Election http://aspenpublicradio.org en Beauprez Gets GOP Nod, Will Face Hickenlooper In Governors Race http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/beauprez-gets-gop-nod-will-face-hickenlooper-governors-race The race to be Colorado’s next Governor is officially underway. Former Congressman Bob Beauprez will challenge Governor John Hickenlooper in November after winning a four way GOP primary race. Beauprez captured a four-point lead over his closest challenger, Tom Tancredo.<p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 04:00:11 +0000 Bente Birkeland 20540 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Beauprez Gets GOP Nod, Will Face Hickenlooper In Governors Race Special District Elections: The "Wild West" Of Voting http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/special-district-elections-wild-west-voting <p></p><p>A handful of special district elections wrapped up earlier this month with voters casting ballots up and down the valley for board members. Turns out, the way these elections are run has been a point of contention over the years at the State Capitol. Unlike County and State elections, these local elections are subject to fewer rules. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 18861 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Special District Elections: The "Wild West" Of Voting 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 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 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