Pat Bingham — I moved to Aspen with my family in 1963 … that was before there was a Snowmass Ski Area, when the fastest way up Aspen Mountain …

Ernie Fyrwald — I read that more traffic counts are forthcoming, and it makes me think: Do people in flooded areas count...

Tom Mooney — I have an active fantasy life. It is wonderful. Some wise person said: I wouldn’t change my grandchildren for the world, but I...

Scot Mclernon — It was with personal interest and personal experience that I read Mel Blumenthal’s commentary this morning. As a...

Pat Milligan — Mel Blumenthal’s commentary of July 30 in the Aspen Daily News has inspired me to share part of a letter sent to friends recently...

Barry Vaughan — Much has been written lately about the entrance to Aspen conundrum now that its dysfunction is dramatically on display...

Mike Sawyer — Driving from Montgomery, Alabama to Atlanta on I-85 my rear lift-gate light came on indicating it was open. Amazingly, there...

Jim Finn — Our current system will continue to be controversial as long as term limits seem to be out of the people’s grasp...

Patrick Hunter — “A voice from the wilderness” is a phrase that goes back to John the Baptist who announced the coming of the Messiah. Well, my...

Ernie Fyrwald — Many of you know about this amazing program that has been in existence since 1987 and has had over 6,000 local kids go through...

Neil B. Siegel — Our elected hamsters now want further study of traffic conditions. Churning in place on the treadwheel of indecision (or is i…

James Knowlton — The Snowmass Western Heritage Association was created in 2009 to continue the tradition of the Snowmass Village Rodeo that...

Breeze Richardson — On behalf of Aspen Public Radio, I’d like to thank everyone for making our Summer 2021 Membership Drive so successful, and...

Gary Pax — This is to the biking community. If I were to pass you on a bike path in my electric wheelchair, would you yell “cheater chair”? Of…

The Daily Newsletters

Linda Venturoni — On the evening of July 6 my husband and I were walking our Sheltie dog down the main street of Redstone. A family was walkin…

Diane and Gerry Wendel — Robin Ferguson Kelly hit the nail right on the head! What a joke, in a town where $30-80 million homes sell in minute…

Robin Ferguson Kelly — Aspen needs to require completion bonds on all new construction projects. Aspen Club, Main Street Bakery...

Michael Pacin, M.D. — It’s so easy to say, but you don’t hear it very often. It’s not just the e-bikers, it’s all the riders. My wife and I wa…

John Hornblower — As I drove into Aspen early Sunday morning, to catch up on work, with the full moon shining on my face and the sun hinting...

Tom Mooney — I can fantasize. It’s in our constitution — it’s the phrase “pursuit of happiness.” If I were king for a day, I’d ban outdoor fos…

Philip Verleger — One month ago, Paul Menter wrote a column called “What’s to become of the U.S. workforce?” His very logical conclusion...

More Opinion & Editorials

Jim Finn — Our current system will continue to be controversial as long as term limits seem …

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Tom Mooney — A woman asked me, “What are we going to do?” So I told her that we will transition to electric cars, magnetic induction cooking... 

Jon Hochschartner — Senators John Hickenlooper and Michael Bennet should support government funding for cultured-meat research. For those who...

Carl Heck — Wouldn’t it be nice someday if congressional Republicans would actually be for something instead...

Jim Newton — In his book, “On the House: A Washington Memoir,” John Boehner, former House speaker, captions a photo of him walking between then...

Laurie Dows — A big shout-out to the town of Basalt, the POST Committee and Brian Passenti, Basalt recreation director, for the...

Tom Mooney — The good news is that our potential to get better is huge. As Rosie the Riveter said, “We can do it.” It’s a choice that... 

Tom O’Keefe — Hey all you fellow commuters out there, how have you been enjoying the daily traffic jam in the midvalley? This is...