News & Updates

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    Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Aspen’s Bag Fee

    The City of Aspen is pleased to report that the Colorado Supreme Court has decided to uphold the city-wide bag fee in Aspen grocery stores. This decision is consistent with those of the lower courts, that the bag fee does not operate as a tax. Read on...
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    Aspen City Council Enacts Stage 1 Water Shortage

    Aspen City Council voted unanimously at its meeting Monday, May 14 to enact a Stage 1 Water Shortage due to low snowpack and drought conditions in the Aspen area. Read on...
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    City of Aspen Unveils New Brand and Logo

    The City of Aspen is proud to announce that it has developed a new brand and logo. The goal of the new design is to create more cohesion within the government and to communicate a united visual message to Aspen’s residents, visitors, and businesses. Read on...
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    New Traffic Pattern Begins April 30 for Castle Creek Bridge/Hallam Street Improvement Project

    Modified phase II detours for the Castle Creek Bridge / Hallam Street Improvement Project will begin at approximately 7 a.m. on Monday, April 30. Read on...
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    Electronic Waste Collection Events

    The City of Aspen is sponsoring personal and business e-waste events. Read on...
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    Free Training for the Public on MAP ASPEN

    MAP ASPEN, the City of Aspen’s Open Data Site, provides public access to GIS information from the City of Aspen free of charge. Read on...
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    Castle Creek Bridge/Hallam Street Project Update

    Castle Creek Bridge/Hallam Street Project will have a new detour route beginning Friday, April 6. Read on...
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    Eddy Out: A Pause in the Fast Flow of Information

    A DIALOGUE SERIES ON WATER ISSUES IN ASPEN Join us for a series of casual conversations about water issues in Aspen. Read on...
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    Talk about Parking and Transit in the Aspen Core with City Staff

    Wednesday, April 4 at the Pitkin County Library Meeting Room at 10am, 12pm, and 5pm. Read on...
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    Historic Preservation Benefits Survey Available Now

    The City of Aspen Community Development department has created a survey to understand the community’s perception of the Historic Preservation Program and its benefits. Read on...
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    Aspen Ascent Experience

    In partnership with Aspen Skiing Company and the City of Aspen, The Aspen Ascent Buttermilk Uphill Festival will return for the second year in a row with gear demos, vendors, uphill clinics and a mountain-top party on March 31. Read on...
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    What Do You Think of E-Bikes on the Rio Grande Trail?

    Learn more about the issue and take a survey. Read on...
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    Aspen Golf Simulator Open House

    Wednesday March 14, 2pm – 7pm Read on...
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    Opening Reception at Red Brick Center for the Arts

    Color of Emotion on Thursday, March 15 from 5-7pm Read on...
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    Moss in the ARC Pool? Yes, please!

    Cleaner, Less Chlorinated Pool Thanks to City Grant Read on...
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    Winter is the Best Time to Test for Radon

    This winter, Aspen residents are invited to stop by the Environmental Health and Sustainability office at Aspen City Hall to pick up a free radon test kit. Read on...
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    Apply to Serve on a City Board or Commission

    The City of Aspen needs dedicated volunteers, like you, to serve on our citizen boards. The City is so grateful for the service of all our civic volunteers. Read on...
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    Free Christmas Tree Composting

    Turn your Christmas Tree into soil. From now until Valentine’s Day the City of Aspen provides a free place to drop off naked Christmas trees to be composted Read on...
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    South Aspen Street Condominiums Available For Sale

    14 Units are now available for sale as part of the new South Aspen Street Condominiums development. Units available for sale are a mix of Category 3 and 4; unit sizes range from studios to a 3-bedroom. Read on...
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    Changes in Tobacco Law and Taxes Coming to Aspen

    In November 2017, Aspen voters elected to put an additional $3 sales tax per 20-pack of cigarettes in City limits and change the purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 years old starting January 1, 2018. Read on...
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    2017 Aspen Citizen Survey Results Online

    The City of Aspen earned high marks in the 2017 City of Aspen Citizen Survey, continuing a multi-year trend of generally positive feedback. Aspen voters say they continue to enjoy a high quality of life and close to 100% said they feel safe in the City. Read on...
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    Aspen Community Saves $1.6 Million in Energy Costs Over Two Years Through Aspen Energy Challenge

    The City of Aspen and the Community Office for Resource Efficiency are pleased to announce that the organizations helped facilitate $1.6 million in energy savings in the community. Read on...
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    What Does "Locally Serving Restaurant" Mean to You?

    The City of Aspen is poised to look for a new tenant for its restaurant space in the Wheeler Opera House. Read on...
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    Winter Transit Schedule Now in Effect

    The City of Aspen is now operating under its winter bus schedule. Read on...
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  1. HPC Awards Historic Preservation Leaders

    Awards to be Presented at City Council, Tuesday, May 29th, 5 p.m. Read on...
  2. Childcare Financial Aid Deadline is May 1

    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 May 1, 2018 with assistance to begin June 1, 2018. Read on...
  3. Free Training for the Public on MAP ASPEN

    MAP ASPEN, the City of Aspen’s Open Data Site, provides free public access to GIS information from the City of Aspen. Please join the GIS Program to discover how to navigate MAP ASPEN at the Pitkin County Library on April 12 and 19. Read on...
  4. City Kicks off a Dialogue Series on Water Issues Called Eddy Out

    The City of Aspen’s Stormwater Manager, April Long, and Utilities Portfolio Manager, Margaret Medellin will be hosting a dialogue series on water issues with the public at the Limelight Hotel at 5pm on the following Wednesdays: April 4, May 2, June 13. Read on...
  5. parkrun Debuts in Aspen April 7

    Starting April 7, the Aspen Recreation department is starting weekly parkruns at 8am Saturdays at the Aspen Recreation Center. Read on...
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