Mike Kaplan, president and CEO of the Aspen Skiing Co.
The days between Christmas and New Year’s were the busiest in Aspen Skiing Company’s history. Aspen Public Radio’s Carolyn Sackariason spoke with SkiCo president and CEO Mike Kaplan about the numbers and the carrying capacity of town.
Listen to this extended interview to hear Mike Kaplan’s thoughts on the local political climate, the environment and the resort economy.
An Aspen charity focused on reducing the number of suicides in our region is expanding its reach. The Aspen Hope Center is holding a support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning teenagers. According to its organizers, the group, called I am Me is the first of its kind in the Valley. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.
Hope Center Executive Director Michelle Muething realized LGBTQ teenagers needed support after several came to the organization for help.