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The Observer - August 2011

August 4, 2011
National -  Earlier today, President Obama signed into law, S. 365, the Budget Control Act of 2011, more commonly known as the Debt Ceiling Bill. After careful analysis of the bill we can report that it contains NO DIRECT IMPACT ON REAL ESTATE TAX RULES OR SPENDING PROVISIONS.  And more...

Aspen - SCI zoning trips up yoga co-op, America Airlines begins service this winter, Burlingame II proceeds, Boomerang recieves council OK, Geothermal energy testing approved, City sales taxes up year over year, Art Museum housing play okayed, Skico names new VP of Marketing, Renewable energy event organizer "neutral" on hydro plant, and more...

Snowmass Village - Silvertree, Wildwood, Snowmass Conference Center sold, Capitol Peak Lodge owners sue developers, Topsy-turvy retail sales in Snowmass Village, and more...

Pitkin County - Pitkin County prevails in backcountry zoning challenge, County / energy firm spar over gas drilling regs, Airport terminal finalists emerge, Residential construction still weak in Pitkin County, County focuses on road funds in Woody Creek, Heavy rains close Rio Grande Trail, Hidden Gems stokes membership at Wilderness Workshop, and more...

Basalt and Beyond - Pan and Fork sale postponed, Downvally communities ask for say in large development, Two counties move to protect riparian area, Solar farms gains support from Eagle Commissioners, Carbondale fire district considering tax question, and more...

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