Bill Heron – 1897 to 1970’s

  Bill Herron 1897–circa 1970s Bill Herron was an Aspen-born, lifelong silver miner who staunchly believed that the mining glory days in his beloved hometown would return. As a newcomer […]

Al S. Lamb – 1855 to 1940

  Al S. Lamb 1855–1940 by Buzz Cooper and Larry Fredrick In late 1886 or early 1887, Al Lamb, a pharmacist, decided to cast his lot with the new silver […]

Bil Dunaway – 1923

Bil Dunaway 1923 –present   Bil Dunaway was a great newspaper publisher and has a huge heart, but what he was known best for around The Aspen Times was his […]

Betty Jane Harbour – circa 1950 arrival

  Betty Jane Harbour From Port Arthur, Texas, Betty Jane Harbour came to Aspen around 1950 with her husband Jack. She built the houses that bracket the east end of […]

Barry Smith

Barry Smith 1966 –present   Full-time humorist and former audio-visual guy, Barry Smith has, in 15 years of living here, unassumingly become a modern-day embodiment of the “Aspen Idea.” Not […]