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


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


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


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

Perfect Party

Community Table: Holiday Issue 2016

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

11/23/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld


Aspen Valley Hospital by the Numbers Then and Now

As AVH celebrates its 125th anniversary, we take a look back at some of the differences between 1891 and 2016.

11/23/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld and Jordana Rothberg

Election 2016

Sunlight Mountain Resort Elects 2016/2017 Mini-Mayor

Eight-year-old Gabby Noyes won the Glenwood Springs ski resort's inaugural election.

11/09/2016 By Katie Shapiro

I Spy

Slideshow: Pumpkin Spotting Along the Fryingpan River

It's a must-see in person, but here's a peek at the Roaring Fork Valley's great pumpkin tradition.

10/26/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Firehouse Dog

Meet the Aspen Fire Department’s New Mascot

In the form of a six-foot-tall, bright-red Dalmatian puppy.

10/11/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Ski Porn

The Curtis Brothers Make Aspen Great Again With 3rd NEPSA Win

How the filmmakers went from crickets in the crowd to the winningest team in the local video competition's 11-year history.

10/11/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Inspector Gadget

Whoever Is Behind the #AspenSwingProject, We Heart You

Red swings are mysteriously popping up on trails throughout town.

08/17/2016 By Katie Shapiro


The Magic of Aspen According to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper

In the wake of his new memoir, our state leader shares his take on his many times in town, a new statewide trails project, and, of course, beer.

08/12/2016 By Katie Shapiro