If you spend enough time in the Roaring Fork Valley, you’ll hear this sentence: the White River National Forest is the busiest, most visited National Forest in the country. But as the agency’s budget keeps dropping, officials say there will be significant changes down the road.
It’s been a little trickier getting around the Aspen Pitkin County Airport, ever since officials expanded the secure passenger lounge. As Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher reports, the change has also prompted a big bump for one business inside the airport.
The Roaring Fork Valley’s political landscape will be active Tuesday night, as neighbors gather to caucus for their candidates. Campaigns for the top two Democratic presidential contenders are especially fired up.
Learning how to fly can take a long time. Hours of practice and coursework are required, and now students at the Aspen School District can take those courses for credit. Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher went inside the classroom last week and has this story.
As visitors, businesses, and locals grapple with the Glenwood Canyon closure, the Aspen Airport has had to cancel or delay nearly thirty flights. Officials hope to be back up and running on all cylinders today.