News Flash

Posted on: May 26, 2020

New Website Promises Real-Time COVID-19 and Community Data

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MEDIA CONTACT: Phylis Mattice - Deputy County Manager - 970-319-2383

Information the community needs to stay current on the COVID-19 response and recovery in Pitkin County is now available on a new, more user-friendly website. The new website has evolved f...

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Posted on: May 24, 2020

State Grants Pitkin County Variance to Governor’s Safer at Home Order

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

Steve Child - Pitkin County Commissioner - Chair - 970-948-3008

Jon Peacock - County Manager - 970-471-8550

Karen Koenemann - Public Health Director - 970-319-8634

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) today granted ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Airport Gears Up for Increase in Travelers

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MEDIA CONTACT: Airport Director John Kinney - 970-429-2851

Photos of Airport staff installing social distancing items in the terminal: CLICK HERE

The Aspen/Pitkin County Airport has taken extraordinary measures to protect the health and safety of i...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Virtual Community Meeting Today

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Please join us for the COVID Community Meeting today at 4pm

The latest public health data and other community COVID-19 information will be shared at a Virtual Public Meeting on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm. 

Watch here: www.pitkincounty.com/wa...

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Pitkin County Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Pitkin County COVID Emergency Relief Fund Reserved for Most Need

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MEDIA CONTACT: Samuel Landercasper - Economic Assistance Manager - 970-309-3474

In the two months since the COVID-19 community shutdown began nearly 3,000 individuals and 500 children under 18 have received emergency funding from Pitkin County’s ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Revised Public Health Order Goes Into Effect Today

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Media Contact: Jordana Sabella, Pitkin County Public Health Planning, Prevention & Partnership Manager

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May 8, 2020

Pitkin County, CO - The Pitkin County Public Health Order set to go into effect beginning Saturday, May 9th has been slightly ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Construction to Gradually Reappear in Pitkin County

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Now that Pitkin County Public Health has issued directives allowing for the reopening of construction sites, building departments in Pitkin County, the City of Aspen, Town of Snowmass Village and Basalt will begin accepting construction site safety applic...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Pitkin County Landfill Closed to Private Citizens Until Further Notice

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The Pitkin County Solid Waste Center (AKA Landfill) closed its gate to the public today after demand from private citizens, making non-essential trips to the landfill, exceeded the parameters of the Public Health Order curtailing all but essential travel ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Late Filing Fees Waived for Business and Residential Personal Property Declarations

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The Pitkin County Assessor’s Office has been working closely with the Colorado Division of Property Taxation on extending the upcoming business and residential personal property reporting deadline. Because most Colorado businesses are not operat...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Pitkin County Continuity of Business Plan During Novel Coronavirus Outbreak in the Community

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In the spirit of social distancing set forth in the Public Health Order declared by Pitkin County on March 12, 2020, most county staff will be working remotely until further notice and all meetings with staff will be conducted via email, telephone or vide...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Senior Service Suspending All Group Operations

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Under the direction of Pitkin County Public Health and the County Manager’s Office, Senior Service is suspending all programmatic group operations, starting Thursday, March 13th. Including: congregate meals, transportation, and all fitness/socia...

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Public Health Officials Collaborate to Prepare for Potential COVID-19 Cases in Colorado

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Colorado has not yet experienced a case of COVID-19,  but health officials anticipate that it is only a matter of time before cases emerge. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDPH...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Crystal River streambank stabilization project to begin

Work will begin Monday, Feb. 17 along a stretch of the Crystal River where erosion has destabilized the riverbank and is threatening the Crystal Trail.

Gould Construction has been awarded a contract to stabilize the steep bank and prevent the Crystal Trail...

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Pitkin County Press Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2020

North Star plan open to public comment

A draft of the 2020 North Star Nature Preserve Management Plan is now open to public comment.

An online link to provide feedback is available at www.pitkinOSTprojects.com – click on the North Star page. Also available on the web page is the draft...

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

Pitkin County Elections Department to Move to New Location

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The Pitkin County Elections Department, now located on the ground floor of the Courthouse Plaza is moving to its new location in the Ute City Bank building arcade, at 501 E. Hyman Ave, on Fe...Read on...

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Posted on: February 2, 2016

County Commissioner Appointed to Statewide Public Lands Council

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The Bureau of Land Management announced new appointments to its citizen-based Northwest Resource Advisory Council (RAC) this week and Pitkin County Commissioner, George Newman is among the appointees. The RAC, composed to members with diverse interests an...Read on...

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Posted on: December 1, 2015

Community Input Sought for the Pitkin County Healthy Rivers Whitewater Wave and Streamside Project

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In advance of the construction of a whitewater wave and streamside improvements in the Roaring Fork River in Basalt, the first of a series of public meetings is being held December 7th to gather public input on the streamside improvements. A Recreationa...Read on...

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Posted on: July 7, 2015

Pitkin County rangers and sheriff's deputies busy at North Star

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ASPEN – Rangers with Pitkin County Open Space and Trails have been busy patrolling North Star Nature Preserve, while county sheriff’s deputies have stepped up enforcement efforts along the Highway 82 corridor next to the popular boating area.

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Elected Officials to View a Waste Sort at the Landfill

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To better understand exactly what our community is tossing into the trash, Aspen and Pitkin County are conducting a Waste Sort this week at the landfill. Elected officials from both jurisdictions will attend the sort on Thursday, July 9th from 8:30am to ...Read on...

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