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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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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.

 

Aspen Strong’s mission is to raise awareness of and improve mental health in the Roaring Fork Valley.  The organization connects mental health resources and looks to start conversations about what it calls “mental hygiene.”

A law that passed last year in Colorado allows residents to capture and use rainwater for outdoor irrigation. As Roaring Fork Valley homeowners rely on weather patterns and natural cycles for their water supply, it's teaching them how to manage a scarce resource.

Elise Thatcher

The public will have a chance to get to know the candidates for Aspen School Board Wednesday.

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When a CenturyLink fiber-optic cable was cut in Carbondale on Tuesday, many in the valley lost phone and Internet service.

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

Glenwood Springs Historical Society

In November, Garfield County will either make or break history, at least according to Bill Kight, the executive director of the Glenwood Springs Historical Society.

Denver Public Library and Dale Will

In 2016, Gov. Hickenlooper identified the Crystal River Valley as a key trail priority, and Pitkin County Open Space and Trails is planning the route from Carbondale to the top of McClure Pass. Elizabeth Stewart-Severy has been reporting on the process and spoke with producer Christin Kay about the latest developments.

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At Carbondale’s Potato Day this Saturday, the Humpty Dumpty sculpture, which sits on the wall outside the library, was named “Best In Show” for this year’s Art Around Town contest.

 

CDOT

Delays up to 30 minutes are expected Tuesday on I-70 through Glenwood Canyon. A helicopter will be helping to repair rockfall fences.

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

Amazon

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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