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The Aspen Daily News has been a daily newspaper in Aspen since 1978. The newsroom is made up of Aspen's best reporters that keep a check on our government and holds power to account. It continues to be the only independent and locally owned newspaper in the Roaring Fork Valley.
Local isn't just a clever name. The magazine is filled with stories about local people, events, history, organizations and is written by local writers. Of the many glossy magazines in Aspen, Local is the only one that is independently owned and produced.
Since 2013, Aspen 82 has provided live and local content on Comcast channel 82, over the air on channel 20, and online. The flagship morning show, live from the top of Aspen Mountain, provides locals and visitors with all of the information they need to know to get the most out of there time in Aspen, both on and off the slopes.
Authentic is the go to resource for locals and visitors who want to know what is available to them in the Roaring Fork Valley. The stories give readers insight into the special offerings in the valley, the lists let readers know where they can eat, drink, play, or sleep, and our advertisements act as spotlights into "can't miss" opportunities in town.
David moved to the Roaring Fork Valley as the ad director of The Glenwood Post. He was then hired as the Publisher of the Aspen Daily News at the ripe age of 28. He considers the Fourth Estate to be the bedrock of any well-functioning democracy.
Spencer moved to Aspen in 2006 to take an internship at Plum TV. He left Plum TV to start his own production house before teaming up with David to launch Aspen 82. He and David purchased the Aspen Daily News and together they have made hyperlocal news their life.