Company joined rival Vail Resorts in international flight analysis
Proprietary information about visitors held by the Aspen Skiing Co. was used in a recent study that gauged the feasibility of an international arrivals facility at the Eagle County Regional Airport, which is exploring direct flights from Mexico City and Panama City.
The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report that a woman was sexually assaulted in the Watson Divide area last week.
An email forwarded to Aspen’s newspapers on Monday expresses concern about the incident. But Undersheriff Ron Ryan said Tuesday that the facts his office has collected differ from the statements in the email, which said a woman had stopped to assist a man whose vehicle had broken down on Watson Divide Road.
Local pot shop owners said they were surprised that Aspen City Council reversed its direction to protect retail marijuana stores from new competition during a meeting Monday.
Last week, council unanimously favored extending a moratorium on new marijuana retail stores in Aspen from Oct. 1 through April 15. Council members reasoned the extension would give time for the industry to mature through a winter season and it would prevent a rush of new pot stores from opening in Aspen.