Heroin http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - March 27th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-march-27th-2014 <p>A long-time local accused of murdering Aspen resident Nancy Pfister was in court on Wednesday. Kathy Carpenter is one of three arrested for the crime.</p><p>Voters in Basalt next week will elect three new Town Council members. We hear from business owners about what they want from the elected officials.</p><p>Across the nation the number of heroin and opiate overdoses is increasing...and, there’s an uptick in heroin use here in the Roaring Fork Valley.</p><p>We talk with two young men who have struggled with heroin addiction...they describe the pain of running out of the drug and the threat of overdose.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:29:30 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 16182 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - March 27th, 2014 Dope Valley http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/dope-valley <p>The other day I sat down for an interview with two young men. It was a sunny day and we were talking on a bench in downtown Basalt.&nbsp;&nbsp; They are in their early twenties; both are clean-cut, good-looking guys and very articulate and educated.&nbsp; They were telling me about heroin.</p><p>Medical providers and emergency officials are seeing an increase in the number of heroin overdoses and heroin addicts in the Roaring Fork Valley. &nbsp;APR's Roger Adams reports.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:54:13 +0000 Roger Adams 16143 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Dope Valley