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Mardi Gras Parade entry form deadline is Friday

February 22, 2017 — Attention all Mardi Gras enthusiasts: Friday is the last day to enter a float in this year's parade. The annual Mardi Gras Parade kicks off at 4 p.m. Feb. 28. Anyone may enter a float in the parade by submitting an entry form to Snowmass […]

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Snowmass last shot: Winter walks on the Nature Trail

February 22, 2017 — Submit your photo The Snowmass Sun is looking for great photos from our readers for our weekly Last Shot feature. We want to publish the best digital images you have of local people, places and things in Snowmass Village. If you take a photo of […]

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Letter: Snowboarding saved skiing

February 22, 2017 — Whether Roger Marolt subscribes to Marc Peruzzi's line of thought or perhaps reads outdated articles from the New York Times, I do not know. Maybe the Aspen Times and its subsidiaries are just fearing the changing media landscape and were hoping that a little opinionated […]

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Snowmass fire calls: Feb. 9 to Feb. 15

February 22, 2017 — The Snowmass-Wildcat Fire Protection District responded to the following emergency calls from Feb. 9 to Feb. 11: FEB. 9 Medical call to a home on Snowmass Cub Circle for a person feeling sick. One person was evaluated at the scene and refused transportation to the […]

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Gustafson: Who are we Snowmass?

February 22, 2017 — If we can't make up our own minds about our identity, someone else may just write up a catchy slogan or tagline and hand us our "brand." With the town's efforts to rewrite the Comprehensive Plan underway and Snowmass' 50th anniversary cropping up, it seems […]

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Marolt: Ski the crud or be a cruddy skier

February 22, 2017 — My wife told me a friend read an article that said keeping your brain hydrated is one the most effective ways to ward off Alzheimer's. I've incorporated this advice into my daily dose of yoga and now down two glasses of water (or up them […]

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Snowmass history: Snowmobile regata of 1968

February 22, 2017 — "Snowmobile Regata is three-day event," the Snowmass Villager announced in February 1968. "The Snowmobile Regata slated for Snowmass-at-Aspen Feb. 9-11 will host Rocky Mountain snowmobilers for a weekend of serious and social competition in snow country's fastest growing sport. Over 100 entries are expected. The […]

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Local backcountry skiers speak out

February 22, 2017 — If you have ever wondered if Aspen's best and bravest backcountry skiers get scared on their adventures, the answer is "yes" — sort of. When preparing to ski down pitches that would cause mere mortals' knees to buckle, Dick Jackson, Art Burrows, Neal Beidleman, Chris […]

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Photos: Chris Bank performs at Viceroy Snowmass

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Fossil casts on display at Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center

February 22, 2017 —

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Snowmass Planapalooza kicks off Thursday

February 22, 2017 — What does Snowmass Village want to be when it grows up? The town's quest to answer this $200,000 question continues this week and next with Plan Snowmass' "Planapalooza." The six-day event will feature a series of focus groups and presentations, starting with a "speed planning" […]

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Selling Snowmass: Two major companies square off for dominance in luxury residence rental market

February 22, 2017 — The competition in Snowmass Village has never been more intense for the hearts — and wallets — of travelers staying in high-end residences. Two new players entered the property management and rental industry this winter. Both bring considerable marketing clout. Wyndham Vacation Rentals, a company […]

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Snowmass Town Council extends marijuana moratorium

February 21, 2017 — The Snowmass Town Council voted unanimously Monday to extend its moratorium on marijuana facilities in the village. The moratorium prohibits the establishment of any medical marijuana facility or any recreational marijuana establishment in the town of Snowmass Village. It went into effect in September 2013 […]

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Letter: From a proud knuckle dragger

February 15, 2017 — This piece is in response to the ill-informed and bigoted op-ed of one Roger Marolt ("Knuckle draggers and the devolution of skiing," Snowmass Sun, Feb. 8). I am ashamed to have seen this piece in The Aspen Times, as I would think that they would […]

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Marolt: Finding common ground with witches and snowboarders

February 15, 2017 — When I started this gig, I wrote something that stirred the witches. I can't remember what it was nor for the life of me can I imagine what I could say then or now that would set them off like I did. Would it be […]

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Remembering Snowmass’ Edward (Ted) Wallace

February 15, 2017 — Former Snowmass Village resident Ted Wallace, 95, passed away on February 2, 2017. He was born in Orange, New Jersey and grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He and his wife Mary Ann moved to Snowmass Village in 1987 after retiring from the State University […]

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Jan and Ned: A Snowmass Love Story

February 15, 2017 — Jan and Ned Cochran met and fell in love here on the slopes in the winter of 1967-68. They skied together and then sailed together, traveled and played together, built their home and lives together. Now, as Ned cares for Jan, afflicted by the challenges […]

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Lodging industries set records for January in Snowmass and Aspen

February 15, 2017 — The hotel and lodging industries of Aspen and Snowmass Village set records for paid occupancy in January, according to a report released Monday by Stay Aspen Snowmass central reservations agency. Paid occupancy at Snowmass' tourist accommodations was 75.4 percent, the report said. The prior record […]

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Aspen High School launches student exchange with Nantes, France

February 15, 2017 — Traveling abroad as a teen is said to offer students invaluable cultural lessons and experiences — especially when the destination is "totally different" from one's hometown, said Aspen High School French teacher Eric Lamb. This is in part why Lamb, who helped facilitate Aspen High […]

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Snowmass last shot: winter sunset

February 15, 2017 — Submit your photo The Snowmass Sun is looking for great photos from our readers for our weekly Last Shot feature. We want to publish the best digital images you have of local people, places and things in Snowmass Village. If you take a photo of […]

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