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Mullins’ innovation will lead us

March 25, 2019

The skiing in Aspen mostly started because my dad and a few of his friends got tired of walking up the hill to ski down, so they came up with a clever idea to build...


Help the homeless stay warm this spring

March 25, 2019

It is the time of the year when the Winter Overnight Shelter at St. Mary Church is about to close March 31, and this leaves our clients out in the cold — literally. We thank...



Time’s up

March 25, 2019

Does anyone remember that time when 31 of Barack Obama’s people were indicted and some did prison time? Me neither. Miles Knudson Aspen


Leadership experience makes Mullins most qualified

March 25, 2019

Being the mayor of Aspen will suit Ann Mulllins’ personality and temperament well. She brings her six years of experience on the council to the role of mayor, and has learned firsthand about all the...


Guide us home, Ann

March 25, 2019

I had the unique pleasure of serving with Ann Mullins on our City Council during the four-year period from 2013 to 2017. Ann’s calm, focused, intelligent and almost spiritual presence caused the council to enact...


There’s still no poop fairy

March 25, 2019

Please fellow dog owners — pick it up! As the snow is melting, there is dog poop everywhere, it seems. Walking into town, along East of Aspen trail, Ute Avenue, I encounter piles of dog...


A simple request

March 25, 2019

Hey, Russia, if you can hear me, release Ivanka and Jared’s emails! Carl Heck Aspen


Bathroom problems

March 25, 2019

Recently had breakfast at Tiki Mana. Asked where men’s room was. Had to hike downstairs in basement near ACE Hardware to find a one stalled bathroom in use! How can that be in a large...



Why Mullins for Aspen mayor

March 25, 2019

Ann Mullins’ qualifications cover a wide gamut of experiences. As a young waitress and cleaning person during her early years in Aspen, she can relate to the struggle to survive while following a dream. As...


Mullins poised to lead Aspen

March 25, 2019

Please join me in supporting Ann Mullins for mayor of Aspen. Ann has a broad range of experience in so many areas that benefit our community. She dives deeply into issues and responds thoughtfully to...


Why we voted for Mullins

March 25, 2019

We turned in our runoff ballots and voted for Ann Mullins for mayor of Aspen because we know Ann has the best experience and qualifications for the job. Ann raised a family, is a business...


Mullins a wise, thoughtful leader

March 25, 2019

I am writing to support Ann Mullins as Aspen’s next mayor. Ann has built a solid record in our community, first as a volunteer on the Historic Preservation Commission and over the past six years...


Torre for mayor of Aspen

March 25, 2019

Having Torre as mayor and Ann Mullins still on council sounds like a fine plan. We need a firm hand at the wheel now, and Torre will guide council in the best directions for this...



Aspen Police Chief addresses personnel issues

March 23, 2019

Dear Editor: My role as Aspen Police Chief is to ensure our community receives the highest quality of service from its police department. Integrity is critical to the culture and moral fabric of our community....


Something’s rotten down South

March 23, 2019

Republicans are so funny. In Mississippi, the entranced are celebrating taking abortion away from poor minority women after years of defunding Planned Parenthood and its ability to provide birth control. They immediately started planning how...


Killer weapons too accessible

March 23, 2019

I will first say I am a gun owner and I have been a hunter since I was 12 years old. I am not an “anti-gun nut.” Nevertheless I am a bit outraged that there...


Senseless moose killing outside of Aspen

March 23, 2019

I was reminded DOW really stands for Death Of Wildlife with the recent murder of the moose near Difficult Campground. Animal control stated, “the moose taken by … officers was not the same moose that...