Aspen City Manager Resigns

A majority of Aspen City Council, on Monday night (1/7) requested the resignation of city manager Steve Barwick. “It’s been my pleasure to work with Steve for 12 years,” said Aspen Mayor Steven Skadron.  “I feel fortunate to have been a mayor during Steve Barwick’s...

Ice Dams Create Concern

Over the weekend there were a series of advisories issued by the national weather service about increasing flood concerns after an ice dam broke on the Roaring Fork River  and Frying Pan rivers Emergency management officials sent out an alert Saturday evening after...

Kanipe Set to Retire

Stephen Kanipe, the City of Aspen’s Chief Building Official is retiring after working for local government for 30 years.  Kanipe started with the City of Aspen in 1989 as an entry level plans examiner when the building department was shared between the City and...

Breckenridge Skier Death

– On December 16, 2018 at approximately 3:54 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a twenty-one year old male skier A 21-year-old skier passed away at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center on Sunday, succumbing to injuries suffered while at...

Sting, John Mayer Headline JAS

Sting and John Mayer will headline the 2019 Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience, festival organizers announced Friday. Tickets with “early bird” pricing will go on sale Monday at 9 a.m. Single-day ticket sales will follow at a later date, along with...

Near $100,000 Donated

In its 21st year, the Environment Foundation donated $92,000 to 17 projects across the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. Projects focused on climate change mitigation, responsible oil and gas development, outdoor stewardship, and student leadership around sustainability...