Kenny Teitler — My name is Kenny Teitler and I am running for school board in the Roaring Fork School District. I recently retired after teach…

Grant Waaler — I have been in elementary education for more than 20 years, and being the principal of Basalt Elementary School is...

Chad Klinger — It was nice to read Megan Webber’s feature story on Sunday about the renewed vitality of musical performance and participation...

Mike and Kathy Taylor — We encourage you to vote for John Galambos for one of three seats on the Aspen School District Board of Education. We’ve...

Jacque Whitsitt — As previous mayor of Basalt and past town council member, I am totally in support of ballot issue 3A. Seldom do... 

Sam Chambers — Ballot measure 2A was crafted and put on the ballot for the express purpose of failing. The mayor has put together...

Sheldon Fingerman — As a firearms safety instructor, I’ve been paying a lot of attention to the “accidental” shooting involving Alec Baldwin...

Jasmin Ramirez —Students deserve great teachers. And teachers deserve the support they need to be great, said Bill Gates. Roaring Fork School …

Brad Hahn — The local arts community deserves the support of the city and community. They have it, always have and always will. However, in th…

Bernie Grauer — Valley residents should push back with the facts on those who are trying to privatize two of our scenic public roads. The road…

Eric Vozick — I am writing to show my support for Ballot Initiative 5B, supporting our teachers in the Roaring Fork School District. I, for on…

Nicola Lees, Aspen Art Museum; Susan Wrubel, Aspen Film; Cristal Logan, Aspen Institute; Alan Fletcher, Aspen Music Festival and School; Jean-…

Alex Guevara — This is what I wanted to say at Loren Ryerson's memorial: To know him was to love him. I know this phrase sounds paltry, maybe …

Melanie Sturm — If you’ve ever been hurt by malicious gossip, you know the gut-punch Anna Zane experienced after being targeted...

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Francisco “Paco” Nevarez-Burgueño — I am writing to ask voters to join me in supporting Kenny Teitler for RFSD Board of Education...

Guinevere Jones — Strong schools make strong communities and our educators are the keystone. You can be part of making our...

Shannon Pelland — Together, we can provide much needed help to our local schools by voting yes on 5B...

Kent Reed — I am writing in support of Christa Gieszl for the Aspen School Board. Dr. Gieszl is my doctor at the VA and...

Wyatt Lawrence, #12 — Thank you, Aspen Elks Lodge No. 224 for sponsoring youth football so I could play for the first time this year. Thank yo…

Tom Mooney — Being grateful is a good strategy for listening to or reading news. Listening to Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” and loving fall...

Helen Palmer — The Friends of Pandora group’s recent ad states that “skiers are 60% less likely to be diagnosed with an...

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Charlie Burns — If you’re not sure how to vote on 5B, the Roaring Fork School District’s proposal to raise teacher and staff salaries to a...

Alex Sánchez — As a Basalt High School graduate and passionate advocate for public education, it’s disheartening to know...

Howie Mallory — Please vote yes on ballot issue 2B to approve the city to receive a conservation easement on 19-plus acres for the...

Jane Douglass — I am writing to ask readers to please vote yes on ballot measure 5B. In the 21 years I’ve taught at Basalt Middle School, things...

John Busscher — No on 5B. Teachers absolutely deserve a large increase in pay. The problem is taxation via property taxes. To be fair...