Since my last column I have traveled by airplane to California and back and driven more than 3,000 miles to my current location in Crozet, Virginia, where I have only just arrived at deadline time. 

On this Veterans Day, we are reminded of the brave soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division, who trained at Camp Hale outside of Leadville and defended our country during World War II. As we remember these veterans today, we encourage fellow citizens to contact Sen. Cory Gardner to ask him to …

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Since my last column I have traveled by airplane to California and back and driven more than 3,000 miles to my current location in Crozet, Virginia, where I have only just arrived at deadline time. 

Tomorrow night, the Aspen City Council will be asked to gift Sam Brown and his partnership $10 million to ensure that some 40 years hence, the 148 affordable rental units at Centennial aren’t converted into free-market housing.

You see them pulling into town right about this time of year, wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, hopes and dreams of skiing powder and finding love fully intact. Their cars have license plates from faraway places with clever slogans like “The Show-Me State,” “Famous Potatoes,” “Sportsman’s Paradise…

According to a puff piece in last week’s edition of the Snowmass Sun — where, oh where is Johnny Boyd when we need him — the current Base Village development partnership headed by Andy Gunion announced it’s planning to ask permission to make a few changes in its development plans which were …

Last week saw the end of this year’s Major League baseball season as the National League representative Washington Nationals and the Houston Astros of the American League duked out an epic seven-game World Series. In the end, the Nationals prevailed and our nation’s capital had its first Wor…

For the first time in 18 years life has gotten in the way of my annual fall river cleanse. I had to forgo my favorite hoodoos for hospitals, hospice and a memorial. Now I need this trip more than ever and I vow to return next year to the starkly beautiful desert river waterways of Cataract C…

One of the most vexing problems for the Aspen City Council and Pitkin County commissioners going forward is measuring the real wealth of affordable-housing purchasers, especially trust beneficiaries.

Most people make their resolutions near New Year’s Day. They might do better by making them along with the “fall back” time change each year. Now, we have our own cue to get going early. It’s darker so it takes a little more effort.

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On this Veterans Day, we are reminded of the brave soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division, who trained at Camp Hale outside of Leadville and defended our country during World War II. As we remember these veterans today, we encourage fellow citizens to contact Sen. Cory Gardner to ask him to …