Marci Krivonen http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - July 24th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-july-24th-2014 <p>Good afternoon, and welcome to Mountain Edition.</p><p>You’ve probably noticed we’re in our summer pledge drive this week… so today we’re bringing you an update on the latest local news.</p><p>Like efforts to restrict drilling on the Thompson Divide… lots of business in the valley this summer... and what we know now about theories on who may have been involved in Nancy Pfister’s death.</p><p>Then we’ll hear some of our favorite stories over the last several months… One man says he’s the only Ute tribal member who lives in the Roaring Fork Valley.</p><p>And, we chat with a local rabbi considered one of the most inspiring in the country.</p><p>We’ll hear about one of the tough issues in the Roaring Fork Valley. Heroin overdoses have claimed several lives this year.</p><p>As for the pledge drive, thanks if you’ve already made a gift or renewed your membership. If not...it’s time.</p><p>Because nearly half of Aspen Public Radio’s funding comes from listeners like you. Please consider making a pledge, at whatever amount is comfortable.</p><p>Call us at 920- 9000 during regular business hours, or give anytime on the interwebs, that’s aspen public radio dot org.</p><p>We’ve got lots of good stories for you during this special pledge drive edition of Mountain Edition... starting now. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:29:54 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 22072 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - July 24th, 2014 Advocacy Group Looks To Forest Service Solution http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/advocacy-group-looks-forest-service-solution <p></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 22013 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Advocacy Group Looks To Forest Service Solution Humankind's Changing Perception Of Nature http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/humankinds-changing-perception-nature <p></p><p>Over the years humankind’s relationship with nature has changed. According to one scientist, we’re now in an era where people deeply value nature because they depend on it. Stanford biology professor Susan McConnell gave a talk at the Aspen Disruption Summit over the weekend. She also spoke with Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:17:28 +0000 Marci Krivonen 21907 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Humankind's Changing Perception Of Nature 50 Years of Wilderness: The State Of Wild Places Today http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/50-years-wilderness-state-wild-places-today <p></p><p>This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the challenges facing wild places today are different than they were in 1964. Some say it’s increasingly difficult to keep these areas wild and to get protection for new wilderness. The White River National Forest manages eight wilderness areas, including the popular Maroon Bells/Snowmass region near Aspen. In part two of our series, Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen examines the challenges facing the wilderness in our backyard.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:29:52 +0000 Marci Krivonen 21749 at http://aspenpublicradio.org 50 Years of Wilderness: The State Of Wild Places Today Mountain Edition - July 17th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-july-17th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Mountain Edition.</p><p>It’s been a busy summer in the Roaring Fork Valley so far. For some communities, it’s an important economic boost.<br /><br />The U.S. Justice Department fines Citigroup for misconduct that helped fuel the recession. We talk to Colorado’s US Attorney, who was part of the investigation.</p><p>Colorado names Carbondale a creative district candidate. Turns out, much of the town’s economy is centered around ingenuity.</p><p>We’ll head to a shooting range near Basalt, where a group of women are learning to cast...and blast.</p><p>And, it’s the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act this year. We’ll introduce you to a group of women who fought to protect the Maroon Bells/Snowmass area.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition... right now.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:25:43 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 21722 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - July 17th, 2014