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Aspen’s Torin Yater-Wallace lands on first U.S. Olympic team for halfpipe skiing

Aspen’s Torin Yater-Wallace lands on first U.S. Olympic team for halfpipe skiing

Aspen’s Torin Yater-Wallace, a three-time Winter X Games medalist in superpipe, was added on Tuesday to the U.S. freeskiing team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, next month.…

Alarm alerts Aspen police to a “skimmer” device on Wells Fargo ATM

Alarm alerts Aspen police to a “skimmer” device on Wells Fargo ATM

An alarm at the Aspen Wells Fargo branch alerted Aspen police to a “skimmer” device and a small camera hooked up to the bank’s ATM for the purpose of capturing…

Environment Foundation provides grant to support new state air quality rules

Environment Foundation provides grant to support new state air quality rules

In December, the Environment Foundation made one of only two $50,000 grants in its history to support new state air quality rules announced by Gov. John Hickenlooper in November. These…

New Year keeps delivering fresh powder at Aspen

New Year keeps delivering fresh powder at Aspen

Aspen is once again catching the southern edge of a northwest flow of moisture that on Saturday dumped buckets of rain on Seattle and 18 inches of snow on the…

Aspen man dies on Aspen Mountain

Aspen man dies on Aspen Mountain

A 56-year-old Aspen man died on Aspen Mountain Saturday after apparently skiing off the side of a trail and colliding with trees. The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office identified the man…

Normal operations resume as wreckage cleared from Aspen airport runway

Normal operations resume as wreckage cleared from Aspen airport runway

As of 10 p.m. on Monday night the runway of the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport was cleared of wreckage from a fatal aircraft crash on Sunday that shut down all operations.…

Co-pilot dies in fiery crash of private jet at Aspen/Pitkin County Airport

Co-pilot dies in fiery crash of private jet at Aspen/Pitkin County Airport

One pilot died and two other were injured Sunday in a fiery crash of a private jet that was landing at Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. “The aircraft was fully engulfed in…

Aspen’s Simi Hamilton claims first U.S. World Cup win in nearly 30 years

Aspen’s Simi Hamilton claims first U.S. World Cup win in nearly 30 years

Aspen’s Simi Hamilton made some serious cross-country ski-racing history on Tuesday with the first American men’s win on the World Cup tour since February of 1983. “I had a really…

Aspen Mountain’s Silver Queen Gondola set to reopen after mechanical shutdown

Aspen Mountain’s Silver Queen Gondola set to reopen after mechanical shutdown

Aspen Mountain’s Silver Queen Gondola will reopen Thursday morning after being shut down for mechanical reasons for the last three days of the busy holiday season, Aspen Skiing Company officials…

Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk set to open for season

Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk set to open for season

Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk open for the season Saturday, joining Snowmass and Aspen Mountain and bringing the total available skiable acreage to more than 4,600 — the most in the…