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And drop the price of beer, too

The fate of Bentley’s at the Wheeler, the venerable restaurant and bar that rents its space from the city of Aspen, has yet to be decided, but online readers of The Aspen Times had plenty to say about the prospect of losing the watering hole.

The extension of Bentley’s lease in the Wheeler Opera House is up to the City Council, but one reader offered this advice:

Observed another:



There was also this:

And,




On the topic of a court ruling upholding Colorado’s smoking ban, there was this:

A report on the Aspen High School boys’ basketball team elicited this observation:

Then came this response:

Last week’s ruling that may invalidate several gas leases on land outside of Carbondale sparked this response:

Countered another:

Last week’s Aspen Times editorial taking issue with a state plan to issue permits to some owners of hybrid-electric vehicles, allowing to use HOV lanes with just a single occupant in the vehicle, hit a nerve with some readers, including those who agreed with the Times. An excerpt:

Observed another:

And finally,

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