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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/27/liv_549611.shtml
Life & style
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/13/liv_547725.shtml
Life & style
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/11/bus_238649.shtml
Business
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/30/art_522187.shtml
Arts
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-11-26/viktoria-rebensburg-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/27/ent_429644.shtml
Things to Do
Yelp CEO reviews his business

...write reviews yourself?A: I do. I just did three or four today. I am at 1,214 reviews as of today. I was on a trip in Aspen, and I just gave a one-star review to this French restaurant. They gave us a hard time. We actually had to walk out. I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-16/yelp-ceo-reviews-his-business
Fall foliage tours are growing

...sessions begin. "People love to watch the aspens turn," she says. Leaf-peeping, a...Colorado, the brilliant golden colors of the aspen trees can be seen across the Rockies, from Durango and the Maroon Bells area near Aspen to the Peak-to-Peak Scenic and Historic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/02/liv_8307.shtml
Life & style
See fall foliage - by balloon, ATV or train

...a rally and festival for all-terrain vehicle riders, scheduled for Sept. 21-24. Participants will enjoy the golden aspens and cottonwoods while exploring trails through old mining sites and ghost towns. The Appalachian Mountain Club invites hikers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/11/liv_1495.shtml
Life & style
Travel briefs

...50s to 60s during the day, with temperatures dipping to freezing at night. In fall, it's glorious, thanks to the golden aspens and cottonwoods. If you're interested in Bryce Canyon, don't wait too long; it closes in mid-October. The South Rim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/05/liv_427634.shtml
Life & style