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Snowmass history: Peak form

June 19, 2018 — "Carpenter makes it all look simple – for her," The Aspen Times read on June 17, 1982. "It's not that Connie Carpenter makes bike racing easy; in fact, it's more that she makes it seem impossible – impossible for everyone else, that is. Tuesday, in

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Photos: Volunteer weekend at Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

June 19, 2018 — The Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing held its annual volunteer weekend June 15 to 17 at its campus in Old Snowmass. Photos by Austin Colbert.

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Marolt: Finding old Aspen across the sea

June 19, 2018 — It's the mosquitos. They are tiny but persistent. They're called "no-see-ums," because you can't. Extermination is not a major concern. The higher priorities: water, electricity. Sources of each are reliable, not perfect. But the place has miles of beaches and few people around, so the

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Taste buds continue to be pushed at Heritage Fire event in Snowmass

June 19, 2018 — Felix Florez couldn't wait to coat his childhood with his own concoction of herbs, onions and lemon juice. The owner of Black Hill Ranch in Houston, Florez has made a business out of pork, lamb, beef and goat, but at Heritage Fire in Snowmass Village

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Town inches forward with pot shops in village

June 19, 2018 — Snowmass elected officials at a council meeting June 18 established that allowing pot shops in the village would generate revenue and not cost the town money. At the direction of the council after its last marijuana-related meeting, in which Mayor Markey Butler questioned if sanctioning

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American Renewable Energy Day Summit kicks off in Snowmass Village

June 18, 2018 — What do block chain technology, the Black Lives Matter movement and renewable energy have in common? They each relate to climate change, according to American Renewable Energy Day Summit founder Chip Comins, and will be addressed at the 15th annual conference happening at the Viceroy

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Anderson Ranch Arts Center opens summer series with ‘Makin’ It,’ a discussion about the practical side of the artist’s life

June 13, 2018 — The practical side of the artist's life is at issue for Anderson Ranch Arts Center's opening event of its annual Summer Series. Muralist Esteban del Valle will lead a free discussion Thursday, titled "Makin' It," aimed at artists who are looking for answers to vital

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Letter to the editor: Thank you, Colorado

June 12, 2018 — Dear people of the great state of Colorado, This past February, my third-grade students wrote letters to small town newspapers around our country. The letters asked people in each state to send items of interest that the student might include in their final State Fair

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Esteban del Valle opens Anderson Ranch series

June 12, 2018 — The practical side of the artist's life is at issue for Anderson Ranch Arts Center's opening event of its annual Summer Series. Muralist Esteban del Valle will lead a free discussion Thursday, titled "Makin' It," aimed at artists who are looking for answers to vital

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Marolt: Envisioning the Snowmass Yacht Club

June 12, 2018 — I used to think the highest and best use of the Snowmass Club golf course would be to tear it down, level the land and build a town on it. You could set up a grid system of streets, design a pedestrian mall and zone

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Volunteers sought for Sky Mountain Park trail work

June 12, 2018 — Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, in partnership with Pitkin County Open Space and Trails, Aspen Parks and Open Space, Town of Snowmass Village and the Roaring Fork Mountain Bike Association will coordinate a project to improve Skyline Ridge Trail. Beginning June 19, the project is seeking

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Fireworks unlikely for the Fourth in Snowmass, Aspen

June 12, 2018 — The annual Fourth of July fireworks show in Snowmass Village and Aspen are looking less and less likely this year. "Snowmass is planning a community Fourth of July celebration but making alternatives because chances are we won't have fireworks," Snowmass Tourism director Rose Abello said

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Photos: Snowmass Rendevous Craft Beer Festival 2018

June 12, 2018 —

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Gustafson: Goodbye old friend

June 12, 2018 — We all grow up within our own particular realities — a family, a home, a small town, a neighborhood or community. Depending how we're brought up, we are either deeply conscious of those connections and influences or peripherally aware of it. Regardless of how life

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Snowmass history: Ballet West

June 12, 2018 — "This summer Ballet West will be offering more classes in more areas of dance than ever before," an article in The Aspen Times read June 12, 1980. "Beginning, Beginning Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced Intermediate and Advanced Ballet as well as Beginning and Intermediate Jazz and Modern

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Aspen School Camp for the Deaf trying to regain community clout with annual picnic in Snowmass

June 12, 2018 — The Aspen Camp School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is on a mission to regain its mojo in the community's eye. The camp is doing the same great programs and providing the same great services to the youth who come from throughout the

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Heritage Fire hopes to stoke sustainability in Snowmass this weekend

June 12, 2018 — Brady Lowe's goal via his nonprofit, Piggy Bank, is to raise about 600 piglets, help launch 100 small family-farmers into business and support another 300 — particularly those in need of disaster relief — with a custom business plan. While it may sound ambitious, with

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Moose on the loose in Snowmass Village

June 6, 2018 — Recent moose sightings in Snowmass prompted the Police Department this week to alert folks of the ungulates' presence in the village as well as what to do should one encounter the wild animal. "We currently have several moose in the village. Give them plenty of

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Snowmass emailer digs himself deeper hole

June 6, 2018 — The latest email to the Snowmass Village police chief from a man with a grudge against the department contained a possible threat and an odd coincidence, the chief said May 31. Jeremiah Casper, 40, already has been charged with three counts of harassment for sending

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Marolt: Why nobody thinks we race anymore

June 6, 2018 — Show me a person my age who says they feel like they did when they were 20 and I'll show you a person my age who has not tried doing anything they did when they were 20. Age is not relative. Age is not mind

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