The American Airlines flight from Chicago to Aspen was met on the runway by the Airport Fire Department. Investigators found no evidence of a fire.
Amen Wardy, whose career in fashion and décor started in 1957 in west Texas and captured Beverly Hills before settling into Aspen for nearly 30 years, died last week in his sleep at his Carbondale home. He was 81.
The skier, who was on vacation with his family, was found unresponsive at the base of a tree and “was pronounced deceased at the Sunlight ski patrol first-aid room.”
Responding to concerns from Aspen business leaders that the traveler-affidavit requirement keeps driving away potential visitors and will continue hurting the tourism trade, Pitkin County Manager Jon Peacock told commissioners Tuesday he and staff will recommend to the board of health to consider a revamp of the program.
Pitkin County’s Board of Health heeded recommendations by Aspen’s business community and tweaked the local traveler affidavit program Thursday.
A piece of West End property is the subject of a federal lawsuit filed by an Aspen law firm on behalf of a local hotel developer and operator.
The unattended death occurred in private employee housing below the Inn at Aspen and away from guest rooms,
Some residents of the Roaring Fork Valley side of Eagle County say the vaccination process worked well for them in El Jebel. Others reported glitches.
Perceived big city problems have landed in Aspen as new residents inhabit the mountain town hamlet.
A report released this month by the Center for Colorado River Studies says that in order to sustainably manage the river in the face of climate change, officials need alternative management paradigms and a different way of thinking compared with the status quo. Estimates about how much water the Upper Colorado River Basin states will use in the future are a problem that needs rethinking, according to the white paper.
Restaurants in downtown Aspen can use the public right of way this summer, but their structures cannot be enclosed.
The good news in Basalt is work will finally begin this year to complete the park along the Roaring Fork River. The bad news is it won’t be completed until late 2022 and most of the site will be off limits this summer during construction.
Postseason maintenance on the Silver Queen Gondola at Aspen Mountain will push the gondola’s summer opening date to early July, according to Katie Ertl, Aspen Skiing Co. Senior Vice President of Mountain Operations.
The flagship Limelight property (there are two others in Snowmass Village and Ketchum, Idaho) will undergo “top to bottom” renovations to all of the hotel’s public spaces as well as all 126 guestrooms and suites, according to a news release.
The street artist Alec Monopoly, whose cartoonish depictions of wealth culture and conspicuous consumption are a centerpiece of the Eden Gallery’s holdings, visited the gallery over the weekend.
Aspen Art Museum, Anderson Ranch partner to bring artist Precious Okoyomon’s garden exhibition that will welcome visitors, fill the rooftop sculpture garden for a year-and-a-half and is poised to be a centerpiece of Aspen’s post-pandemic arts scene.
The City of Aspen has tapped Lisa Rigsby Peterson as the new director of the Wheeler Opera House.
A longstanding Snowmass Village tradition of free summer concerts on Fanny Hill has been canceled for the second year in a row due to COVID-19 concerns, town officials confirmed Wednesday.
In February 1891, it took three locomotives hitched together to plow through the snow to get the Midland train to Aspen.