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Where the Board of Education candidates stand on the issues

This November, three spots are up for election on the Aspen School District's Board of Education. Reporter Alycin Bektesh talked with all five candidates.

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Benjamin Teitelbaum is an assistant professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Colorado Boulder. He’s spent much of his career studying music in white nationalist movements. Arts reporter Claire Woodcock spoke with him about the cultural changes as these groups get more national attention.

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This month, a local utility is offering discounts for energy-saving water tanks for livestock.

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 The Roaring Fork Valley’s health insurance costs are already the highest in the state. Those numbers could rise again due to a presidential order signed yesterday.

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On Tuesday, construction workers outside Carbondale were digging a natural gas pipeline and accidentally chopped through a fiber optic cable.

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is joining forces with an organization started by Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron.

On this week's Mountain Edition, hosts Christin Kay and Elizabeth Stewart-Severy bring you a compilation of news from the Roaring Fork Valley.

Topics include the Indigenous People's Day resolution passed by Aspen City Council, the creation of a route for the Crystal River trail, and reactions from state senators to President Trump's statements about changes to the Iran nuclear deal, as well as other local stories.  

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Pitkin County commissioners are moving forward with a plan to remove loose rocks from the Ute Trail.

 

 The Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority has updated its website for the first time in 15 years.

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 This fall, the Aspen Skiing Company released a new ad campaign, branding their company with the hashtag “The Aspen Way.”

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The Art Base in Basalt has teamed up with Aspen Sister Cities to launch the new Roaring Fork Valley Art Exchange program.

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November election ballots are being mailed to voters across Colorado this week. There’s no statewide ballot question this year.

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The Denver region is submitting its bid for Amazon’s second headquarters on Monday. The giant internet company announced last summer that it was building a second headquarters outside of Seattle.

Colorado’s Senators are weighing in on the possibility that President Trump will decertify the Iran nuclear deal this week in favor of a tougher policy.

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Lawmakers examining state water issues are wrapping up their work ahead of next year’s legislative session.

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Mountain Edition is Aspen Public Radio's weekly newsmagazine. The show focuses on news, analysis, and commentary about Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley.