Carbondale http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - July 17th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-july-17th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Mountain Edition.</p><p>It’s been a busy summer in the Roaring Fork Valley so far. For some communities, it’s an important economic boost.<br /><br />The U.S. Justice Department fines Citigroup for misconduct that helped fuel the recession. We talk to Colorado’s US Attorney, who was part of the investigation.</p><p>Colorado names Carbondale a creative district candidate. Turns out, much of the town’s economy is centered around ingenuity.</p><p>We’ll head to a shooting range near Basalt, where a group of women are learning to cast...and blast.</p><p>And, it’s the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act this year. We’ll introduce you to a group of women who fought to protect the Maroon Bells/Snowmass area.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition... right now.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:25:43 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 21722 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - July 17th, 2014 Carbondale Works To Become A "Creative District" http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/carbondale-works-become-creative-district <p></p><p>Colorado is working on growing its “creative industry,” and a Roaring Fork Valley community is part of the effort. Last month Carbondale was selected to be a candidate for a Creative District program. It highlights towns where the arts is the focus. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen has more.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 21550 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Carbondale Works To Become A "Creative District" Creek Through Contested Thompson Divide Gets Additional Protections http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/creek-through-contested-thompson-divide-gets-additional-protections <p></p><p>The Thompson Creek watershed that flows through the contested Thompson Divide area, received a special designation this week. On Tuesday, the state’s Water Quality Control Commission approved an “Outstanding Waters” designation for several branches of Thompson Creek, near Carbondale.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:13:56 +0000 Marci Krivonen 19939 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Creek Through Contested Thompson Divide Gets Additional Protections Mountain Edition - May 29th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-may-29th-2014 <p>A neighboring county is grappling with a huge mudslide, west of the Roaring Fork Valley.</p><p>It’s so dangerous a search for three missing residents has been called off and another slide could come down.</p><p>Construction begins in Carbondale for a decorative new roundabout on highway 133.</p><p>We’ll hear different opinions about a federal plan to beef up environmental protection for certain bodies of water.</p><p>Some Colorado companies are starting to use the state’s new logo but there have been hiccups for the branding effort.</p><p>Finally, we’ll hear from a state representative whose district covers Pitkin County about her busy time at the Statehouse.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition – right now.</p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 19244 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - May 29th, 2014 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 3 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-carbondale-clay-center-part-3 <p>In the art world, scoring a residency is a big deal. The Carbondale Clay Center accepts four artists every year to come work at their studios in Carbondale. Alex Knipe was a resident in 2006, and after taking some time to earn her MFA and study in Turkey on a Fulbright research grant, she finds herself back in Carbondale. Knipe discusses how the center's residency changed her life, professionally and creatively, and Executive Director, Jill Oberman, shares the importance of residencies for emerging artists.&nbsp;</p><p>Learn more about the Carbondale Clay Center and their residency program on their website: &nbsp;<a href="http://www.carbondaleclay.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">www.carbondaleclay.org</a></p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 18571 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Carbondale Clay Center, Part 3