The interim health director and Covid-19 testing and vaccine coordinator update us with where we are and where we are going with vaccinations in Pitkin County.
Aspen’s annual “toast to winter” will be celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. Traditionally, the four-day celebration features on-mountain activities, concerts, a canine fashion show, a torchlight descent down Aspen Mountain followed by a bonfire and fireworks. This year’s Wintersköl …
Looking for fun and safe things to do during a pandemic? Snowmass has you covered! Check out everything there is to do in Snowmass (besides the more than 3,300 acres of terrain) such as ice skating, Luminescence, S’mores, alpine coaster, tubing and grab-and-go food from 30+ restaurants.
A day after a four-hour health board meeting during which officials elected to move Pitkin County into red-level COVID-19 restrictions, closing indoor dining beginning Sunday, January 17th. In this video, leaders from the Aspen restaurant industry respond in their own words.
"The one message I would give, hands down, to everyone in our community is: As we get vaccines, we're going to get them into your arm." -Gabriel Muething, Pitkin County IMT Operations Chief.
One hundred Pitkin County residents — who must be 70 years of age and older who pre-registered for the vaccine — will on Saturday be “randomly selected” for a vaccination appointment. Aspen Valley Hospital director of pharmacy John Anderson and head of employee health Amy Behrhorst discuss t…
The Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club will be holding their annual fundraiser, The Audi Ajax Cup, on December 30th. New Board President Chris Davenport talks about the organization and the upcoming event, which funds a large portion of AVSC's programming.
Vice President of Black Hills Energy Vance Cocker gives updates on the current gas outage, the time-table to fix it, what to expect and how to respond while the system is being repressurized.
The biggest night of the season for restaurants, New Year's Eve, is quickly approaching and the Aspen restaurant industry is preparing to provide the celebratory experience during a pandemic. CP Restaurant Group owner Samantha Cordts-Pearce talks about their plans as well as the latest addit…
Every year to celebrate the holiday season, the Aspen Chamber Resort Association hosts the 12 Days of Aspen. The 12 days are filled with holiday activities, from Santa on a horse drawn sleigh to gingerbread house making to free snacks, and Oliver Sharpe favorite. ACRA encourages everyone to …
On December 17th at noon, the first Pfizer vaccination in Pitkin County was given to Emergency Department Physician Dr. Greg Balko, administered by Amy Behrhorst, PA-C, Employee Health Practitioner at Aspen Valley Hospital.
The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, after skipping 2020 due to the pandemic, announced that the 2021 event will take place in September. Moving the event from the beginning of summer to the fall will allow for more time to prepare and for the pandemic to subside.
ACRA and the Pitkin County COVID Alliance (including Snowmass Tourism, Basalt Chamber of Commerce, Aspen Skiing Company, City of Aspen & Pitkin County Public Health) have launched the SOS (Save our Season) campaign to get control of COVID-19 spread in our community before a traditionally…
Candidate Julie McCluskie discusses her platform with Aspen Daily News reporter Alycin Bektesh. For more interviews with candidates, visit: www.AspenDailyNews.com. For official updates and resources about how to vote, visit: www.PitkinVotes.com
Candidate Francie Jacober discusses her platform with Aspen Daily News reporter Alycin Bektesh. For more interviews with candidates, visit: http://www.AspenDailyNews.com. For official updates and resources about how to vote, visit: http://www.PitkinVotes.com
Candidate Chris Council discusses his platform with Aspen Daily News reporter Alycin Bektesh. For official updates and resources about how to vote, visit: www.PitkinVotes.com.
Candidate Steve Child discusses his platform with Aspen Daily News reporter Alycin Bektesh. For official updates and resources about how to vote, visit: www.PitkinVotes.com.
Co-director DJ Watkins discusses the release of the documentary on Hunter S. Thompson's campaign for Pitkin County Sheriff and the similarities between our town and country then and now.
The 5 Point Film Festival begins October 14th and runs through October 18th, featuring adventure films intended to “ignite positive change in our communities and our world.” Executive Director Regna Jones and filmmaker Michael Stevens preview this year’s virtual festival.
Emmy Award winning filmmaker Dennis Scholl discusses his film: Lifeline, a documentary on artist Clyfford Still. The film will be screened on the rooftop of the Aspen Art Museum on October 9th and 10th.
The Lift 1 Corridor applicants will be presenting final details in a series of upcoming meetings in front of Aspen's Planning & Zoning and Historic Preservation Commissions this fall and winter. Michael Brown, applicant for Lift One Lodge, updates us with their status of the project.
The Collective Snowmass is celebrating the end of a summer of safe and successful events with an end-of-season bash featuring music, food, and drinks.
Aspen Skiing Co. president and CEO Mike Kaplan talks about the recently released pass options, operations and COVID-19 strategies as the winter ski season nears.
"We will, all of us in this community, get tons of skiing in, more than enough this winter...assuming we can keep Covid under control for our health care workers, for ourselves, for our vulnerable, and all do our part." -Mike Kaplan, president & CEO, Aspen Skiing Co.
Business Liaison Robert Schultz discusses the progress and compliance within the business community, the strength of the 5 Commitments to Containment, and how recent changes to the health order effect private gatherings.
Masks must be worn at all times in Aspen’s Zone 2 beginning today. Program Administrator for Pitkin County Public Health Laryssa Dandeneau discusses the change in the public health order and why wearing masks is important to the safety of locals and visitors to the valley.
A Snowmass summer usually means daily and weekly events that draw in tourists and locals alike. During a pandemic, however, a lot has to change. Rose Abello and her team at Snowmass Tourism are adapting to the pandemic and have announced their summer lineup of events, activities and activati…
The Aspen Institute isn’t skipping their annual Ideas Festival this year. While you won’t be able to attend in person, this year’s online festival looks like it won’t disappoint. The speakers this year are all on top of their game and the subjects are timely and topical. The best part? It's …
JAS June Experience starts tonight and is bringing all the music "In-House!" Founder, Prez & CEO Jim Horowitz joins The Local Update to talk about the new experience and looks back at 30 years of Jazz Aspen Snowmass.
One of the most popular presenters year-after-year at the Classic is wine expert, author, entrepreneur and media talent, Mark Oldman. You may have seen his “Wines for Billionaires” seminar before but during a pandemic when you are responsible for buying your own wine, Mark has picked some gr…
The Food & Wine Classic would be nothing without cheese, which is why we brought in the authority on the subject, the big cheese, Laura Werlin.
Master Sommelier, Wine business owner and former Aspen local Dustin Wilson is bunkered down in NYC. While his in-store sales have gone down, his online sales have gone up (as well as his drinking intake).
The Executive Wine Editor of Food & Wine Magazine, Ray Isle, joins us from his home in New York City to talk about, you guessed it, wine, and reminds everyone: WTF, Drink the Cellar!
World Central Kitchen CEO Nate Mook discusses how José Andrés and the nonprofit organization are helping to feed communities in need during the COVIID-19 Pandemic. However they're getting it done, it's absolutely incredible.
Four-time James Bear Award Winner, author, chef and food equity Advocate Michel Nischan joins the Update from his backyard garden in Connecticut for a light salad and heavy conversation.
Former Aspen local and Food & Bevy manager at the Little Nell, our favorite Master Sommelier Sabato Sagaria joins us from New York City. He may have gone on to bigger things but he hasn't forgotten us small people.
Director of Recreation for the City of Aspen Cory Vander Veen spills the details about the reopening of programs and facilities at the Parks & Rec department.
Oliver Sharpe moderates a discussion with Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo and Chief of Police Richard Pryor about police brutality, riots, what community policing means in the Aspen area and their thoughts on recent law enforcement activity taking place across the country.
- Pitkin County’s vaccine allotment in limbo instead of arms
- Pitkin County Restaurant Alliance pushes to move case forward as soon as this week
- Council to waive Wheeler tenant rents due to ongoing construction
- January lagging way behind normal snowfall
- APD issues warning after 16 unemployment fraud complaints in first half of January
- ▶ The Aspen Daily Update: Pitkin County Vaccination Program Update
- Restaurant relief effort underway
- Colin Wilhelm, Glenwood Springs attorney, looks to challenge Lauren Boebert in 2022
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We learn more about the emergency COVID-19 restrictions put into place in Pitkin County, we get a first hand lesson in how to sanitize a gondola, and we hear about the disparity between the general population and the valley’s Latino community when it comes to COVID-19 incidents rates. Host …
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