Glenwood Springs http://aspenpublicradio.org en Valley Roundup - July 25th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-july-25th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup.&nbsp;</p><p>On today’s show we discuss the week’s top news stories in the valley with Carolyn Sackariason, Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Managing Editor Curtis Wackerle.</p><p>On this week’s show we discuss Aspen’s future as an international hub for skiing and mountaineering.</p><p>Also, some push back from developers over what’s next for the former Pan and Fork trailer park in Basalt and three men received fines this week for trying to illegally build a mountain bike trail.</p><p>This week, the Glenwood Post Independent ran a story in Spanish.&nbsp; Its not the first time and today we talk with Editor Randy Essex about what a bilingual news service looks like.</p><p>And on the Download with Rob St. Mary we consider "the selfie" - the most personal of art forms is not without its pitfalls. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 22121 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - July 25th, 2014 Glenwood Springs Brewer Serves Up "Wild" Creations http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/glenwood-springs-brewer-serves-wild-creations <p></p><p>As the craft beer movement grows in the United States, breweries are working to set themselves apart and offer something different. Many are experimenting with new kinds of beer, offering up so-called “sour” and “wild” varieties. A new brewery in Glenwood Springs is specializing in this avant-garde beer. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen toured Casey Brewing and Blending and filed this report.</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 21247 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Glenwood Springs Brewer Serves Up "Wild" Creations 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 Mountain Edition - July 3rd, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-july-3rd-2014 <p>Sunday marks an anniversary of a local tragedy. A wildfire near Glenwood Springs 20 years ago, killed fourteen firefighters.</p><p>As the cycling world gears up from the Tour de France, the sport is still dusting itself off. We hear from Lance Armstrong who was found guilty of doping.</p><p>Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper was in Aspen this week, discussing two hot topics at the Aspen Ideas Festival - marijuana and fracking.</p><p>Another Ideas Fest speaker was Grover Norquist, founder of Americans for Tax Reform.</p><p>A natural history documentary screens on PBS next year and this one is unlike any other nature film. We’ll tell you why.</p><p>Finally, we’ll take you to Snowmass Village where a giant yoga festival gets underway today.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:40:27 +0000 Marci Krivonen , Elise Thatcher & Rob St. Mary 21027 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - July 3rd, 2014 Mountain Edition - June 12th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-june-12th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Mountain Edition.</p><p>A judge has released hundreds of pages of court documents in the Nancy Pfister case. We’ll have a quick review.</p><p>The sheriffs are in town-- for a statewide conference. This is a chance for Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo to show off his work in Aspen.</p><p>Officials and local representatives are tackling how to get faster internet access in rural areas.</p><p>Aspen wants to get more people to build hotel rooms...</p><p>And, Garfield County may have to help pay for some improvements near Glenwood’s Grand Avenue Bridge.</p><p>An Aspen nonprofit is heralding the cancelation of a mega dam project in Chile.</p><p>And a hydropower plant in southwest Colorado is now officially up and running… we’ll hear what that means for the Aspen.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition... right now.</p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:26:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 19960 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - June 12th, 2014