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22 COVER STORY Aspen and the surrounding mountains are home to adventures of all sorts. Many channel the town’s glamorous side. But, just above the hamlet of Woody Creek, is a truly local, truly unique — and undeniably

Publisher Samantha Johnston Editor Jeanne McGovern Subscriptions Dottie Wolcott Circulation Maria Wimmer Art Director Afton Pospíšilová Publication Designer Madelyn LyBarger Arts Editor Andrew Travers Contributing Writers Amiee White Beazley Amanda Rae Busch Kelly J. Hayes Barbara Platts Stephen Regenold High Country News Aspen Historical Society Sales Hank Carter Ashton Hewitt Amy Laha David Laughren Max Vadnais Tim Kurnos Read the eEdition http://issuu.com/theaspentimes

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ESTATE BUILDING SITE AT CASTLE CREEK VALLEY RANCH ASPEN

Aspen’s ultimate estate building site on 10 acres located on a bluff above Castle Creek. All the work has been done to build a 15,000 square foot residence (or less) – land use approvals and 4 TDR’s have been secured and utilities to the building site, re-grading of the large, gently sloping building site and architectural studies and full plans by award-winning Charles Cunniffe Architects have all been completed. Dramatic views to the south of Mt. Hayden, Aspen Highlands to the west and Aspen Mountain to the east. The site is so private that the architectural proposal for the lot easily satisfied the County requirements for all building sites in Castle Creek Valley Ranch regarding visibility of structures from Castle Creek Road. With just a 4 mile drive to the center of Aspen, this parcel is close to Town and yet has just the right amount of privacy and acreage. $8,950,000 Web Id#: AR147442 Carrie Wells | 970.920.7375 | carrie@carriewells.com

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THE WEEKLY CONVERSATION

by ANDREW TRAVERS

DANCE LOS ANGELES-BASED

choreographer Cherice Barton will unveil her hotly anticipated new piece for the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet on Saturday, Feb. 18. Barton, best known for her work for Broadway and for Katy Perry’s 2016 Grammys performance, has been working with the acclaimed local dance company on this foray into contemporary dance. Aspen Santa Fe cocommissioned Barton’s new work with the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge, California — where the company is in the second year of an ongoing residency and where the company will perform in March. After the Aspen premiere, the company is bringing Barton’s new work on a nine-city, 19-performance North American tour. The premiere of Barton’s new work will be complemented in the program by performances of Alejandro Cerrudo’s “Little mortal jump” and Jiri Kylian’s “Sleepless.” Both ballets were very well-received in their company premieres in Aspen last summer. The performance is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Aspen District Theatre. Tickets are available at the Wheeler Opera House box office and www.aspenshowtix.com. An encore performance is scheduled for April 1. For more on Barton’s work in Aspen, pick up the Feb. 17 Weekend section of The Aspen Times or go to www.aspentimes.com.

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet will perform at the Aspen District Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 18.

CURRENTEVENTS POPULAR MUSIC

Hollywood legend Robert Wagner will discuss his most recent memoir, “I Loved Her in the Movies,” on Friday, Feb. 17 at Explore Booksellers.

The a cappella production “Vocalosity” comes to the Wheeler Opera House on Saturday, Feb. 18.

CALL IT EXTREME a cappella. The 10-singer ensemble behind the live vocal concert event “Vocalosity” brings a fast-paced, amped-up take on pop music to the Wheeler Opera House on Saturday, Feb. 18. Conceived by Deke Sharon — the vocal arranger behind “Pitch Perfect” and “The Sing-Off ” — the show hops across genres in an entertaining grab-bag. Tickets range from $25 to $65, available at the Wheeler box office and www.aspenshowtix.com.

BOOKS HOLLYWOOD LEGEND and proud Aspenite Robert Wagner will discuss his new memoir, “I Loved Her in the Movies: Memories of Hollywood’s Legendary Actresses” at Explore Booksellers on Friday, Feb. 17. Drawing on more than six decades of film acting, Wagner’s third book includes memories of his relationships with legends like Joan Crawford, Bette Davis and Marilyn Monroe, along with the two actresses he married: Natalie Wood and Jill St. John. The event is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. More info at www.explorebooksellers.com.

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this happy, friendly, male Pit Bull? Found wandering in Aspen on Waters Avenue January 17th.

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Cosmo and Chloe are beautiful 18.5-year-old Tabby cats who were released to the shelter as a lifelong pair and we would like to keep them together. Sweet kitties! Chloe is the more outgoing of the two. Cosmo loves to hang out in his bed but ventures out often for treats. Low-maintenance, loving and very spry for their age.

ALLIE

Beautiful, athletic, 8-year-old Black Lab/Pit Bull mix. Happy, friendly, affectionate + energetic. Awesome with all people, but is aggressive with cats and other dogs. Allie will thrive in a knowledgeable, responsible, active home. Been at shelter a long time.

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Gentle, blackcolored, 7-monthold Cattle Dog mix who is initially a bit shy, but quickly lets down her guard once you have earned her trust.

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Sophie’s last pup. 10-week-old Australian Cattle Dog mix male. (Photo is of his brother)

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Beautiful, 6-monthold, black and whitecolored, mediumhaired cat who gets along well with everyone.

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A TOP-NOTCH CLUB

1937 G R E E N MO U N T A I N

“WINTER SPORTS CLUB PLANS ARE WELL UNDERWAY,” noted The Aspen Times on Dec. 17, 1936. The paper was referring to the organization of the Roaring Fork Winter Sports Club, now known as the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club (AVSC). The article continued, “Aspen is to have a winter sports club that will be second to none on the Western Slope, if all the plans made at the public mass meeting held at the Court House last Friday night are carried out to their logical conclusion. Winter sports fans and enthusiasts who attended this meeting, approximately 100 in number, enthusiastically endorsed this proposed club and will back those who have been chosen to lead this movement to the limit. Mr. Tom Harrison called the meeting to order at 7:30 o’clock at the request of the Aspen Legionnaires, who have been responsible for getting this movement underway, and explained the various different angles of organizing a winter sports club, its aims, purposes, methods of conducting outings, contests and all other phases that concern such an organization. Mr. Harrison stressed the point that the public should become winter sports minded and that everyone should aid in promoting this community as a winter sporting center. In order to do this the citizens of Aspen should cooperate towards organizing a winter sports club of its own that will not only foster those aims and ideals, but also be one of the most active in the state. Tentative plans call for the organization of this club as soon as possible and the club will function formally as of January 1st. The club is open to all citizens of Aspen and Pitkin County who wish to take an active part in winter sports, or who wish to help promote this region as a sporting area. Each and every citizen of this community should make it his business to take an active part in this movement or at least give his moral to it. Since this city has been chosen as the logical site for one of the greatest winter playground developments in the entire nation it is no more than just that the citizens of this community should do all in their power to promote this area as the leading winter sporting place of the nation. By so doing you will show your appreciation of the many benefits that have been bestowed upon Aspen and you will at the same time aid in making this city a better place in which to live.” The photograph above shows members of the ski club on a trip to Green Mountain in 1937. Left to right: Jerry Hiatt, Willimina Willoughby, Mike Magnifico, Doris Willoughby, Peggy Linherres, and Frank Willoughby. This photo and more can be found in the Aspen Historical Society archives at aspenhistory.org.

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GEAR of the WEEK

by STEPHEN REGENOLD

TRY IT: WORLD’S LIGHTEST HAMMOCK

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INVERT A SWATH of mosquito netting, and then lie down. That is close to the experience you’ll get using Sea to Summit’s Ultralight Hammock. But the swoop of see-through fabric is strong. It supports up to 300 pounds and provides a comfortable base for what the company calls the lightest hammock in the world. It comes to market next month for $89.95. A secret to this ultralight

hammock is in its monofilament nylon fabric. The net-like material weighs a scant 4.9 ounces in hammock form. There is a light rip-stop grid, and the material feels soft in the hand, though crinkly, too, like a wedding veil. I strung up the hammock this month for a snooze. It was a winter day, and wind cut straight through the hammock. Indeed, the company touts unusual breathability from the nylon

it employs. It was fine for use dressed in winter-wear. In summer, it would breathe well on a muggy night. The hammock is 8.5 feet long and 4 feet across. Stretched out, it is an exact fit if you’re average in height. That translates to a comfortable sleep for anyone under about 5-foot-10. For me, at 6-foot-1 in height, it was comfortable but a little cramped after a while. I wish there were a few more inches on each end. How’s it travel? In a backpack, the

hammock takes up very little space, packing down to the size of a pop can. Its weight is inconsequential. Overall, I am a fan. Sea to Summit’s new hammock stands out as an airy option for anyone in need of the lightest gear the market can make.

Stephen Regenold writes about outdoors gear at www.gearjunkie.com.

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WINEINK

THE BOOM IN BUBBLES

PROSECCO PUTS THE SPARK IN SPARKLING WINES ONE OF THE WINE WORLD’S success stories in 2016 was the boom in Prosecco. The Northern Italian bubbles rose to reach all time records on the back of a 2015 harvest, which produced in excess of 400 million bottles. The United Kingdom has proven to be particularly passionate about prosecco and is the world’s largest export market for the wines. According to figures from the Italian Prosecco DOC, the body which keeps track of such things, 70 percent of what is made is exported beyond Italy with about 35 percent going to the United Kingdom and 17 percent finding its way to America. Consumption in the U.S. market has gone up by close to 30 percent in the past year alone. So popular is prosecco that it is viewed with favor by makers of both American sparkling wines and imported Champagne producers who see their sales rising despite the competition. Prosecco is seen by many as a “gateway bubbly,” introducing consumers to the pleasures of “perlage,” that dancing chain of bubbles that flows to the top of a glass of sparkling wine. The success of prosecco has promoted a new interest in sparkling wine that floats all boats. So why is there so much interest in prosecco? Perhaps it’s because no other wine on the planet combines the delight, the versatility and, yes, the affordability of the finest prosecco. Start with delight. It is almost impossible to have a bad day when a glass of prosecco is in your hand. Spend an early evening on a Venetian Island and you will see residents and visitors alike sipping the lowalcohol, floral, fruity wines on their terraces from elegant fluted glasses. It is a tradition for Northern Italians to mark the end of the workday with a glass of Prosecco. It is even said to be an elixir with properties that revive the spirit. But prosecco is more than just an afternoon repast. It is also great wine to pair with food. One

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solid international pairing is the natural affinity a dry prosecco can share with the sushi dishes of Japan. The freshness and effervescence of the bubbles work well with raw fresh fish and the clean profile of the wines allow the flavors of the sea to emerge. And prosecco is often found in modern and classic cocktails. The original Bellini, fashioned at Harry’s Bar in Venice by Giuseppe Cipriani in the 1930s, blends Prosecco with fresh white peach puree to make a concoction that is among history’s most widely consumed cocktails. And buying a bottle of prosecco can be done on a whim. No need to take out a second mortgage. For less than $15 you can find a perfectly good bottle. Even the finest prosecco from the Cartizze Hill of the DOCG region of Conegliano Valdobbiadene are in the $30 range. There are a couple of reasons why prosecco is so affordable, especially when compared with more expensive sparkling wines like Champagne. First, there has been a concerted marketing effort by the region to change the perception of the wine and to put it on a larger world stage. Second, the production of the wine, which for the large part is made to be consumed within 18 months of the harvest when it is still young and fresh, has exploded. More wines to market means lower prices. In 2009, the Prosecco DOC made a concerted effort to help define what prosecco was by delineating a rather large region that included parts of Veneto and Friuili as being the home of prosecco. This is much like how Champagne has created a “brand” from wines that are made in a specific geographic region according to rules that define which grapes are allowed. They also identified glera as the backbone grape of the wine, decreeing that for a wine to be called prosecco at least 85 percent of the juice must come from the grape. Prosecco is also known for being produced using the Charmat Method of wine making where the wine undergoes a secondary fermentation in tanks

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Though the setting sun over the vineyards of Santo Stefano provide a picturesque view, it is the rising sales of the wine that make the producers of prosecco so happy.

called autoclaves. This produces a fresh wine that is best drunk young. Perhaps the greatest misperception about Prosecco is that it is a cheaper alternative to Champagne. Nothing could be further from the truth. While the prevalent personalities of both wines are the bubbles, or perlage, that make them so visually attractive, the two wines provide completely unique and separate drinking experiences. Different grapes, different terroir, different production methods mean different wines. Give a fresh, affordable prosecco a chance. Delightful. Kelly J. Hayes lives in the soon-to-be-designated appellation of Old Snowmass. He can be reached at malibukj@aol.com.

UNDER THE INFLUENCE BISOL VALDOBBIADENE SUPERIORE DI CARTIZZE D.O.C.G. SPUMANTE DRY S. STEFANO DI VALDOBBIADENE / TREVISO Of all the prosecco produced, the wines of the slopes of the Cartizze hold special prominence. This example, produced by Bisol, is made from 100 percent estategrown Glera grapes from an area in which a particularly mild microclimate combines perfectly with an extremely ancient terrain. It is a gem and a premier example of the floral aromas and fruit flavors that merge to make prosecco so beguiling.

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by KELLY J. HAYES

A SPARKLING WINE WORLD The world is full of bubbles. There are a number of wines classified as sparklers. Here are a few to know and where they come from: Cava, Spain Champagne, France Cremant, France Espumante, Portugal Traditional Method, USA Methode Cap Classique, South Africa Moscato, Italy Prosecco, Italy Sekt, Germany/Austria Sparkling Shiraz, Australia Sovetskoye Shampanskoye, Guess

ABOVE: The Bellini Cocktail is a favorite made with fresh peach puree and prosecco. RIGHT: Prosecco pairs well with the Northern Italian cuisine of the Veneto region.

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FOOD MATTERS FOOD MATTERS

CREATURE COMFORTS

HOW TO FEED PETS IN THE KITCHEN — NOT THE KIND YOU THINK

RETURNING home from Christmas with my folks on the East Coast, I carried some very precious cargo. Well, I didn’t want to get busted for transporting a living, breathing slimeball halfway across the country, so I tucked him cozily into my checked luggage and hoped for the best. I arrived at ASE to find that my new pet AMANDA RAE survived the journey just fine, and he’s been ensconced in my apartment ever since. If you think all that makes me sounds like a terrible person, get this: I only starting playing with him last week! I confess: my “pet” is sourdough starter, a gift from my mother, who is a fantastic home baker. She’s been cultivating this batch of fermented goo — basically a slurry of water and flour rife with naturally occurring lactic acid bacteria and wild yeast — for years, so when I expressed interest in baking sourdough bread on my own, she was thrilled. She poured a cup of her starter into a clean glass jar, marked the volume on the side with a piece of masking tape, twisted lid on tight, and sent me on my way. Then she followed up with pages of emails detailing the proper feeding schedule, troubleshooting tips, and a few tried-and-true recipes for using the starter as a leavening agent (in place of commercial yeast) in bread, pizza, biscuits, and more. Wait, feeding schedule?! I’d been under the impression that the sourdough starter would sit in my fridge, ready to use in a recipe when the mood strikes. Not quite. During refrigeration, the starter culture falls into a sort of hibernation state; it will survive weeks, even months, like this, only grow weaker over time as the natural bacteria and yeasts wear themselves out.

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If I wanted to bake sourdough bread using this starter, I’d need to reinvigorate it so that it would be able to help the loaf rise. I’d need to “feed” it. This requires planning and patience: allowing the liquid to come to room temperature before adding an equal amount of lukewarm water and a scant double amount of all-purpose flour, then leaving it alone for hours. During that rest, the microorganisms would gobble up sugars in the flour and multiply exponentially. “The stronger it is, the better,” my mom wrote, “and the higher and more reliably the bread will rise.” The older the starter, the stronger it is, she added, so I shouldn’t have any problems. (No access to heirloom starter? No problem: make your own from scratch using just flour, water, air, and time — thekitchn.com has excellent tutorials.) Since almost two months had passed since I hauled that jar of Mom’s sourdough starter back to Aspen, I set out to feed it. The ivory glop had shrunk to about a half-cup, with a quarter-inch of dark grey liquid on top (alcohol, a fermentation byproduct). I poured that out, dumped the starter into a 4-cup glass measuring cup, and added the proper amount of water and flour. I let it sit in the warmest spot in my kitchen (on top of a cold stove) for hours…and nothing happened. Maybe it rose slightly, but certainly didn’t double in volume. Did it die? I repeated the process, moving the white sludge to a big glass bowl to allow room for expansion. Fingers crossed, I hit Ajax for the day, and by the time I returned home, it had ballooned beautifully. Sweet, sweet relief — it’s alive! Still I had to mix the bread dough, which requires only a few minutes of hands-on time during each step: combine one cup of the “fed” starter with other

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Sourdough starter is a living organism that requires just a little TLC to reap big baking rewards.

ingredients; knead dough with six to 10 folds, then let rise in three increments of 30 minutes; pop bowl into fridge overnight, allowing dough to “slow ferment” and develop flavor and texture. The following day before baking, I’d remove the dough and let it to come to room temperature (about four hours). Then I’d shape the dough into boules (or baguettes or rolls) and let those rise, covered with a dishtowel, in a warm spot, 60-90 minutes. After 20 minutes of baking on a pizza stone alongside a metal pan of boiling water to create steam, the boules emerged from the oven golden brown and hollow-sounding when tapped from the bottom. All told, I probably spent fewer than 20 minutes of hands-on time spread over 24 hours to enjoy fresh, chewy, crusty bread for days. Why go to all this trouble? It’s cost-effective, for one. A loaf of artisan sourdough bread at a local bakery might run $7 to $12. Flour and water — perhaps a splash of olive oil and a few teaspoons powdered milk powder, in my recipe — cost a fraction of that.

Your home will smell divine, and whatever you don’t eat right away freezes easily. (If baking sourdough bread from scratch seems a stretch for your schedule, try out home fermentation by whipping up a batch of overnight kefir-soaked honey-oat cakes. See recipe, opposite page.) Flavorful, tangy sourdough bread boasts health benefits galore. Wild yeast and lactobacillus cultures in sourdough help to “predigest” ingredients, freeing up micronutrients and neutralizing phytic acid, which inhibits digestive enzymes in the gut and creates trouble for sensitive systems. Folks who have difficulty digesting traditional bread (ahem, only about 7 percent of the population qualifies as gluten intolerant, according to Alessio Fasano, director of the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital) often don’t experience those symptoms with sourdough. Fermented foods — including sourdough, as well as other tangy treats such as sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, and kefir (cultured

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yogurt) — have become insanely popular in the U.S. in recent years, and trend forecasters predict that this will only increase. Probiotics — friendly bacteria that aid digestion, produce vitamins, and help safeguard the human body from harmful microbes — help preserve food, of course, but chefs and home cooks understand that they are also master flavor-makers. Yogurt, cheese, soy sauce, wine, beer — all are products of fermentation. I’ve been making sauerkraut and kimchi for a few years, but those live in my fridge, out of sight. Not so for my other “pet.” Whenever new friends visit my apartment for the first time, I know it’s only a matter of minutes before they spy the suspiciouslooking science project tucked in a dark corner between my refrigerator and stove. What the heck IS that stuff? They can’t help but ask, and I don’t blame them. It’s freaky: translucentwhite jellyfish-like blobs (the “scoby,” or culture) floating atop murky amber liquid with brown trails that resemble wet dust. It’s kombucha! The fizzy, probiotic beverage du jour is even easier to manage than sourdough: brew a stockpot of black tea, add cane sugar, let cool, pour into a giant glass olive jar, slip in a scoby (the “starter,” in this case), and ignore it for 10-30 days, depending on how acidic and effervescent you like it. Kombucha brewing requires minimal effort for maximum output and it’s mostly self-sustaining — call it the lazy girl’s introduction to fermentation. So…anyone want a scoby? amandaraewashere@gmail.com

MAKE IT KEFIR-SOAKED HONEY OAT CAKES Fitting fermented foods into your life is easy—with a game plan. I make these hand-sized overnight oatmeal pancakes in a double-batch for easy freezing. Just pop in the toaster, slather with nut butter or jam, and take ’em to go. They’re almost as good as Bonnie’s oatmeal pancakes— not to mention healthier and cheaper, too.

ABOVE: Fermented foods such as sauerkraut, kimchi, pickled vegetables, and yogurt are great for gut health.

Makes 9 pancakes 2 cups organic old-fashioned rolled oats 2 cups kefir 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 2 eggs, separated 1 tablespoon raw honey 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted, plus more for frying >In a large bowl, combine oats, kefir, and apple cider vinegar. Cover and let stand overnight at room temperature. >When ready to cook, add egg yolks, honey, vanilla, sea salt, baking soda, and coconut oil to the soaked oats. Mix well. >In a separate bowl, whisk (or whip with a hand mixer) egg whites until soft peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into oat mixture. >In a pan or griddle over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon coconut oil. Spoon ½ cup batter onto preheated pan to form oblong, hand-sized cakes. Cook about 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown. >Serve warm or let cool and freeze up to 6 months.

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GUNNER’S LIBATIONS

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THE UNICORN The mixologists at 39 Degrees Lounge at the Sky Hotel seem to always have a pulse on the local cocktail scene. So when the scene was Gay Ski Week, the Sky introduced a warm, boozy drink called The Unicorn. Colorful and chocolatey, with the perfect kick courtesy of Knob Creek Rye and Marble Distilling Moonlight EXpresso, the Unicorn turned out to be popular among the Ski Week crowd — and just about everyone else. Thankfully, 39 Degrees noticed the smiling faces

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FROM ASPEN, WITH LOVE

ASPEN UNTUCKED

by BARBARA PLATTS

Protestors take to the rainy streets of Glewnood Springs, one of many marches in the Roaring Fork Valley last month.

TAKING IT TO THE STREETS PROTESTS GROW IN THE VALLEY AND BEYOND

OUR FEET WERE SOAKED. It wasn’t the normal kind of foot soak one gets in February in the Roaring Fork Valley. This felt more like Seattle in mid-March. Despite the precipitation, there were around 65 ladies — as well as several gents — marching on Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs on Saturday afternoon. This was one of nearly 150 pro-choice protests BARBARA PLATTS spreading across the country, which were organized to counter more than 200 anti-abortion demonstrations. We started in Sayre Park and traipsed toward downtown. Many participants had signs in hand. A few bold leaders started chants among the group like “Show me what democracy looks like.” Participants would answer, “This is what democracy looks like.” As we marched, drivers passing us honked in support, giving the thumbs up or rolling down their windows and cheering. “I was really excited,” said Gretchen Brogdon, one of the organizers of the rally through the Facebook group Indivisible Roaring Fork. “I was worried we wouldn’t have many, but to see 65 show up in the rain and actually be able to

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march the whole way was great.” Marches and protests of all kinds have been in existence for hundreds of years. More recently, we have seen thousands come out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. We have also seen large numbers protesting against the North Dakota pipeline. Possibly the most notable rally so far in 2017 was Jan. 21 when millions across the country and beyond came out in towns and cities to participate in a women’s march. In Aspen, there were around 1,000 people who took to the streets and the slopes on that day to stand up for issues close to them. No matter one’s political beliefs, these marches and protests are hard to ignore. They are visible on the streets in many major cities. They fill the newscasts on television and the radio on a weekly basis. There is a hefty portion of the country that is not happy with the current political terrain, and they are trying to show that through positive and peaceful protests. I did not attend a women’s march on Jan. 21. I was visiting some friends and family in a city I don’t know particularly well and wasn’t sure where to begin if I did want to check it out. I was disappointed

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with myself by the end of the day for not making more of an effort to find the march. Not because I felt that it was my duty to take a stand. As a journalist, I felt it was negligent of me to not experience something that was affecting so many. When I heard about the march for Planned Parenthood in Glenwood Springs, I felt it was necessary for me to attend and see, firsthand, how so many people were channeling their frustrations into peaceful demonstrations. “We are driven to take action,” Brogdon said. “Sometimes we just need to get together. This was a kind of huddle.” The camaraderie in the air was palpable on Saturday. I understood quickly how these types of rallies have become so popular. The positive energy and impassioned sentiments are almost addicting to be in the presence of. Another one of the ladies who got the word out about the march, Janet Ferrara, was front and center in the effort on Saturday, holding a sign that said “I am woman, hear me roar.” She likened rallies like this to civil rights protests. That history motivated her to get out there. “I remembered how people have been so strong in the past for causes,” she said. “They have done sit-ins, they haven’t eaten. Here we

are with a little rain and we are all out here getting wet even though we may have had second thoughts about coming out.” Aspen resident Cyndi Tikunoff made a point to get past the roundabout to attend the march, as well. She marched in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with her mother and sister on Jan. 21. After that, she said she was hooked. “The march in Santa Fe was so peaceful and positive. It really gave me hope for the future,” Tikunoff said. “I want to continue marching for issues I believe in. It makes me feel like I’m making a difference.” Saturday’s march went for about an hour, returning to Sayre Park for one final chant. Many marchers’ signs were unreadable at the end because the rain had made the ink run. However, that did not seem to dampen anyone’s spirits. It was obvious that everyone felt empowered. They liked that they were able to do something to express their fears and frustrations. And that, ultimately, each and every one of their voices has the ability to make a difference. To maintain journalistic integrity, Barbara Platts observed and reported on the march on Saturday; she did not participate. Reach her at bplatts.000@gmail.com.


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A STEP BACK IN TIME... AND INTO THE BACKCOUNTRY

BY JEANNE MCGOVERN | PHOTOS BY ANNA STONEHOUSE

ASPEN IS A WORLD FILLED WITH GLITZ AND GLAMOUR. Even for those of us who have lived and worked here for years, it’s hard to ignore the spectacle that is our resort town at times. So when Aspen Times’ photographer Anna Stonehouse and I set out for a backcountry snowmobile tour with Western Adventures, it was hard for me to shake the “here we go again” feeling of a tourist-centric day ahead. The minute we turned onto Allen Way, set just above the infamous Woody Creek Tavern, I was knew I was in for something different. And, at least in this instance, first impressions were right on target. THE EXPERIENCE

The welcome center for Western Adventures, if you will, pretty much tells the tale of the business — if you look at the details. Trailers and trucks, all run down just to the point of being cool, dot the landscape. A long broken-down tractor, with original ZG license plates, sums up the scene: truly unique, truly original and undeniably un-Aspen. And then, proprietor Howard Vagneur (indeed a relation to Aspen Times’ columnist Tony Vagneur, among dozens and dozens of other Vagneurs who still call the Roaring Fork Valley home) saunters up. His very presence — hardened edges, solid spirit, soft-

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hearted nature — speaks volumes about the company he runs ... and the adventure that lies ahead. As we head into the trailer that serves as the office/dressing room/orientation center, things become even more clear: We are in a time warp. Onesies line the wall, and Howard is not shy to tell us who has worn them (everyone from supermodels to X Games celebs); similarly, a corkboard is dotted with photos, worn at the edges, of those who have ventured into the surrounding backcountry with Vagneur and his family-run operation. At the side of the board is a cartoon, penned with dozens of signatures of those who have hit the trails with Western Adventures: Robert DeNiro, Randy and Dennis Quaid, Perry Farrell ... the list goes on and on. But Vagneur will tell you, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. “Oh, we’ve had ‘em all out here — Lucille Ball, Buddy Hackett, Christie Brinkley, X Games athletes ... they all like a good time out here.” At this point, we meet our guide for the day. Trevor Nye, 29, was born and raised in the Roaring Fork Valley; he’s a relation to Vagneur — and he has been exploring these mountains since he was old enough to walk and guiding groups like ours since he was old enough to work. So as we pile into the weathered Chevy Suburban that will take us to our next stop, I realize the reason this particular “tourist” activity isn’t so touristy after all. The people we are with.

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“I’VE BEEN SLEDDING UP HERE SINCE I WAS OLD ENOUGH TO WALK, AND I’VE BEEN GUIDING TRIPS UP HERE SINCE I WAS OLD ENOUGH TO WORK. IT NEVER GETS OLD ... BEING OUT IN THIS PART OF THE COLORADO BACKCOUNTRY. ” - TREVOR NYE

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THE TERRAIN

As the Suburban rumbles along the road toward Lenado and the backcountry above, the resort town of Aspen — and all that it represents — quietly fades away. Nye, with a thick chew in his cheek and accent that perfectly blends Colorado cowboy with redneck sledneck, tells us the history of the landscape that surrounds us. Lenado was once a booming mining town; the year-round population, which now hovers around eight (yes, eight), swelled to 2,000 at some point before the turn-of-the century. Later, it was a logging town; the trees that loomed over us were new growth in the grand scheme of things. And, after we pass through the town of Lenado and up a few loose switchbacks, we get to the end of the road: a place where cars can no longer travel, but where snowmobiles can no longer be staged. It is, in a nutshell, a political time-bomb for those — like Howard Vagneur — who live and breathe the fate of Lenado. But for today, the problem is resolved: We take a fully rigged John Deere machine the 2.1 miles up the road to a fleet of waiting snowmobiles. After

being instructed on how to start, stop, speed up and slow down these state-of-the-art machines, the soft-spoken but engaging Nye leads us up and around the snow-covered hills — with a hot-c0coa stop at a rustic cabin along the way. Nye’s appreciation for the beauty of what we are seeing is apparent; at one stop on the trail, we can see all four ski areas. Nye’s passion for snowmobiling equals his deep appreciation for nature; he talks about trips to Wyoming, cliff drops on his machine and guests he has seen both crash and crush the trails we are speeding along. “There’s no better riding than back here — the trails, the views ...” says Nye, noting the groups he guides range in size from six to 60, and that all have their upsides. For Times’ photographer Stonehouse and I – who have had the luxury of many backcountry adventure assignments — as well as our tour mates, we can’t help but agree: It’s not the landscape that is making the day so amazing. It’s the perfect Colorado combination of adrenaline and adventure, people and passion, nurture and nature. It’s not something that is easily repeated, but always appreciated.

ABOVE: A view of all four area ski hills from the backcountry far above Lenado; Western Adventures proprietor Howard Vagneur and his vintage tractor; a tour group taking laps on an open snowfield. OPPOSITE PAGE, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: The Western Adventures crew refill the machines for the next day’s tours; the signature board, filled with the names of famous people of all stripes; a fully rigged John Deere machine that gets tour groups from point A to point B; guide Trevor Nye serves up hot chocolate and tea to his group; riders from North Carolina and Florida get the lowdown on how to drive a snowmobile; Howard Vagneur shares tales from tours past.

“AN ADVENTURE LIKE THIS OFFERS US NON-SKIERS A GREAT WAY TO EXPERIENCE THE AREA AND GET A REAL TASTE OF WINTER SPORTS. PLUS, IT’S BEEN REALLY FUN!” -RYN BLECKE, ASHEVILLE, N.C.

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THE CASE FOR CABO “WELCOME TO MIAMI,” the server said to my husband and me when we sat down for lunch after arriving in Puerto Vallarta. We laughed, although it was clear he wasn’t entirely kidding. While our vacation was festive and fabulous, it became evident pretty quickly we very well may have had an identical experience in South Florida as Mexico. It’s open for debate whether the unofficial No. 1 offseason destination for Western Colorado residents is Moab or Puerto Vallarta and Sayulita. As I recently discovered, though, not only do Cabo’s staggering views give Moab’s natural beauty a run for its money, not to mention Cabo is even easier to get to than PVR, but being in Cabo also feels as if you’re actually in an entirely different culture (and not just because you won’t bump into all the people you know from Aspen around every corner). Airfare from Grand Junction to Cabo can be found for just over $400, and taking a crack-of-dawn flight means burying your toes in the sand by 2 p.m. My friend and I went last fall for a long weekend and because we were so tickled to be getting away — anywhere — all we really knew is we were staying at a Sheraton, which was a minor cause for concern. If you’ve ever stayed at the Sheraton Downtown Denver on the 16th Street Mall, you, too,

would likely worry about traveling 1,889 miles if it meant once again encountering dreary popcorn ceilings that bear a suspicious resemblance to bat guano, and brown carpet that the 1970s called about and said, in fact, to keep. Thankfully the Sheraton Downtown Denver is not the Sheraton Grand Los Cabos Hacienda Del Mar. Sheraton Grand was introduced in 2015 by Starwood, which they rightfully tout as a notch in their premier-tier brand. Sheraton hotels elevated to Grand status necessarily boast extraordinary locations and demonstrate exceptional quality and service. Thankfully that is the Sheraton Grand Los Cabos Hacienda Del Mar. Situated enchantingly at the southern tip of Baja Peninsula on the Sea of Cortez, the hacienda-style hotel has 270 rooms with private balconies that all have their eye on the prize: a private ribbon of the white-sand Tortuga Beach and crystal-clear, flawlessly aquamarine water that doesn’t ever stop singing as it dances delightfully onto the shore. It’s probably hard to know if the resort is ever crowded since five pools — some with an infinity edge, others with a swim-up bar or waterfalls and waterslides — and pool concierges can keep everyone sufficiently spread out and pampered. The colorful Mediterranean

architecture with a distinct Old Mexico flair accents the grounds as an ongoing reminder that this is not, in fact, the land of flamingos and mouse ears. Another reminder that this isn’t a cut-and-paste Sheraton is the hotel’s Cactus Spa. Elegant wrought-iron furnishings and a stone terrace are accented with natural light and a fragrance that’s a blend of the cucumber-infused ice water available in every private corner mixed with unreserved tranquility. The resort belies any stereotype of hotel food, too. From the sophisticated and adventurous cuisine at the beach-side De Cortez restaurant to the authentic Mexican plates Girasoles de la Hacienda Restaurant, plus six other dining options, Executive Chef Manual DeLuca puts his prolific and innovative touch on so many gastronomic experiences that it’s not necessary to leave the hotel in search of variety. Worth leaving for anyway, though, is ACRE, a picturesque piece of farmland adjacent to San Jose del Cabo. The owners are in the process of developing indulgent hotel room tree-houses in a palm forest, and the recently opened restaurant feels like a jaunt to an exclusive jungle oasis. Between their own farm and neighboring suppliers, ACRE’s menu proudly embraces a locavore attitude.

Operating on the belief that “people appreciate authenticity in their surroundings,” the walls at ACRE are made from compressing the surrounding earth, and the quasiroof over the bar and restaurant was constructed using sticks from local palo de arco trees. Everything inside, including lighting and accessories, hails from the Baja and Mexican mainland. The plan is for Nigerian dwarf goats to eventually roam the 25-acre property and donate their milk, which is rich in butterfat, to be used in house-made cheeses. Another reason to adventure off the resort grounds is SUR Beach House, a newly opened and impossibly chic spot close to downtown Cabo on a deliciously swimmable shoreline. The menu draws inspiration from Mexico, Peru and Asia, and while the food alone is worth it, the structure and location are the real prize. Sitting outside on the effortlessly elegant deck means only having to walk down a few stairs and weaving between some beach chairs before diving into an eminently swimmable body of bath water. An outdoor shower abuts the restaurant, and the staff is eager to please — and save seats. But you really wouldn’t be faulted for never leaving the resort grounds. Not just because you don’t need to be seen, but because everything you want is all right there.

CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: The beachfront resort features graceful hacienda-style architecture; a welcome sight at the hotel entrance; perfect pairing: Champagne and Cabo San Lucas Bay from a waterfront table on Medano Beach at the SUR Beach House.

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IF YOU GO... SHERATON GRAND LOS CABOS HACIENDA DEL MAR Rates start at $325 in April and $254 in October for rooms with private terraces overlooking the gardens or ocean. http://www.starwoodhotels. com/sheraton/property/overview/ index.html?propertyID=1298

ABOVE: The hotel’s oceanfront infinity pool melts into view of the Sea of Cortez. LEFT: A sampling of fresh local fare. INSET: Sheraton Grand Los Cabos Hacienda del Mar executive chef Manuel de Luca (left) prepares a Mexican-style pizza.

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The SOCIAL SIDE of TOWN

TO SKI OR APRÈS-SKI?

MAY SELBY

ASPEN’S APRÈS-SKI CIRCUIT rivals that of any ski town around the world. You’ll find a DJ spinning at après hot spots on a daily basis. Hot tubbing with cocktails is another popular post-ski day alternative. Presentations and discussions dot the local calendar. For these reasons and more, it’s not surprising Aspen was designated No. 1 for après ski in North America by SKI Magazine. For a more cultural way to spend après, Aspen Words is celebrating 20 years of its Winter Words series with authors taking the audience around from the banks of the Colorado River (thanks to photographer

Valentines Chris and Jalayne Pund celebrate on a ski date with a stopover at the Sundeck.

Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko on Feb. 7) to New York City’s 1980s art scene, to 18th-century Ghana, and many unexpected places in between. Coming up next are Yaa Gyasi in conversation with Farah Griffin on Feb. 28, Adam Gopnik on March 21 and Stephanie Danler, Anna Noyes and Molly Prentiss closing out the program on April 4. Visit www.aspenwords.org/events for more information. For a slopeside après celebration, don’t miss the upcoming Après Ski Cocktail Classic from Thursday, March 9 to Sunday, March 12. The springtime festivities

Whitney Robinson, style director for Town & Country magazine, strikes a pose next to Nicky Byrnes of Aether Apparel.

feature a Grand Tasting Village and Private Reserve Room of high marque spirits, artisanal craft cocktails, seminars by award-winning mixologists and brand ambassadors, snow parties, pop-up bars, demonstrations, fireside chats, spirit-paired dinners, special on-mountain events and The Great Après Ski Pub Crawl. For info, tickets and the full schedule, visit www.apresskicocktailclassic.com. Contact May with insights, invites or info: allthewaymaymay@hotmail.com

Heidi Kowar, Bob Bindseil and Sarah Manning skiing on Ajax around Valentine’s Day.

Jon Barnes offers the ultimate apres option, riding around in his legendary Ultimate Taxi.

Gatsby’s big birthday celebration on Feb. 12 started with skiing on Aspen Mountain at 9 a.m., next to Highlands to hike the bowl, lunch at Cloud Nine to apres at Chair 9 and on to Belly Up to see Chris Robinson.

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Photographer Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko receive a standing ovation after their Winter Words presentation on Feb. 7 at Paepcke Auditorium.


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DJ Gabe spins at apres in Aspen on Feb. 12.

Psyched skiers and riders queued up for the gondola on a recent powder day.

Canadians Luke Dolan and Mike Kuntz on a guys’ ski trip to Aspen.

Cocktail servers Beatriz Gonzales and Charlotte Weaver working the apres scene.

What says Valentine’s Day on Aspen Mountain more than a bright red gondola?

A group of Roaring Fork Valley dads (and one 21-year-old son) on a ski trip to Silverton in February. Courtesy photo.

Mark Pincus, Erica Stern, Pam Alexander and David Spector are all smiles at apres in Aspen.

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KEVIN NEALON’S COLORADO

‘SNL’ ALUM AND LOCAL FAVORITE RETURNS FOR ASPEN LAUGH FESTIVAL KEVIN NEALON has been a mainstay of American comedy for more than three decades now, from his early days as a stand-up comic to his immortal nine-year run on “Saturday Night Live” and appearances in just about all of Adam Sandler’s movies and on a smattering of TV shows. Most recently, he’s been appearing with Matt LeBlanc on the sitcom “Man With a Plan,” and popped up last month on an episode of “A Prairie Home Companion.” Nealon grew up in Connecticut. But Aspen and Colorado — from the days of the HBO Comedy Festival to today — have been regular stops for Nealon, who returns to headline the Aspen Laugh Festival at the Wheeler Opera House on Saturday, Feb. 25. He taped his most recent hourlong comedy special, Showtime’s “Whelmed…But Not Overly,” in Denver. “I could’ve taped my special anywhere and I chose Colorado because I seem to connect the best with those audiences there,” he told me on one of his recent runs through town. “I don’t know if it’s the pot thing or what.” The “pot thing,” of course, refers to his memorable stoner character, Doug, on the series “Weeds” and Colorado’s well-deserved status as a mecca of pot culture. “A lot of people assume I’m a pothead because of that show, but I’m not a pot smoker,” he says, adding with a laugh: “It’s just good acting I think. I’ve had people offer me tons of pot over the years.” Through his long career, Nealon’s stand-up routine has been bolstered by his keen eye for the bizarre and his lighthearted take on life and current events. “My set is always evolving, and I’m always looking for new things,” he says. “When you first start out, you’re emulating someone. So when I first started out, people were doing Richard Pryor or Steve Martin or David Letterman. You get to a point where you discover your style — once you find that you keep evolving, because you’re living your life and evolving. So it’s always changing. But

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mine is more reflecting on my life and how I see things.” After he became a father in 2007, his stand-up material including riffs on his wife’s pregnancy, kids and fatherhood (it was also the subject of his 2008 memoir, “Yes, You’re Pregnant, but What About Me?”). The 2012 special brought him back into the realm of spot-on observational humor and included bits on getting food poisoning (“I wish when you threw up the sound told you what the food was that you ate, so you could pinpoint it”), one on seasonal sleeping habits, another on driving while talking on a cellphone and a memorable story about crop-dusting Jack Nicholson on the set of “Anger Management.” A regular Colorado visitor, he’s worked skiing into his routines here and there, including a memorable bit he performed last month on “Prairie Home Companion,” playing with ski jargon double entendres like “white powder,” “grooming” and “black diamond.” “I pull into this convenience store and I ask the guy, ‘What’s the best mountain to ski around here?’ He says, ‘I like Copper Mountain, but a lot of people don’t like to ski there because they’re scared of all the blacks.’ I thought, ‘This guy’s a racist!’ I was confused. But he says, ‘I don’t mind the blacks, I have a lot of fun with them. But they’re all over the mountain, you can’t get away from them, and some of them are not very well groomed.” Nealon’s Aspen gigs have included performing with the cast of “Saturday Night Live” at Comedy Fest, doing remote spots for “The Tonight Show” and doing several stand-up shows at Belly Up (it was after one of those, in 2014, when he witnessed a private plane crash at Sardy Field and became one of the first people to report it to the world via Twitter). Nealon said he can never predict the demographic of his crowds because he gets a mix of longtime fans from his stand-up and his “Saturday Night Live” days and housewives who know him from his regular appearances on “Ellen” alongside the “Weeds” fans and guys in the cult

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following of “Grandma’s Boy.” “I’m lucky in that way,” he says. “I get an eclectic group of people.” Through his time in the entertainment business, hitting the road to do stand-up has been the only constant. “It’s what I got into the business to do, and I never let it go,” he says. “Even when I was doing ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Weeds,’ I never stopped doing it. Sometimes people ask, ‘What’s it like getting back into standup?’ But the truth is I never left. It’s really my passion.” atravers@aspentimes.com

ASPEN LAUGH FESTIVAL LINEUP Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m. Locals Open Mic Night Wednesday, Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m. Whitney Cummings Thursday, Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. Margaret Cho Friday, Feb. 24, 7:30 & 10:30 p.m. Adam Devine Saturday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. Kevin Nealon Tickets and more info at www.wheeleroperahouse.com

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FEB 16 - 22, 2017 — 7:30 p.m., Pitkin County Library, 120 N. Mill St., Aspen.

SATURDAY, FEB. 18 SMOKIN’ JOE AND ZOE — 3 p.m., The Nest at Viceroy Snowmass Hotel, 130 Wood Road, Snowmass Village.

HEAR Sam Bush will headline Belly Up on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

THURSDAY, FEB. 16 CHRIS BANK — 3 p.m., The Nest at Viceroy Snowmass Hotel, 130 Wood Road, Snowmass Village. R&B melodies by the valley’s groove master. “THE MET: LIVE IN HD VERDIS NABUCCO” — 5:30 p.m., Wheeler Opera House, 320 E. Hyman Ave., Aspen. CLAUDIA MEYER OPENING RECEPTION — 6 p.m., Andi-Le Gallery, 529 E. Cooper Ave., Aspen. Elegant, abstract mixed media works. Claudia Meyers art depicts the imaginary, which is magnified by the light and mingles, in turn, with the shadows of its structures, angles and volumes. 970-922-0909 BRAZILIAN JAZZ SESSIONS — 7:30 p.m., The Little Nell, 675 E. Durant St., Aspen. Brazilian jazz music from the Josefina Mendez Jazz Trio. DWIGHT YOAKAM WITH ALYSSA MICAELA — 8:30 p.m., Belly Up Aspen, 450 S. Galena St., Aspen. Yoakam is a two-time Grammy winner and has charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Country Songs Chart. All ages. $98 ADV GA/$105 DOS GA / $425 Reserved / $525 VIP 970-544-9800

FRIDAY, FEB. 17 SNOWMASS BUD LIGHT STREET RAIL FRIDAYS — 2 p.m., Snowmass Mountain, Snowmass Village. Athletes showcase their creativity and skills in an urban-inspired rail garden located on Fanny Hill in Snowmass. Interested in competing? Visit www.aspensnowmass.com for more info.

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LARRY AND PATTY HERD — 3 p.m., The Nest at Viceroy Snowmass Hotel, 130 Wood Road, Snowmass Village. LP Herd’s sound is defined by Patty’s bluesy sultry voice and Larry’s jazz/blues inspired guitar style. Their song list includes jazz standards to rock, blues and country. DAMIAN SMITH AND TERRY BANNON — 4 p.m., The New Belgium Ranger Station, 100 Elbert Lane, Snowmass Village. APRES SKI WITH ECHO MONDAY — 4 p.m., Wildwood Snowmass, 100 Elbert Lane, Snowmass. I LOVED HER IN THE MOVIES: AUTHOR ROBERT WAGNER IN CONVERSATION WITH BILL STIRLING — 4 p.m., Explore Booksellers, 221 E. Main St., Aspen. Join us for a glass of wine and an intimate discussion of Robert Wagner’s new book, “I Loved Her in the Movies: Memories of Hollywood’s Legendary Actresses.” Seating is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Wagner will sign his book following the discussion downstairs in the bookstore. JAS CAFE: MARCOS VALLE — 7 and 9:15 p.m., Cooking School of Aspen, 305 E. Hopkins Ave., Aspen. Legendary Brazilian singer, instrumentalist composer and producer Marcos Valle’s high-energy band blends samba and bossa nova with fusions of dance music, soul, jazz and more. BRAZILIAN JAZZ SESSIONS — 7:30 p.m., The Little Nell, 675 E. Durant St., Aspen. Brazilian jazz music from the Josefina Mendez Jazz Trio. LIBRARY CINEMA: 2017 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED SHORTS

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FOURTH ANNUAL FAMILY HOEDOWN — 3 p.m., Cozy Point Ranch, 210 Juniper Road, Snowmass. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children ages 3 to 12 and children under 3 are free. Live music, food, drinks, mechanical bull riding, Eurobungy, Zorbs and pony rides are just a few of the fun family activities available. www. familyhoedown.org. DAMIAN SMITH AND DENNIS JUNG — 4 p.m., Red Onion, 420 E. Cooper Ave., Aspen. BRADMAN’S ONE MAN BAND — 4 p.m., Aspen Brewing Co., 304 E. Hopkins Ave., Aspen. BOOK TALK: DEFENDING GIANTS: THE REDWOOD WARS — 5 p.m., Explore Booksellers, 221 E. Main St., Aspen. Darren Speece discusses his new book, “Defending Giants: The Redwood Wars and the Transformation of American Environmental Politics.” BRAZILIAN JAZZ SESSIONS — 7:30 p.m., The Little Nell, 675 E. Durant St., Aspen. Brazilian jazz music from the Josefina Mendez Jazz Trio. LIBRARY CINEMA: 2017 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED SHORTS — 7:30 p.m., Pitkin County Library, 120 N. Mill St., Aspen. SMOKIN’ JOE AND ZOE — 9 p.m., St. Regis, 315 E. Dean St., Aspen.

SUNDAY, FEB. 19 LIVE MUSIC BRUNCH WITH DAN SHERIDAN — 11:30 a.m., Justice Snow’s, 328 E. Hyman Ave., Aspen. 970-429-8192 CHRIS BANK AND MARK JOHNSON — 3 p.m., The Nest at Viceroy Snowmass Hotel, 130 Wood Road, Snowmass Village. Live apres music featuring R&B and funky blues with smooth vocals. BRADMAN’S ONE MAN BAND — 4 p.m., Slow Groovin’ Snowmass, 67 Elbert Lane, Snowmass Village.

R. BLOOMBERG — 5:30 p.m., The Aspen Institute, Doerr-Hosier Center, 845 Meadows Road, Aspen. This event will feature Michael Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP, Bloomberg Philanthropies and former three-term New York City mayor in conversation with Robert K. Steel, CEO of Perella Weinberg Partners and Aspen Institute Chairman Emeritus. Fee: $25. www.aspenshowtix.com. LIVE MUSIC WITH PONDER THE ALBATROSS — 9 p.m., Justice Snow’s, 328 E. Hyman Ave., Aspen. Straight out of Denver, Ponder the Albatross plays a hybrid style of experimental folk, rock and bluegrass. 970-429-8192 UNDERGROUND MVMNT: LATENIGHT MI CHOLA TAKEOVERS — 10 p.m., Mi Chola, 411 Main St., Aspen. House, bass and electronic goodness.

MONDAY, FEB. 20 SMOKIN’ JOE AND ZOE — 3 p.m., Venga Venga, Fanny Hill Slopeside, Snowmass Village.

TUESDAY, FEB. 21 SMOKIN’ JOE KELLY — 3:30 p.m., Shlomo’s Deli and Grill, 501 E. Dean St. Unit C-1, Aspen. MARTY STUART & HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES — 9 p.m., Belly Up Aspen, 450 S. Galena St., Aspen. All ages. $35 GA / $65 reserved. 970-544-9800

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22 SMOKIN’ JOE AND ZOE — 6 p.m., Sage Bar, Snowmass Village, 0239 Snowmass Club Circle, Snowmass Village. CLAUDIA MEYER ARTIST RECEPTION — 6 p.m., Andi-Le Gallery, 529 E. Cooper Ave., Aspen. Elegant, abstract mixed media works. Claudia Meyers art depicts the imaginary, which is magnified by the light and mingles, in turn, with the shadows of its structures, angles and volumes. 970-922-0909 ARGENTINE TANGO DANCE CLASSES — 6:30 p.m., The Red Brick, 110 E. Hallam St., Aspen. Connection and movement and community and music and fun. Instruction by Heather Morrow. 970-948-3963

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Basalt - $370,000

Carbondale - $315,000

Glenwood Springs - $1,000,000

Glenwood Springs - $125,000

Glenwood Springs - $160,000

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ELK SPRINGS LOT - READY TO BUILD! Endless views on this 3.78 acre lot, adjacent to open space. Includes approved plans for 3,700 SqFt home. Tap fees paid. Motivated seller, owner financing available.

Ready, set, Build! Convenient location between Glenwood and Carbondale! 1.91 acre lot with expansive views of the valley! Within minutes of the new K-8 school! MLS#145404

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Glenwood Springs - $375,000

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Rifle - $335,000

SILT - COLORADO RIVER FRONTAGE - $1,650,000

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Make this home yours! Two story 5 bedroom home. Wood floors, new kitchen, bathrooms, roof, siding, boiler. Over-sized two car garage with workshop.

Nicole Cavarra

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Snowmass - $1,150,000

ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES This 6.78 acre Colorado River property is a rare find! 3 beautiful log cabins, a duplex, a single family home, a studio apartment, a garage workshop, a bathhouse/laundry mat and several camping sites. A Special Use Permit allows for resort usage. The property could be used for retreats, B & B, addiction recovery center, employee housing, the possibilities are endless. Water rights, plus, partial producing mineral rights are included. This property is what dreams are made of!

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Meadow Ranch. With 2300+ SF and 4 bedrooms, this is one of the most attractive purchase options in the price range. New carpet & paint. Low dues, Located in the Aspen school district. Easy walk to parks, recreation, and ski shuttle.

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section

of the Eagle County Department of Community Development located at 500 Broadway, Eagle Colorado. The application may also be viewed on the E a g l e C o u n t y w e b s i t e a t www.eaglecounty.us/Planning/Active_Land_Use_A pplications/ Telephone inquiries regarding the subject matter of the public notice may be made by calling (970) 328-8746. Agenda times for the Board of County Commissioners are available online at www.eaglecounty.us/Commissioners/Commissioner_Meetings /Agendas/

File No.: 1041-5354 Ace Lane Tree Farm (Mid Valley Metropolitan District Amendment) Request: The purpose of this 1041 Permit is to support 227 additional equivalent residential units (EGR’s) on the subject property. This application seeks to amend a 1041 permit that was granted to the Mid Valley Metro District by Eagle County in 2000. The 2000 permit was approved with 213 EGR’s on the subject PUD property (identified then as “Kodiak Park�). The combination of the previously approved 213 EQR’s plus the 227 EQR’s requested by this amendment will allow for a total of 440 permitted EQR’s on the subject property.

PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO. Regina O’Brien County Clerk and Recorder Published in the Eagle Valley Enterprise, Vail Daily and the Aspen Times Weekly February 16, 2017 (12645328) PUBLIC NOTICE OF PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME 17C507 Public Notice is given on February 8, 2017, that a Petition for a Change of Name of an [X] Adult has been filed with the Pitkin County Combined Courts. The Petition requests that the name of Marta Stenstadvold Webb be changed to Sofie Stenstadvold Webb Jonna Goldstone Clerk of Court

Location: 201 Tree Farm Road, El Jebel, CO

Glenita L. Melnick Deputy Clerk

Scheduled items will be continued to the next Board meeting day if the Board is unable to complete its agenda as scheduled.

Published in the Aspen Times Weekly February 16, and 23, 2017 and March 2, 2017. (12650059)

Copies of the aforementioned application and DISTRICT COURT, PITKIN COUNTY, related documents may be examined in the Office STATE OF COLORADO of the Eagle County Department of Community De- C I V I L A C T I O N N O . 2 0 1 5 C V 0 3 0 0 9 5 , velopment located at 500 Broadway, Eagle Colo- Division/Courtroom 5 rado. The application may also be viewed on the E a g l e C o u n t y w e b s i t e a t NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE 16-475 www.eaglecounty.us/Planning/Active_Land_Use_A OF REAL PROPERTY pplications/ Telephone inquiries regarding the subject matter of FIFTH AVENUE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, the public notice may be made by calling (970) Plaintiff, 328-8746. Agenda times for the Board of County v. Commissioners are available online at www.eagle- PATRICK IMESON; VICTORIA BARRENA; U.S. county.us/Commissioners/Commissioner_Meetings BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE /Agendas/ FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF A S P E N T I M E S W E E K L Y V FebrAMERICA u ar y 16, 2017 FUNDING CORPORATION MORTPUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF GAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SECOUNTY COMMISSIONERS, COUNTY OF EA- RIES 2006-J; UNITED FOOD SERV INC; DIANA GLE, STATE OF COLORADO. KLOCK; BRUCE KLOCK; and TOM OKEN AS PITKIN COUNTY PUBLIC TRUSTEE, et al. Regina O’Brien Defendant(s).

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   &  -+,0(,1 !!#!"#!#"$ Regarding: CONDOMINIUM UNIT 302, BUILDING C, FIFTH AVENUE (A CONDOMINIUM), ACCORDING TO THE CONDOMINIUM MAP THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 AT PAGE 122, AND AS FURTHER DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN THE CONDOMINIUM DECLARATION FOR FIFTH AVENUE (A CONDOMINIUM) RECORDED DECEMBER 1, 1965 IN BOOK 217 AT PAGE 172 AS RECEPTION NO. 122634 AND FIRST SUPPLEMENT THERETO RECORDED FEBRUARY 7, 1967 IN BOOK 225 AT PAGE 379 AS RECEPTION NO. 126585 AND SECOND SUPPLEMENT THERETO, RECORDED DECEMBER 1, 1967 IN BOOK 230 AT PAGE 518 AS RECEPTION NO. 129229.;        

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Also known as:800 S. Mill Street #302, Aspen, CO        81611          TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS, Please take notice:         You and each of you are hereby notified that a       Sheriff's Sale of the referenced property is to be    conducted by the Civil Division of the Sheriff's De-

partment of Pitkin County, Colorado at 10 O'clock A.M., on the 22nd day of March, 2017, on the Courthouse Steps at 506 East Main Street, Aspen, CO 81611, phone number 970-920-5300. At which DISTRICT COURT, PITKIN COUNTY, sale, the described property STATE OF COLORADO M O N DAY- F R I DAY 8 : 3above 0AM TO 5real :00 P M and imC I V I L A C T I O N N O . 2 0 1 5 C V 0 3 0 0 9 5 , provements thereon will be sold to the highest bidder. Plaintiff makes no warranty relating to title, Division/Courtroom 5 970 -7 7 73 1 72 possession, or quiet enjoyment in and to said real property NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE 16-475 P S C H U LTZ @ in C connection M N M .Owith R Gthis sale. OF REAL PROPERTY BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS SUFFICIENT TO COVER FIFTH AVENUE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, THEIR HIGHEST BID AT THE TIME OF SALE. Plaintiff, v. PATRICK IMESON; VICTORIA BARRENA; U.S. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIEN BEING FOREBANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE CLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN ON THE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF SUBJECT PROPERTY. Judgment is in the AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION MORT- amount of $82,719.01. GAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-J; UNITED FOOD SERV INC; DIANA First Publication: January 26 2017 KLOCK; BRUCE KLOCK; and TOM OKEN AS Last Publication: February 23 2017 Published In: The Aspen Times Weekly PITKIN COUNTY PUBLIC TRUSTEE, et al. Published in the Aspen Times Weekly January 26, Defendant(s). 2017 and February 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2017. Regarding: CONDOMINIUM UNIT 302, BUILD- (12557056) ING C, FIFTH AVENUE (A CONDOMINIUM), ACCORDING TO THE CONDOMINIUM MAP THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 AT PAGE 122, AND AS FURTHER DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN THE CONDOMINIUM DECLARANOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TION FOR FIFTH AVENUE (A CONDOMINIUM) RE: 210 S. First Street RECORDED DECEMBER 1, 1965 IN BOOK 217 AT PAGE 172 AS RECEPTION NO. 122634 AND FIRST SUPPLEMENT THERETO RECORDED Public Hearing: 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, FEBRUARY 7, 1967 IN BOOK 225 AT PAGE 379 2017 AS RECEPTION NO. 126585 AND SECOND Meeting Location: City Hall, City Council ChamSUPPLEMENT THERETO, RECORDED DECEM- bers 130 S. Galena Street, Aspen, CO 81611 BER 1, 1967 IN BOOK 230 AT PAGE 518 AS RE- Project Location:210 S. First Street Legal Description: Lot A and the west 22 ½' of CEPTION NO. 129229.; Lot B, Block 60, City of Aspen, Colorado, Also known as:800 S. Mill Street #302, Aspen, CO PID#2735-124-59-112 Description: The applicant previously received 81611 approval to construct a detached home along the TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS, Please alley of this property. Amendments to the approved design are requested, along with a floor artake notice: ea bonus and variations to setbacks and design You and each of you are hereby notified that a standards. Sheriff's Sale of the referenced property is to be Land Use Review: Substantial Amendment to a conducted by the Civil Division of the Sheriff's De- Major Development approval, Variations partment of Pitkin County, Colorado at 10 O'clock Decision Making Body: Historic Preservation A.M., on the 22nd day of March, 2017, on the Commission Courthouse Steps at 506 East Main Street, Aspen, Applicant: John Key, 135 Hopkins Ltd., P.O. Box CO 81611, phone number 970-920-5300. At which 671243, Austin, TX 75367-1243 sale, the above described real property and im- More Information: For further information, relatprovements thereon will be sold to the highest bid- ed to the project, contact Amy Simon at the City of der. Plaintiff makes no warranty relating to title, Aspen Community Development Department, 130 possession, or quiet enjoyment in and to said real S. Galena St., Aspen, CO, (970) 429.2758, property in connection with this sale. amy.simon@cityofaspen.com. BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS SUFFICIENT TO COVER THEIR HIGHEST BID AT THE TIME OF SALE. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIEN BEING FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN ON THE SUBJECT PROPERTY. Judgment is in the amount of $82,719.01.

Published in the Aspen Times on February 16, 2017. (12653808)

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING RE: 541 Race Alley Public Hearing: 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Meeting Location: City Hall, City Council Chambers 130 S. Galena Street, Aspen, CO 81611 Project Location: 541 Race Alley Legal Description: Lot 6, Fox Crossing Subdivision, City of Aspen, Colorado, PID#2737-073-92-006 Description: The property contains two landmark designated cabins which will be expanded and converted into a single family home. The applicant requests final design approval. Land Use Review: Final Major Development Decision Making Body: Historic Preservation Commission Applicant: Fox Crossing Properties Lots 4 & 6, LLC 6330 Mercer Street, Houston, TX 77005 More Information: For further information, related to the project, contact Amy Simon at the City of Aspen Community Development Department, 130 S. Galena St., Aspen, CO, (970) 429.2758, amy.simon@cityofaspen.com. Published in the Aspen Times on February 16, 2017. (12653708)


NOTICE TO CREDITORS BY PUBLICATION PURSUANT TO §15-12-801, C.R.S. NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Darius Kalnenas, Deceased Case Number 2017PR2 All persons having claims against the abovenamed estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative, Donata Kalnenaite, in care of the undersigned attorney or to District Court of Pitkin County, Colorado at 506 E. Main Street, Aspen Colorado on or before June 30, 2017, or the claims may be forever barred. James A. Knowlton, Estate Attorney 211 Midland Ave, Suite 203 Basalt, CO 81621 Published in the Aspen Times February 16, and 23, 2017 and March 2, 2017. (12647690) SECTION 00100 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID Sealed BIDS for construction of the Snowmass Water and Sanitation District, 2.46 MGD WWTF Nutrient Improvements, will be received at the offices of the Snowmass Water and Sanitation District at 0177 Clubhouse Drive, Snowmass Village, Colorado 81615, until 2:00pm, Monday, March 20th, 2017, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. The project generally consists of construction to expand the District's existing wastewater treatment facility to a new treatment capacity of 2.46 MGD. Construction includes repurposing existing facilities into equalization, anaerobic, and anoxic basins, construction of new aeration basins, secondary clarifiers, disc filters, UV disinfection, odor control facilities, and associated piping and buildings. All bids must be submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Bids will only be accepted from qualified general contractors that have demonstrated experience in construction projects of this type. A Bid Bond, in the amount of 5% will be required and must accompany the bid. Performance and Payment Bonds will be required upon contract award. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00am, Friday, February 24th, 2017, starting at District offices with a facility tour to follow. Copies of Drawings, Specifications, and other Contract Documents for use in preparing Bids may be obtained from the Engineer after February 12, 2017. Electronic documents may be obtained by emailing Chad Paulson, P.E. at SGM (chadp@sgm-inc.com) and cc. Joan Preisner with SGM at (joanp@sgm-inc.com ). The email subject line shall read: Request for Electronic Bid Documents - Snowmass Water and Sanitation District 2.46 MGD WWTF Nutrient Improvements. The email shall contain the following information: Name, Company, and Phone Number. FTP site login information will be sent via email to the requested once adequate information has been provided. Hard copies are available at cost for each set of Contract Documents. Payment is to be made to Engineer, whose mailing address is: 118 West 6th Street, Suite 200, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. All payments made for Drawings, Specification, and other Contract Documents are nonrefundable. Copies of the Drawings and Project Specifications are also on file and may be examined at Engineer's address during normal working hours after February 12, 2017. All technical questions should be directed in writing to Chad Paulson through email (chadp@sgminc.com) or phone 970-945-1004. This project is being funded in its entirety by Owner. This work is not subject to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), Davis-Bacon wage or Buy-American Act requirements. Snowmass Water and Sanitation District Kit Hamby District Manager Published in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent February 6 and 20, 2017 and Aspent Times Weekly February 9 and 16, 2017 (12639227)

trict 2.46 MGD WWTF Nutrient Improvements. The email shall contain the following information: Name, Company, and Phone Number. FTP site login information will be sent via email to the requested once adequate information has been provided. Hard copies are available at cost for each set of Contract Documents. Payment is to be made to Engineer, whose mailing address is: 118 West 6th Street, Suite 200, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. All payments made for Drawings, Specification, and other Contract Documents are nonrefundable. Copies of the Drawings and Project Specifications are also on file and may be examined at Engineer's address during normal working hours after February 12, 2017. All technical questions should be directed in writing to Chad Paulson through email (chadp@sgminc.com) or phone 970-945-1004. This project is being funded in its entirety by Owner. This work is not subject to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), Davis-Bacon wage or Buy-American Act requirements. Snowmass Water and Sanitation District Kit Hamby District Manager Published in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent February 6 and 20, 2017 and Aspent Times Weekly February 9 and 16, 2017 (12639227) LEGAL NOTICE ORDINANCE #3, 2017 PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC OF THE FOLLOWING MATTERS OF INTEREST REGARDING THE PITKIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS: •Unless otherwise notified all regular and special meetings will be held in the Pitkin County Library William R. Dunway Community Meeting Room, 102 North Mill Street, Aspen, CO 81611. •All regular meeting items begin at 12:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the conduct of business allows. Check agenda at: http://pitkincounty.com/Calendar.as px or call 920-5200 for meeting times for special meetings. •Copies of the full text of any resolution(s) and ordinance(s) referred to are available during regular business hours (8:00 - 5:00 in the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners office, 123 Emma Road Suite #106, Basalt, CO 8162 or at: http://pitkincounty.com/Calendar.aspx NOTICE OF FINAL ADOPTIONS BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT A DULY NOTICED PUBLIC HEARING ON FEBRUARY 8, 2017: Resolution No. 008 - Establishing the Formula for the Distribution of the Municipal Share of County Sales Tax Revenue for the Year 2017 as Required by Resolution No. 078-2017

A public hearing on Ordinance #3, Series of 2017, is scheduled for February 27, 2017 at 5pm, City Hall, 130 South Galena Street, Aspen, CO. This ordinance, if adopted, would issue new debt, with the principal amount of $19.5 million, for the purposes of financing the construction of a new public safety building using certificates of participation.

Ordinance No. 008-2017 - Amending Ordinance No. 012-2017 Establishing Fees for the Community Development Department

To see the entire text, go to the city's legal notice website http://www.aspenpitkin.com/Departments/Clerk/Legal-Notices/

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC OF THE FOLLOWING MATTERS OF INTEREST REGARDING THE PITKIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS:

If you would like a copy FAXed, mailed or e-mailed to you, call the city clerk's office, 970-429-2687. Published in the Aspen Times Weekly February 16, 2017. (12647925) PUBLIC NOTICE RE:AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF ASPEN LAND USE CODE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held on Monday, March 6, 2017, at a meeting to begin at 5:00 p.m. before the Aspen City Council, Council Chambers, City Hall, 130 S. Galena St., Aspen, to review a proposed amendment to the text of the Land Use Code (Title 26). The proposed amendment would potentially establish regulations regarding formula chain businesses. For further information, contact Jessica Garrow at the City of Aspen Community Development Department, 130 S. Galena St., Aspen, CO, (970) 429-2780, jessica.garrow@cityofaspen.com s/ Steven Skadron, Mayor Aspen City Council Published in the Aspen Times on February 16, 2017.(12653687)

Published in the Aspen Times Weekly on February 16, 2017 (12651201) Jeanette Jones, Deputy County Clerk

•Unless otherwise notified all regular and special meetings will be held in the Pitkin County Library William R. Dunway Community Meeting Room, 102 North Mill Street, Aspen, CO 81611. •All regular meeting items begin at 12:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the conduct of business allows. Check agenda at: http://pitkincounty.com/Calendar.aspx or call 920-5200 for meeting times for special meetings. •Copies of the full text of any resolution(s) and ordinance(s) referred to are available during regular business hours (8:00 - 5:00 in the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners office, 123 Emma Road Suite #106, Basalt, CO 8162 or at: http://pitkincounty.com/Calendar.aspx NOTICE OF FINAL ADOPTIONS BY THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the general public that on February 2, 2017, the Pitkin County Community Development Director granted approval for the Ridge Road Casa LLC Activity Envelope and Site Plan Review (Case P087-17; Deter. #005-2017). The property is located at 356 Ridge Road and is legally described as Lot 4, Ridge of Red Mountain Subdivision. The State Parcel Identification Number for the property is 2737-063-10-002. This site-specific development plan grants a vested property right pursuant to Title 24, Article 68, Colorado Revised Statutes. S/Cindy Houben Community Development Director NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: RE:Casa Cascade LLC Activity Envelope and Site Plan Review (Case P097-16) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an application has been submitted by Casa Cascade LLC (160 State St., 5th Fl., Boston, MA 02109) requesting approval for an Activity Envelope and Site Plan Review for construction of pedestrian walkways, a water diversion/water feature, pond, landscaping, driveway realignment, bridge, ground mounted solar panels, and removing a creek culvert. The properties are located at 27 &33 Fall Creek Road and are legally described as Lot 1 and Lot 3, Castle Creek Four Subdivision. The State Parcel Identification Numbers for the properties are 2909-191-01-001 and 2909-194-03-003. The application is available for public inspection in the Pitkin County Community Development Department, City Hall, 130 S. Galena St., Aspen, CO 81611. Comments or objections are due by March 16, 2017. For further information, contact Tami Kochen at (970) 920-5359. Published in the Aspen Times Weekly on February 16, 2017 (12651224) Jeanette Jones, Deputy County Clerk

munity Development Director granted approval for the Ridge Road Casa LLC Activity Envelope and Site Plan Review (Case P087-17; Deter. #005-2017). The property is located at 356 Ridge Road and is legally described as Lot 4, Ridge of Red Mountain Subdivision. The State Parcel Identification Number for the property is 2737-063-10-002. This site-specific development plan grants a vested property right pursuant to Title 24, Article 68, Colorado Revised Statutes. S/Cindy Houben Community Development Director NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: RE:Casa Cascade LLC Activity Envelope and Site Plan Review (Case P097-16) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an application has been submitted by Casa Cascade LLC (160 State St., 5th Fl., Boston, MA 02109) requesting approval for an Activity Envelope and Site Plan Review for construction of pedestrian walkways, a water diversion/water feature, pond, landscaping, driveway realignment, bridge, ground mounted solar panels, and removing a creek culvert. The properties are located at 27 &33 Fall Creek Road and are legally described as Lot 1 and Lot 3, Castle Creek Four Subdivision. The State Parcel Identification Numbers for the properties are 2909-191-01-001 and 2909-194-03-003. The application is available for public inspection in the Pitkin County Community Development Department, City Hall, 130 S. Galena St., Aspen, CO 81611. Comments or objections are due by March 16, 2017. For further information, contact Tami Kochen at (970) 920-5359. Published in the Aspen Times Weekly on February 16, 2017 (12651224) Jeanette Jones, Deputy County Clerk COMBINED NOTICE - PUBLICATION CRS §38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 16-017 To Whom It May Concern: This Notice is given with regard to the following described Deed of Trust: On December 7, 2016, the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in the County of Pitkin records. Original Grantor(s) ANDREW MOSZYNSKI Original Beneficiary(ies) JAN SODERBERG Current Holder of Evidence of Debt JAN SODERBERG Date of Deed of Trust March 12, 2009 County of Recording Pitkin Recording Date of Deed of Trust March 18, 2009 Recording Information (Reception No. and/or Book/Page No.) 557209 Original Principal Amount $900,000.00 Outstanding Principal Balance $2,146,568.46 Pursuant to CRS §38-38-101(4)(i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: (i) failure to pay the outstanding balance on the loan when due on September 30, 2013, and (ii) all amounts due have been accelerated pursuant to paragraph 24 of the Deed of Trust, as Grantor transferred the Property described below ("the Property") to a third party on October 31, 2016 THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. Lot 101, Mountain Valley Subdivision, Third Filing Also known by street and number as: 681 MOUNTAIN LAUREL DRIVE, ASPEN, CO 81611. THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, described herein, has filed Notice of Election and Demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust.

standing balance on the loan when due on September 30, 2013, and (ii) all amounts due have been accelerated pursuant to paragraph 24 of the Deed of Trust, as Grantor transferred the Property described below ("the Property") to a third party on October 31, 2016 THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. Lot 101, Mountain Valley Subdivision, Third Filing Also known by street and number as: 681 MOUNTAIN LAUREL DRIVE, ASPEN, CO 81611. THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, described herein, has filed Notice of Election and Demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will at public auction, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 04/05/2017, at Pitkin County Courthouse, at the south front door, 506 E Main St, Aspen, Colorado, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of the said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)' heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys' fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will issue to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication 2/9/2017 Last Publication 3/9/2017 Name of PublicationThe Aspen Times Weekly IF THE SALE DATE IS CONTINUED TO A LATER DATE, THE DEADLINE TO FILE A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE BY THOSE PARTIES ENTITLED TO CURE MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED; IF THE BORROWER BELIEVES THAT A LENDER OR SERVICER HAS VIOLATED THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A SINGLE POINT OF CONTACT IN SECTION 38-38-103.1 OR THE PROHIBITION ON DUAL TRACKING IN SECTION 38-38-103.2, THE BORROWER MAY FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE COLORADO ATTORNEY GENERAL, THE FEDERAL CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU (CFPB), OR BOTH. THE FILING OF A COMPLAINT WILL NOT STOP THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. Colorado Attorney General 1300 Broadway, 10th Floor Denver, Colorado 80203 (800) 222-4444 www.coloradoattorneygeneral.gov Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau P.O. Box 4503 Iowa City, Iowa 52244 (855) 411-2372 www.consumerfinance.gov DATE: 12/07/2016 Thomas Carl Oken, Public Trustee in and for the County of Pitkin, State of Colorado By: Sydney Tofany, Chief Deputy Public Trustee The name, address, business telephone number and bar registration number of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JOSLYN V. WOOD #32836 Wood Nichols, LLC 201 Main St., Ste 305, Carbondale, CO 81623 (970) 963-3800 Attorney File # The Attorney above is acting as a debt collector and is attempting to collect a debt. Any information provided may be used for that purpose. ©Public Trustees' Association of Colorado Revised 1/2015 Published in the Aspen Times Weekly February 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2017 and March 9, 2017 (12630040)

THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will at public auction, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 04/05/2017, at Pitkin County Courthouse, at the south front door, 506 E Main St, Aspen, Colorado, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of the said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)' heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys' fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will issue to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication 2/9/2017 Last Publication 3/9/2017 Name of PublicationThe Aspen Times Weekly IF THE SALE DATE IS CONTINUED TO A LATER DATE, THE DEADLINE TO FILE A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE BY THOSE PARTIES ENTITLED TO CURE MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED; IF THE BORROWER BELIEVES THAT A LENDER OR SERVICER HAS VIOLATED THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A SINGLE POINT OF CONTACT IN SECTION 38-38-103.1 OR THE PROHIBITION ON DUAL TRACKING IN SECTION 38-38-103.2, THE BORROWER MAY FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE COLORADO ATTORNEY GENERAL, THE FEDERAL CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU (CFPB), OR BOTH. THE FILING OF A COMPLAINT WILL NOT STOP THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. Colorado Attorney General 1300 Broadway, 10th Floor Denver, Colorado 80203 (800) 222-4444 www.coloradoattorneygeneral.gov Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau P.O. Box 4503 Iowa City, Iowa 52244 (855) 411-2372 www.consumerfinance.gov DATE: 12/07/2016 Thomas Carl Oken, Public Trustee in and for the County of Pitkin, State of Colorado By: Sydney Tofany, Chief Deputy Public Trustee The name, address, business telephone number and bar registration number of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JOSLYN V. WOOD #32836 Wood Nichols, LLC 201 Main St., Ste 305, Carbondale, CO 81623 (970) 963-3800 Attorney File # The Attorney above is acting as a debt collector and is attempting to collect a debt. Any information provided may be used for that purpose. ©Public Trustees' Association of Colorado Revised 1/2015 Published in the Aspen Times Weekly February 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2017 and March 9, 2017 (12630040)

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‘THE DARK FLOOD RISES’ A CAR RACES ALONG a British motorway. The driver, Fran Stubbs, is gainfully employed in her 70s — in fact, an expert in her field — on her way to a conference on housing for the elderly. She is speculating on how she will die, having read the obituary of an acquaintance that perished in a fire after smoking in bed. Fran doesn’t think the acquaintance made such a bad exit compared with a friend who died in a hospital corridor in a wheelchair. “At least Stella had nobody to blame but herself,” Fran thinks as she speeds ahead on the M1, “and although the last minutes couldn’t have been pleasant, neither had Birgit’s.” A vein of black humor pulses in Margaret Drabble’s “The Dark Flood Rises,” which, thankfully, makes the novel’s reflections on how we age and die as entertaining as a conversation with a dear friend.

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