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New 27th Street Bridge opens to traffic Friday evening

September 20, 2019

The new 27th Street traffic bridge is open to automobiles once again, according to project officials with the city of Glenwood Springs. The new pedestrian bridge is also open, with temporary connections, the city said in...


Colorado’s economy still strong, risks still there

September 20, 2019

DENVER (AP) — High employment and consumer spending are keeping Colorado’s economy strong, but government economists said Friday they’re still watching for slower growth or even a recession in years ahead due to a weakening...


Downtown Aspen’s jazz center ready to rock it

September 20, 2019

When Jim Horowitz got the go-ahead earlier this month from Aspen’s elected officials to create a jazz performance center in the heart of downtown, he looked over his shoulder in City Council chambers wondering what just happened....



Letter: Proliferation of e-bikes is threatening elk habitat

September 19, 2019

During recent years, some of Colorado’s elk herds have been declining, if not collapsing, due to the proliferation of outdoor recreation — including mountain bikes and, more recently, e-bikes — on public lands. Unfortunately, a...





Valley land trust launches ‘Save the Lake’

September 19, 2019

EAGLE COUNTY — An effort has started to preserve Sweetwater Lake. It could take some time, but those who love the area are optimistic. While the lake is in Garfield County, the effort is being...



Toussaint column: Kicking my bucket list to the curb

September 19, 2019

I’d walk out to support the worldwide climate strike, but I work from home. I doubt that standing on my front lawn in small, rural Carbondale would have much impact. I do, however, intend to...


Hong Kong stands athwart an increasingly nasty regime

September 19, 2019

HONG KONG — Lee Cheuk-yan, unlike most Americans, remembers and reveres Lane Kirkland, a hero of the first Cold War. During 16 years as leader of the AFL-CIO, 1979-1995, Kirkland gave crucial support, both material...


Weekend Planner, Sept. 20-22

September 19, 2019

Fall Festival Fundraiser 5 p.m. Friday — The Glenwood Springs Middle School annual fundraiser is an evening filled with carnival games and family fun, including a cake walk, dodgeball, a sponge toss and many more....



Live music on tap this weekend in valley

September 19, 2019

Nothing beats warm autumn afternoons and cool evenings in the Roaring Fork Valley, unless you can enjoy them while also listening to some great live music. If that is what you’re looking for, you’ll find...