|FAA Localizer Project Remains Behind Schedule|
Friday, October 29, 2010 (5611 reads)
The Federal Aviation Administration has notified local airport officials and pilots that it will not get the new Localizer Directional Antenna (LDA) up and running by today as was hoped.
|Repair of FAA Localizer Behind Schedule|
Thursday, October 21, 2010 (5648 reads)
The Federal Aviation Administration’s replacement of a critical piece of air navigational equipment on top of Aspen Mountain may take a week longer than expected.
|Work in the Marolt Open Space |
Thursday, October 21, 2010 (5401 reads)
City residents and visitors shouldn’t be alarmed while passing by the Marolt Open Space near Cemetery Lane. While there will be some visible construction work in the open space between now and Nov. 8, the work is necessary and important for the City of Aspen’s electric system.
|Pitkin County Manager Executive Search Update|
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 (5527 reads)
The Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) provided an update regarding the ongoing executive search for the County Manager position, which is vacant due to the resignation of former County Manager, Hilary Fletcher.
|Voices of a Healthy Community Debut at Budget Hearing|
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 (5197 reads)
A short film documenting the experiences of eight valley residents who have received assistance from local Health and Human Service organizations will kick off the Annual Budget Presentation of Joint City/County Health and Human Services this week.
|City Asks Feds for Approval of Hydro Project |
Monday, October 18, 2010 (6310 reads)
After working with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for years on
the Castle Creek Energy Center, the City of Aspen filed its draft
application today for a “conduit exemption.”
|City Names 'Head Canary'|
Monday, October 18, 2010 (5761 reads)
Lauren McDonell has been named the environmental initiatives program
manager for the City of Aspen. The position, formerly referred to as the
Canary Initiative director and previously held by Kim Peterson, has
been moving from an education-based role to an action and project-based
|Sept. Temp and PM-10 Data Released |
Monday, October 18, 2010 (15590 reads)
This September’s PM-10 particulate air pollution levels were higher than
levels in July and August. September was also the second-warmest month
for daily high temperatures in the last 19 years of Aspen’s record.
|Childcare Fin. Aid Deadline Nov. 1|
Thursday, October 14, 2010 (5189 reads)
Kids First and the City of Aspen provide a financial aid program to help
defray the expense of childcare for working families. The deadline for
applications is November 1, 2010, with assistance to begin December 1.
|Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Banned |
Thursday, October 14, 2010 (5227 reads)
The City of Aspen would like to remind residents, workers and visitors
that gas-powered leaf blowers are banned in Aspen due to their noise and
|City Employee Completes National Energy Leadership Program|
Thursday, October 14, 2010 (5222 reads)
The City of Aspen’s deputy director of utilities and renewable energy,
David Hornbacher, recently completed the 2010 Executive Energy
Leadership Program offered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National
Renewable Energy Laboratory.
|First Community Flu Shot Clinics Slated|
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 (5841 reads)
Pitkin County Community Health holds its first Flu Shot Clinics of the season in Aspen and Snowmass this week and, unlike last year at this time, there is no shortage of either seasonal flu or H1N1 vaccine.
|Officials Discuss Land Exchange Policy Tonight|
Tuesday, October 05, 2010 (5491 reads)
Two well-known land management experts with different perspectives, along with a noted land appraiser and journalist, will participate on a panel in a joint meeting of Pitkin County Commissioners and the Open Space Board to discuss a proposed land exchange policy for Pitkin County.
|Cemetery Preservation Plan Completed|
Monday, October 04, 2010 (5358 reads)
The City of Aspen and the Aspen Grove Cemetery Association will be
presenting the new preservation plan for the Aspen Grove Cemetery at a
press conference and public walking tour on Thursday, Oct. 7. The public
event will be at 3:30 p.m. at the cemetery.