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The Lake Christine Fire proved once again that the only thing predictable about a wildland fire is its unpredictability, according to Basalt Fire Chief Scott... [Read More]
The Lake Christine Fire threatened land and structures with an estimated actual value of $606.5 million, according to research by Eagle County government.The GIS department... [Read More]
Each week, we pick out our favorite and not-so-favorite tweets (at least those that are printable) about Aspen and display them on Sunday's page A2.•... [Read More]
Many thanks to firefightersTo view the lake Christine Fire Map, that the KDNK news agency put on their site is transformative. Thanks to the grueling... [Read More]
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Mountain Rescue Aspen has a strict policy of not singling out members of the team, but it broke tradition recently to praise a rookie for... [Read More]
Pitkin County commissioners are debating how to ask voters to re-approve a property tax critical to funding Pitkin County's public health efforts as well as... [Read More]
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This has been a challenging (yet inspiring) week here in the Roaring Fork Valley as fire crews, law enforcement, pilots, EMS, Colorado Parks and Wildlife... [Read More]
In addition to his previously announced events, the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will speak Wednesday night at the Isis Theatre in Aspen following a free... [Read More]
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It wasn't until he surveyed the scene the next morning that Greater Eagle Fire Chief Doug Cupp realized the magnitude of what local firefighters accomplished... [Read More]
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There's an intense effort underway on the lower slopes of Basalt Mountain that isn't as desperate as the firefighting of July 3 to 5 but... [Read More]
The city of Aspen's Parks and Open Space Department has installed 20 new bike lockers at the Buttermilk parking lot in an effort to help... [Read More]
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Theatre Aspen canceled its Wednesday night performance of "Ragtime," as lead actor Michael Andreaus' injury prevented the show from going on. Andreaus, playing Coalhouse, ruptured... [Read More]
Because of the closure of Crown Mountain Park due to the fires, Saturday's New Moon Stargazer will be held at the Aspen Center for Physics,... [Read More]
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Roaring Fork Valley-based painter David Notor will open a retrospective of his work from the past 15 years at the Art Base in Basalt this... [Read More]
In response to the Lake Christine Fire, Theatre Aspen will give a portion of proceeds from ticket sales to recovery efforts and will allow first... [Read More]
Many of us think of classical musicians as somehow more than human, touched by some otherworldly force and descending upon concert halls riding clouds of... [Read More]
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This is an open letter to the citizens of Aspen. In a time where everything seems to be divisive, Aspen is on the brink of... [Read More]
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There were noticeably fewer people at Basalt High School on Wednesday evening for the Lake Christine Fire community meeting. Public information officers and emergency personnel... [Read More]
A team of Mountain Rescue Aspen volunteers with the aid of a Blackhawk helicopter brought an Iowa man to safety Tuesday after he became stranded... [Read More]
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Is it possible to adequately thank a stranger for sacrificing his or her own life and livelihood to save our own? I'm fairly certain the... [Read More]
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