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  1. Aspen's Explore Booksellers under contract to sell for $4.6 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Explore Booksellers is under contract to be sold for $4.6 million in a cash deal that includes the historic Main Street house in Aspen and $200,000 for books, furniture, computers and other business assets, according to a motion filed Friday in current owner Samuel Wyly's bankruptcy case. The buyer was identified in the motion as Explore 221 Main LLC. The company isn't registered yet with the Colorado Secretary of State's Office.

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  2. Basalt downtown development plan unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The map shows conceptual development the Downtown Area Advisory Committee envisions in Basalt. It looks at the old Pan and Fork property, left, Lions Park at center and the Basalt Center Circle property that includes the old Clark's Market store, at right.

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  3. Basalt woman overjoyed by release of cousin Alan GrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Alan Gross, accompanied by his wife, Judy, speaks during a news conference at his lawyer's office in Washington on Wednesday. Gross was released from Cuba after five years in a Cuban prison.

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  4. A spread on Starr in one of Scholastic's magazines.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Starr, now an eighth-grader at St. Stephen's Catholic School in Glenwood Spring, was featured in Scholastic News' list of "8 Coolest Kids We Met in 2014," a roundup of the most inspiring, courageous and innovative kids featured in the organization's magazines this year. "Our editors meet incredible students each year while developing stories for our magazines - these kids are a profound reminder of the amazing and inspiring things that the next generation of Americans are capable of achieving," said Hugh Roome, the magazines' publisher.

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  5. Carbondale, RFSD talk affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A development based on the 2010 PUD would extend Grace Avenue behind Bridges High School to 3rd Street, Capitol Avenue to Highway 133, and potentially tie things together with a roundabout. If Tuesday night's joint work session between the Carbondale Board of Trustees and the Roaring Fork School District administration is any guide, the town may yet see an affordable and teacher housing complex near downtown.

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  6. Death do us part in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    One died in combat. One was murdered. Two had heart disease. Three died of cancer.

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  7. Woman faces prison time following latest theft arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A woman who pleaded guilty to felony theft earlier this year but was allowed to participate in a community corrections program in lieu of incarceration could face a lengthy prison term soon. Karen L. Iuele, 41, is accused of violating conditions of the five-year sentence she received in May to Garfield County Community Corrections, a program in Rifle intended to give the courts alternative-sentencing options for nonviolent offenders.

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  8. Trucks fuel up at the Roaring Fork Co-Op on Tuesday morning.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    If you've fueled up lately, you almost certainly noticed that gas prices are lower than they've been since "Bad Romance" was topping the charts at the end of 2009 - when the U.S. economy was in bad shape. On Tuesday, gas in Glenwood Springs was going for around $2.80 a gallon, around 30 cents more than the state and national average, according to gasbuddy.com .

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  9. Man accused of stealing Snowmass Village shuttle busRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Official charges were filed by the District Attorney's Office on Friday against a Snowmass Village man accused of stealing a shuttle bus from the town's Daly Lane bus depot and driving it while intoxicated. Raymond Joseph Piche, 58, faces one count of second-degree aggravated motor-vehicle theft, a felony, along with misdemeanor charges of DUI and driving under restraint.

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  10. Police seek information leading to accidental deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The Aspen Police Department is seeking information about the events leading up to the death of 65-year-old Richard Nelson, who was found dead just before midnight Tuesday in downtown Aspen. Deputy Coroner Eric Hansen said Saturday that the cause of death was multiple injuries to Nelson's chest and head.

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  11. Grant to irrigators requires talk about Crystal River flowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The Pitkin County Healthy Rivers and Streams Board unanimously agreed last week to approve a $45,000 grant to help the East Mesa Water Co. repair an irrigation ditch on the Crystal River, as long as the ditch company agrees to talk with the county about ways to leave more water in the river.

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  12. Suit: Aspen Realtor got bum deal in eight-figure home saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    An Aspen real estate broker's lawsuit alleges that she was squeezed out of a commission payment for the $10.825 million sale of a Red Mountain home. The suit targets seller Wayne Ducote and buyer Steven Gordon as well as their limited liability companies with civil conspiracy and breach of contract accusations, along with other civil claims.

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  13. Georgia ready to take a few things off her mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Garfield County Treasurer Georgia Chamberlain gives a fist bump during her retirement party on Dec. 5 at the county administration building. She retires at the end of this month after 28 years in the elected office.

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  14. Redevelopment plan for Hotel Jerome advances to councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The Aspen City Council will soon review the Hotel Jerome's redevelopment application as the Historic Preservation Commission approved the project with a few recommendations Wednesday. Owners at 330 E. Main St. have proposed a fourth-story addition to the hotel's three-story west wing, while adding a new three-story structure behind the historic Aspen Times storefront - a project that would net the 93-room hotel an additional 10 lodge units.

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  15. Aspen, Prinoth unveil cleanest snowcat engine in the industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Aspen Skiing Co. Trails Director Jim Giampaolo fires up the new Clean Motion engine technology Prinoth snowcat, which meets the EPA's Tier 4 emissions standards for off-road diesel engines, Monday morning at the base of Ajax.

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  16. Snow polo returns, this time at Rio GrandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Snow polo players ride past the scoreboard in Wagner Park at the Piaget World Snow Polo Championship in 2013. With the park under construction, organizers will hold this year's event at Rio Grande Park instead.

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  17. Experts: Strong winds put aircraft at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Sunday's plane crash that resulted in one fatality cast the spotlight on the difficulties of flying into Aspen-Pitkin County Airport. But experts say that while the airport poses challenges, weather conditions can be the chief detriment to landing safely.

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  18. Crime Briefs Abandoned, wrecked car leads to second arrest in a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Sean Patrick Egan, 26, of Silt, was arrested for the second time in a month last week, this time in connection with an October car theft. According to the arrest affidavit, the Colorado State Patrol on the morning of Oct. 27 discovered an abandoned car that had been in an accident near Rifle.

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  19. Pitkin County wants to be bike friendly, just not officiallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Pitkin County government leaders agreed last week that they want the roads and trails under their management to be bike friendly, just not in the official sense. Citing the costs and staff time it would take to garner a Bike Friendly Community designation from the League of American Bicyclists, staffers from the county's Open Space and Trails Department convinced county commissioners that it's a goal currently not worth pursuing.

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  20. Future is now for Ashcroft Ski TouringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Ashcroft Ski Touring added an arrival center that complements the Pine Creek Cookhouse i style. The center will be the headquarters for skiers, snowshowers and sleigh ride passengers visiting the area.

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