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Chris Randall's 'Proofless' Highlights Addiction, Mental Health Issues In Restaurant Industry

A dinner on Saturday evening at the Cooking School of Aspen aims to highlight the issues of addiction and mental health struggles in the restaurant industry. The event, "Proofless," pairs seven gourmet courses with non-alcoholic drinks, or “mocktails.”

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Carbondale resident Jim Calaway died early Wednesday morning. He was 87 years old and a dedicated community member and philanthropist.

Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats bring their neo-soul to Aspen this weekend.

Their new album, "Tearing at the Seams," once again pairs Rateliff's melancholy lyrics with blues-y tunes.

A dinner on Saturday evening at the Cooking School of Aspen aims to highlight the issues of addiction and mental health struggles in the restaurant industry. The event, "Proofless," pairs seven gourmet courses with non-alcoholic drinks, or “mocktails.”

Sales tax revenue in Aspen was down this shoulder season.  

Stacy Bare

The documentary “Adventure Not War” shows at the Temporary on Thursday. The film follows Stacy Bare, a veteran who set out to climb and ski everywhere he fought and served while in the army.

 

Anderson Ranch has named Peter Waanders as their new president and CEO.  

Waanders comes to Anderson Ranch from the Aspen Institute, where he’s currently the Director for the Society of Fellows. He managed that program’s expansion to year-round events in cities around the U.S.  Before joining the Institute, he ran independent bookstores and was a partner in David Floria Gallery in Aspen.

 

 

About one hundred City of Aspen employees are testing out a new app designed to get people out of their cars and walking, biking or busing around town.

The Piceance Basin in Western Colorado and Eastern Utah is the second most productive natural gas deposit in the nation. In November, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) imposed a new rule, called the Piceance Basin Spacing Order. It essentially creates protective bubbles around mineral rights.

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Aspen and Pitkin County will revisit the way the affordable housing program is run in a work session on Tuesday.

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Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats bring their neo-soul to Aspen this weekend.

Their new album, "Tearing at the Seams," once again pairs Rateliff's melancholy lyrics with blues-y tunes.

A dinner on Saturday evening at the Cooking School of Aspen aims to highlight the issues of addiction and mental health struggles in the restaurant industry. The event, "Proofless," pairs seven gourmet courses with non-alcoholic drinks, or “mocktails.”

Anderson Ranch has named Peter Waanders as their new president and CEO.  

Waanders comes to Anderson Ranch from the Aspen Institute, where he’s currently the Director for the Society of Fellows. He managed that program’s expansion to year-round events in cities around the U.S.  Before joining the Institute, he ran independent bookstores and was a partner in David Floria Gallery in Aspen.

 

 

State News

Gov. John Hickenlooper's administration unveiled a $31.4 billion budget proposal Thursday morning at the State Capitol. The spending plan is 4.6 percent - or $1.4 billion - bigger than the budget proposal made at this time last year. 

Updated Oct. 31, 2018 at 3:45 p.m. — A spokesman for Gov. John Hickenlooper claims he was making a joke Wednesday morning when he told workers in a New Hampshire coffee shop he was going to run for president.

But some political observers, including one who once worked for the governor, don't think Hickenlooper made the comment to get laughs.

Sexual harassment allegations at Colorado's Capitol came with a sizeable price tag for taxpayers -- $275,000. That includes everything from fees for attorneys, sexual harassment training and consultants to staffing for a special committee of lawmakers meeting this summer and fall to study changes to the Capitol's workplace harassment policy.

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