The “high-priority” 83-mile trail will encounter highways, rivers and neighbors concerned about limiting the impact on wildlife and the environment as the state pursues a more expansive trail connection
Opposition to the potential trail is strong in the Crystal River Valley, yet surveys of Pitkin County residents show support for it.
The Compromise Mine on Aspen Mountain is the site of a historic reckoning between populists and Gilded Age capitalists
” … building should still be reduced in mass and scale to relate better to the neighborhood.”
Oil and gas drilling on state lands within view of the Chaco Canyon visitor’s center continues to be a significant threat, according to the the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance.
An inviting channel of meandering river has become an Aspen summer playground.
Both sides in the dispute acknowledge that the men were paid for some, but not all, of their work. Complicating matters, two of the contractors named in the lawsuit didn’t agree on the value of the work done by the laborers. As such, they didn’t pay the full bills of the subcontractor the laborers worked for, and that penalty got passed on down the line to the lowest rung on the ladder — the laborers.
The project is expected to start in October and will require four weeks of utility work just under the street, which will cause traffic delays, and three months of underground digging and construction
The budget for Wagner Park improvements includes a $522,222 contract with Academy Sports Turf for the infrastructure work; $337,828 for flooring that’s designed to protect the grass during events like the Food & Wine Classic; $14,164 for unspecified “field renovation-parks portion,” and $25,786 in contingencies.
The recently retired CEO of a major U.S. marketing company wants to turn the historic Smuggler Mine into a tourist attraction, but also wants Pitkin County to allow him to build large homes next to the mine.