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Ziska Childs
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What would Yvon Chouinard do? Letter to the editor.
What would Yvon Chouinard do? Lead by example. 1. Make all City owned and operated buildings net zero . That includes APCHA. Replace “City of Aspen” with “Pitkin County” copy and paste. 2. Make all new City building projects net zero. Replace “City of Aspen...
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Subsidies for Billionaires.... letter to the editor
$800,000 Under the fig leaf of reducing cars in Aspen we are poised to subsidize a multi billion dollar company with $800,000. Do we get stock options with that? 1. Rideshare does not reduce vehicular  traffic- anywhere. If it’s successful it increases the ...
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Mobility letter to the editor
Mobility lab $2.5 million…. and another “ask” on the ballot for RFTA … uhhuh. No, I don’t believe that a cappuccino machine at Brush Creek will reduce the number of cars in Aspen. I believe what would help is a reliable public transportation service where y...
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Mobility letter to the editor
Mobility lab $2.5 million…. and another “ask” on the ballot for RFTA … uhhuh. No, I don’t believe that a cappuccino machine at Brush Creek will reduce the number of cars in Aspen. I believe what would help is a reliable public transportation service where y...
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Lake Christine Fire continued
  July 10 Okay this is going to be a long update.  It ain't over till it's over. Here's the executive summary: After El Jebel was saved by extraordinary firefighters the monster moved up Basalt Mountain and set it on fire. The monster kept eating beetle kil...
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Aspen Ideas 2017
 The Aspen Leaf Sculptures reappear in Anderson Park for The Aspen Ideas Festival In 2015 the sculptures were sharing the gentle hills with JR's fantastic photographs... this year they're back but in a more playful mood... with large balls in bright colors ...
Aspen Ideas 2017
Aspen Ideas 2017
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Electing the election, letter to the editor
It’s not the first time moving the election day has been suggested but it just may be the first time a sitting City Councilman has come out against it. On Facebook it’s turning into a full out Bert vs Skippy rock ‘em sock ‘em . If you can get past the accus...
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Lake Christine Fire
I was driving my Tesla Limo for the last ride of the day July 3rd. My riders were two pilots from the private Airport in Aspen and they were booked into the Element Hotel at Willits just the other side of highway 82 from Basalt. As we came out of Snowmass C...
Lake Christine Fire
Lake Christine Fire
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Aspen Ideas Festival 2018
It's a little bit of a late post but yes, the logo leaves did make it back to the Aspen Ideas Festival . So it's a bit like "Where's Waldo?" except it's with the logo leaf sculptures- we keep moving them around the Aspen Institute campus every year for the ...
Aspen Ideas Festival 2018
Aspen Ideas Festival 2018
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They're baaaaaack, moo and moo again
  If you've been following for the past couple of years you'll know that I've been experimenting with grazing. The principle from the Savory Institute is simple: brief periods of intense grazing improve soil health. Since my place is a dry land  ranch I'm a...
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