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The Snowmass Town Council is set to approve a parking ordinance Monday. There will be slight name changes to the varying types of parking permits, but parking rates will remain the same. The Town of Snowmass Village now has parking software that allows for “digital permits.” Beginning Dec. 6, residents purchasing premium, limited or restricted parking passes must register their license plate number with the parking department. They will longer need a parking sticker in their window.

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City of Aspen officials have extended the deadline to provide feedback on the management plan for the Cozy Point Ranch open space property.

Welcome to a Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

 

Crimes associated with methamphetamine are making headlines in newspapers up and down the valley. But whether that indicates an uptick in crime is unlikely.

 

 Garfield County sheriff’s deputies: Accused meth dealer shoots up woman’s car

There have been some unusual arrests lately, fueled by meth. Joining Aspen Public Radio’s Carolyn Sackariason for Valley Roundup to discuss this growing epidemic are Jason Auslander, crime reporter for the Aspen Times, Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent and Madeleine Osberger, contributing editor of the Aspen Daily News.

 

 

You can hear more of the conversation on Valley Roundup at 3:30 p.m. today on Aspen Public Radio news.

 

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After sitting on prime Aspen real estate for years, the city council is making moves to develop new affordable rental units in town.

This week on Cross Currents is Aspen International Mountain Foundation president Karinjo Devore along with board member Eric Smith.

Jenny Stuber rode on a plane for the first time to come visit her dad in Aspen. It wasn’t just any private plane, it was John Denver’s private plane.

 Some of the most popular mountain biking trails have been closed so five lucky hunters can attempt to bag an elk. Carolyn Sackariason has the details.

 

Aspen will once again become a dead-end town.

 

This week on Cross Currents, Aspen Community Theatre's fall production, "40 Years of Laughter and Tears," with Jeannie Walla, Tammy Barr and David Dyer.

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After more than a year of review, Eagle County staffers have changed their minds tentatively and are recommending the controversial Fields subdivision proposal in the mid-valley be approved.

Dr. Kathy Klug is the college counselor at Aspen School High. She discusses the importance of giving students options for life after high school. The Aspen Education Foundation (AEF) funds the college counseling program at Aspen High School, and as a result of the program's success, dedicated college counseling programs are appearing in schools throughout the Roaring Fork Valley. 

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Welcome to a Valley Roundup.

 

The results are in from Tuesday’s election. We talk nationally, regionally and locally about how ballot issues and candidate races shook out.

Local 2016 election results are in 

So, what does a Donald Trump presidential win mean for the Roaring Fork Valley?

Impact of Trump’s election echoes around the valley

Valley View hospital in Glenwood Springs is opening two labs to improve care in the Roaring Fork Valley. One of them has a robot arm.

 

Joining Aspen Public Radio’s Carolyn Sackariason for Valley Roundup to discuss how the presidential race went in the state are Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent, Roger Marolt, columnist for the Aspen Times and Curtis Wackerle, editor of the Aspen Daily News.

You can hear more of the conversation on Valley Roundup at 3:30 this afternoon.

  In late October, the Roaring Fork School District added a community organizer to its staff. Janeth Niebla’s job is to listen.

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The final votes that trickled in early Wednesday morning were not enough to sway the outcome in Basalt. Residents rejected two ballot measures that would have had the town purchase land to create a park on the Pan and Fork mobile home site, and developers are ready to step in.

Nonprofit Aspen Youth Center celebrated its 25th anniversary last week. Aspen Public Radio’s Barbara Platts spent some time at the center and talked with the executive director and a longtime board member to hear about the organization’s history and where it is today.

Donn Markley lives in Glenwood Springs and works in real estate.

The Garfield County election results are in — and while they’re unofficial, the numbers from Tuesday night stay the same.

 

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