Bureau of Land Management http://aspenpublicradio.org en 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 Fourteen Firefighters Remembered In South Canyon Fire Ceremony http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/fourteen-firefighters-remembered-south-canyon-fire-ceremony <p></p><p>Twenty years ago this month, a fast-moving wildland fire near Glenwood Springs killed 14 firefighters. On Sunday firefighters and family members will remember those who died in the South Canyon Fire during a special commemoration. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen spoke with David Boyd with the Bureau of Land Management. He’s helping organize the event.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:13:56 +0000 Marci Krivonen 21046 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Fourteen Firefighters Remembered In South Canyon Fire Ceremony 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 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 BLM Seeks Comments From Public On 65 Oil, Gas Leases http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/blm-seeks-comments-public-65-oil-gas-leases <p></p><p>The public is getting a chance this week to comment on what happens to existing oil and gas leases in Garfield, Pitkin and Mesa Counties. Sixty-five leases within the White River National Forest are up for review. Just eight of them hold active infrastructure, like gas wells. The Bureau of Land Management handles the leases and is soliciting feedback on what do with them.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:10:40 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17156 at http://aspenpublicradio.org BLM Seeks Comments From Public On 65 Oil, Gas Leases