Aspen Skiing Company

The Aspen Skiing Company is staying out of most election decisions this year, but a few ballot measures have a direct impact on SkiCo and its employees.

The Aspen Skiing Company hopes to inform voters as part of its ongoing educational series.

Aspen Public Radio News

Jeremy Jones is the founder and president of Protect Our Winters (POW), a climate change advocacy group made up of winter sports athletes. He caught up with environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy at an event as part of last week’s ski industry get-together “The Meeting” to talk about his work in the past decade.

Residences at the Little Nell promotional photo

Five months after discovering fecal matter leaking from the Residences at the Little Nell into Aspen’s stormwater drainage, the hotel remains cut off from the city’s system.

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy/Aspen Public Radio News

The Aspen Skiing Company announced yesterday that it is accepting applications for grants to support environmental projects.


Dave Camara | Colorado Ski Country

Registration for the Colorado Ski Country USA’s 2016/2017 fifth and sixth Grade Passport Programs opened last week.


ASPEN SNOWMASS, Colo.—Aug. 18, 2016 – For over a decade, The Meeting has marked the approaching winter season for snow sports enthusiasts, filmmakers, athletes, industry insiders, media and fans.

Aspen Skiing Company/Dan Bayer

  The Aspen Skiing Company said Aspen Mountain will be open Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day, in a press release that came out Monday.

Residences at the Little Nell promotional photo

 The Aspen Skiing Company says it’s fixed a sewer problem at its upscale condos in Aspen.

Aspen Skiing Company/Dan Bayer


Skiers and snowboarders said goodbye to Aspen Mountain yesterday for the 2015/2016 season.

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

The source of the sewage stench wafting up from storm sewers in downtown Aspen has been identified.

Aspen officials zero in on source of foul odors

Aspen’s sewage leak lasted for more than a month

And in Snowmass, voters are being asked to buck up for a new sewage plant.

Elise Thatcher

A sewage leak in Aspen lasted for at least five weeks. Those and other details are coming to light as authorities continue to investigate what happened in the basement of expensive condos next to the Aspen Mountain gondola.

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The Aspen Mountain Ski and Snowboard School is shaken after the death of longtime instructor Hansi Brenninger.

Elise Thatcher

The price of renting commercial space in Aspen is some of the highest rates the resort has seen in years, and there have been questions about whether it’s affecting business owners renting office space.

Buttermilk, Aspen Highlands to open Saturday

Dec 10, 2015
Dan Bayer

The Aspen Skiing Company will open Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Saturday (12/12/15), along with additional terrain at Aspen and Snowmass. 

More than 700 acres will open at Highlands - that’s 70 percent of the mountain. Open runs will include front-side intermediate blue terrain and the expert “G-zones” on Highland Bowl. The SkiCo will also unveil a $1 million remodel of Cloud Nine Bistro. Buttermilk will open 235 acres of terrain and three lifts. 

Aspen Journalism

Pitkin County is drawing up comments for the Forest Service on a proposed replacement of Lift 1A on Aspen Mountain. 

Aspen Mountain and Snowmass Ski Area are opening five days earlier than the traditional Thanksgiving launch of the season.

Website details how climate change will alter forests

Nov 11, 2015

The look of the forests in the Roaring Fork Valley may be dramatically different in the future. High elevation forests could be replaced with lower growing species like aspens. A new website shows how forests in the American West will look different under climate change. The local nonprofit Aspen Center for Environmental Studies worked with scientists to develop the site.

Jamie Werner is Forest Program Director at ACES. Her laptop’s propped open and she’s clicking around the site,

"So here we have Aspen Mountain and Aspen Highlands…”

Aspen Journalism

The Aspen Skiing Company is getting a jump on a plan to replace an aging ski lift in case an update is possible before a major competition is held on one of its ski areas. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen explains.

Mountain Edition - October 22nd, 2015

Oct 22, 2015

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