Photo: Helicopter hauls timber from new High Alpine lift line on Snowmass

A helicopter removes trees from the new High Alpine lift line on Snowmass Mountain Tuesday afternoon. The Forest Service approved the lift replacement and realignment project in April. The $8 million high-speed quad will reduce the ride time from 11 minutes to 5.6 minutes.
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Hanukkah has arrived in Aspen

Members of the valley’s Jewish community gathered at the Albright Pavilion at Aspen Meadows Thursday for their second annual menorah lighting ceremony to celebrate and acknowledge the first day of Hanukkah.

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