3 Special Hidden Gem Restaurants in Aspen, Colorado
Venture beyond Aspen’s glitzy exterior and discover the 3 special hidden gem restaurants tucked away in its culinary landscape. These 3 special restaurants offer more than just meals; they’re the local secrets that elevate dining into an experience. From mouthwatering bites to unexpected flavors, these unassuming joints are where Aspen’s true character unfolds. Get ready for a journey where the fork leads to laughter, and every bite comes with a side of genuine Aspen charm.
These Are The Five Richest Counties in Colorado in 2023
Who doesn't love a good list? Recently, RoadSnacks.com released its annual list of the richest counties in the state of Colorado. The data used to compile this list was formulated by Saturday Night Science and the most recent Census. The data is broken down into median income and median home...
Dec. 4, 2023: Repatriating centuries-old human remains; A mural honors the ‘Queen of Five Points’
3 decades later, Western Colorado University is trying again to return looted remains to rightful home. They were moved from their resting place, centuries-old graves looted. Now there's a renewed effort to return the remains of Indigenous people to their rightful homes in Colorado. Later, "Off the Walls" with how a mural of Fathima Dickerson, the GM of Welton Street Café, has come to represent community and hope.
Restoring Colorado wetlands one rock at a time
According to a recent article in the Fence Post, Colorado State University along with several partners are utilizing a low-tech method to help ranchers restore degraded meadows and ranchlands in Colorado. CSU researcher Renée Rondeau, who works with Colorado Natural Heritage Program, has spent the past decade documenting how strategically...
3 decades later, Western Colorado University is trying again to return looted remains to rightful home
Colorado Public Radio originally published this story on Sunday, December 3 at 4:00 a.m. The plundered remains of 25 individuals taken from lands in Southwest Colorado a century ago may be returning home thanks to a renewed effort at Western Colorado University in Gunnison. For decades, “The Peterson Collection,” as...
Aspen Times short on telling the truth
The claim that The Aspen Times killed printing a letter to the editor because of its controversial opinions is credible, given the paper’s recent history of censorship and underreporting on the top news of the day. (“Marolt got it right about Israeli flag,” Nov. 29, Aspen Daily News.)
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in aspen, CO?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around aspen..
Snowmass man goes missing
Authorities in Snowmass Village are seeking the public’s help in their efforts to locate a resident who was reported missing Thursday and has not been seen since around Nov. 27. A police flier being distributed throughout the community describes Jose Luis Caballero Talavera, 34, as a Hispanic man who...
Local Non-Profit to Operate Food Pantry in Town Hall: Addressing Community Food Insecurity
The Town Council approved a license for Harvest for Hunger, a local non-profit organization, to run a food pantry at Town Hall. This decision was made in a regular meeting on December 4, 2023. The food pantry is set to be operational by year's end.
Local news in brief, Dec. 5
Basalt is adding a twist to its holiday celebration this year with a public tree-decorating contest and a concert in Basalt River Park on Friday. A Band Called Alexis will take the stage during a tree-lighting celebration from 4-6 p.m. The show will feature a special light show that will illuminate the exterior of the bandshell in Basalt River Park. There will be a petting zoo and visits with Santa and Mrs. Klaus as well as complimentary donuts and hot chocolate.
An Enchanting Legacy Pitkin County Compound is for Sale for $68m
Two Mile Ranch, located in Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley, is situated on 245 acres of secluded, pristine national forest land in Pitkin County. Boasting seven luxury residences, the property is surrounded by open pastures, tranquil creeks and ponds, and majestic forest land. Two Mile Ranch is one of the oldest ranches in Woody Creek, dating back to the late 1800’s. Home to a variety of wildlife including elk, deer, grouse, turkey, bear, and moose, the land is a designated open space protected by conservation easements.
Daylight for BG3 buyers?
People who qualified to buy employee-housing units at Burlingame Ranch’s third phase of development are getting assurances from the city of Aspen that their living situations are about to change for the better. According to City Manager Sara Ott, the city’s chief building official issued certificates of occupancy for...
Weekly Safety Report: Two-Car Crash and Avalanche Highlight Winter Hazards in Aspen, Colorado
This week in Aspen, Colorado, two incidents occurred that highlight the importance of safety in winter conditions. In the first incident, five people were injured in a two-car crash on Highway 82 due to snowy road conditions. The accident occurred when an SUV lost control and collided with another vehicle waiting in a turn lane. Fortunately, no fatalities were reported. In the second incident, a group of backcountry travelers narrowly escaped a potentially disastrous situation when an avalanche was triggered while they were descending from Raspberry Ridge on Marble Peak. One skier was partially buried but thankfully survived.
NCAA Men's Basketball Top 25 Daily Fared
No. 1 Arizona (7-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 23 Wisconsin, Saturday. No. 2 Kansas (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. UMKC, Tuesday. No. 3 Houston (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. Rice, Wednesday. No. 4 Purdue (8-1) beat Iowa 87-68. Next: at Alabama, Saturday. No. 5 UConn (7-1)...
Posada on public land: Outdoor tree-cutting event offers ‘great experience’ for Roaring Fork Latino community
A partnership between an advocacy group and a government agency aims to increase Latino visitorship to public lands, and — anecdotally, at least — it’s working. Defiende Nuestra Tierra, the Latinx outreach arm of conservation advocacy group Wilderness Workshop, and the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District of the White River National Forest partnered for their fourth annual Christmas tree-cutting Posada event on Saturday.
Monday, December 4
On today's newscast: An avalanche warning is in effect in much of the area today, a Front Range brewery group has purchased The Aspen Brewing Company and Capitol Creek Brewery, three community members have been chosen as 2024 inductees into the Aspen Hall of Fame, and more. Tune in every...
Marolt: Aspen: once mining silver, now trapping tourists
There is a persistent rumor that my family has been in this town for six generations. I am not sure I believe it. If that was true, you would think I might recognize the place. What is confusing is that my ancestors all lived in places called “Aspen.” However, aside from the name, the towns bore little resemblance to each other.
Pitkin County 911 to modernize dispatch, emergency communications with Hexagon
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division announced Pitkin County Regional Emergency Dispatch Center selected HxGN Connect to upgrade digital mapping and response for 911 calls in one of Colorado’s premier mountain tourist destinations, making the county safer for residents and visitors. HxGN Connect will...
Colorado wildlife officials aim to reduce hunter crowding, sustain elk herds
As more recreationists are drawn to Colorado public lands, wildlife officials have noted changing patterns in elk herds’ health, population numbers and habitat. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are considering several changes aimed at managing both the elk population and complaints of hunter overcrowding. In presentations to Garfield and...
EARLY SEASON GNAR:
Danny Spencer and Connor Sample get after some powder when Crested Butte Mountain Resort opened some additional terrain this week. It will only get better!P hoto by Robby Lloyd.