Rebecca Kruth http://aspenpublicradio.org en Local roaster pours passion, determination into coffee http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/local-roaster-pours-passion-determination-coffee <p>Aspen staple Ink Coffee say they’re the only shop in the area which roasts and sells its own beans. Making the perfect roast is no small task…the shop relies on the skills and passion of its roast master, John Rose. Aspen Public Radio’s Rebecca Kruth spoke with Rose to find out more about his love for coffee and what goes into making the perfect roast.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s pretty safe to say that anyone who walks into Ink Coffee’s roasting headquarters in Basalt is going to notice one thing right away - the rich aroma of freshly roasted Joe.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Kruth 6954 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Local roaster pours passion, determination into coffee Garfield County commissioner "confused" by federal government's recreational pot stance http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/garfield-county-commissioner-confused-federal-governments-recreational-pot-stance <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The federal government yesterday (Thurs., 8-29-13) said it won’t sue to stop recreational marijuana use in Colorado and Washington. The news comes a little over a week after Garfield County commissioners voted to ban recreational marijuana businesses in certain areas of the county. Aspen Public Radio’s Rebecca Kruth spoke to one of the commissioners who voted in favor of the ban and filed this report. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 17:36:15 +0000 Rebecca Kruth 6799 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Garfield County commissioner "confused" by federal government's recreational pot stance Mostly positive feedback for USA Pro Challenge http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mostly-positive-feedback-usa-pro-challenge <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The USA Pro Challenge has come to an end, and now the City of Aspen wants to know what everyone thought. Last night (Tues. 8-27-13), the city council invited the public to give feedback on the race. Aspen Public Radio’s Rebecca Kruth reports.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than 30 people took to the mic at last night’s meeting to voice their thoughts on the cycling event which took center stage in Aspen last week.</span></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 06:08:00 +0000 Rebecca Kruth 6640 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mostly positive feedback for USA Pro Challenge Support abounds for Pro Challenge cyclists, on and off the bike http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/support-abounds-pro-challenge-cyclists-and-bike <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With the USA Pro Cycling Challenge upon us, spectators and athletes are both focused on the excitement during the race. Before the race starts today (Mon., 8-19-13), we take a look at what it's like to be in the middle of the peloton, and what it takes to be a pro rider. Aspen Public Radio’s Rebecca Kruth has more.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Kruth 6193 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Support abounds for Pro Challenge cyclists, on and off the bike Some Valley seniors find themselves working into their golden years http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/some-valley-seniors-find-themselves-working-their-golden-years <p>As the Valley’s population ages, some seniors are finding themselves working far past retirement age. Reasons vary from financial necessity to simply enjoying the social aspects the workplace offers. Aspen Public Radio’s Rebecca Kruth checked in with a couple of local seniors to find out what’s kept them in the workforce.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rich Burge has been working since he was a boy. The 75-year-old property manager said he’ll do it until he can’t anymore.</span></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:39:19 +0000 Rebecca Kruth 6132 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Some Valley seniors find themselves working into their golden years