Talking Points

Aspen PEO Celebrates 100 Years of Quietly Building Community

The sisters of the Philanthropic Educational Organization are doing it for themselves.

02/15/2017 By Eleanor Shelton

Perfect Party

Community Table: Midwinter/Spring Issue 2017

The mixed bag of the community table was once an Aspen hallmark. Here’s our fantasy guest list to restart the trend.

02/15/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Solar Envy

The Greenest in the Biz: How Aspen Sets the Sustainability Standard

After two decades, its groundbreaking program has had a big impact, but there’s plenty more to do.

02/15/2017 By Allen Best

Dear Readers

Editor’s Note: Midwinter/Spring Issue 2017

Editor-in-Chief Cindy Hirschfeld reflects on her graduation from Aspen's first Citizens Academy.

02/15/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Girl Boss

How S'well Is Ridding the World of Plastic ... 1 Million Bottles at a Time

Aspen Sojourner caught up with founder Sarah Kauss at the Sundance Film Festival to talk about her Colorado roots, new "1 Million Bottle Project," and hiking her way to a multimillion-dollar idea.

02/07/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Justice for All

Slideshow: Hundreds Gathered for Aspen's Women's Ski and March

In solidarity with their sisters around the country, locals once again showed that the Roaring Fork Valley has a strong political and moral conscience.

01/21/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Nature’s Calling

5Point Film Festival Finds Its Perfect Match in Meaghan Lynch

With a new executive director at the helm, one of the country’s premier outdoor film fests is kicking 2017 into high gear.

01/17/2017 By Katie Shapiro

STAR SIGHTINGS

Aspen Sojourner’s 2016 Holiday Season Celebrity Superlatives

From class clown and cutest couple to biggest flirt and best dressed, we present our first annual awards to the who's who in town.

01/03/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Live From Aspen

Tune in Alert: Aspen 82 Debuts New Après Ski Show for the Season

Longtime host Oliver Sharpe is bringing viewers a fresh program celebrating our legendary après, culinary, and nightlife scenes.

12/23/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Locals We Love

A Day in the Ski Town Life: Aztech Mountain's Heifara Rutgers

Introducing our new time-stamped series where homegrown personalities share their ideal itineraries.

12/21/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Car Shopping

Tesla Motors Makes a Pit Stop in Town With Its First-Ever Mobile Design Gallery

The new Model X SUV, with an Airstream in tow, is open for oohing and aahing in Snowmass.

12/02/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Gonzo Ganja

Hunter S. Thompson's Widow Announces Plans to Clone and Sell His Pot

An Owl Farm museum aside, Anita Thompson also has a Gonzo brand of cannabis in the works to launch in recreational marijuana shops.

12/01/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Dear Readers

Editor's Note: Holiday Issue 2016

Editor-in-Chief Cindy Hirschfeld is more than ready to drop in to a new ski season.

11/27/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Call & Response

A Q&A with Polar Conservationist Denise Landau

Ski pro in winter, world-renowned environmentalist and expedition leader in summer, this Aspenite knows how to play it cool.

11/27/2016 By Brook Sutton

People

Sojourner Salutes 2016

An annual Holiday Issue tradition since the beginning, Aspen Sojourner honors individuals whose noteworthy contributions make Aspen, and the Roaring Fork Valley, a better community.

11/27/2016 By Amanda Rae, Katie Shapiro, and Sarah Chase Shaw

Milestones

Aspen Youth Center Celebrates 25 Years of Providing for Local Kids

Support this home away from home for local kids at Family Feud on Friday, February 3.

11/27/2016 By Alison Margo

People

The Aspen Power 50

Who really runs this town? Our list of top decision-makers who wield the most influence over local living.

11/27/2016 By Catherine Lutz and Carolyn Sackariason

Power Play

Aspen Junior Hockey's Girls Program is on Fire on the Ice

And its teams are among the best in Colorado.

11/27/2016 By Sarah Chase Shaw

Snow Heroes

Meet the Nation's Top Adaptive Skiers Who Also Call Aspen Home

Thanks to a unique AVSC program, more than half of the US Paralympics national ski and snowboard team members are based locally.

11/27/2016 By Brook Sutton

Text Me

Goodbye Emoji, Hello Kwippit?

The recently launched mobile app is backed by Aspenite Rob Horning.

11/27/2016 By Katie Shapiro