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Gustafson: Postal patience
Gustafson: Postal patience

March 20, 2019

In a hyper-Pollyannaish way, I propose a temporary solution to calm the communal challenge with which we are currently faced. Yes, in our little corner of the world, the inconvenience of having to wait in...




Snowmass history: Max’s Draw to Garrett Gulch
Snowmass history: Max’s Draw to Garrett Gulch

March 19, 2019

The run “Garrett Gulch” at Snowmass Ski Area was originally named Max’s Draw until Don Rayburn changed the name. Rayburn renamed the area “Garrett Gulch” not after Garrett Peak, but after “The Garret” — an...


The Collective to host People’s Choice Art Show

March 14, 2019

The Collective Snowmass is seeking submissions from local artists for its inaugural People’s Choice Art show, opening March 21. The venue is now accepting paintings, drawings, photography, sketches or art in any other medium for...


St. Patrick’s Day happenings in Snowmass on Sunday
St. Patrick’s Day happenings in Snowmass on Sunday

March 13, 2019

Snowmass Village will be home to scores of St. Patrick’s Day debauchery Sunday, with festivities on and off the slopes starting at noon. In the spirit of St. Patrick, a number of restaurants in Snowmass...


Marolt: Not much going on but the weather
Marolt: Not much going on but the weather

March 13, 2019

Not that we have a choice, but what would you rather have: A dry ski season for the ages like last year followed by one of legendary dumps like this year, or back-to-back “normal” snowfall...


Snowmass history: Notable Nordic ski race
Snowmass history: Notable Nordic ski race

March 13, 2019

“The biggest single Nordic ski racing event in the history of the Roaring Fork Valley was held last weekend in Snowmass” reported the Aspen Times March 13, 1986. “It was the Rocky Mountain Division Championships,...


Community event with Town Council set for Thursday
Community event with Town Council set for Thursday

March 13, 2019

Apres ski with the Snowmass Town Council at the Collective (Building 6) in Base Village from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday. Town Council members will be available to chat with the public on any topic...





Snowmass history: Mardi Gras live on the mall
Snowmass history: Mardi Gras live on the mall

March 6, 2019

“Mardi Gras, Snowmass Style,” read a headline in The Aspen Times circa 1986. “Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, was celebrated in Snowmass Village with a parade down the mall and a masquerade party at the Conference...