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CBS Denver
Lyft Launches "Ski Rack Mode" In Colorado High CountryPITKIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Ride-sharing company Lyft is making it easier for
CBS Denver / Posted 6 days ago
PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Ride-sharing company Lyft is making it easier for skiers and boarders to get to the slopes. It just launched a “Ski Rack Mode” option. Customers who choose that option will be guaranteed a vehicle that can hold up to... Read more
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CBS Denver
2 Colorado Resorts Make List Of Top 9 Ski Areas You Can Fly Intogood — so good, in fact, it’s an A-list favorite with some of the most expensiv
CBS Denver / Posted 6 days ago
good — so good, in fact, it’s an A-list favorite with some of the most expensive real estate in the United States. And its Pitkin County Airport is just a few short miles from the slopes. The airfield, which connects with dozens of US cities, is... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
West Star Aviation Expands Embraer Service Capabilities with RAM Air Turbine (RAT) Test Toolingin East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO and... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Ex-Base 
Village
developer accused of racketeeringnearly a decade, using the district as a “piggybank” for cash flow, according t
Aspen Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
nearly a decade, using the district as a “piggybank” for cash flow, according to the district’s lawsuit. Filed Friday in Pitkin County District Court, it says Related, Related Westpac, Base Village Owner and other defendants installed executives... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Man clad only in boxer shorts faces DUIto a felony after police discovered five alcohol-related convictions in North D
Aspen Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
to a felony after police discovered five alcohol-related convictions in North Dakota between 2012 and 2014. Judge Chris Seldin of Pitkin County District Court set his bond at $10,000 and his next court date for Jan. 2. chad@aspendai... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Snowmass NeXus favored for Base Village spacethat town staff met with who had submitted letters of interest for Building 6 i
Aspen Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
that town staff met with who had submitted letters of interest for Building 6 include Anderson Ranch, Aspen Science Center, Pitkin County Library, Snowmass Discovery, Snowmass Village Parks, Recreation and Trails and Snowmass Tourism Guest... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
New Aspen Mountain master plan picks up from 1997 documentis planning to submit any individual components for the master plan for NEPA re
Aspen Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
is planning to submit any individual components for the master plan for NEPA review. SkiCo must also submit the plan to Pitkin County. In 1997 and 1998, the planning and zoning and county commission boards conducted extensive reviews of the... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
West Star Aviation Announces Sharon Klose as Director of Engine Program Developmentin East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 7 days ago
in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO and... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Building community, not divisionno substitute for fact, as we were again reminded at the Aspen Public Radio for
Aspen Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
no substitute for fact, as we were again reminded at the Aspen Public Radio forum on who should be housed in Aspen. Aspen/Pitkin County Housing executive director Mike Kosdrosky opined that those who originally designed the program did not intend... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Eagle County seeks input on workforce housing needsin the process of organizing. The RFVRHA consists in unofficial form of the go
Aspen Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
in the process of organizing. The RFVRHA consists in unofficial form of the governments of Garfield County, the parts of Pitkin County that are not Aspen or Snowmass Village, the Roaring Fork Valley part of Eagle County and the towns of Basalt,... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Valley-wide housing authority set to launch needs assessmentsaid boundaries are modified by the authority.” Therefore, the member governme
Aspen Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
said boundaries are modified by the authority.” Therefore, the member governments would be Garfield County, the parts of Pitkin County that are not Aspen or Snowmass Village, the Roaring Fork Valley part of Eagle County and the towns of Basalt,... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
As temps drop, overnight homeless shelter opensSavage said. Many attended Aspen High School. The funds behind the Aspen Homel
Aspen Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Savage said. Many attended Aspen High School. The funds behind the Aspen Homeless Shelter come from an array of donors. Pitkin County and the city of Aspen donate money. A large part of its capital comes from an event hosted by The Little Nell.... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Realtors rally against tax code changesreal estate agents see as a potential impediment for purchasers in both the fre
Aspen Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
real estate agents see as a potential impediment for purchasers in both the free market and employee sectors. Within Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority’s for-sale inventory, there are approximately 150 units valued over $550,000, according to... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Use of Maroon Bells Scenic Area skyrocketingshe said. “We do not have those things in other places.” A group consisting of
Aspen Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
she said. “We do not have those things in other places.” A group consisting of representatives from the Forest Service, Pitkin County government, the city of Aspen, RFTA and Aspen Highlands meet several times a year to discuss the Maroon Bells... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Tune in with a simple antennato the back of his television set so that he could tune in his beloved football
Aspen Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
to the back of his television set so that he could tune in his beloved football team over the free airwaves. Here in Pitkin County, there are 17 television stations broadcast over the county’s translator system, including CBS. While the... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Deceased man identifiedidentified Sunday night as the local man whose body was discovered Nov. 24 in a
Aspen Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
identified Sunday night as the local man whose body was discovered Nov. 24 in a room at the St. Moritz Lodge, according to Pitkin County Deputy Coroner Eric Hansen. Gibbard was believed to have been deceased for at least a day before he was found,... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Canceling the Whine Festivallike myself clogging up the housing by refusing to quit work and move on, the f
Aspen Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
like myself clogging up the housing by refusing to quit work and move on, the fact remains that the city of Aspen and Pitkin County continue to outperform any of the peer resorts in actually creating housing. It’s not easy, it may not be... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Aspen Club owner expects a financial resolution soonabout 20 businesses led by PCL Construction Services, which filed a $17.7 milli
Aspen Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
about 20 businesses led by PCL Construction Services, which filed a $17.7 million lien on Sept. 26, have been recorded in Pitkin County. Other entities filing liens since that date include: Sopris Engineering, for $57,343; Allman Drywall,... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Man faces felonies after ramming cop carmidnight and then refused to pull over until midway through Snowmass Canyon, sa
Aspen Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
midnight and then refused to pull over until midway through Snowmass Canyon, said Grant Jahnke, a patrol director with the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office is handling the case. Newcomb requested backup, and Helmer, driving a... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
County wants 
indemnity for 
contractor on 
Ute Trail workrock outcropping at the top of the Ute Trail are being asked to waive any poten
Aspen Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
rock outcropping at the top of the Ute Trail are being asked to waive any potential legal claims against a contractor that Pitkin County would like to hire to deal with the impacts of a lightning strike that hit the rocks in late August. A handful... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Health insurance enrollment events are set for next monthabout the open enrollment process, the community is encouraged to attend an eve
Aspen Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
about the open enrollment process, the community is encouraged to attend an event on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pitkin County Department of Human Services on Castle Creek Road (across from Aspen Valley Hospital). Both walk-ins and... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Prosecution opposes man’s bid for 
insanity plea in pass hostage caseas contributing factors have been ruled out. On Nov. 10, his defense team file
Aspen Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
as contributing factors have been ruled out. On Nov. 10, his defense team filed a motion informing Judge Chris Seldin of Pitkin County District Court and the DA’s office that McConnell intends to change his plea to not guilty using the insanity... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Man faces felonies 
19 months after 
warrant was issuedhis arrest. His history includes convictions for theft, forgery and probation v
Aspen Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
his arrest. His history includes convictions for theft, forgery and probation violations, she told Judge Chris Seldin of Pitkin County District Court. Moore told the judge that he did not know there was a warrant for his arrest and that he has... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Pitkin County Cares volunteer awards announcedAspen Daily News Staff Report Seven outstanding Roaring Fork Valley Residents
Aspen Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
Aspen Daily News Staff Report Seven outstanding Roaring Fork Valley Residents and one volunteer organization were recently honored by Pitkin County commissioners for their volunteer work in Pitkin... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Popular Snowmass trails to close for winter seasonthe winter months.” The closures are managed and enforced in a collaborative e
Aspen Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
the winter months.” The closures are managed and enforced in a collaborative effort by the Town of Snowmass Village, Pitkin County, and the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife, and they are strictly enforced. Violating a trail closure can... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Saving Nick DeWolf’s wild, wide worldlose hours in the archive. “He shot so many photographs,” said Greg Poschman,
Aspen Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
lose hours in the archive. “He shot so many photographs,” said Greg Poschman, a professional photographer who was elected Pitkin County commissioner last year. “He shot like a mad fiend every day. I used to think, ‘Why is he wasting all this... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Aspen developers clash in courtin 2014 that it be used for seasonal worker housing. The lawsuit, filed by Car
Aspen Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
in 2014 that it be used for seasonal worker housing. The lawsuit, filed by Carbondale attorney Kelcey Nichols on Nov. 8 in Pitkin County District Court, concerns Mountain Forge, the Seguin building that until last month housed the Aspen Brewing... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Retirees and affordable housing stirs toxic debate in Aspenpolitics. "There's a lot of misinformation out there," said Mike Kosdrosky, ex
The Aspen Times / Posted 25 days ago
politics. "There's a lot of misinformation out there," said Mike Kosdrosky, executive director of the Aspen-Pitkin County Housing Authority. "It's false that anyone hinted or suggested kicking anyone out (of their homes). That's... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Lance Armstrong bike stolen from Aspen sheriff’s porch foundA distinctive yellow bicycle given to Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo’s wife
Summit Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
A distinctive yellow bicycle given to Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo’s wife by Lance Armstrong that was stolen in August was found Sunday chained to a tree off Cemetery Lane, sources said Wednesday. “I was happy and surprised,” DiSalvo said... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Administration shrugs off public process for public landsaltogether have widespread support. If the administration truly wants to be a
Aspen Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
altogether have widespread support. If the administration truly wants to be a good neighbor, it needs to start listening to the public when it comes to public lands. George Newman of Emma has served as a Pitkin County commissioner s... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
County OKs submission of airport analysis to the FAAforwarding the EA to the FAA. Aspen Village resident Ellen Anderson disagreed,
Aspen Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
forwarding the EA to the FAA. Aspen Village resident Ellen Anderson disagreed, saying “it’s really time — past time — that Pitkin County had an honest discussion [about] how much is enough? How many beds, how much traffic on the highway, how many... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Aspen Thrift Shop no longer 
accepting after-hours donationon donors giving items that the thrift shop can sell. Please be thoughtful abou
Aspen Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
on donors giving items that the thrift shop can sell. Please be thoughtful about what you are donating, Stranahan said, and remember that the Pitkin County Landfill is able to accept most items that the thrift shop cannot. curtis@aspendailynew... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Skico master plan for Aspen Mountain includes 160-acre expansion into Pandora’srequires the master plan, which is a wish list or blueprint, for future improve
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 26 days ago
requires the master plan, which is a wish list or blueprint, for future improvements. The plan also will be submitted to Pitkin County for review, Corbin said. Even if the Forest Service endorses the master plan, Skico must still apply to pursue... Read more
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The Aspen Times
State gives Aspen officials until Dec. 29 to answer dam questionsgroups in the Castle Creek case. Also opposing the city in the cases are Weste
The Aspen Times / Posted 26 days ago
groups in the Castle Creek case. Also opposing the city in the cases are Western Resource Advocates, Wilderness Workshop, Pitkin County, USFS, Larsen Family Limited Partnership in the Maroon Creek case, and Double R Creek Ltd. and Asp Properties... Read more
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Vail Daily
Aspen Skiing Co. looks to add 100 acres of glades, 60 acres of cut trails to Aspen Mountain terrainrequires the master plan, which is a wish list or blueprint, for future improve
Vail Daily / Posted 26 days ago
requires the master plan, which is a wish list or blueprint, for future improvements. The plan also will be submitted to Pitkin County for review, Corbin said. Even if the Forest Service endorses the master plan, Skico must still apply to pursue... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Skico master plan for Aspen Mountain includes 156-acre expansion into Pandora’srequires the master plan, which is a wish list or blueprint, for future improve
Summit Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
requires the master plan, which is a wish list or blueprint, for future improvements. The plan also will be submitted to Pitkin County for review, Corbin said. Even if the Forest Service endorses the master plan, Skico must still apply to pursue... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Eagle County sends $100K in federal funds to school districtCounty allocates another 25 percent to its road and bridge fund. The rest rema
Aspen Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
County allocates another 25 percent to its road and bridge fund. The rest remains in the county’s general fund. Pitkin County also relies a great deal on PILT funds. “PILT funding is a vital resource to Pitkin County,” said county... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
RFTA mulls asking voters to approve property tax for Roaring Fork Valley bus systemmayor, agreed that a property tax proposal for standard RFTA service "is going
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 27 days ago
mayor, agreed that a property tax proposal for standard RFTA service "is going to fail miserably." Board member and Pitkin County Commissioner Greg Poschman noted that some of the commissioners feel RFTA should consider a lower property tax... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
DA asks Pitkin County commissioners for budget increaseDistrict Attorney Jeff Cheney on Tuesday asked Pitkin County commissioners for
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 27 days ago
District Attorney Jeff Cheney on Tuesday asked Pitkin County commissioners for nearly $700,000 as part of his $3.3 million 2018 budget requests from the three counties in the 9th Judicial District. The request represents a 7 percent increase over... Read more
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The Aspen Times
DA asks Pitkin County commissioners for budget increaseDistrict Attorney Jeff Cheney on Tuesday asked Pitkin County commissioners for
The Aspen Times / Posted 27 days ago
District Attorney Jeff Cheney on Tuesday asked Pitkin County commissioners for nearly $700,000 as part of his $3.3 million 2018 budget for the three-county 9th Judicial District. The request represents a 7 percent increase over 2017 — about $46,000... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Aspen man learns that complaints are no longer anonymousStories For You That changed in June 2015, when the Colorado Court of Appeals
The Aspen Times / Posted 27 days ago
Stories For You That changed in June 2015, when the Colorado Court of Appeals reversed a March 2014 decision by a Pitkin County district judge who had ruled Red Mountain resident Elesabeth R. Shook could not inspect government records... Read more
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The Aspen Times
New data helps Aspen, other areas compare suicides, mental health issuesusers to compare their county's information with state averages. It can be foun
The Aspen Times / Posted 27 days ago
users to compare their county's information with state averages. It can be found at mentalhealthcolorado.org/dashboard. Pitkin County had a higher suicide rate than Colorado as a whole when combining the years of 2013-15, according to the... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Maroon Creek, Castle Creek roads close for winter seasonMaroon Creek and Castle Creek roads will close for the season Wednesday morning
The Aspen Times / Posted 27 days ago
Maroon Creek and Castle Creek roads will close for the season Wednesday morning, Pitkin County officials announced Tuesday. The Maroon Creek Road, which ends at the Maroon Bells parking area, will be closed just before the Forest Service building... Read more
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Vail Daily
High Country Crime: I hate him so much that I wrote a song about itGlenwood Springs Post-Independent MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT AFTER ALLEGED ATTAC
Vail Daily / Posted 27 days ago
Glenwood Springs Post-Independent MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT AFTER ALLEGED ATTACK WITH POWER WASHER AT ASPEN AIRPORT Pitkin County sheriff’s deputies arrested Francisco Lopez on Wednesday, Nov. 8, and charged him with felony assault and... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
News in Briefquickly, the trails will reopen before the rifle season comes to a close, accor
Aspen Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
quickly, the trails will reopen before the rifle season comes to a close, according to Gary Tennenbaum, director of the Pitkin County Open Space and Trails Department. The hunting will take place on about 1,200 acres in the heart of Sky... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Lazy Glen Bridge nears completionconnects Lazy Glen to the Rio Grande Trail should be pretty much completed shor
Aspen Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
connects Lazy Glen to the Rio Grande Trail should be pretty much completed shortly after Thanksgiving, said Chris Baroody, Pitkin County project engineer. “The trail portion of the project will be completed next spring when the trail is to be... Read more
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The Aspen Times
The hiring game: In a seasonal town, employers and employees have trouble finding, retaining what they needhave declined. The quality of applicants is not the same either.”– Dannette Log
The Aspen Times / Posted 28 days ago
have declined. The quality of applicants is not the same either.”– Dannette Logan, director of Human Resources for pitkin county As of September, Colorado was tied for second as the state with the lowest unemployment rate — 2.5 percent.... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Annual elk hunt to close Sky Mountain Park trails starting Wednesdayat Sky Mountain Park starting Wednesday will close the Cozyline, Airline, Skyli
The Aspen Times / Posted 28 days ago
at Sky Mountain Park starting Wednesday will close the Cozyline, Airline, Skyline Ridge and Ditchline trails, according to Pitkin County Open Space and Trails. The lottery for five cow-elk tags was in March. The limited hunt, which started in 2014... Read more
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Summit Daily News
High Country Crime: ‘I hate him so much, I wrote a song about it’Glenwood Springs Post-Independent Man charged with assault after alleged attac
Summit Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
Glenwood Springs Post-Independent Man charged with assault after alleged attack with power washer at Aspen airport Pitkin County sheriff's deputies arrested Francisco Lopez on Wednesday, Nov. 8, and charged him with felony assault and... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Pardon the 
Austen-tationmost famous novelists, this week you’ll get your chance. To commemorate 200 ye
Aspen Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
most famous novelists, this week you’ll get your chance. To commemorate 200 years since Austen’s passing, both the Pitkin County Library and the Basalt Regional Library have declared November “Jane Austen Month,” and they’re putting on a... Read more
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