Call & Response

A Q&A with Aspen High Athletic Director Martha Richards

The former pro golfer discusses the importance of practice rounds, the pitfalls of college-level coaching, and the value of being a good teammate.

07/10/2020 By as told to Sarah Chase Shaw

Photo Essay

Skiing into an Apocalypse

A 100-mile backcountry ski tour is supposed to be life altering. What happens when the whole world changes while you’re away from it? Follow photographer Tim Romano's epic journey from Aspen to Vail at the onset of the pandemic.

04/29/2020 Photography by Tim Romano Edited by Ted Katauskas

Objects of Desire

20/20 Vision

Performance eyewear picks that provide great clarity all year long.

02/20/2020 Styled by Britta Briscoe Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Call & Response

A Q&A with Forecasters Cory Gates and Ryan Boudreau

The founders of AspenWeather.net dish on predicting snowfall, why the tropics matter, and what bear activity may mean.

02/20/2020 By As told to Catherine Lutz

Natural Selection

Meet the Aspen Art Museum's New Head Curator Max Weintraub

He debuts his first local show along with a commitment to community discourse.

02/19/2020 By Dipika Rai

Everybody Matters

Sojourner Salutes: Bob and Cynthia Chapman

This couple’s generosity helps make our community—and beyond—a better place, one listener at a time.

12/10/2019 By Allison Pattillo Photography by Karl Wolfgang

The Educator

Sojourner Salutes: Jim Gilchrist

As longtime head honcho at the Aspen Community School, he inspired local students to become their best selves.

12/10/2019 By Bob Ward Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Committed Philanthropist

Sojourner Salutes: Barbara Gold

Through a generous family scholarship fund, she helps dozens of first-generation college students realize their dreams.

12/10/2019 By Bob Ward Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Skileb Spotting

The 43 Skilebrities Who Put Aspen on the Map

Whether for Olympian-caliber skills, progressive thinking, outsize influence, or sheer notoriety, these local legends raised our town's profile as a world-renowned ski resort.

11/27/2019 By Catherine Lutz

Moveable Feast

How to Style an Aspen Tailgate

Fresh picks for serving a meal to remember in the great outdoors

08/01/2019 By Amanda M. Faison Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Building Community

Mark Hunt Has Big Plans for Downtown Aspen

How will the commercial landlord's upcoming projects change the town's landscape?

07/23/2019 By Carolyn Sackariason

Get Lit

Three Aspenites, Three Personal Libraries

Think print is dead? These avid local readers share the stories behind their expansive collections of beloved books.

05/30/2019 By Allison Pattillo Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Our Town

A Conversation Between Bob Braudis and Torre

The former sheriff and the new mayor consider Aspen’s future together.

05/24/2019 By As Told To Carolyn Sackariason Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Call & Response

A Q&A with Basalt-Based Artist Richard Carter

For the Bauhaus centennial, the prolific painter looks back on his career-defining experience as an apprentice to design luminary Herbert Bayer.

02/19/2019 By As Told to Andrew Travers

Year In Review

Aspen Sojourner's Most Read Articles of 2018

From new restaurants and bars, to skiing as big business and young locals making their mark in the valley, these were our most popular articles from the past year.

01/02/2019 By Aspen Sojourner Staff

Her Story

Seven Bold Styles for the Holiday Season

Menswear adds a distinctive flair to this season's feminine looks.

11/21/2018 Photography by Karl Wolfgang Styled by Jen Kemp

Call & Response

A Q & A with Leading Astronomer David Aguilar

This expert on outer space, who lives in Missouri Heights, is also a kids' book author, television consultant, artist, and musician.

11/21/2018 By As told to Catherine Lutz

Gear Up

Winter 2018's Most Covetable Ski Ensemble

Local skier Patrick Westfeldt shows what's on our wish list.

11/21/2018 Styled by Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Casting Shadows

How Are Aspen’s Undocumented Workers Faring in Today’s Political Climate?

Our town’s resort economy has long relied on immigrant labor, but business as usual may be disrupted.

07/26/2018 By Ali Margo and Aspen Journalism Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Generation Now

How 10 Young Professionals Have Forged Sustainable Careers in Aspen

When your hometown's one of the world's most coveted places to live, returning to find a residence and work is a challenge, but these kids are all right.

05/30/2018 By Catherine Lutz and Barbara Platts Photography by Karl Wolfgang