Tweet all about it: Strikes and gutters

Staff reportThe Aspen TimesAspen, CO, Colorado

ASPEN – Each week we pick out our favorite and not-so-favorite tweets (at least those that are printable) about Aspen and display them on Sunday.Here’s what we found – in their unedited form – last week:• “At $5K an hour, is that private flight to Aspen really worth the cost of a new Lexus if its your money?” – @cirrusdriver• “‘Who cares if China’s armed with nuclear firepower?! Come to my friends gay wedding in Aspen! Important things first!’- My generation” – @ChaseKennedy• “Great sweat at O2 last night and awesome 2hr bluebird jog this morning. Love offseason in #Aspen.” – @dylanbo• “Aspen and the X Games have been together longer than most Hollywood couples, age gap and all.” – @skimagonline• “VP of Aspen Ski Comp to Biz Cmte: ‘snowboarders taking over any company is not a public good.’ Also: ‘I live in Basalt, can’t afford Aspen'” – @CPRverlee• “#Aspen High school rated best in the state. Congratulations faculty. We as parents genuinely appreciate your efforts.” – @papacams• “Screw the short, bumpy flight into aspen. Almost lost my breakfast” – @JeffWunderwood• “Aspen hosts ski race without snow. Pray all understand changing climate affects even recreation” – @climateprayer• “I love writing. What other job lets you research Aspen, crossbows, missiles & Amsterdam for one book?” – @CStephensonFL• “A day of school visits in Aspen. They’ve been reading Devil’s Highway. Seems harsh to me but maybe this is exactly where kids should read it” – @UrrealismThe Aspen Times is available on Twitter as well: Simply type “TheAspenTimes” (no spaces) into the search bar, and get daily updates on what’s happening in the Roaring Fork Valley.


Genstar’s Jean-Pierre Conte sued in Aspen by ex-girlfriend Hillary Thomas

The former girlfriend of Jean-Pierre Conte, the chairman and managing director of the private equity firm Genstar Capital, filed suit Thursday in Aspen claiming that Conte committed assault, battery, and violated the terms of a 2021 separation agreement. Hillary Thomas claims in her lawsuit that during her more than nine years with Conte, she helped parent his four children and her two children “whom they raised in a blended family.”

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