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2 years 3 months ago

VA secretary visits Colorado Sunday, Monday

DENVER (AP) - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is making two stops in Colorado on Sunday and Monday. Shinseki will be in Snowmass on Sunday for the opening ceremonies of the National Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. On Monday, he'll meet with staff and patients at the Denver VA Medical Center....

2 years 9 months ago

Man acquitted in Colo. snowboarding crash with boy

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - A 22-year-old man who crashed into a 7-year-old while snowboarding in Snowmass in March was acquitted of reckless endangerment and third-degree assault charges. The Aspen Times reported Saturday that that Pitkin County jurors delivered their verdict Friday after 90 minutes of deliberation. Prosecutors alleged...

2 years 9 months ago

Video at issue in CO snowboarder crash case

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - A video that allegedly shows a snowboarder slamming into a child on a Snowmass slope is in dispute for a trial that begins Friday. Authorities have charged 22-year-old Travis Luffman, of Pfafftown, N.C., with reckless endangerment and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors. Authorities say Luffman was...

3 years 3 months ago

VP Joe Biden in Colorado for vacation

GYPSUM, Colo. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden and family are taking what's called a low-key vacation at Snowmass Village. The Vail Daily reports Friday that Biden landed at the Eagle County airport late Thursday and was taken by motorcade to Snowmass Village. Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo calls...

3 years 4 months ago

Elderly man dies in skiing collision

DENVER (AP) - Officials say a 73-year-old Pennsylvania man is dead following a skiing collision at Colorado's Snowmass Ski Mountain. The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office tells the Denver Post that James E. Juckett collided with another skier Friday. His hometown wasn't immediately available. The county coroner's office is...

3 years 6 months ago

Online voters name Snowmass mammoth 'Snowy'

More than 15,000 people casts votes in the Denver Museum of Nature & Science's "Name the Mammoth" contest. The winner: Snowy. Snowy was the first mammoth discovered at an Ice Age fossil site near Snowmass Village last fall. Snowy beat out four other contenders--Jessie, Ella, Ziggy and Samammoth.

3 years 7 months ago

Search called off for missing man

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Aspen police believe a body found under a bridge might be that of a Snowmass Village man last seen Nov. 27. The Aspen Daily News reports that police believe a body found under Maroon Creek Bridge Monday might be 28-year-old George Aldrich, a Snowmass ski...

3 years 8 months ago

Snowmass mammoth photos released

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science has released photos of the fossils discovered at an excavation site near Snowmass. In one picture, the bones of a juvenile columbian mammoth are spread out on a table at the Snomass Water and Sanitaion District offices. The bones were initially...

3 years 9 months ago

Woolly mammoth bones found in Colorado

Officials in Snowmass Village say the bones of a woolly mammoth have been found during a construction project. The Aspen Times reported Monday that a bulldozer operator noticed what turned out to be rib bones sticking out of the ground while working on a reservoir project last week. ...

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