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Local news from the Roaring Folk Valley

Alycin Bektesh / Aspen Public Radio

The Advocate Safehouse Project is the only resource in the Roaring Fork Valley that provides housing for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. This weekend the Glenwood Springs-based nonprofit hosted Luna Fest, a film festival of short films by, for, and about women. The goal was to spread awareness about domestic abuse in the valley.

Elise Thatcher

Contenders have thrown their hats into the ring for local elections in Basalt and Carbondale. More people than usual are running in Basalt, even though there’s a routine number of posts up for grabs on Town Council. 

Marci Krivonen

Aspen Valley Hospital has chosen Chief Financial Officer Terry Collins for the hospital’s new interim CEO.

Angie Callen, executive director of the Red Brick Center for the Arts, discusses the art center's recent success and her vision for the future. 

Learn more about the Red Brick Center for the Arts at www.AspenArt.org

/Aspen Planning Department memo

 Aspen City council will take a first look at an ordinance to merge the vacant newspaper office and Hotel Jerome properties… setting the stage for the expansion of the iconic landmark.

Elise Thatcher

  Garfield County is once again lobbying state leaders to improve health insurance options in the Roaring Fork Valley.

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  Carbondale voters will consider two tax increases this spring. One would be on some utilities, the other would raise property taxes.

Valley Roundup 1-22-16

Jan 22, 2016

  Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason

Law enforcement are investigating why a skier pushed a snowboarder off a chairlift at Aspen Highlands.

Authorities have a lead in chair lift assault case

Police may have suspect in chairlift incident

After 30 years, McDonalds has closed its doors in Aspen.

Elise Thatcher

An oil and gas company says it’ll wait until 2017 to drill inside Battlement Mesa boundaries.

Elise Thatcher

There’s a whitewater park in the works near Basalt, and the key is now figuring out how many amenities it should have.

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