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Aspen Times Anniversary

Mary Eshbaugh Hayes

On April 23, The Aspen Times celebrated its 125th anniversary, and on Aug. 25, the staff of the paper and the Aspen Historical Society held a birthday party for all present, including former staff members and the whole community. Hundreds of people came for the celebration and dinner on the lawn of the Historical Society’s Wheeler-Stallard House.Because there are so many photographs, I am not going to write a column this week but devote the space to the photos.Undercurrent … The mailbox is full of Christmas catalogs!

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