East and West, the bragging is colorful

...gets another color: gold. Aspen and Vail "simply glow gold...the state is luminous with aspens," said Ms. Taggart. Near Aspen, the Maroon Bells wilderness...Tribe. MONTANA: Cottonwoods, aspens and tamaracks provide the golds...

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Foliage smackdown: Eastern reds v. Western golds

...they claim their golden aspens and cottonwoods can go...much it wants to sell aspen as the defining color...another color: Gold. Aspen and Vail "simply glow...state is luminous with aspens," said Taggart. You...and even summer. Near Aspen, the Maroon Bells wilderness...

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Price wars begin at Colorado ski resorts

...flat this decade, are offering the best deals since the days of leather safety straps. The leaves are still clinging to the aspens in the high country, but those resorts already are battling to win the loyalty of Colorado skiers by selling a four-person...

Georgia lake vanishes after storm

...breaking an earthen dam and draining the water overnight. Multiple news outlets report a heavy rainstorm Sunday overfilled Aspen Lake, breaking the 50-year-old dam. By Monday, all the water had drained. All that is left is of the lake is acres of...

Lance Armstrong's girlfriend took blame after he hit cars

...parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend...national attention, police reports show.Aspen police cited Armstrong with failing to...police she had been driving home from an Aspen Art Museum party when she lost control...

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's dancers are given priority

The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet was built on the belief that...BeBe Schweppe, the company, which calls Aspen, Colo., and Santa Fe, N.M., home...often the low man on the totem pole. With Aspen Santa Fe, we elevate them. We think about...

Viktoria Rebensburg claims giant slalom race in Aspen

ASPEN, Colo. - Viktoria Rebensburg darted in between the shadows, daring to charge on a demanding course with little margin for error...

Kevin Costner weds at his Aspen ranch

ASPEN, Colo. - "Dances with Wolves" star Kevin Costner has wed his girlfriend of five years, Christine Baumgartner, at his Colorado...

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Construction roundup

...000? White Construction; Academy Center, 4216 Washington Road, Martinez; addition, $75,000? Scott Construction; Aspen Dental Management, 1961 Whiskey Road, Aiken; renovations, $229,000? M.B. Kahn Construction;1041 Sage Mill Parkway...

River Glen improvements are work in progress

...Some of the credit is being given to Aspen Cos., the New Jersey real estate company...turnaround," she said.Hitchcock said Aspen has trimmed trees, improved outside lights...was damaged again, but Hitchcock said Aspen was quick to fix it.The sheriff's office...