ASPEN – City of Aspen officials are working to correct several mistakes in a report submitted last week to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regarding its proposed hydropower plant on Castle Creek.
Consultants for the city have lowered the estimate of how much electricity Aspen would likely produce if it built and operated a new hydro plant on Castle Creek
At least 50 billionaires on Forbes’ most recent wealth lists own property or have strong ties to property in the Aspen area.
A highly regarded expert on rivers who has worked for both Pitkin County and the city of Aspen has recommended that a channel dug by the city in 1992 as a kayak course along the John Denver Sanctuary be filled in because it is harming the ecosystem in the Roaring Fork River.
Attorneys for 29 condo owners in the Capitol Peak Lodge claim in a lawsuit that Aspen Skiing Co. “participated in a joint scheme” with other Base Village developers to defraud condo buyers. The suit claims that Skico, along with Intrawest, The Related Cos., Related WestPac and other corporate entities involved with Base Village, purposely overstated […]
Two local men are looking to start a new whitewater rafting company that would take customers down sections of the Crystal and Roaring Fork rivers.
SNOWMASS VILLAGE — The Pitkin County assessor has estimated the value of the properties in Base Village, now held by four European banks in the name of Snowmass BV HoldCo, to be $190 million. But the banks’ representatives have appealed a portion of the county’s valuation to the state and are seeking to shave $94 […]
Of the nearly $37 million raised by the super PAC supporting Romney, Restore Our Future, over $4.85 million — 13 percent of the total — came from people who own luxury homes in Pitkin County.
A panel of judges in a New York state appeals court Feb. 16 unanimously dismissed $406 million in damage claims from an entity controlled by The Related Cos. against Hypo Real Estate Capital Corp. and three other Base Village lenders.
SNOWMASS VILLAGE — A chapter in the ongoing saga of Base Village quietly ended on Jan. 28 when a local judge officially approved of the “winding up” of a court-appointed receivership.