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Fossil fuel ignorance is bliss in the Aspen bubble

June 24, 2019

I wish I still lived in the Aspen bubble. Alas, however, the need to be closer to advanced health care necessitated a move to Denver. Those living in the bubble, though, have clearly not gotten...


Brains over brawn

June 24, 2019

In a community which puts so much emphasis on physical fitness, there is not much focus on brain fitness. We spend more time on the rest of our bodies but little time on what makes...


Back in the USSA

June 24, 2019

The government should repaint Air Force 1 and 2 in bright red with the hammer and sickle logo on both sides! Carl Heck Aspen


TABOR: A bad law that should go away
TABOR: A bad law that should go away

June 24, 2019

OK, I have to ask: are you confused yet about what’s going on regarding Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights, better known these days as TABOR? So am I, though the chances of getting rid of...





Patricia Ann Davis
Patricia Ann Davis

June 24, 2019

Patricia Ann Davis, 79, of Austin, Texas, passed away on June 19, 2019 at her summer home in Aspen, Colorado. Pat was born in Lamb County, Texas, to Otha and Hettie Dent on May 6,...






What’s the Big Deal: Aspen condo fetches $5.7 million
What’s the Big Deal: Aspen condo fetches $5.7 million

June 24, 2019

“What’s the Big Deal?” runs Mondays and is based on the most expensive property transaction recorded in Pitkin County through 3 p.m. each Friday. Price: $5.7 million Date recorded: June 17 Address: 1010 E. Hyman...



Act now, help the powerless

June 23, 2019

Act now, help the powerless I was born and raised in Aspen, but two years ago I left the country for political and professional reasons. Even though my tax dollars are not supporting the U.S....


The jig’s up for climate deniers

June 23, 2019

In opining that “more skepticism needed over climate change,” a letter writer recently asserted that the “‘hockey stick’ graph, the most iconic symbol of global warming made famous by Al Gore, was based on tree...




Grand Junction woman dies in I-70 crash Friday near Silt
Grand Junction woman dies in I-70 crash Friday near Silt

June 23, 2019

A 71-year-old Grand Junction woman died Friday afternoon after a head-on collision that closed I-70 westbound at exit 97 near Silt for nearly four hours. The Garfield County Coroner’s Office investigators arrived at approximately 1:10...