Just for kicks

This New Carbondale-based Business is Reinventing Shoe Shopping

Husband-and-wife duo Mike and Angilina Taylor created 5028, which combines the elements of Kickstarter and the craze for artisan goods.

11/19/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Media Mogul

Sojourner Salutes 2017: Walter Isaacson

Leaving a legacy of community building at the Aspen Institute.

11/18/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Sharing is Caring

Sojourner Salutes 2017: Mirte Mallory

Enriching the Roaring Fork Valley culturally, physically, and environmentally.

11/18/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Call & Response

A Q&A with Architect Richard Lai

A half century after planting the seed for Aspen’s groundbreaking pedestrian mall, the recently returned resident considers his place in local history.

05/24/2017 By Ted Katauskas

Posh Pool

Summer Issue Fashion Feature: Suit Up

A Rocky Mountain summer is colorfully awash in swimwear and sweaters.

05/24/2017 Photography by Karl Wolfgang Styled by Shelly Safir Marolt

See & Hear

Linda Lafferty and Andy Stone Go Head to Head With New Releases

Married for 30 years, these two local novelists play a game of 'he wrote, she wrote.'

02/21/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Call & Response

Talking All Things World Cup With Its Pioneer Bob Beattie

The longtime Woody Creek resident wants to go back to the drawing board to step up ski racing's appeal.

02/21/2017 By Catherine Lutz

Homecoming King

Say Shalom (Again) to Shlomo's Slopeside Deli

A favorite place from Aspen’s past is reinvented near the gondola.

02/17/2017 By Alison Margo

Call & Response

A Q&A with Activist Paula Nirschel

This Aspen-based inspired thinker enables access to higher education and, eventually, medical care to women in Afghanistan.

02/15/2017 By Brook Sutton

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

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

Indie Spirit

Dispatches from the Fall Film Festival Circuit, Part One

Our new resident film columnists, Laura Thielen and George Eldred, share their picks from Telluride and Toronto.

09/29/2016 By George Eldred and Laura Thielen

Fashion

That '70s Show

Spring back in time with a sexy retro vibe.

02/01/2016 Photography by Karl Wolfgang Edited by Fashion Editing by Shelly Safir Marolt

Energy

What's the Big Idea?

Aspen's next wave of entrepreneurship is getting a boost, as two new groups and a surge of creative energy pave the way for a newly diversified economy.

02/01/2016 By Catherine Lutz Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Thompson's Tales

Hunter’s Gatherers

Talking the Gonzo Gallery and the new Freak Power book with DJ Watkins and Bob Braudis.

11/01/2015 By Jay Cowen

A Dog's Life

Meet the New Owners of Krabloonik

Since taking over from its embattled longtime proprietor, Danny and Gina Phillips are moving the dogsledding operation toward a kinder, gentler future.

11/01/2015 By Michael Miracle

Aspen Honorees

Sojourner Salutes Holiday 2015

Artist, potter, teacher, writer: a human-scale version of our annual tribute to those who make our home special.

11/01/2015 By Susan Benner, Julie Comins Pickrell, and Jay Cowen

A New Bright Future

Nuestro Futuro

The Valley Settlement Project educates kids—and their parents—to build better communities.

07/01/2015 Edited by Alison Berkley Margo Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Call & Response

An Epic Ride with Charlie Tarver

Talking Aspen cycling’s past and present, and the color pink.

05/01/2015 Edited by Michael Miracle