• News, April 29th FEDERAL COURT RULING TODAY A VICTORY FOR SNOWMASS SKI AREA DENVER (AP) – A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. Forest Service decision allowing new ski terrain on Burnt Mountain in the Snowmass ski area.  The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday rejected a challenge by the environmental group Ark ...
  • News April 28th NEW YORK (AP) – Passengers flying Frontier Airlines will now have to pay extra to place carry-on bags in overhead bins or for advance seat assignments. The move comes as the Denver-based airline transforms itself into a fee-dependent airline, similar to Spirit Airlines or Allegiant Air – the only other U.S. carriers to charge such ...
  • Garfield Clean Energy rebate offer Garfield Clean Energy and Glenwood Springs Electric are offering a new round of rebates to help pay for energy efficiency upgrades. The rebates can be used by households and businesses from Glenwood Springs to Parachute. Limited funding is available on a first-come, first served basis. The energy experts at CLEER can provide free energy coaching to help people ...
  • News, April 25th STATE HEALTH CARE C.E.O. SAYS ENROLLMENT IN OBAMACARE ON TRACK Durango—Connect for Health Colorado Chief Patty Fontneau says the state is on track to meet enrollment goals for the year.  She tells state lawmakers 128 thousand people have signed up for private plans and another 178 thousand have signed up for coverage through Medicaid.  Fontneau however ...
  • News, April 24th SEPARATE TRIALS POSSIBLE IN PFISTER MURDER CASE Aspen—Attorneys for the three people facing first degree murder charges in the death of lifelong Aspen resident Nancy Pfister may ask the judge for two separate trials.  Though the charge would be the same, attorneys say the circumstances and the roles played by Katherine Carpenter and husband and wife ...
  • News, April 23rd CHARGES DROPPED IN GLENWOOD SHOOTING DEATH Glenwood Springs—Murder charges have been dropped against a Glenwood Springs man in last week’s shooting death of his girlfriend. Ninth Judicial District Attorney Sherry Caloia says she doesn’t have enough evidence to hold 28 year old James McCabe Mallin on attempted first degree murder. Mallin was arrested April 15th ...
  • News, April 18th GW COUNCIL HELPS OUT HANGING LAKE Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council agreed to reallocate 25 thousand dollars in tourism funds to help the White River National Forest and the Colorado State Patrol with traffic and crowd control at Hanging Lake. Hanging Lake attracts over 130 thousand tourists annually and has a big impact on traffic ...
  • Survey on Employee Travel Patterns RFTA, CDOT, and local area governments are currently conducting a survey on employee travel patterns. If you have already been contacted about this transportation survey, please be sure to complete it! If you haven’t been contacted and are currently employed, the study sponsors would welcome your input online, at TransportationSurvey.net. Thanks for your help with this important survey
  • The Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork School District “I am happy to announce that the Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork School District has been awarded a grant of $15,000 for emergency assistance and $22,000 for general operating support by the Aspen Community Foundation,” Jenny Lindsay, Executive Director of the Family Resource Center announced today.  The grant will be used to provide ...
  • IRS Reiterates Warning of Pervasive Telephone Scam As the 2014 filing season nears an end, the Internal Revenue Service today issued another strong warning for consumers to guard against sophisticated and aggressive phone scams targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, as reported incidents of this crime continue to rise nationwide. These scams won’t likely end with the filing season so the IRS urges ...