News in Brief

Aspen Times staff report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN – Saturday is the “shoot day” for a special section to be published by The Aspen Times and the Glenwood Springs Post Independent titled “A Day in the Life,” a collection of one day’s worth of reader-submitted photos from western Garfield County to Aspen.

Photographers from around the area are asked to get out on Saturday and shoot photos for possible inclusion in this annual photography section. This is not a contest, but rather an opportunity for everyone to shoot pictures, through the day and night, and then see them in print.

The goal is to capture an entire day’s happenings throughout the Roaring Fork Valley. In the past, the Post Independent has had hundreds of photographs submitted by more than 70 photographers. With the addition of Aspen Times readers, we hope to see even more submissions.

We ask photographers to send in their three best photos from Saturday. Please do not send in more than three. Photographers are encouraged to send photos by e-mail to; photos can also be mailed to, or dropped off at, the offices of The Aspen Times, 310 E. Main St., Aspen, CO, 81611, or the Post Independent, 2014 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

There will be an online voting contest to determine the section cover photo. Photographers must take the photo on Sept. 25, then upload it onto the Post Independent website anytime from Oct. 5 to Oct. 15. People will then have the opportunity to vote for their favorite photo starting Oct. 5.

Voting ends on Oct. 15. Only photos uploaded online will be considered for the cover shot. People who upload photos for the contest must also send high-resolution photos and caption information to (We reserve the right to choose a different cover photo if we feel it works better.)

With all your photos, include who took the photo and photo caption information: where and what time the photo was taken. When people are in the photo, please include their names.

The deadline for photos to arrive at the Times or the Post Independent is Thursday, Oct. 7.

The section will be inserted into the newspaper in late October.

SNOWMASS VILLAGE – There will be a gathering to celebrate the life of Jeff Woolaway at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26, at Snowmass Village Town Park.

Everyone is welcome. Please bring a dish to share.