whiskey http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - March 13th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-march-13th-2014 <p>Residents in Pitkin County are mostly satisfied with how their tax dollars are being spent. Still, there are some concerns.</p><p>Models in Aspen are showing off the latest in outdoor fashion this week. Aspen International Fashion Week starts today.</p><p>Whiskey sales are surging for the first time in 30 years...and one local whiskey-maker is jumping into the action.</p><p>In a recent federal crackdown on Aspen businesses, restaurants were found to be the biggest violators of not paying workers enough in overtime.</p><p>The Paralympics are underway in Sochi and eight athletes who train in Aspen are competing. We highlight one skier who was born without a femur...and another who races in a mono-ski.</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Rob St. Mary 15501 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - March 13th, 2014 Woody Creek Whiskey Maker Gets In On A Growing Market http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/woody-creek-whiskey-maker-gets-growing-market <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.apresskicocktailclassic.com/">Apres’ Ski Cocktail Classic</a> starts mixing in Snowmass on Thursday. This year whiskey will be playing a central role. The brown liquor is gaining popularity. Last year, sales of whiskey in the United States jumped 6 percent. More than 5 million cases of whiskeys were sold including Irish, blended, Single Malt Scotch and American. As Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports, one local whiskey-maker is jumping into the action.</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 15455 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Woody Creek Whiskey Maker Gets In On A Growing Market