Crown Mountain Park http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition – May 8th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-may-8th-2014 <p>Residents vote for change on the boards that represent Carbondale’s emergency services and a mid-valley park district.<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New test results show third graders in the Roaring Fork Valley are better at reading than the statewide average.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A state senator wraps up her time under the gold dome in Denver.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">And oil and gas proponents voice strong support for continuing to drill in Garfield County.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’ll let you know what to expect for the upcoming Aspen Music Festival and School summer season.</span></p><p>And we get a taste of what Aspen middle and high school band students learned this year from a long-time jazz musician.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 20:26:55 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 18190 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition – May 8th, 2014 Election: Downvalley Districts Welcome New Board Members http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/election-downvalley-districts-welcome-new-board-members <p></p><p>Voters in the Mid-Valley and Carbondale cast their ballots in two separate elections yesterday. People voted for board members to represent the <em>Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District</em>, as well as the <em>Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District</em>.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 15:06:47 +0000 Marci Krivonen 18149 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Election: Downvalley Districts Welcome New Board Members Valley Roundup - May 2nd, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-may-2nd-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joining us today are Carolyn </span>Sackariason<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Andy Stone, former editor of and now columnist for the Aspen Times.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This month special taxing districts are holding elections for their boards.&nbsp; Two are getting a lot of attention because of what happened in their last elections.&nbsp; Critics are running for seats this time.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of those is the Crown Mountain Recreation District. A</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">lso facing a shuffle is the Carbondale Fire District.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week legal wrangling continued over opening files in the Nancy </span>Pfister<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> murder case.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today we talk with Aspen Times reporter Scott Condon about a squabble in the valley’s environmental activist community.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">And, there was more evidence this week that marijuana is getting respectable….The Colorado Symphony Orchestra wants pot smokers to shed the tie-dye and clip on a cumber bun.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 16:41:46 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17923 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - May 2nd, 2014 Four Candidates Vie For Seats On Crown Mountain Board http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/four-candidates-vie-seats-crown-mountain-board <p></p><p>Next week voters in the sprawling, mid-valley Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District will head to the polls. Four people are running for three open seats on the board of directors. Three of them are incumbents and the fourth jumped in after voters turned down a proposal last fall, to build a recreation center. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17896 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Four Candidates Vie For Seats On Crown Mountain Board