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  1. Recall petition submitted, Jacobson says he won't resignRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A petition to recall a Snowmass Village Town Councilman facing criminal charges was submitted Monday, hours before he stated publicly that he intends to stay in his seat. The 325 signatures were submitted by petition committee members Fred Kucker and Jim Hooker, both former Snowmass elected representatives.

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  2. Head-lice cases flare up in AspenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    An outbreak of lice has many Aspen children scratching their heads, prompting child care facilities to alert parents and one facility to close down Friday for disinfection purposes. "I've worked 20 years in early childhood, and there's never been lice in this building for the 17 years I've been here," said Dawn Ryan, who owns and operates Aspen Mountain Tots, which shares the Yellow Brick School with two other day care facilities.

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  3. Mountain Characters: Basalt's Two Rivers Cafe - a fixture for 36 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Rick Kane, left, and Pat Breed created an institution at Two Rivers Cafe in Basalt with hard work, good food, fair prices and consistency. In a valley where change is constant and the population in flux, Two Rivers Cafe has been a reassuring anchor for decades on Basalt's Midland Avenue.

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  4. Event planner ignores North Star rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Four of nearly 70 in a large wedding party walk back to their bus after floating the North Star Preserve on Friday afternoon. The zoo otherwise known as the North Star Nature Preserve in the summer of 2015 continued to defy the county's efforts to manage it effectively Friday.

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  5. Summer Advantage enriches kids' learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    It's not what you might think of as summer school, but the class was a part of Summit 54's Summer Advantage USA program, which had a branch at Sopris Elementary in Glenwood Springs. The program allows any child kindergarten through fourth grade to enroll for a five-week summer school session.

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  6. Charges piling up on alleged robber of Aspen marijuana shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The man suspected of robbing a Aspen marijuana dispensary with a hammer Tuesday led officers on a high-speed chase when they tried to pull him over west of St. Louis on Wednesday night, then crashed head-on into a police car, according to a statement. Hayden May, 21, then refused to get out of the black 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe he stole from his former employer in Aspen, prompting a St. Louis police officer to use his baton to break the window before arresting him, the statement from the St. Louis County Police Department says.

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  7. Study: Fishing on Fryingpan River pumps $4M into valley economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Devin Pool of Aspen fishes a stretch of the lower Fryingpan River Thursday. A study released this week shows that fishing on the lower 'Pan and Ruedi Reservoir contributes $4 million annually to the Roaring Fork Valley economy.

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  8. Aspen Marijuana thief arrested near St. Louis, Mo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The 21-year-old man police say robbed an Aspen marijuana dispensary with a hammer Tuesday was arrested Wednesday night outside St. Louis, according to a statement by Aspen Police. Hayden May was last seen about 3 a.m. Wednesday near Difficult Campground east of Aspen, according to an earlier police statement.

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  9. A sign on the door of Stash marijuana dispensary after it was robbed by a man with a hammer Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A man wielding a hammer robbed an Aspen marijuana dispensary of $11,000 worth of the drug Tuesday before fleeing on foot, police said. The man had not been caught by 6 p.m. Tuesday, though police knew who he was and believed he was staying east of town, said Blair Flickinger, Aspen police spokeswoman.

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  10. English In Action needs $3,065 to score challenge grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The group needs to raise $3,065 to reach a goal of $20,000 before Aug. 1. If it reaches that goal, an anonymous donor will provide another $20,000. If English In Action can secure the total of $40,000, it will help address its top priority of training and recruiting, according to Lynn Nichols, a member of the group's board of directors.

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  11. Hiker flown by chopper off Sopris after fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A 74-year-old male hiker was rescued Saturday afternoon on Mount Sopris after falling while descending, the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office said. The man, who was not identified, is a resident of the Roaring Fork Valley.

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  12. Headed into the backcountry this weekend? Be preparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The Cisneys prepare dinner in their campsite at Difficult Campground Wednesday afternoon. Difficult, like all of the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District's 18 campgrounds, has been full every weekend lately.

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  13. The goof behind losing 911 service in May's big outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    CenturyLink crews on the evening of May 26 assess damage to a fiberoptic cable near Ironbridge subdivsion. The incident caused widespread cell, landline and Internet outages in upper Roaring Fork Valley.

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  14. May phone outage - 911 backup line was cut, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    CenturyLink crews on the evening of May 26 assess damage to a fiberoptic cable near Ironbridge subdivsion. The incident caused widespread cell, landline and Internet outages in upper Roaring Fork Valley.

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  15. Snowmass Village Town Councilman Jacobson responds to calls for resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Snowmass Village Town Councilman Chris Jacobson responded to calls for his resignation on Tuesday, the same day that a petition to recall him got under way. Jacobson faces a charge of felony criminal mischief following a June arrest for allegedly driving under the influence, sparking calls for his resignation and possibly even a recall election .

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  16. Glenwood VA medical open house takes place MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The Glenwood Springs Veterans Telehealth Clinic, 2425 South Grand Ave., Suite 101, will host an open house from 2-4 p.m. Monday, July 27. The event will feature demonstrations of telemedicine equipment used by primary and specialty care providers, as well as for mental health appointments. Leadership from the Grand Junction Veterans Health Care System and clinic staff will be on hand to take questions and discuss local veterans' needs.

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  17. Lionel Young Band brings rock, blues, boogie to Two Rivers Park for Summer of MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The Lionel Young Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Two Rivers Park for the Glenwood Springs Center for the Art's Summer of Music concert series. The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is four for four since it launched this year's Summer of Music.

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  18. Traffic backs up on Main Street during the afternoon commute Thursday afternoon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Traffic into Aspen backs up near the airport Friday morning. Some local residents have changed their commuting times in order to avoid rush hour, but at least one resident says rush hour seems to be all the time these days.

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  19. Effort to recall Jacobson in works in SnowmassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A Snowmass Village resident submitted a request Monday to launch a petition calling for the recall of Councilman Chris Jacobson, the town has confirmed. The form, which was missing some information, has not been certified by the town clerk and was returned to the resident for revision.

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  20. Visits up, spending down in national forest around Aspen | PostIndependent.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Lyle Lake glistens in front of the Continental Divide. The White River National Forest is relying more on volunteers to patrol and maintain trails.

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