Aspen Sojourner http://aspenpublicradio.org en Valley Roundup - June 20th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-june-20th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>There is a guilty plea today from William Styler in the murder of Aspen local Nancy Pfister.&nbsp; He will be sentenced to 20 years.&nbsp; Also all charges were dropped against Kathy Carpenter. We’ll hear the details from our Elise Thatcher.</p><p>Also joining us today are Carolyn Sackariason from the Aspen Daily News, Michael Miracle from Aspen Sojourner magazine and &nbsp;Andy Stone from the Aspen Times.&nbsp;</p><p>We’ll talk about the new real estate magnate in Aspen.&nbsp; His name is Mark Hunt and he gave an exclusive interview to the Aspen Daily News this week.&nbsp; Carolyn tells us about it.</p><p>Also the Pitkin County Commission responds to the big wedding and</p><p>On the Download we learn why Facebook has lost the hip.&nbsp; Teens are exiting in large numbers.</p><p>Its all on this week’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 20340 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - June 20th, 2014 Valley Roundup - June 13th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-june-13th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Joining us today are Curtis Wackerle from the Aspen Daily News, Michael Miracle from Aspen Sojourner magazine and fresh off several weeks of vacation, Andy Stone from the Aspen Times.</p><p>A massive wedding planned for tomorrow in Little Annie Basin is drawing fire around town for being too big, too intrusive and too insensitive to neighbors</p><p>Colorado County Sheriffs are in town this week for a conference.&nbsp; Most don’t share Pitkin County Sheriff Jo DiSalvo’s views on guns or marijuana.</p><p>Also this week, more thoughts about Aspen’s new lodging incentives.</p><p>And a lively discussion about school shootings and gun rights.</p><p>Its all on this week’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Roger Adams 19993 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - June 13th, 2014 Valley Roundup - June 6th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-june-6th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Joining us today are Carolyn Sackariason from the Aspen Daily News and Michael Miracle from Aspen Sojourner magazine.</p><p>The judge in the Nancy Pfister murder case this week rescheduled a preliminary hearing for later in the month.&nbsp; She also denied a motion to allow separate trials for the accused.</p><p>The building housing Aspen’s Explore Booksellers is on the market.&nbsp; It unclear what that means for the bookstore</p><p>Also this week, a plan to open a small business incubator in Aspen.</p><p>And activist and artist Lee Mulcahy loses an appeal of his ban from Aspen Institute property.&nbsp; He is also still banned from Skico properties and the Aspen Art Museum.</p><p>On the Download with Rob St. Mary we look at how best to increase and distribute broadband access in the mountains.</p><p>It’s all on this week’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 19635 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - June 6th, 2014 Valley Roundup - March 21st, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-march-21st-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond. &nbsp;</p><p>Joining us today are Carolyn Sakariason, from the Aspen Daily News , Michael Miracle of Aspen Sojourner magazine and Andy Stone from the Aspen Times.</p><p>This week saw the first court proceedings in the Nancy Pfister murder case.&nbsp; Much of the time was spent arguing over evidence and public statements from law enforcement.&nbsp;&nbsp; The concern is that media reports and rumors could make it impossible to find an impartial jury.&nbsp; A trial in the case is months if not years away.</p><p>Also this week, Hotel Aspen gets approved to grow itself.</p><p>And, in Snowmass the owners of base village go on the defensive over losing another proposed development.</p><p>We’ll discuss those stories and have The Download with Rob St. Mary.&nbsp; It’s coming up on today’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 15887 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - March 21st, 2014