In The News: Aspen City Council begins to consider Lift 1A corridor

After years of proposals and false starts, the Aspen City Council on Monday began reviewing a comprehensive plan to open up skiing access on the western side of Aspen Mountain.

"This has been a long and arduous process," Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron said at the beginning of the evening.

Council members heard numerous presentations from applicants, city planners, city parks staff and the Aspen Skiing Co. regarding two lodge-development applications for the Lift 1A corridor. Read more here.

Sarah-Jane Johnson