Group to develop plans for two mid-valley open space parcels, with an eye toward local farming.
Category: Pitkin County
Enthusiasm growing for farming PitCo open space
Is this the beginning of a valleywide farming guild that would utilize public open space lands to provide high-quality, organic, secure food sources?
Aspen airport releases video of jet crash
Video feeds from five infrared cameras released in response to an open records request from Aspen Journalism.
Farming the valley’s open space
Local farmers Invited to grow food on public lands
Photos of jet crash in Aspen on Jan. 5, 2014
Photos from the runway …
Polling places to be replaced by voting centers in the fall election
A citizen task force convened this week by Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder Janice Vos Caudill has recommended that three required “voter service centers” be established in Aspen, Snowmass Village and Emma to replace eight traditional neighborhood polling places. A new state law adopted in May requires that “voter service and polling centers” be established […]
Airport working on design guidelines for new facilities
Airport Director Jim Elwood said the design guidelines should help alleviate anxiety in the community that the airport might “get carried away” with a new terminal and do something “out of scale” with the community.
County gives nod to Mountain Rescue building and tower
The Pitkin County commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved on first reading a new 13,900-square-foot building for Mountain Rescue Aspen (MRA), complete with a 45-foot tall training tower, just upvalley from the Aspen Airport Business Center.
Pitkin County commissioners endorse route for bike race
While Pitkin County’s special events committee still needs to approve a permit for the USA Pro Challenge bike race in August, the county commissioners on Tuesday signed off on a proposed 22-mile route for the circuit between Aspen and Snowmass Village.
Rio Grande Trail to be studied in larger context
The back-to-the-drawing-board approach comes after county commissioners halted a project last month to build a new pedestrian and bike bridge linking the trail with the Aspen Airport Business Center.