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Recent Stories by Jeanne McGovern

Giving back by giving time at the Aspen Thrift Shop

October 15, 2017 — There are few Aspen businesses that have truly stood the test of time. The Aspen Thrift Shop, founded in 1949, is one of them. "We like to think of the Thrift Shop as an Aspen institution," said Ellen Walbert, co-president of the board of directors.

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Five decades of determination

August 29, 2017 — Editor's note: Read more about the past, present and future of Aspen Middle School's eighth-grade Outdoor Education program, and the Aspen School District's entire Outdoor Ed and Experiential Ed programs, in next week's Aspen Times Weekly, on newsstands and online Sept. 7. Just a few

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Fifth climber dies on Capitol Peak in 6 weeks, likely fell off 600-foot cliff

August 27, 2017 — A 21-year-old man got separated from his climbing partner after a dispute Saturday on how to descend from the Capitol Peak summit and later fell 600 to 700 feet to his death, Pitkin County authorities said Sunday night in a news release. The man’s death

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Local flavor at the Food & Wine Classic

June 15, 2017 — While the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen might attract the world's top chefs, sommeliers and foodies, the annual festival also has some strong local ties. Among the "talent" at the 35th Classic are a few names — and faces — Aspenites are sure to

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Gunner’s Libation: #beeritforward

May 11, 2017 — Love beer? Love craft beer? Love your local brewery? Now is the time to say it loud and say it proud, people. Yes, it's American Craft Beer Week (May 15-21). Presented by — the beer lovers' website of the Brewers Association — this week

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Behind the Gates: What it takes to make a World Cup Finals race day a success

February 10, 2017 — Cheering form the bleachers of the 2017 World Cup Finals on Aspen Mountain in March, your focus likely will be on the skiers. But make a mental checklist of all the players who made the races possible and your head might begin to spin a

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