […]...

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June 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Mayor of Aspen to Trump upon visit: Wake up about climate change

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is in Aspen today for a fundraiser. The town’s mayor, Steve Skadron, wants the candidate to learn something while he’s there. […]...

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August 25, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Homebrew: Aurora Police Department’s reputation goes up in smoke

Cigar-gate Cigar-gate has erupted – and no, this isn’t a throw back to Bill Clinton’s scandal. Aurora cops had built a cigar-smoking room in police […]...

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September 21, 2015 Just In, The Mix

Homebrew: Sheriff’s deputies suspended for incompetence

Bad job Three sheriff’s deputies at the Denver jail have been suspended “with two of them erroneously releasing a prisoner, and the third missing the […]...

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September 9, 2015 Just In, The Mix

Aspen’s skewed American dream

Kelli Bohl, 36, believes she is living the American dream. Born, raised and working in the Roaring Fork Valley, she’s having a tough time paying […]...

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June 3, 2015 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

In Aspen, even doctors need affordable housing

Homes in Aspen and surrounding Pitkin County are routinely listed for sale for amounts in the many millions, out of reach for most mere mortals […]...

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June 1, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Aspen’s great parking heist

The great parking heist in downtown Aspen may be over. But the city of Aspen is still trying to unravel the years-long scam that siphoned […]...

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April 13, 2015 In-Depth, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Statetap: ‘It reeks of injustice’

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks paid a visit to the New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Fountain on Sunday to deliver a passionate […]...

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January 26, 2015 Just In

Fracking Protesters Follow Hickenlooper to Aspen

ASPEN-- This tony resort town, set high above the heavily plied natural-gas fields of the Colorado Front Range, was the unlikely scene on Saturday of the latest clash in the running battle in the state over the controversial natural-gas-extraction method...

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July 15, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

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News Poetry: Bedtime Story for Denver

Once again upon too many times, a girl was stolen from her family and delivered to men. They leered, breathed fire down her neck, nodded […]

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