It's October, so that means homecoming! Aspen High School is celebrating its homecoming this weekend. A lively pep rally was held in town a few nights ago, and tonight, the Skiers football team takes the field against traditional rival Battle Mountain in the big game.The kickoff is at 7pm at the lighted field on Maroon Creek Rd. and a big, excited crowd is expected. Come cheer on the hometown team!
On Saturday, October 11, the Aspen Fire Department will hold an open house from 10am to 2pm at their station on Hopkins Avenue. A variety of fire safety activities will be offered for adults and children, including fire safety presentations every 30 minutes, how to use a fire extinguisher, how to squirt water from a fire hose, fire truck rides, station tours and refreshments. For more information about the event, call (970) 925-5532.
The annual Hockey Mountain High adult hockey tournament continues today at the Lewis Ice Arena at the Aspen Recreation Center on Maroon Creek Road. More than 30 teams from all over the country are competing in open, level A and level B divisions. Championship contests in all three divisions are scheduled for Sunday afternoon beginning at 1pm. Details at www.aspenrecreation.com.