Aspen Daily News http://aspenpublicradio.org en Valley Roundup - July 18th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-july-18th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup.&nbsp; It’s a review of the top news stories of the week in Aspen and beyond.</p><p>Joining us today are Andy Stone, former editor of and now columnist for the Aspen Times and Curtis Wackerle, Managing Editor of the Aspen Daily News.</p><p>This week there was a double-homicide in El Jebel.&nbsp; The same week a pedestrian was hit and killed on highway 82, this comes on the heels of a high profile murder in Aspen and the death of a rafter.&nbsp; Today we reflect on how big city this all sounds.</p><p>Also, are we loving the outdoors to death?&nbsp; Judging for the Conundrum Hot Springs…maybe so.</p><p>Proposals are lining up for what to do with the old Aspen Art Museum, we look at the Lodging incentive program and the strange partnership of Lee Mulcahy and Maurice Emmer.</p><p>On the download with Rob St. Mary a how-to for safe sexting.&nbsp; It’s all ahead on Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 21761 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - July 18th, 2014 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 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Journalism, Part 4 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aspen-journalism-part-4 <p>In the last report on Aspen Journalism, a non-profit news organization, we speak with founder and director, Brent Gardner-Smith, local news editor, Andy Stone, and Board President, Tim McFlynn. Aspen Journalism's Advisory Board &nbsp;is made up of prominent local news editors from around the Roaring Fork Valley. Their role is to keep Aspen Journalism involved with the community and make sure the reporting is in line with the organization's mission. We also discuss funding and the future of Aspen Journalism.&nbsp;</p><p>Learn more about Aspen Journalism by visiting their website:&nbsp;<a href="http://aspenjournalism.org/">www.aspenjournalism.org</a></p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 17103 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Journalism, Part 4