It’s hard out here for a politician | AspenTimes.com
YOUR AD HERE »

It’s hard out here for a politician

(Editor’s note: Rick Stevens is a former mayor of Basalt.)Dear Editor:It is a wonder that anyone would want to serve their community as an elected or appointed official with the amount of grief you have to take. Thanks to all of you who have the courage and heart to step up in spite of the political climate. Thanks to the Times for their acknowledgment of Basalt’s incompetence (“No more calls, folks. We have a winner!” Sept. 28). It is motivating and helps bring attention to the real issues the valley is facing. I look forward to the announcement of the next winner. Again, thanks to those participate in a meaningful way. To a person I truly believe they are working hard for the greater good. Believe me, it ain’t easy. Rick StevensBasalt


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


News


See more