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Bears Force Closure Of 11 Campsites Near Aspen

The U.S. Forest Service has closed 11 backcountry campsites near Aspen because of bears.

08/17/2014

USA's Tejay Van Garderen crosses the finish line at the end of the twentieth stage, a 54 km individual time trial, as part of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 26, 2014 between Bergerac and Perigueux, western France.  AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG        (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Van Garderen On Home Ground At USA Pro Challenge

Three weeks after finishing fifth in the Tour de France for the second time, Tejay van Garderen returns to racing Monday in the weeklong USA Pro Challenge.

08/17/2014

Stage six of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Boulder on August 25, 2012 in Boulder County, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cyclists Gearing Up For USA Pro Challenge

The top cyclists in the world are arriving in Colorado this week to prepare for the USA Pro Challenge.

08/13/2014

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Judge: Aspen’s 20-Cent Paper Bag Charge Is A Fee

Aspen’s 20-cent charge for paper bags at grocery stores is a fee, not a tax, and can remain in place, a state judge ruled Monday.

08/12/2014

The USA Pro Challenge peloton rides through Big Thompson Canyon during Stage 6 on Aug. 24, 2013, in Loveland. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Top 5 Most Awesome Sections Of This Year’s USA Pro Challenge Route

This will be the fourth year of the USA Pro Challenge, and race continues boast an impressive group of elite pro racers and a punishing overall elevation gain.

08/11/2014

Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team rides during the individual time trial in Stage 5 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 23, 2013 in Vail, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

USA Pro Challenge To Impact Highway Traffic

As thousands of bicyclists hit the mountain roads and highways across Colorado for the USA Pro Challenge, highway traffic along the route will be impacted.

08/07/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: Revealing Politics)

Hickenlooper’s Advisers Recommended Axing Legislation Donors Didn’t Like

Gov. John Hickenlooper admits his donors influenced his decisions.

08/06/2014

"Moving Ghost Town" by Cai Guo-Qiang on roof deck of new Shigeru Ban-designed Aspen Art Museum (credit: Billy Farrell/BFAnyc.com)

Petition Launched To Remove iPads From Tortoises’ Backs At Museum

A petition has been launched to have iPads removed from the backs of tortoises which are featured at the Aspen Art Museum.

08/06/2014

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Lexus Signs 2-Year Deal To Sponsor USA Pro Challenge

Lexus has signed a two-year contract to sponsor the USA Pro Challenge as part of a move by the luxury automaker to get more involved with the sport on a global basis.

07/31/2014

Image of a bear in Aspen in August, 2011 (credit: CBS)

Bear Attack Brings A Reminder About Securing Trash

A sheriff’s deputy is recovering from severe wounds after being attacked by a bear in Aspen over the weekend.

07/28/2014

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