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  1. Aspen-area public bus drivers vote to join unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Full-time, year-round drivers with the Roaring Fork Valley's public bus system voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to join a transit union. The vote was 65 in support of joining the union and 22 against, according to Bill Petropulos, labor relations administrator for the Colorado Division of Labor.

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  2. Aspen-area public bus drivers vote to join unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Full-time, year-round drivers with the Roaring Fork Valley's public bus system voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to join a transit union. The vote was 65 in support of joining the union and 22 against, according to Bill Petropulos, labor relations administrator for the Colorado Division of Labor.

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  3. Francisco Prado, on vacation from Maui, Hawaii, enjoys powder turns on Ajax Wednesday morning.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    It snowed 11 out of the past 12 days as of Wednesday. In the minds of many skiers, the best of the snow came on the last day.

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  4. Alleged drunken hospital incident nixes Glenwood man's plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The 9th Judicial District Attorney's Office received a judge's permission this week to nix a plea deal for a man with a record of numerous felony and misdemeanor arrests starting in October 2013, when he was accused of aimlessly firing shots from a high-powered rifle in the Woody Creek area and then driving drunk. After he agreed in February to what was termed a "global plea disposition," Benjamin S. Levy, 28, of Glenwood Springs, was set to be sentenced Monday in Pitkin County District Court.

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  5. Nonprofit Spotlight: 20-year-old volunteer group protects public landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    As Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers embarks on its 20th season, it plans to make 2015 its best year yet. The organization's mission is to involve residents in outdoor stewardship by engaging them in activities that protect and improve public lands.

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  6. Time to ditch railbanking for RFTA corridor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Vehicles wait at the intersection of Highway 82 and Cattle Creek Road, a popular place for bicyclists to exit the Rio Grande Trail, located on the other side of the access gate across the highway, during the warmer months. The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority's request for a grade-separated trail crossing at that location have also stalled development plans for the former ranch property shown in the background.

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  7. Glenwood skydiving season starts FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    This view of the south side of Glenwood Springs and the Roaring Fork River was taken while in free fall during a tandem jump. Roaring Fork Skydivers, which moved last year from Boulder to Glenwood Springs, says it offers some of the most scenic tandem skydiving in the state.

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  8. Elected officials meet to discuss RFTA access planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Garfield County commissioners are hosting a joint meeting with Glenwood Springs and Carbondale elected officials at 6 p.m. today to consider formal comments on the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority's draft Access Control Plan. The meeting will take place at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road.

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  9. Candidates tout varying degrees of experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Candidates for the At-Large Glenwood Springs City Council seat, from left, Tony Hershey, Kathryn Trauger and Kathy Williams answer questions at the Glenwood Chamber's Issues & Answers Night at City Hall on Tuesday. Glenwood Springs City Council Ward 1 candidates Steve Davis, right, and Russ Arensman answer questions at the Glenwood Chamber's Issues & Answers Night at City Hall on Tuesday.

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  10. Learning about the frozen gold in the hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Lee Erb of Aspen, right, and Carol DePaul of Carbondale, left, measure the snow moisture equivalent near a SNOTEL site on McClure Pass. A fresh mantle of snow clothed the peaks above McClure Pass on Saturday morning as around a dozen people set out on snowshoes to learn about one of the area's most precious resources: water.

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  11. RSVP offers free tax filing helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    If you are a senior, have a disability or your household income is less than $49,000 per year, RSVP volunteers can prepare and electronically file your federal and state income taxes for free. RSVP volunteers are certified by the IRS and can prepare returns that include: Form 1040; Schedules A, B, EIC and R; Child and Dependent Care Credits; and Education Credits.

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  12. Plea deal struck for Aspen student in February marijuana arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    An Aspen High School student pleaded guilty Monday to underage possession of marijuana and resisting arrest as part of an agreement with prosecutors that will give him a clean record if he stays out of trouble for the next year. The teen's arrest spawned community debate pitting teen behavior and drug use against the police tactics used to take him into custody.

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  13. Snow lingers Friday on the north side of the Glenwood Springs downtown parking garage.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    In the Midwest, where I grew up and spent most of my life, people prep for winter as if they were going to run a marathon. They prep their psyche, make sure their gear is ready and carbo load.

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  14. Different this time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Our drive to work in the morning is more congested. Realtors confirm sales have picked up.

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  15. Aspen avalanche victim died of asphyxia, blunt force traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Aspen resident Marty Gancsos died of asphyxia with blunt force back injury as a "significant contributing factor" in Monday's avalanche on the west side of Aspen Mountain, according to the Pitkin County Coroner's Office. Gancsos skied out-of-bounds with another person Monday in terrain west of Ruthie's Lift .

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  16. He got out of jail; did he collect $200, too?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Sheriff Joe DiSalvo holds two get-out-of-jail-free cards that were to be mailed to a recently released inmate from Pitkin County Jail. The cards were later laminated and put in the mail, following the inmate's request.

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  17. But did he collect $200?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Sheriff Joe DiSalvo holds two get-out-of-jail-free cards that were to be mailed to a recently released inmate from Pitkin County Jail. The cards were later laminated and put in the mail, following the inmate's request.

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  18. One year later, Nancy Pfister murder case felt in AspenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Shortly after 6 p.m. on this date last year, authorities fielded a telephone call that would ignite frenzies in Aspen's legal and social arenas and a firestorm of national media attention. The caller was Katherine Carpenter.

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  19. Piktin County Sheriff digs into Community Chest to help inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Sheriff Joe DiSalvo holds two get-out-of-jail-free cards that were to be mailed to a recently released inmate from Pitkin County Jail. The cards were later laminated and put in the mail, following the inmate's request.

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  20. By any name, terrain west of Aspen Mountain can be dangerous for slidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A rope marks the western boundary of Aspen Mountain ski area on Ruthie's Run. Skiers have dropped out-of-bounds into the steep terrain for decades.

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