James Breasted

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps&Qs: One for Jim B.

    Another good friend is gone. Jim Breasted was the coolest of the cool. We enjoyed talking about many subjects from hiking to history to dive bars in Aspen… but the one thing we would always circle back to, and agree on, is that they don’t make Republicans like they used… read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: James Breasted

    November 13, 1937 – March 19, 2022

    James Breasted, a former Aspen City Councilman and Pitkin County Planning Commissioner who helped create the Roaring Fork Valley bus system and pushed for wilderness preservation of the Hunter Creek area above Aspen, died Saturday at his home in Carbondale. He was 84.… read more →