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Yesterday | The Miami Herald

Man arrested for DUI on bike-race course

The incident happened Monday afternoon when 47-year-old Steven Hugill allegedly drove past a Pitkin County sheriff's deputy who was keeping traffic off the McLain Flats section of the race.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

CBS-11's Brendan Higgins fired after Aspen arrest

"If my email inbox is any indication, many of you are wondering about a recent incident in Aspen, Colo., that resulted in my arrest.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Blog News

Washington Examiner

Colorado BLM backs Thompson Divide lease decision

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is upholding its decision to extend the leases for 25 oil and gas wells in the Thompson Divide while it studies the environmental impacts of drilling there.

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Related Topix: Carbondale, CO, Glenwood Springs, CO

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Property Image

Aspen, CO Over an acre of land with most of it being flat and perfect for entertaining located in Pitkin County within the Pyramid Views Subdivision .

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Denver Post

Body of transient man found in Roaring Fork River

The body found in the Roaring Fork River on Monday has been identified as that of a transient man from Aspen.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Wed Aug 06, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Utah climber's body found on Capitol Peak

Deputy Alex Burchetta of the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office said family members from Salt Lake City reported the 53-year-old had not returned home as scheduled at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival

Denver Post

Body of hiker, Utah man, found on mountain in Pitkin County

The body of a Utah man was found in Pitkin County on Wednesday morning after family members called authorities to report the victim had not returned from a mountain hike.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Public Information and Emergency Warning Services have been Upgraded

EAGLE, Colo., July 29 -- Eagle County issued the following news release: The Eagle County Telephone Service Authority, also known as the 9-1-1 Board, has upgraded its public information and warning services system to better serve residents, second homeowners, property managers and others who may not get notifications through traditional 9-1-1 call ... (more)

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Related Topix: Eagle, CO, VoIP, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

An overflowing Dumpster is seen at the site of a bear attack.

Unsecured trash containers were likely a factor in a bear attack that injured an off-duty Pitkin County Sheriff's deputy in downtown Aspen on Sunday morning, the Aspen Police Department reported.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Vail Daily News

Body found in river near Redstone

Two kayakers from Gunnison County discovered a body in the Crystal River on Saturday afternoon, according to a statement from the Pitkin County Coroner's Office.

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Related Topix: Gunnison County, CO, Carbondale, CO, Marble, CO

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Gazette

Bear swipes at, injures woman in Aspen alley

Aspen police say a woman suffered minor injuries after a bear swiped at her as she walked in a downtown alley.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

TheDenverChannel

Kayakers find body in Crystal River

Flash Flood Watch issued July 27 at 4:06AM MDT expiring July 27 at 9:00PM MDT in effect for: Crowley, Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Otero, Pueblo, Teller Flash Flood Watch issued July 27 at 4:06AM MDT expiring July 28 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Alamosa, Baca, Chaffee, Costilla, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, Pueblo, Saguache Flash ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Gunnison County, CO

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Body found in the Crystal River near Redstone

The Pitkin County coroner says two volunteer kayakers from Gunnison County found the body Saturday and helped recover it from the river.

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Related Topix: Gunnison County, CO

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Denver Post

Injured climber rescued by helicopter from Pyramid Peak near Aspen

A Gypsum-based National Guard Helicopter rescued an injured hiker near the summit of Pyramid Peak outside Aspen on Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Denver Post

Private jet carrying three skids, spins off runway in Aspen

No one was injured when this private jet slid off a runway in Aspen. A private jet carrying three people skidded and spun off a runway at the airport in Aspen on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

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