Gorsuch Haus is a proposed 60-room lodge at the base of Lift 1A on Aspen Mountain. In September, the Aspen Planning and Zoning Commission voted 6-0 to advise City Council to deny approval. Since then, the developers have made some changes to the size and scale of the project.
Local non-profit Wilderness Workshop has a new tool for those who want to advocate for environmental conservation. The watchdog organization recently launched an email service called Capital Watch that suggests quick actions to protect public lands. Elizabeth Stewart-Severy sat down with executive director Sloan Shoemaker.
Carole and Bob Sharp are the founders of the Hike for Hope Foundation. Their son Ian has muscular dystrophy and the Sharps raise money to put toward research for curing muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular diseases.
This weekend, female skiers and snowboarders were included in Aspen’s X Games Big Air for the first time. Aspen Public Radio’s Alycin Bektesh spoke with the athletes about breaking a glass ceiling on the snow.
Joining guest host Alycin Bektesh this week are Curtis Wackerle, editor of the Aspen Daily News, Elizabeth Milias who runs The Red Ant, and Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent.
The City of Aspen and Aspen Skiing Company took advantage of cold temperatures this week to make piles of snow … in Wagner Park. City officials said this in preparation for the alpine skiing World Cup finals.
Within the last week, local “thought leaders” came together to ponder the future of commercial regulations in Aspen, and the Aspen City Council passed four ordinances they hope will redefine the resort mountain town.