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Endless summer: Ski resorts struggle to keep terrain open in new...

ASPEN — Flowers are blooming along the sidewalks. Snow on the mountains is melting fast. Residents here aren't sure whether to ski or golf. But most of them are certain of one thing: Climate change is for real.

More clean, more cash: Colorado lawmakers promote new electronics recycling initiative

Colorado lawmakers are searching everywhere for ways to create jobs, even now turning to landfills.

Earthquake ID’d as prime suspect in paleontological whodunnit at Snowmass

Completing their dig at Snowmass Village, scientists from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and other institutions now wonder if an ancient earthquake that created quick sand explains the unusual number of bones from juvenile mastodons.

Biden blasted for ‘hiding out’ with wounded veterans in Aspen ahead...

Vice President Joe Biden is coming under serious fire from the conservative blogosphere for “hiding out” in Aspen over the weekend ahead of President Barack Obama’s key speech justifying ongoing U.S. airstrikes in Libya. The website Real Aspen rounds up some of the more heated slams of Biden, who flew into the Eagle County Airport Thursday night and proceeded on Interstate 70 in a motorcade using a “rolling roadblock” along U.S. Highway 82 to Aspen. Biden was back in Washington in time for Obama’s address on Libya.

Schwartz responds to Western Tradition Partnership attack

State Senator Gail Schwartz, D-Snowmass, has responded to attack mailers sent out by GOP dirty-trickster group Western Tradition Partnership that depict her as Donald...

Schwartz, Curry crafting ‘Roadkill Bill’ to slow drivers in wildlife-crossing zones

A pair of Western Slope lawmakers wants drivers to slow down dramatically on roads and highways bisecting critical wildlife habitat, promising to introduce a...

GOP eyes key state senate seat, blasting FASTER, praising oil and...

Two Republicans have entered the fray to take down a key state senate seat narrowly won by Democrat Gail Schwartz in 2006, as the...

Aspen cycling politics: On the budding Armstrong-Ritter ‘bromance’

Only in Aspen, where liberal political bickering has been elevated to an art form, could a proposed day to honor cancer survivor and seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong devolve into name calling and too-cool-for-school disinterest.