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Vail Valley man dies while backcountry skiing to hut
Vail Valley man dies while backcountry skiing to hut

May 19, 2019

After Cuthbertson did not show up Friday night, his friends went looking for him at first light Saturday morning. Vail Mountain Rescue and the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office quickly joined the search.







Climber dies in Colorado canyon fall
Climber dies in Colorado canyon fall

May 20, 2019

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A climber has died in a fall in a Colorado canyon. Boulder County sheriff’s officials say the man fell an estimated 100 feet (30 meters) Saturday in Eldorado Canyon State Park....










Aspen Club declares Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Aspen Club declares Chapter 11 bankruptcy

May 17, 2019

Plagued by litigation, liens and millions of dollars in lingering debts, The Aspen Club & Spa declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday in Denver. The move will allow the company to sort out its debts...




Matt Hamilton resigns from Roaring Fork school board
Matt Hamilton resigns from Roaring Fork school board

May 20, 2019

Matt Hamilton of Carbondale is resigning from his seat on the Roaring Fork Schools Board of Education months before his term ends to take a job in Denver. Hamilton, currently the director of corporate sustainability...


Your Watershed column: Geology and water in Garfield County
Your Watershed column: Geology and water in Garfield County

May 18, 2019

Geology in our middle Colorado River watershed isn’t a simple affair, but it’s not remarkably complicated or incredibly obscure, either. It follows the general principles of geology, with young layers on top of or cutting...