The city of Aspen is inviting locals and tourists to give carpooling a try this week, and is celebrating those commuters who are already reaping the benefits of carpooling.
"If everyone opted to carpool just one day a week, the traffic on the nation's major highways and roads would be reduced by as much as 20 percent," the city states in a press release.
"Carpoolers save time and money, skip parking hassles while getting preferred ...read more
Next time you're at a trailhead, the top of a ski run or a river put-in, imagine not being able to see. Now imagine stepping onto the trail, taking off downhill or wedging into a kayak and floating away.
Welcome to Erik Weihenmayer's world.
Author and blind adventurer Weihenmayer is an internationally renowned speaker and athlete. He'll be delivering a lecture series that is free and open to the public at four Colorado Mountain ...read more
Several Carbondale residents will be heading to the county commissioners meeting today to discuss how to keep bears out of all the trash cans in Garfield County.
While towns such as Carbondale and Glenwood Springs are working on or already have established trash ordinances and regulations to keep bears and other wildlife out, with fines to those that don't comply, others just outside town limits do not have the same regulations.
"Bears and other wildlife continue ...read more
The Glenwood Springs' Financial Advisory Board is now accepting grant applications until April 30. Grants are funded by an allocation of sales tax revenues from the city's A&I and Tourism funds.
Funds will be awarded to successful grantees focusing on human services, special events, tourism promotion, and/or other public purposes deemed appropriate by City Council. The target award date is June 1.
For more information and to access the grant application, visit: http://www.cogs.us/162/Grants. ...read more