marijuana legalization http://aspenpublicradio.org en Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 4 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-true-media-foundation-part-4 <p>Chris Tribble, founder and director of Carbondale's True Media Foundation, discusses the future of media and how his foundation is working to educate students in new technology while encouraging the art of good storytelling though video media. In April, students in the after-school program,&nbsp;<em>BeHeard!</em>, are going to film and broadcast a live panel discussing the effects of legal marijuana and its impact on teenagers. This production is in collaboration with Youth Zone. Dana Marlatt, board secretary and administrator of True Media, and Patricia Petit-Blair, a student filmmaker with&nbsp;<em>BeHeard!</em>, also share details about the live broadcast.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.truemediafoundation.org/">Learn more about the True Media Foundation</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 15870 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 4 Mountain Edition - March 6th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-march-6th-2014 <p>Today, we’ll bring you the latest with the investigation into the murder of Aspen native Nancy Pfister.</p><p>Republicans and Democrats are whittling down the contenders for state and local elections this fall.</p><p>Aspen’s first recreational pot shop starts selling buds… and we find out how much Carbondale has made on marijuana taxes.</p><p>And we hear from a Paralympic coach who arrived in Sochi this week. With the international tensions in nearby Ukraine, we’ll hear how safe athletes are feeling.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:28:07 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 15197 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - March 6th, 2014 Valley Roundup - January 24th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-january-24th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond.</p><p>We are joined today by Carolyn Sackariason, Editor of the Aspen Daily News, Andy Stone, a columnist fro and former editor of the Aspen Times and Michael Miracle, Editor of Aspen Sojourner magazine.</p><p>The X Games are upon us and the word is that ESPN will continue them in Aspen for another five years.&nbsp; The games bring a younger crowd to town.&nbsp; Today we consider what Aspen looks like to a 20-something visitor.</p><p>Basalt is organizing a crowd-sourcing urban planning process.&nbsp; The town wants residents to look ahead and imagine a future town.</p><p>Aspen will soon have an empty art museum to repurpose and the ideas for the space are rolling in.&nbsp; The city wants a public service that will engage the community.</p><p>And on the Download with Rob St. Mary - Netflix could be ready to press subscribers into the battle over net neutrality.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:29:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 13307 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - January 24th, 2014 Mountain Edition - January 16th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-january-16th-2014 <p>The first purchases of recreational marijuana in the Roaring Fork Valley happened this week. People lined up outside the Doctor’s Garden in Carbondale on Wednesday.</p><p>While weed becomes legal for adults 21 and older, parents are worried about the effects retail pot might have on teenagers, if it gets into their hands.</p><p>A trial in Aspen this week leads to an acquittal for a brew pub in Aspen. The Aspen Brewing Company was cited for noise violations.</p><p>Rainbow flags along Aspen’s streets mark Gay Ski Week in Aspen. This year, there are more participants than ever before. And, a group ceremony for civil unions will wrap up festivities.</p><p>As ski equipment improves and people are skiing faster, ski resorts are working harder to educate people. Aspen-Snowmass is focusing on ski safety.</p><p>Finally, the U-S cross country team is doing well this season. And, some think there’s a chance the team could medal. That hasn’t happened for more than 30 years.<br /> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:29:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Rob St. Mary 12992 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - January 16th, 2014 "Doctor’s Garden" Sprouts Retail Pot in Carbondale http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/doctor-s-garden-sprouts-retail-pot-carbondale <p>Some people waited over two hours before the Doctor’s Garden opened in Carbondale, Wednesday, to make the first purchases of legal retail marijuana in the Roaring Fork Valley. Aspen Public Radio’s Rob St. Mary was there.</p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:20:59 +0000 Rob St. Mary 12968 at http://aspenpublicradio.org "Doctor’s Garden" Sprouts Retail Pot in Carbondale