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November 30th, 2012

Hashtag That Shot

People have been trying to describe Alta with the written word for years. They’ve carefully crafted essays, articles and posts with word counts in the thousands. Some have been successful in describing Alta. But others, and by others I mean most, have fallen short. But they didn’t fall short due to […]

November 24th, 2012

Our Lady of the Snows

Catholic Mass starts at the Our Lady of the Snows (OLS) on Sunday, November 25th. Mass will be held through Alta’s closing date, April 14th. All are welcome. OLS is located on the main road in Alta, across from the Alta Lodge. Christmas Mass is scheduled for 10 A.M. on […]

November 22nd, 2012

Savoring Opening Day

It was 75 years in the making, and in just over seven hours our 75th Opening Day came to end, joining the past 74 years in the history books. Just like the Alta 75th Anniversary Ale, this year’s Opening Day needed to be savored to be truly appreciated. So I […]

November 5th, 2012

Alta 75th Anniversary Ale

In 1878 there were 26 saloons in the town of Alta. This isn’t out of the ordinary until you consider that the Alta directory lists only 19 other businesses at that time. True, times have changed. Après mining has been replaced by après skiing. Yet ending the day with a […]


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