News Flash

Posted on: June 26, 2022

Aspen Airport reopens after small aircraft incident

PRESS RELEASE June 26, 2022For Immediate Release Media Contact: Dan Bartholomew, Aspen Pitkin County Airport Director, (970) 975-3162, dan.bartholomew@pitkincounty.com

Aspen, CO – At 5:25 PM, the Aspen Pitkin County airport reopened after...

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Pitkin County Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Pitkin County Public Health statement on a COVID-19 associated death

The Pitkin County Public Health department has been alerted by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) of a death associated with COVID-19 of a community member. This community member was treated and then died at a hospital in Den...

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Pitkin County Press Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Public input sought on plan to manage visitation at Maroon Bells

ASPEN, Colo. – The public is invited to participate in a workshop June 9 in Aspen to provide input and learn more about the Maroon Bells Comprehensive Recreation Management Plan effort.

Members of the public can stop by anytime between 5 pm and 7...

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Pitkin County Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Landfill expansion will add needed “life” to Solid Waste Center

Pitkin County Solid Waste Center’s new landfill expansion opens for use on June 3, 2022. The new cell marks the next stage of modernization for the landfill with an engineered synthetic liner, a (leachate) collection system that filters liquids ...

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Pitkin County Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Pitkin County Solid Waste Center’s Motherlode Mercantile opens June 3rd

The Motherlode Mercantile, Pitkin County Solid Waste Center’s next foray into waste diversion, opens to the public on June 3, 2022. This new retail venture aims to divert quality furniture, sports equipment, architectural salvage, lighting and plumbing fi...

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Pitkin County Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Nominations sought for 2022 Pitkin County Cares Volunteer Service and Greg Mace Awards

(Aspen, CO) Pitkin County is now accepting nominations for outstanding volunteers to be honored for the 2022 Pitkin County Cares Volunteer Service Awards. Community members are invited to submit nominations for people who are making a difference in the co...

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Pitkin County Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Pitkin County to begin surveillance efforts for potential mercury exposure

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On May 4, 2022, Pitkin County Public Health (PCPH) was notified by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) of 118 cases of individuals who reside part-time or full-time in Pitkin County, who had been tested for mercury in the bloo...

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Pitkin County Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: July 5, 2022

Clerk & Recorder temporary lunchtime closure starts July 6

The Pitkin County Clerk & Recorder’s office at 530 E. Main Street, in the Pitkin County Administration Building, will be closed from 12:30 - 1:30 PM, Monday through Friday, July 6 - 18.

The temporary lunchtime closure is due to staffing shortages withi...

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Public Service Announcements
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Please provide input on the future of recreation in the Maroon Bells Scenic Area

Please join us on Thursday, June 30, from 5-6:30 PM MT for a Maroon Bells Comprehensive Recreation Plan Virtual Public Meeting. The public is invited to participate in a virtual meeting over Zoom to provide input and learn more about the Maroon Bells Comp...

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Public Service Announcements
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Expect heavy bike traffic on trails during Ride the Rockies

Ride the Rockies will bring about 950 bicyclists to the Roaring Fork Valley on June 13 and 14. Riders will enter Pitkin County on the Rio Grande Trail on June 13 and stop for festivities in Basalt. More than half of the group will continue to Snowmass Vil...

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Public Service Announcements
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Pitkin County seeking members for “Community Growth Advisory Committee”

In an effort to address the effects of growth in unincorporated Pitkin County, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is kicking off a public engagement process that involves the formation of a Community Growth Advisory Committee. The committee, compose...

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Public Service Announcements