Opening day, TSA rankle readers |

Opening day, TSA rankle readers

Saturday’s early opening day of Aspen Mountain didn’t sit well with a number of Aspen Times readers, given the $32 lift ticket charge for any ski pass holder who didn’t buy the Premier Pass.

Neither did the security operation at the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, after the Times reported on the disparity between the pay for local recruits working for the Transportation Security Administration, versus the crew that is brought in from elsewhere to help fill the ranks of security screeners.

Both topics generated plenty of comment among online readers of The Aspen Times.

On the topic opening day on Ajax, one reader had this to say:

Another had words of advise for new Aspen Skiing Co. President Mike Kaplan:

Said another:

And there was this:

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On the topic of the TSA, readers were apparently equally displeased.

Wrote on reader:

Another had this to say:

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