Tuscon Weekly

Indie-electronic band The Naked and Famous put down the synthesizers and picked up acoustic guitars for their newest album, "A Still Heart."  They play the Belly Up this Saturday.  

Radio LaTricolor, has been named station of the year by the Colorado Broadcasters Association, are Aspen officials skirting a public weigh-in on a new government building?, valley athletes continue to earn new neckware, and students say they do not want guns in their classrooms.

courtesy Aspen Skiing Company

This week, Aspen Skiing Company hosted a public information session regarding the master development plan for Aspen Mountain.

Garfield County

Garfield County was expecting around $1 million in investment income in 2017, so the nearly $1.9 million came as a pleasant surprise.

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy and Wyatt Orme bring you all the news from the week here in the Roaring Fork Valley. 

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) announced Wednesday it has raised enough money to complete a major project at the base of Red Hill in Carbondale.

Basalt’s attorney, Tom Smith, announced his resignation to the town council on Tuesday night during an executive session.

LANDWEST Planning & Design

At their meeting Tuesday, the Garfield County Commissioners approved a zone change for a new polo club outside Carbondale.

In honor of Women's History Month, museums and universities around the world invite people to add entries on female artists to Wikipedia. Locals can join in on Thursday at the Aspen Art Museum.  

Joe Mazza

Author Luis Alberto Urrea was born in Tijuana and raised in California. He often writes about bicultural experiences. His newest novel is "The House of Broken Angels."

Soren West

Soren West hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2016. Impressive, but not that unusual...except West did it at age 75.

Alycin Bektesh / Aspen Public Radio News

The Aspen Skiing Company will present its long-term plan for Aspen Mountain to the public Wednesday night.


Garfield and Eagle are among five counties in northwest Colorado that are working together to reduce their trash, and the first step is learning what’s now in the garbage.

Aspen Public Radio

Garfield County Commissioners met with members of the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) on Tuesday to discuss a bus service to Parachute and Battlement Mesa.

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

Students in Aspen will be taking to the streets Wednesday afternoon to advocate for stricter gun control. They are joining a nationwide day of action, but instead of walking out of classes, they will host a march after school, and hope the whole community will join.

Maarten De Boer

Iliza Shlesinger is the only female comedian to win NBC’s 'Last Comic Standing.'

Crown Mountain Park

The board and staff of Crown Mountain Park in El Jebel say the park is between a rock and a hard place, financially speaking.

Patrick Fort / Aspen Public Radio

Aspen City Council meets with the Wheeler Board of Directors on Tuesday to discuss the future focus of the board. 

Denver Public Library and Dale Will


Pitkin County has released a draft plan for its proposed trail through the Crystal River Valley. It could eventually connect to Crested Butte.

Courtesy of Maureen Poschman

Two local middle school students are showing their passion for big cats by bringing Cheetah Night to the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies.