Aspen Government

Aspen Government
7:21 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Mick's Exit Interview

Outgoing Aspen Mayor Mick Ireland
Credit Roger Adams

Aspen Mayor Mick Ireland becomes citizen Ireland on Monday.  After three terms as mayor and a member of the Pitkin County Commission before that, Ireland has spent the better part of two decades in public office.  He spoke with Aspen Public Radio’s Roger Adams about the transition he is making.  Ireland says he is getting used to the idea.

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Mountain Edition
3:30 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Mountain Edition - May 30th, 2013

Aspen’s mayoral run-off election is next Tuesday.  We’ll check in with candidates Steve Skadron and Torre on some of the top issues the next mayor will likely face.

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Aspen Mayoral Run Off
12:48 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Aspen Mayoral Run Off - Torre Interview

Torre
Credit Roger Adams

Torre - My Birth name is Ronald Wayne Maranian III. I was named Torre a week after I was born, now my license, passport and ssn all read, Torre.

Age: 43

Where are you from originally? Born in Silver Spring, MD. Grew up in St.Pete, FL. 

How long have you lived in Aspen? 20 years

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Aspen Mayoral Run Off
12:32 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Aspen Mayoral Run Off - Steve Skadron Interview

Steve Skadron
Credit Roger Adams

Steve Skadron

Age: 50

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Affordable Housing
7:56 am
Wed May 29, 2013

More Options for Retirees in Affordable Housing

Credit Courtesy Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority

In Aspen, the city council has approved more flexibility for retirees who own affordable housing units. Starting June 30th, residents can leave for six months at a time--and they can rent out their homes while they’re gone.

At a council meeting on Tuesday night, the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority recommended the change for retirees. Tom McCabe is Executive Director.

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