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Local news from the Roaring Folk Valley

City staff is unhappy with a commissions' unanimous approval of a re-built Hotel Lenado, and are asking the City Council to intervene

Elise Thatcher

  The BLM is sorting through tens of thousands of comments on what to do about certain oil and gas leases. The 65 leases include 25 on the Thompson Divide.

Valley Roundup 1-8-16

Jan 8, 2016

  Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason

Traffic congestion is a problem near the El Jebel area and one developer thinks changing the timing of the signals will make a difference.

CDOT seeks ways to improve traffic flow in El Jebel-Basalt corridor

And how much can the communities in Garfield County rely on oil and gas business?  

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There will be a memorial service in two weeks for well-known Carbondale man who died while ice climbing last week. Donations and meals have also been quickly organized the family of Ryan Jennings.

The Attorney General’s Office announced Thursday that it has opened an investigation into the practice of scammers booking all of the available appointments at the Department of Motor Vehicles that taxpaying immigrants need to get a state ID.

This week on Cross Currents, host Carolyne Heldman is joined by guests from  Habitat for Humanity of the  Roaring Fork Valley.

Aspen Police Department

Law enforcement and a local attorney have cut a deal for a troubled postal worker. 57-year-old Mauro Emilio Pennini is being held in a federal immigration center in Denver, where he’s in the process of being deported.

 

Carolyn Sackariason

  Less than a month ago, a public park in downtown Aspen was transformed into a snow polo field for a two-day international tournament. The unusual event could become more routine. Aspen Public Radio’s Carolyn Sackariason was there and has this report on how polo is gaining momentum in the Roaring Fork Valley.

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  Two thirds of Aspenites don’t take advantage of a fifty dollar refund available from the city.

Elise Thatcher

  The Valley Health Alliance is reviewing new information showing the top three medical problems workers are dealing with. A recent report looks at health fair data from workers with the City of Aspen, Pitkin County, Aspen Valley Hospital, and the Aspen School District.

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