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Aspen solar farm proposal talks begin this week

November 10, 2019

Wednesday morning promises to be lively at the Pitkin County building on Aspen’s Main Street as commissioners are set to hear for the first time about a proposed 18,000-panel solar farm between Aspen and Woody...



Several Veterans Day events on tap for Monday

November 10, 2019

Monday is Veterans Day — a national day set aside to honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. State, federal and many local government offices will be closed in honor of the...





Glenwood Springs approves $90 million 2020 budget

November 8, 2019

Glenwood Springs’ 2020 budget places a multi-million dollar emphasis on repairing some of the city’s streets. Additionally, the city hopes to commence construction on South Bridge by 2025. However, some council members said the city...


Homelessness in Glenwood Springs: Searching for solutions

November 7, 2019

“We really were looking for the Goldilocks Zone,” longtime community activist Debbie Wilde said. “That sweet spot between being ambitious and realistic.” That was the tone at the Glenwood Springs City Council’s work session Thursday...




Column: The realities of living in a mountain town

November 7, 2019

I grew up in the densely packed, humid East Coast with frizzy hair that looked similar to the Broncos running back, Phillip Lindsay. I moved to Colorado right after college and never looked back. Over...





Meet Rifle’s new community service officer

November 6, 2019

If you were to take a survey around town, there is no doubt that most people have heard of Alan Lambert. But for as many people as you polled, you would get an equal number...



Investigation into the Carquest Auto Part fire continues

November 6, 2019

Two weeks after a structure fire gutted the multi-use commercial building at 1000 Railroad Ave., Fire Chief Randy Callahan is thankful no one was injured. “I’m sad for the business loss, but I’m thankful we...


Fighting for the Pingle family

November 6, 2019

Rifle High school senior Garrett Robinson didn’t hesitate at all when asked if he had any ideas to help out a member of the RHS family. During homecoming this year Robinson, the student body vice...