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‘Teflon Don no more’

December 14, 2019

Is anyone watching Fox “Lying News”? They are so desperate to support Donald Trump that Trump lies and Fox swears to it! Sean Hanity is holding live interviews with Trump at the White House. No...


Give a lift to Aspen Lift Up

December 14, 2019

Volunteers are needed for the Aspen Lift Up pantry as some shifts have not been filled and the pantry has been closed. Shifts are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and 4...


Beaton a valuable resource

December 12, 2019

Dear Aspen Times, Please do not get rid of Glenn Beaton. We need him to keep writing crazy stuff in the paper so we can figure out what 10% of the hard-right Trumpsters are thinking....


Impeachment will be DOA with Senate

December 12, 2019

The Democrats should not send the impeachment articles to the Senate. They will exonerate their “boss.” Continue the inquiry to show the voters how bad Trump is. Let the voters throw Trump out. The Senate...


More questions than answers regarding 5G in Aspen

December 11, 2019

On Dec. 4, I attended the public forum at the limelight. My questions were related to the 5G rollout. Question: Can installation be delayed until more studies are conducted regarding health concerns and the consistency...


Postal Service can’t be trusted

December 11, 2019

We recently sent a card with two gift cards enclosed (total value of $150) to our son in Belleview, Washington, for his birthday. It was sent U.S. Postal Service, in person, from the Carbondale post...


Replace Beaton with Veazy

December 10, 2019

Jim Pausa is right: Reading Glen Beaton is a waste of time (“Beaton not worth the time of day,” letters, Dec. 9, aspentimes.com). The Times should hire a more intelligent, intriguing conservative writer like Emzy...


Ugly wreaths in Basalt run afoul of Constitution

December 10, 2019

Once again Basalt ignores constitutional practices and displays specific religious symbols on public property. The wreaths that are being displayed, in addition to being ugly, have no place on public property. Bah humbug this is...


Aspen transit should fly high with Santa

December 10, 2019

Almost all my 2019 wishes with a lot of hard work have come true. A few still need work on but here goes. First, many thanks to Santa and all his helpers (which means you,...


Pilots party takes off Wednesday

December 10, 2019

The Aspen Chapter of the 99’s would like to invite all aviation enthusiasts to our annual Pilots Holiday Party on Wednesday. It will be held at the Mountain Chalet Aspen (333 E. Durant Ave., top...


Aspen: Love it or leave it

December 10, 2019

Surprise! This year’s Aspen citizen survey reveals locals want lower housing costs, more restaurant choices, lower restaurant prices and a lot fewer annoying tourists in town. They could realize their dreams in many places such...


Trashy post office below Aspen standards

December 10, 2019

Horrible embarrassment. We have lived in Aspen for 50 years and have never been more embarrassed about anything in this beautiful, successful and wealthy town than our post office. How can we have a post...



Beaton not worth the time of day

December 9, 2019

My retort to the people who complain about Glenn Beaton’s column is, “Why are you reading it in the first place? That’s two minutes of your life you’ll never get back.” One only needs to...


CORE Act reflects Colorado values

December 9, 2019

Hard as it may be for us to believe, Colorado is not for everyone — long winters, spotty cell service and more wildlife than humans — perfect, in other words! It comes as no surprise,...


The ideal holiday gift

December 8, 2019

As the holiday season begins, many of us are thinking of friends and family and how we might celebrate and share our gratitude for these special relationships. Instead of shopping for just the right gift,...



Aspen needs a plan, not disconnect

December 5, 2019

The open house event Wednesday at the Limelight was an encouraging effort by the city to conduct genuine and effective outreach. The challenge with the Galena Plaza portion was not the quality of the designs...


Time to address state of Castle Creek Bridge

December 5, 2019

Aspen Mayor Torre’s outreach approach to gaining support for Aspen’s four new municipal initiatives deserves our praise. I attended the second session and was greeted with generous hospitality. Thank you, Mayor Torre. The session was...


Life, liberty and pee tests

December 5, 2019

1. Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority is a fascist organization. 2. Quit crucifying Lee and Sandy Mulcahy. 3. Every public official should get a urine analysis every 90 days. 4. Peace, love and freedom. God...