Basalt downtown development plan unveiled
The map shows conceptual development the Downtown Area Advisory Committee envisions in Basalt. It looks at the old Pan and Fork property, left, Lions Park at center and the Basalt Center Circle property that includes the old Clark's Market store, at right.
Basalt?s first retail pot shop aims to create a buzz
Basalt?s first recreational marijuana shop plans to create a buzz with a grand opening Saturday after a soft opening earlier in the week. Roots RX opened at 165 Southside Drive, south of Big O Tires and on the opposite side of the street. Owners Pete Tramm, of Basalt, and Robert Holmes, of Aspen, also have a recreational pot shop of the same name in Eagle-Vail. Tramm said Roots RX aims to be a ...
New Dates Tie Volcanic Flood to Dinosaur Extinction
The youngest lava flows emerged 66.29 million years ago, about 250,000 years before the Chicxulub space rock crashed into eastern Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The findings could revive the idea that the Deccan Traps caused the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction ? a hypothesis long pushed aside in favor of the asteroid impact. "Now we can say when the Deccan Traps started," said lead study author ...
A Massive Volcanic Flood Could Be What Killed Off the Dinosaurs
An incredible outpouring of lava 66 million years ago could have set off environmental changes that killed off the dinosaurs, a new study finds. The research reports precise dates for India's Deccan Traps, mountain-high piles of basalt lava flows that cover as much territory as France.
Go wild in Dunedin
Some of the south's best wildlife experiences are within easy reach of downtown Dunedin.
ROAD TRIP: Aspen is a slice of holiday heaven, not too far from home
Expand Photo Dan Bayer / Aspen Skiing Co. | Thawing from your Aspen winter adventures would not be complete without a proper apres.
Aspen-area real estate strong through 3Q
The Aspen-area real estate market maintained a strong pace through the third quarter compared with last year, even though sales slumped in September. The dollar volume of all sales year-to-date through September in Pitkin County was $1.12 billion, according to a monthly analysis by Land Title Guarantee Co. That is an increase of $135.1 million, or 13.7 percent, over the volume through the third ...
Aspen Skiing Co. takes bankruptcy fight to appellate court
Next stop, the U.S. Court of Appeals. Aspen Skiing Co., already on the losing end of two previous attempts to dismiss an ex-executive?s bankruptcy, has filed paperwork indicating that it will extend the effort to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in California.
Here?s What Really Killed the Dinosaurs
It wasn't just an asteroid
Volcanoes: The Smoking, er, Gun That Killed the Dinosaurs?
A new study suggests that the extinction-causing asteroid might have had an accomplice