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Elise Thatcher

Basalt may ask voters to pay for a Pan and Fork park this fall. Town Council decided Tuesday night to start nailing down how much the land is worth and other preparations.

Lawsuit surrounding Pfister death contains untruths

Feb 9, 2016
CBS Denver

A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the daughter of murder victim Nancy Pfister contains false information... about the circumstances of the prominent Aspen resident’s death. Carolyn Sackariason reports.

The lawsuit targets Nancy Masson-Styler and alleges that she had a role in Pfister’s death in 2014. Masson-Styler’s husband confessed to killing Pfister with a hammer to the skull. Trey Styler committed suicide in prison last year.

Alycin Bektesh / Aspen Public Radio

Throughout the Roaring Fork Valley “making transportation better” can mean really different things. In Rifle and Silt it means snowplows. In Glenwood Springs it means maintaining foot traffic options over Grand Avenue.

Eagle County Times

  Two Carbondale residents are moving forward with their campaigns against two members of Colorado’s congressional delegation.

Hunt advances on Hopkins

Feb 8, 2016
City of Aspen

  Plans for a new building on Hopkins Avenue advanced Monday night. Elected officials gave their blessing on developer Mark Hunt’s project. Aspen Public Radio’s Carolyn Sackariason reports.

The building at 517 E. Hopkins Ave. will be torn down and replaced with a smaller one but it will have more uses. Aspen City Council reviewed the project after the Historic Preservation Commission approved it conceptually last month.

A Glenwood Springs man may have tried to murder his family this past weekend. Byron Gardner, 41, is facing an attempted first degree murder charge and two counts of child abuse.

Every summer since 2004, Ascendigo has brought children with autism to the Roaring Fork Valley to participate in an overnight sports camp. 

Fans react to Broncos victory

Feb 7, 2016
Patrick Fort / Aspen Public Radio

When Broncos running back C.J. Anderson scored a touchdown with three minutes left, the fans watching the game at Aspen’s HOPS Culture knew it was all but over.

Valley Roundup 02-05-16

Feb 5, 2016

  Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason

 

Two candidates who sit on opposite sides of development are running for the mayor’s seat in Basalt. Unlike previous elections in that town, candidates’ positions are clearly different.

Differences abound among Basalt mayoral candidates Whitsitt and Stevens

 

Alycin Bektesh / Aspen Public Radio

Government leaders from the Roaring Fork Valley are meeting with top state officials in Glenwood Springs today to speak about the future of transportation in the region.

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