Aspen City Council
Aspen Mayor Mick Ireland is recommending that Pitkin County and other local municipalities pool their resources to help financially strapped families with child care.
The Aspen City Council has voted to ban plastic bags from its two grocery stores and place a 20-cent fee on paper bags.
The Basalt Town Council has approved a 20-cent fee on plastic and paper grocery bags.
Aspen City Council members have changed their minds and are considering a ban on plastic bags instead of charging a fee.