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Carbondale may look beyond the plastic bag ban
Carbondale may look beyond the plastic bag ban

July 22, 2019

Two months after Carbondale leaders balked at banning plastic bags at every store, the town's Environmental Board wants the town to develop a plan to reduce most kinds of plastics, and expand the bag ban.


Aspen Mountain’s base development plan blows up
Aspen Mountain’s base development plan blows up

July 22, 2019

A top city of Aspen official said it felt like a “punch to the gut” when a key developer walked away from the voter-approved Lift One corridor project at the base of Aspen Mountain last week. Lift...




Memories & Milestones
Memories & Milestones

July 21, 2019

Wardlaw 50th anniversary celebration Len and Cindy Wardlaw were married on July 19, 1969, at University Christian Church in Wichita, Kansas. Len had served in the Air Force. Cindy was an RN at Wesley Medical...




Doctor’s Tip: Medications for high blood pressure
Doctor’s Tip: Medications for high blood pressure

July 21, 2019

Last week’s column pointed out that when large groups of people are studied, the subgroups with blood pressures of 110/70 or less have the healthiest arteries — which contributes to healthy hearts, brains and kidneys....







John T. Kelly

July 20, 2019

John T. Kelly, 74, of Aspen passed away on July 17, 2018. John is survived by his son’s Sean and Ben Kelly and 3 Siblings. He was preceded in death by his wife Doris Peterson....



Sunday profile: Amy Kimberly knows how to create community
Sunday profile: Amy Kimberly knows how to create community

July 20, 2019

Anyone who has attended the singing, dancing, drumming, fire twirling, limbo bending, log splitting summer celebration that Carbondale calls its Mountain Fair would agree — Amy Kimberly knows how to throw a party. Kimberly has...





El Chapo arrives at Colorado Supermax
El Chapo arrives at Colorado Supermax

July 19, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Only hours after receiving a life sentence, convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was forced to make a sudden departure to the highest-security prison in the U.S. to serve...