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Local chef Sarah Mandell says Thanksgiving sides, like mashed potatoes, gravy and stuffing, can steal the turkey's spotlight. Chef Mandell, owner of Flourish: Food To Thrive On, a company providing personal chef services, spoke with Morning Edition host and reporter Molly Dove about Mandell's approach to Thanksgiving. 

Nearly 4,000 hit the slopes on Thanksgiving

Nov 26, 2017
Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

The Aspen Skiing Company is satisfied with the number of skiers and snowboarders who hit the slopes on Thanksgiving.

The Roaring Fork Swap: the valley's virtual town square

Nov 23, 2017

The Roaring Fork Swap is a Facebook group. It was created as a sort-of online garage sale for people in the valley.

No snow means no lessons

Nov 25, 2016
Alycin Bektesh / Aspen Public Radio News

 Typically, the weekend after the Thanksgiving kick-off of Aspen’s ski season, the Aspen Skiing Company has hundreds of lessons available. But, with Elk Camp Meadows the only guaranteed terrain, those are a no-go for this weekend.

Turkey tradition continues at Hickory House

Nov 23, 2016

Every year Aspen’s Hickory House opens its doors on Thanksgiving for a free community meal. That means hundreds of locals consume more than a thousand pounds of food. At the restaurant, all hands are on deck to pull off the feast. Alycin Bektesh visited the Aspen landmark’s busy kitchen, on it’s prep day.

Platters make a great Thanksgiving addition

Nov 23, 2016
Barbara Platts

 A group of locals and visitors attended a cooking class at Meat and Cheese Tuesday evening. The restaurant offers one each month, and this time was, of course, Thanksgiving themed.

Valley Meats is a butcher shop in Carbondale, off of Highway 133. The clientele is mostly Latino. Spanish is mainly what you hear once inside.

Airport baggage screening system to be updated

Nov 21, 2016
Aspen Public Radio

 

The Aspen/Pitkin County Airport is improving its baggage screening system by enlarging the conveyor belt used to screen bags once they’re checked in.

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Battlement Mesa residents hope to convince Garfield county commissioners that drilling in a residential area is a bad idea.

Get-out-the-vote efforts fell flat in getting young people to the polls for the fall election.

Finishing touches are wrapping up on a World Cup race course at Aspen Mountain.

And, we talk to the head of alpine racing for the U.S. Ski Team about who he thinks will win.

While many people will be feasting this Thanksgiving, others struggle to put food on the table. One nonprofit is helping.