Speed a possible factor in Wednesday’s six-car crash near Basalt

"A 9-year-old boy, a 6-year-old boy and a 1-year-old girl were riding in a Honda CRV driven by a 31-year-old woman heading eastbound when a westbound Ford F-150 truck missed a curve on the highway, continued straight across the median and hit the Honda head-on, said Trooper Gary Cutler, a Colorado State Patrol spokesman."

Source: aspentimes.com

Posted on: October 23, 2020

Coloradans asked to pay into family-leave program

“'Those benefits show not just in the immediate terms but over a child and a family’s lifespan. The economic self-sufficiency that a family that had paid family medical leave (is) able to enjoy years later looks different,' she said."

Source: aspendailynews.com

Posted on: October 23, 2020

‘The cavalry was not coming’: Emails and interviews reveal frustrations between state and Pitkin County over response to virus

"Officials from the state public health department and Gov. Jared Polis’s office issued statewide, virus-related orders with little or no notice given to local officials who were listed as contacts for questions; released misleading, 'stigmatizing' information encouraging people to stay away from mountain communities such as Aspen; and bungled Pitkin County’s early requests for help controlling the outbreak."

Source: aspentimes.com

Posted on: October 22, 2020