Aspen http://aspenpublicradio.org en Governor's Water Plan Aims To Find Solutions To Looming Gap http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/governors-water-plan-aims-find-solutions-looming-gap <p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17024 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Governor's Water Plan Aims To Find Solutions To Looming Gap Aspen Businesses Battle High Rent, Slow Off-Seasons To Operate Downtown http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspen-businesses-battle-high-rent-slow-seasons-operate-downtown <p></p><p>All this week, we’re taking a look at the challenges of working and living in Aspen. To some it appears that Aspen is steadily pricing out middle class residents and would be future residents. &nbsp;In our first report we go to the downtown core where businesses face rising rents and increasingly slow off-seasons. &nbsp;To survive many retailers must cater almost exclusively to high-dollar customers. For some stores, the struggle is worth it. Others have all but given up. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen has our story.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:13:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 16988 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Aspen Businesses Battle High Rent, Slow Off-Seasons To Operate Downtown Valley Roundup - April 11th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-april-11th-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 Sackariason from the Aspen Daily News and Andy Stone from the Aspen Times.</p><p>This week, the prosecution’s case against the accused in the Nancy Pfister murder moves closer to being unsealed.</p><p>Commercial Real Estate in downtown Aspen is moving and with it come the closure of the Ute City Restaurant and the sale of the building that’s home to the Aspen Daily News.</p><p>Also today keeping things behind closed doors…Aspen Valley Hospital calls off what some say was a stealth board of directors election</p><p>On the Download with Rob St. Mary malware and heartbleeds, from hospitals to Google searches it seems nothing is secure anymore.</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 16907 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - April 11th, 2014 Hopi Tribal Member Wants To Inspire Youth With Music http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/hopi-tribal-member-wants-inspire-youth-music <p></p><p>Ancestors of Aspen’s first inhabitants visited the area over the weekend. A Native American pow wow downtown Saturday included singing, drumming and dancing. Members of the Northern and Southern Ute tribes took part, as well as the Hopi and Pueblo tribes. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen spoke to one of the participants. Moontee Sinquah&nbsp;is a Hopi tribal member from Arizona.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 16656 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Hopi Tribal Member Wants To Inspire Youth With Music Wildfire Planning For Aspen, Pitkin County Starts While It's Still Snowing http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/wildfire-planning-aspen-pitkin-county-starts-while-its-still-snowing <p></p><p>Even though there’s still snow on the ground, local planning is already happening around wildfires. Prompted by large and destructive fires in recent years, the City of Aspen, Pitkin County and the local fire protection district are working together to make neighborhoods safer. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s lightly snowing in a neighborhood east of Aspen as firefighter Parker Lathrop makes his way up a winding, paved road.</span></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:36:08 +0000 Marci Krivonen 16429 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Wildfire Planning For Aspen, Pitkin County Starts While It's Still Snowing