snow http://aspenpublicradio.org en 2013-2014 Ski Season Brings Plentiful Snow, A Boost In Business http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/2013-2014-ski-season-brings-plentiful-snow-boost-business <p></p><p>Business leaders say Aspen is bouncing back from the recession and spirits are high, partly because of a snowy winter.</p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">"We have had an incredible winter season, which is wonderful because I’ve been up here presenting before when things haven’t been so great," says Debbie Braun.</em></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:51:11 +0000 Marci Krivonen 16757 at http://aspenpublicradio.org 2013-2014 Ski Season Brings Plentiful Snow, A Boost In Business Snowy Forecast Brings Smiles, Plans, Worries http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/snowy-forecast-brings-smiles-plans-worries <p class="p1">Aspen Skiing Company says its four mountains have gotten fifteen feet of snow this winter, only halfway through the ski and snowboard season. A big contributor was a storm that dumped a historic amount of white gold in Aspen last week. Now, more winter weather is in the works, with two feet in the forecast for the next several days. There are mixed reactions from locals and tourists.&nbsp;</p><p class="p2">&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 05:28:38 +0000 Elise Thatcher 13888 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Snowy Forecast Brings Smiles, Plans, Worries Woo and Hoo! http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/woo-and-hoo <p></p><p>Longtime locals are saying this is the most snow to fall from a single storm in decades. &nbsp;It might not even be hyperbole to say it is shaping up to be an epic powder day. &nbsp;All of this was predicted two weeks ago by meteorologist&nbsp;Cory Gates , owner of Aspenweather.net. &nbsp;Gates focuses his forecasting skills on the hyper-local microclimates within the Roaring Fork Valley. &nbsp;The really good news, says Gates, is that as February goes, so might go the rest of the winter; and February is looking good for snow. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">He says we should all remember the number&nbsp;140. &nbsp;Gates</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> spoke with APR's Roger Adams.</span></p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:06:55 +0000 Roger Adams 13638 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Woo and Hoo!