Brody Kellogg, 18, of Glenwood Springs kayaks in the play wave at the whitewater park on the Colorado River on Monday afternoon. The river was flowing at just above 7,000 cubic feet per second in this section Monday.
Aspen City Council is leaning toward approval of the Base 2 Main Street lodging project, with all members expressing conditional support after a four-hour hearing on the plan that stretched passed 11 p.m. Tuesday.
A third-party contractor working on a construction project severed a fiber-optics cable Tuesday evening, knocking out phone service — including 911 — for several hours, a spokeswoman for the CenturyLink communications company said.
Effectiveness of program to stem residential conversion questioned
Aspen City Council on Tuesday night passed what was described as a “mild” incentive package aimed at preventing the town’s dozen remaining small lodges from converting to more lucrative residential development.
Despite an increase in construction costs, the Pitkin County commissioners gave the thumbs up for open space and trails (OST) staff to move forward on completing a visitors center at the new Elk Park in Redstone.