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Tuesday Aug 26 | CBS Local

Aspen's Tortoise-iPad Art Installation Ends Early

An art exhibit criticized for cruelty to animals has ended six weeks early because its central feature - live tortoises with iPads affixed to their shells - needed to move to drier and warmer climes.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Denver Post

Illinois woman killed in two-vehicle, head-on Pitkin County crash

An Illinois woman was killed in a head-on, two-vehicle crash in Pitkin County on Saturday night that also left two others seriously injured, the Colorado State Patrol said.

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Related Topix: Basalt, CO, Glenwood Springs, CO

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Denver Post

Eagle County Sheriff looking for Aspen woman missing since Sunday

The Eagle County Sheriff's Office has issued a missing person report for a woman who was last seen in the Burnt Mountain area, northeast of Thomasville.

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Related Topix: Eagle County, CO, Aspen, CO

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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