Pitkin landfill manager loses job over dead bear
October 31, 2012
Aspen — (AP) — Pitkin County landfill manager Chris Hoofnagle is out of a job after an employee was cited for illegally hunting a bear on county property without a permit.
According to the Aspen Daily News (http://tinyurl.com/9chfhgn ), two people, including a landfill employee, were cited by state wildlife officials for illegally killing a bear without a permit at the facility last month. The two men face large fines if convicted.
Hoofnagle and county officials refused to comment.