Aspen Airport
5:50 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Faster Security Checks

Credit US Justice Foundation

Next week, Aspen’s airport will become one of about one hundred in the country to allow expedited passenger security screening.  The Transportation Security Administration, TSA, will accept Aspen travelers into what’s called a pre check program meaning they can go through security check lines much faster.  APR's Roger Adams reports.

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CrossCurrents
3:29 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

CrossCurrents - AVSC & the Olympics

The Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club has four alums competing in the Sochi Olympics this year. Tyler Lindsey, Walt Evans and Amy Throm talk about the program.

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2014 Winter Olympics from the Inside
3:14 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Sochi via Istanbul

EDITOR’S NOTE: We are very excited to share the travels of Simi Hamilton’s family to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing dispatches from Ruthie Brown and family as they give you a first-hand, “behind-the-scenes” look at the Olympics.

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APR Local News
2:45 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

How To Watch Aspen's Four Athletes During Winter Olympics

Credit Leary O'Gorman

Figure skater Jeremy Abbott, 28, began skating at the Aspen Ice Garden when he was two years old. Later, his family moved to Colorado Springs so he could train. This season is the four-time national champion’s last. In January, he set a record high score at the U.S. Championships in Boston. This will be Abbott’s second time at an Olympics. He told Aspen Public Radio in December that his broad range of abilities gives him an edge.

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APR Local News
7:42 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Snowplow Drivers Hard At Work During Snowy Winter

Scott Mattice drives snowplows for Pitkin County in the winter. Part of his job is responding to accidents and broken down vehicles.
Marci Krivonen

When a mega winter storm dropped more than three feet of snow in parts of Pitkin County last week, a crew of snow plow drivers went to work. The County’s fleet of trucks plowed and sanded over 100 miles of roads. As Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports, the drivers work to keep the roads drivable throughout the winter.

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