Emergency worker and her family priced out of Aspen market

By RICK CARROLL

Amy Engelmann, her husband, Curt, and two daughters had no permanent place to stay this past weekend, so they temporarily moved into the recently opened Element Basalt-Aspen hotel. The parents aren’t jobless, nor were they evicted. But unlike some workers who commute to Aspen from as far away as towns along the Interstate 70 corridor, Amy can’t do that because of her job’s demands. As a nurse anesthetist, Amy must be close to Aspen Valley Hospital — no more than a 30-minute drive away — in case of an emergency, be it coming to the aid of a car-crash victim …

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