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Tuesday Jul 1 | The Aspen Times

Aspen Fourth of July fireworks still a go

Some Colorado municipalities, including Glenwood Springs, have canceled their fireworks show because of the potential for fire, but Aspen authorities are taking a wait-and-see approach.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Glenwood Springs, CO

Tuesday Jul 1 | The Aspen Times

Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority relocates next week

The Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority will be closed Tuesday through Friday as it moves into its new location at 210 E. Hyman Ave., where it plans to open July 7. In the meantime, those who need housing information or need to do business with the Housing Authority can visit its office at Truscott Place, located by the Aspen Golf Course off ... (more)

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Atlantic

When Hunter S. Thompson Ran for Sheriff of Aspen

He was a self-confessed freak, a maniac, a drug fiend greatly enamored with guns, whiskey, and quantities of hallucinogens that could knock out entire metropolises at a time.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Woody Creek, CO, Suicide, US Politics, US News

Daily Mail

EXCLUSIVE: Revealed, the mysterious twisted riddles about sex and...

Even cavemen had to eat their greens: 50,000-year-old poo reveals first evidence of vegetables and nuts in the Neanderthal diet EXCLUSIVE: Former GOP senate candidate Todd Akin doubles down on his 'legitimate rape' comment and says 'hypocrite' Hillary 'de-legitimized' a 12-year-old rape victim 'They've stood up for each other and their daughter': ... (more)

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Aspen Times

Aspen airport considers widening runway for future aircraft

The Aspen-Pitkin County Airport will have to undergo some physical adjustments to its runway in order to accommodate a future wave of aircraft with longer wingspans.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Business Journal

Aspen airport faces $132M decision

The Aspen-Pitkin County Airport may have to spend as much as $132 million to allow the next generation of regional commercial jets to land there, according to an article in the Aspen Daily News .

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Aspen Times

Snowmass offers wildfire prevention workshop on June 25

The Snowmass-Wildcat Fire Protection District will discuss the current wildfire conditions in Snowmass Village at an interactive workshop session on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Snowmass, CO, Snowmass Village, CO, Colorado Springs, CO

The Aspen Times

You never know who or what you'll run into in Aspen, especially during the Food & Wine Classic.

The streets of Aspen are once again filled with tourists as the summer season officially kicks off with the advent of the Food & Wine Classic.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Snowmass, CO

The Aspen Times

Marolt is no longer option for bike park

A biker rides the paved path adjacent to the Marolt Open Space. The city's Open Space and Trails board nixed the idea of putting a bicycle terrain park on the open space property.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Snowmass, CO

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Aspen Times

News Update: William Styler pleads guilty to Aspenite Nancy Pfister's death, gets 20-year sentence

Garth McCarty and Beth Krulewitch, defense attorneys for Nancy Styler, speak with reporters Friday morning after husband William Styler pleaded guilty in Pitkin County District Court and received a 20-year prison sentence for the murder of Aspen native Nancy Pfister.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Aspen Times

Pitkin County adopts temporary moratorium in rural and remote zone districts

The Pitkin County commissioners approved an emergency ordinance Wednesday establishing a temporary moratorium on issuing permits for structures of any kind that violate certain zoning restrictions in the county.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Aspen Times

Pitkin County gets $1.33 million in PILT funds

The U.S. Department of the Interior released more than $34.5 million to Colorado through the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Eagle County, CO, Garfield County, CO

The Aspen Times

Pitkin County Sheriff's Office, Aspen police investigate assault reports

The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a sexual assault Tuesday night on a bike path leading to the Marolt housing complex.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Northern Michigan News

Ex-anesthesiologist pleads guilty in Aspen slaying

A former Denver anesthesiologist pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder in the bludgeoning death of a prominent Aspen woman and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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CBS Local

Former Tenant Pleads Guilty In Aspen Murder Case

The former tenant of an Aspen socialite who was killed in February has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the case.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Aspen Times

Charges against Nancy Styler dropped in Pfister murder case

Citing new evidence that came to light late last week, the 9th Judicial District Attorney's Office on Tuesday dropped criminal charges against Nancy Styler, one of three people arrested in the killing of Aspen native Nancy Pfister.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Basalt, CO, Eagle County, CO

Tue Jun 17, 2014

My Mother Lode

California man drowns after falling from raft

Authorities say a 44-year-old California man drowned after falling from a raft on the Roaring Fork River in Aspen.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Charges dropped against one defendant in Aspen socialitea s murder

William and Nancy Styler along with Katherine Carpenter were charged with first degree murder in the death of Nancy Pfister.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

Settlement secures water rights for Basalt kayak park

Colo. Gov. John Hickenlooper addresses an audience Thursday at the site of a future kayak park on the Roaring Fork River in Basalt.

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Related Topix: Basalt, CO, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Glenwood Springs, CO, Snowmass, CO

Sun Jun 15, 2014

New York Post

Couple ignites furor with Aspen Mountain mega-wedding

This June 9, 2014 image, provided by aspenjournalism.org, shows scaffolding being erected in preparation for the planned June 14, 2014 wedding of Alex Steel, daughter of Aspen Institute chairman Robert Steel, at the top of Little Annie Basin, near Aspen, Colo.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Aspen, CO

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