Derek Johnson waits for his sentencing hearing in the Pitkin County Courtroom in Aspen on Jan. 21, 2020. Johnson was given 6 years in prison for stealing and selling equipment from Aspen Skiing Company. (Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times)

“He had it good and it wasn’t enough”: How a resort executive’s stolen-ski scheme shocked Aspen

A Pitkin County judge says Derek Johnson’s crimes -- including stealing and reselling skis for more than $3 million over 12 years -- dwarfs other embezzlement cases in the ritzy community.

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What’s Working: A new $375 stimulus, small business grants and tales from Colorado’s unemployment queue

Also: A very important form for renters facing eviction; unopened emails; and a child-at-home mistake

Damn, Dem fundraisers! Please stop the emo emails, the fake birthday cards and the bomb clocks that never run down!

Every minute, it's another email begging for money! I know if Trump wins again, it's the end of democracy, justice and the world as we know it, but these pleas are driving me nuts. And they can't possibly be working, can they?

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Barbara Nickless juggled plot and backstory to create a tale inspired by an Army intelligence officer

She also found one of her writing habits disappeared after she was displaced by the 2012 Waldo Canyon wildfire