Thompson Divide http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - July 24th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-july-24th-2014 <p>Good afternoon, and welcome to Mountain Edition.</p><p>You’ve probably noticed we’re in our summer pledge drive this week… so today we’re bringing you an update on the latest local news.</p><p>Like efforts to restrict drilling on the Thompson Divide… lots of business in the valley this summer... and what we know now about theories on who may have been involved in Nancy Pfister’s death.</p><p>Then we’ll hear some of our favorite stories over the last several months… One man says he’s the only Ute tribal member who lives in the Roaring Fork Valley.</p><p>And, we chat with a local rabbi considered one of the most inspiring in the country.</p><p>We’ll hear about one of the tough issues in the Roaring Fork Valley. Heroin overdoses have claimed several lives this year.</p><p>As for the pledge drive, thanks if you’ve already made a gift or renewed your membership. If not...it’s time.</p><p>Because nearly half of Aspen Public Radio’s funding comes from listeners like you. Please consider making a pledge, at whatever amount is comfortable.</p><p>Call us at 920- 9000 during regular business hours, or give anytime on the interwebs, that’s aspen public radio dot org.</p><p>We’ve got lots of good stories for you during this special pledge drive edition of Mountain Edition... starting now. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:29:54 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 22072 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - July 24th, 2014 Advocacy Group Looks To Forest Service Solution http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/advocacy-group-looks-forest-service-solution <p></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 22013 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Advocacy Group Looks To Forest Service Solution Creek Through Contested Thompson Divide Gets Additional Protections http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/creek-through-contested-thompson-divide-gets-additional-protections <p></p><p>The Thompson Creek watershed that flows through the contested Thompson Divide area, received a special designation this week. On Tuesday, the state’s Water Quality Control Commission approved an “Outstanding Waters” designation for several branches of Thompson Creek, near Carbondale.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:13:56 +0000 Marci Krivonen 19939 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Creek Through Contested Thompson Divide Gets Additional Protections Pitkin County To BLM: Cancel Thompson Divide Leases http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/pitkin-county-blm-cancel-thompson-divide-leases <p></p><p>Pitkin County is reiterating its opposition to drilling in the Thompson Divide area through a letter to the Bureau of Land Management. The BLM is <a href="http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/crvfo/existing_leases_on.html">taking comments</a> on its review of <a href="http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/blm-seeks-comments-public-65-oil-gas-leases">65 oil and gas leases</a> that stretch over the White River National Forest. Twenty-five of those leases are in the Thompson Divide, southwest of Carbondale.</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 13:16:20 +0000 Marci Krivonen 18458 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Pitkin County To BLM: Cancel Thompson Divide Leases Oil, Gas Advocates: Leases Should Not Be Cancelled http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/oil-gas-advocates-leases-should-not-be-cancelled <p></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 18067 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Oil, Gas Advocates: Leases Should Not Be Cancelled