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1 hr ago | The Aspen Times

Aspen bartender Peter Nardi found guilty of sexual assault, other charges

A Pitkin County jury on Friday found longtime Aspen-area resident and bartender Peter Nardi guilty of felony sexual assault and other charges following a nine-day trial.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Aspen Times

Aspen Kids First events set for April and May

Kids First is celebrating "Month of the Young Child" with a variety of events in April and May including the following open houses in which parents can visit teachers and staff while observing children in their learning environments: Monday, 9:30 a.m. - Early Childhood Center, Woody Creek Tuesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - Early Learning Center, Aspen ... (more)

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Woody Creek, CO

The Aspen Times

Pitkin County building remains closed for asbestos probe

Air monitoring for asbestos exposure got underway at the Pitkin County Courthouse Plaza on Tuesday after the previous day's inspection revealed several "hot spots" that contained traces of asbestos.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Grand Junction, CO

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Aspen Times

Waste Management taking over recycling throughout Roaring Fork Valley

Joe Krabacher, of Woody Creek, deposits recyclable materials at the Rio Grande site in Aspen Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Woody Creek, CO, Basalt, CO

The Aspen Times

Krabloonik owner pleads not guilty to animal-cruelty charges

Andre Salvail The Aspen Times Dan MacEachen makes his way out of the Pitkin County Courthouse following Tuesday's arraignment in which he pleaded not guilty to eight misdemeanor charges of animal cruelty.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Snowmass Village, CO, Snowmass, CO

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Denver Post

Aspen woman died of blunt-force head trauma, coroner says

Nancy Pfister died of blunt-force trauma to the head, and her body was not discovered for about 36 hours after her death, the Pitkin County Coroner's Office said in a news release Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Northern Michigan News

Colorado socialite killed by blunt force to head

A coroner says blunt force injury to the head killed a socialite who was found in her home in a Colorado resort town.

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The Economist

Canada's war on doorknobs: Knobless oblige

IT IS rare for changes to a municipal building code to become headline news. But Vancouver's ban on doorknobs in all new buildings, which went into effect last month, is an exception.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

TheDenverChannel

Co. office building closed for asbestos testing

PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. - A Pitkin County government office building in Aspen has been closed for asbestos testing after a preliminary check showed the material was present.

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The Aspen Times

Man allegedly pulls knife at Aspen bar

A Carbondale man faces a felony assault charge of menacing with a deadly weapon following an alleged incident at the Regal Watering Hole on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Carbondale, CO

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Aspen Times

Pitkin County building to close today for asbestos test

The Pitkin County government building at 530 E. Main Street, also known as the Courthouse Plaza, will be closed today and Wednesday for air testing in an area with asbestos, recently discovered while plans were being made for an upcoming remodeling job.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Aspen Times

CORE eyes energy-efficiency milestones

Mona Newton has been at the helm of CORE as its executive director for the last two years.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Aspen, CO

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Aspen Times

Nardi accuser admits she added her own info to doctor's report

Prosecutors and defense attorneys argued Friday over whether jurors in the Peter Nardi sexual-assault trial should be allowed to review and consider certain contents of a medical record sent to the Aspen Police Department by the alleged victim.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Aspen Times

Jurors lined up for trial in sexual-assault case

Ten men and four women were chosen as jurors Wednesday for the trial of Peter Nardi, a longtime Aspen bartender standing trial this week and next for the alleged sexual assault of his former girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Life, Self Defense

The Aspen Times

Student Sadie Alpern works with an Amanita muscaria mushroom at Aspen High School's fungal library.

Through his work with Colorado Soil Systems, Jimmy Dula aims to reduce the Roaring Fork Valley's dependence on fossil fuels and far-away food.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Colorado State University, Aspen, CO, Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Aspen Times

Aspen jury selection begins in sexual-assault trial for Peter Nardi

The voir dire portion of the trial of Aspen bartender Peter Nardi went slowly Tuesday in Pitkin County District Court and will carry over into today.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Woody Creek, CO, Basalt, CO

The Aspen Times

Pitkin County preparing to address four new road projects

With almost 500 miles of county roads to maintain, it's no surprise Pitkin County has a few repairs to take care of this year.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Denver Post

Lipsher: Obamacare not helping mountain dwellers

"In the mountains, we face another problem with the new health-care system: premiums under Obamacare that are hundreds of dollars more than the rest of the state," writes Steve Lipsher.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Opinion

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Aspen Times

Judge agrees to delay hearing in Pfister case

Pitkin County District Judge Gail Nichols today delayed the setting of a preliminary hearing for three suspects accused of first-degree murder in the slaying of Aspen native Nancy Pfister.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Glenwood Springs, CO, Eagle County, CO

CBS Local

Habitat For Humanity To Build Homes In Aspen

"In the 1970s the Pitkin County Commissioners decided there also needed to be housing that would house people who actually lived here and worked here year 'round," said Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority board member Marcia Goshorn.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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