Tag Archives: Aspen

Broncos Cancel Fan Event In Steamboat

The Denver Bronco’s Salute to fans tour, that was suppose to take place in Steamboat this afternoon, has been canceled. The Broncos canceled events in Steamboat and Aspen due to the heavy Continue reading

Steamboat Ski Resort Sold

It’s been announced that the Steamboat Springs Ski Resort is being sold to the owners of Aspen Mountain.  Aspen Skiing Company, in conjunction with KSL Capital Partners, finalized an agreement this week to purchase Intrawest Holdings for $1.5 billion.  Along with the Steamboat Ski area, the sale will include the Winter Park Ski area, as well as a Continue reading

UPDATE: Missing 16 Year Old Craig Girl Found

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-30016 year old Aspen Nichols who was believed to have run away from her home in Craig late last week was located Tuesday night behind the Centennial mall by the Craig Police Department. Nichols went Continue reading

Paving Work in Shadow Mountain to be Finished Next Week

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe final paving for Phase Two of the Shadow Mountain Improvement Project was pushed back a few days, and will now be finished early next week. Moffat County Director of Developmental Services Roy Tipton says the work will take place Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. He says the Continue reading

Flight Makes Emergency Landing at YVRA

yampa-airport-signOfficials say a United flight with about 70 people on board made a safe emergency landing yesterday morning at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. Flight 4919 originated from Aspen and was headed to Denver when the pilots indicated there was a mechanical problem with the right Continue reading

Tree Diseases Will Affect Fall Colors Photos

ASPEN TREESSome stands of aspen and cottonwood trees across northern Colorado and along the Front Range won’t be their most picturesque this fall, due to leaf spot diseases that benefited from an unusually wet spring and early summer. For Continue reading

Sheriffs Want Compensated for Clinton Security

hillaryTwo Colorado sheriffs say taxpayers should not be footing the bill for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s security at a private fundraiser outside Aspen. Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo and Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario say they provided about $5,000 worth of security for Clinton’s Tuesday fundraiser. While DiSalvo says Continue reading

Moffat County Commissioners Will Meet With Interior Secretary Jewel This Week

JEWELLMoffat County Commissioners will meet with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel this Friday.  That according to Commissioner John Kinkaid.  Jewell will be in Aspen Friday to speak as part of the Aspen Institute’s Hurst Lecture Series.  The Commissioners, who will meet with Jewel in Glenwood Spring at 8pm, are expected to impress on Continue reading

Jewell Visiting Aspen, No Plans to Visit Craig

JEWELLInterior Secretary Sally Jewell will be in Aspen this weekend, but there are no apparent plans to visit Moffat County. The Interior Department’s Office of Surface Mining is in the midst of redoing an environmental assessment of the South Taylor Pit at ColoWyo Coal Mine. A federal judge in Denver ruled the original assessment didn’t do enough to consider the effects of burning coal on Continue reading

Forest Service, DEA Raids Illegal Pot Farm

MARIJUANA-300For the second time in a year, the U.S. Forest Service has eradicated an illegal marijuana-growing operation on national forest lands in the Aspen area. About a dozen Forest Service workers assisted by the Drug Enforcement Administration removed 2,630 mature plants near Ruedi Reservoir Wednesday. The illegal Continue reading

Biden Criticized for Cost of Visit

BIDENTwo Colorado sheriffs aren’t happy about the security costs of vice president Joe Biden’s short weekend visit to Aspen. Biden was in town for less than 24 hours to speak at an annual event hosted by the private equity firm Forstmann Little & Co. His 40-car motorcade caused temporary closures along its 70-mile route from the Eagle County airport to Aspen Friday and Continue reading

53-Year Old Motorcyclist Killed in Crash near Basalt

fatal-300A 53-year-old Aspen man died Saturday evening in a head-on crash on Highway 82 near Basalt. His name is being held pending notification of his family. The crash is still under investigation, Continue reading