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dotComments: ‘Resnick Auditorium’ and an unlit fire pit

Everything from the price of a lift ticket to Aspen’s warming hearth and the planned renaming of Paepcke Auditorium has provoked readers at aspentimes.com in the past week.

Sheriff Bob Braudis, peace in the Mideast and the controversial extension of the Rio Grande Trail in the midvalley also elicited reader comment.

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Plans to rename the Paepcke Auditorium at the Aspen Institute as Resnick Auditorium, in light of a $4 million pledge from Stewart and Lynda Resnick to upgrade the facility, prompted this observation:

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On the matter of this season’s peak lift ticket price of $82 at Aspen Snowmass, there was this:

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Aspen’s new warming hearth, and its contribution to global warming, sparked a suggestion from one reader:

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Last week’s report on survey respondents’ assessment of Aspen as snobbish produced this response:

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Bonnie Behrend’s Aug. 10 letter to the editor, “Support Bob, don’t question him,” in support of Sheriff Bob Braudis, produced a lengthy reply. An excerpt:

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Work to create lynx habitat on Burnt Mountain at Snowmass by thinning trees and scarifying the forest floor prompted a response from Randy Cote, former Colorado Division of Wildlife officer. He wrote:

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Peter Larrowe’s Aug. 9 letter to the editor, “What will you do for peace?” prompted this reply:

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Finally, on the topic of the extension of the Rio Grande Trail along the Roaring Fork River between Hooks Lane and the Catherine Store bridge and the potential for seasonal closures of the stretch, one reader had plenty to say: