A Carbondale-area ranch is seeking advice from one of the foremost experts on animal husbandry. Temple Grandin visited Sustainable Settings Tuesday (7/28). She spoke with ranchers about animal behavior and consulted on a planned construction project. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.
A big beige and white dairy cow ambles into the milking room at Sustainable Settings farm and ranch. Herdsman Zopher Sabo is milking Ruby as Temple Grandin looks on.
"She’s nice and relaxed, chewing her cud," says Grandin. "She wouldn’t be doing that if she wasn’t relaxed.”
An Aspen retail marijuana shop was robbed on Tuesday. As of that night, the man is still at large. At 12:30pm Tuesday, a twenty something year old man stole marijuana from a store downtown called Stash. Owner Garrett Patrick calculates more than 400 grams were stolen, but declines to say what the value is.
Colorado has a rich film history. From Woody Allen’s Sleeper to Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming film, The Hateful Eight, directors have been coming to the Centennial State for over a century to film westerns, ski films and action movies alike. And the Roaring Fork Valley has a deep and storied history of its own.
In June the Pitkin County Commissioners sent a resolution to Colorado’s congressional delegation, decrying a national effort to transfer federal lands to state ownership. Advocates say it would improve access, environmental health and productivity on land managed by the Forest Service and BLM. Commissioner Rachel Richards told Marci Krivonen the effort would spell trouble for Pitkin County.
Rachel Richards is a Pitkin County Commissioner. She spoke with Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen. In future weeks, we’ll air the other side of the argument.
The Pitkin County Coroner’s office has ruled that the father and son camping in the Maroon Wilderness area earlier this month died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Colorado Springs residents Jeffery Beard, 41, and his son, Cameron Beard, 13, were camping above Crater Lake with two other children in the family.
The circumstance of the death was the use of a camp stove in an enclosed space of a tent. Authorities first suspected lightning as the cause because of a burn on one of the deceased's body. That was likely a result of the stove.
Carbondale officials are considering a decision that’s critical for a proposed senior housing development. The proposed Sopris Lodge would be located near the Rio Grande Trail and Main Street. The project is in the very early stages, without a formal application before town officials just yet.
On Saturday, August 1st, the Anderson Ranch Arts Center will host its 35th annual Art Auction and community picnic. Becky Murray is a member of the Anderson Ranch Arts Center Board of Trustees and is the head of the Development Department, and Hailey Walsh is the Special Events Assistant. They discuss the history and details of the event.
Amina Gautier is the author of two short story collections: Now We Will Be Happy, which won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize and At-Risk, which won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. Gautier has published a record number of short stories. More than eighty-five of her short stories have been published.
K. Ishisbashi is an indie rock musician known for his looped and sampled music led by his violin. Ishibashi, who puts his first and last names together to create his performance name, Kishi Bashi, is somewhat of an outlier in his genre.
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