High visitation has littered Conundrum with human waste. In response, the Forest Service may soon require backpackers to pack it out.
If approved, the Forest Service plan based on years of data and an extensive review process, could take effect as soon as summer 2018.
Aspen set the 100 percent renewable goal in 2006 as part of its Canary Initiative, a climate action plan aimed at reducing the city’s carbon footprint 30 percent by 2020.
One clue: An unknown man called Opera Gallery three times to ask about the Christopher Wool painting before this week’s crime occurred.
There was a reported 11 percent uptick in money sent to the federal government during the 2015-2016 season.
The Forest Service is exploring ways to welcome visitors to the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness, while at the same time preventing damage to popular areas.
Pitkin County commissioners voted 3-2 to oppose Aspen’s move to renew conditional water rights tied to two potential dams and reservoirs.
What started as workforce housing in the 1970s is increasingly becoming retirement housing.
- Police say he was holding another man hostage near two vehicles on Lincoln Creek Road about 11 miles east of Aspen.Read more