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Town marketing board votes council ‘not oppose’ pot shops in Snowmass

April 24, 2018 — If pot shops in Snowmass were placed quietly, off the beaten path with modest publicity, the majority of the town's marketing advisory board does not believe this would hurt the resort's family-friendly image. While individual opinions varied, this was the common sentiment that members of

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Snowmass Village Community Outreach “Open Your Heart” campaign

April 24, 2018 — The Snowmass Village Community Outreach Fund was established more than 26 years ago to assist people living in Snowmass Village. The Fund has helped more than 30 residents in the last three years and has given more than $9,000 in assistance. The amounts given vary

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Snowmass Village Community Outreach Fund “Open Your Heart” campaign

April 24, 2018 — The Snowmass Village Community Outreach Fund was established more than 26 years ago to assist people living in Snowmass Village. The Fund has helped more than 30 residents in the last three years and has given more than $9,000 in assistance. The amounts given vary

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Burnt Mountain trails to close Wednesday for elk calving habitat

April 24, 2018 — Snowmass Village animal services, Aspen Skiing Co., White River National Forest and Colorado Parks and Wildlife announce the following annual closures from Two Creeks to West Buttermilk for elk calving: Tom Blake Trail: Closed Wednesday to June 21 Anaerobic Nightmare Trail, Sequel: Closed Wednesday to

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What’s open, what’s closed in Snowmass this offseason

April 24, 2018 — As a stroll through Snowmass any time or day of the week will reveal, mud season is officially upon us. Wondering where to grab a slice or watch the Rockies this spring? Or, when your favorite spots will reopen for the summer? See below for

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Construction of Wood Road in Snowmass to begin May 1

April 24, 2018 — The developers of Base Village will start to make required improvements to Wood Road beginning May 1. Drivers can expect alternating one-lane closures and minor delays during construction hours Monday to Friday and some Saturdays as well. Two lanes will be open after hours, during

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Snowmass history: Election takes surprise twist

April 24, 2018 — "Gerbaz quits as Dem Chairman, not to run," The Aspen Times broke April 25, 1968. "A bombshell was dropped on the local political scene yesterday evening when Orest Gerbaz announced his resignation as County Democratic Chairman and also announced that he would not run for

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Burnt Mountain trails to close for elk calving habitat

April 24, 2018 — Snowmass Village animal services, Aspen Skiing Co., White River National Forest and Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced the following annual closures from Two Creeks to West Buttermilk for elk calving: • Tom Blake Trail: Closed today to June 21 • Anaerobic Nightmare Trail, Sequel: Closed

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Marolt: Life in paradise on hold

April 24, 2018 — In April it becomes apparent just how refreshing and rejuvenating an hour-long mountain bike ride can be. It changes your perspective. If you accomplish nothing else the rest of the day, it doesn't matter; you have justified your existence and are satisfied with life for

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Snowmass homeowner denies pump and dump of marijuana stocks

April 23, 2018 — Attorneys for the Snowmass homeowner facing federal charges for defrauding investors are claiming he had nothing to hide as evidenced by his "repeated public disclosures" about the marijuana stocks he promoted and later sold. A formal reply to the Security and Exchange Commission's lawsuit April

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Aspen housing authority sues woman to sell her Snowmass house

April 22, 2018 — The Aspen-Pitkin County Housing Authority began legal measures April 20 to force a woman to sell her Snowmass Village residence in the wake of determining that she ran afoul of housing regulations. APCHA's complaint, which was filed in Pitkin County District Court, comes after its

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Aspen High students march to protest gun violence on National Walkout Day

April 20, 2018 — A host of Aspen teenagers and community members — several doting umbrellas and sporting ski pants — braved the elements Friday morning to join thousands of students nationwide in a march and protest against gun violence. The most recent wave of national walkouts hit extra

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Gustafson: The sky is grounding

April 17, 2018 — In today's technology-driven world, even the word "cloud" is losing meaning. However, for me it still conjures up something wonderfully different than a data-hosting service. When the human-made world seems to be spinning out of control, just focusing on the vastness of the sky and

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Marolt: A thousand family dinners I didn’t miss

April 17, 2018 — Amidst the publicity and excitement of my brothers being inducted into the National Ski Hall of Fame last week, someone asked if I had any regrets about not sticking with them as a mountaineering partner through all the years and adventures. The questioner knew I

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Town Council OKs sketch plan for Snowmass Center redevelopment

April 17, 2018 — After five continued public hearings, the developers' plan to expand and remodel the nearly 50-year-old Snowmass Center will progress to the next phase of land use review. At a Snowmass Town Council meeting April 16, the voting elected officials unanimously passed a resolution that moved

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Snowmass Sun and sister papers earn state awards

April 17, 2018 — The Snowmass Sun and its sister publications, The Aspen Times and Aspen Times Weekly, won a number of state awards over the weekend as part of the Colorado Press Association's annual contest. The Snowmass Sun picked up honors in the Class 4 division, including Robbie's

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Snowmass history: Start for art

April 17, 2018 — "Anderson Ranch meshes arts & crafts," The Aspen Times wrote April 20, 1978. "It's located in eight old log-cabin ranch buildings on the Owl Creek Road. In former days, Hildur and Bill Anderson raised their family of three sons and a daughter there and guided

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Slideshow: Snowmass closing day 2018

April 17, 2018 —

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New ‘unique’ shrine pops up at odd site at Snowmass Ski Area

April 17, 2018 — Aspen-Snowmass' mountains are no stranger to crafty shrines tucked away in the trees, paying homage to a loved one or ones who have passed. The roughly 280 shrines, benches and other memorials across the four mountains also are a time-honored ritual, said local shrine expert

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Aspen Skiing Co. names new mountain managers at Aspen Mtn, Buttermilk and Snowmass

April 12, 2018 — The retirements of longtime Snowmass Mountain manager Steve Sewell and Aspen Mountain manager Peter King created a domino effect of promotions by Aspen Skiing Co. on Thursday. Skico announced that Susan Cross will move from her current position as mountain manager at Buttermilk to be

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