Rob St. Mary http://aspenpublicradio.org en Valley Roundup - July 25th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-july-25th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup.&nbsp;</p><p>On today’s show we discuss the week’s top news stories in the valley with Carolyn Sackariason, Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Managing Editor Curtis Wackerle.</p><p>On this week’s show we discuss Aspen’s future as an international hub for skiing and mountaineering.</p><p>Also, some push back from developers over what’s next for the former Pan and Fork trailer park in Basalt and three men received fines this week for trying to illegally build a mountain bike trail.</p><p>This week, the Glenwood Post Independent ran a story in Spanish.&nbsp; Its not the first time and today we talk with Editor Randy Essex about what a bilingual news service looks like.</p><p>And on the Download with Rob St. Mary we consider "the selfie" - the most personal of art forms is not without its pitfalls. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 22121 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - July 25th, 2014 A Conversation with Republican Governors http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/conversation-republican-governors <p>McCloskey Speaker Series - A Conversation with Republican Governors</p><p>A panel of Republican governors will address the economy, how they are building skills for a 21st century workforce and share their ideas for improving their state’s education, tax and immigration policies.&nbsp; Featured special guests include: Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina, and Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin. The event will be moderated by Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:08:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22098 at http://aspenpublicradio.org A Conversation with Republican Governors Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's S http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/hurst-lecture-series-well-defend-armys-role-defending-nation-against-todays-s <p>Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's Security and Fiscal Challenges</p><p>Featuring US Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno. Gen. Odierno has also served as the Commander of United States Joint Forces Command, Commanding General of the United States Forces – Iraq and as Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where he was the primary military advisor to Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Naval War College Distinguished Graduate Leadership Award. General Odierno will survey the foreboding global scene and explains how the Army can rise to meet the threats facing us, despite fewer troops and less money with moderator Wolf Blitzer, Host, “The Situation Room”, CNN.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:08:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22042 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's S A Conversation with U.S. Representative John R. Lewis http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/conversation-us-representative-john-r-lewis <p style="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">McCloskey Speaker Series - A Conversation with U.S. Representative John R. Lewis</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Congressman John R. Lewis (D-GA), civil rights leader, and co-author of the bestselling graphic memoir March: Book One (Top Shelf Productions), is the recipient of numerous awards from eminent national and international institutions, including the United States' highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His new graphic memoir trilogy, March, is a vivid first-hand account of Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Book One spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:00:21 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22041 at http://aspenpublicradio.org A Conversation with U.S. Representative John R. Lewis Investigation Expected into Aspen Airport Crash http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/investigation-expected-aspen-airport-crash <p></p><p>Pitkin County says the National Transportation Safety Board has given the Aspen Pitkin County Airport permission to move the wreckage of the Galaxy G 200 jet that crashed on landing at the airport, earlier today. Around 4:45pm, the jet skidded and spun upon landing. Three people were on board – two pilots and one passenger. There were no injuries. Airport officials towed the plane from the runway. The airport is expected to open for arrivals and departures around 9pm this evening. Travelers with questions about delays and rescheduling of flights should contact their airline.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:08:53 +0000 Rob St. Mary 22016 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Investigation Expected into Aspen Airport Crash