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Upgrade or sell out?

Dear Editor: I would like to take this time to tell you how important it is for the city of Aspen that the Limelite Lodge owners be allowed to upgrade.Working in the city limits of Aspen for the past 11 years, I have seen numerous motels and lodges being torn down and replaced with free-market condos. The Paas family is and has been a very important part of this community for many years and they would like to stay here and continue their family tradition. Mid-priced rooms are few and far between in this town and I guarantee you that the Paas family will do everything to keep the cost of their rooms at a minimum.My biggest concern is that if they are not allowed to proceed that they will be forced to sell and then there is no telling what we will get. Thank you for your time.Ron ChristianAspen

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