Aspen Airport http://aspenpublicradio.org en Video: Airplane Crash Footage Released http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/video-airplane-crash-footage-released <p>Aspen Journalism has obtained five different video feeds from the January 5th crash of a private jet at the Aspen Airport. See below for more &amp; video.</p><p></p><p>From <a href="http://aspenjournalism.org/2014/01/21/aspen-airport-releases-video-of-jan-5-jet-crash/">Aspen Journalism</a>:</p><p><em>"In response to a Colorado Open Records Act request from Aspen Journalism, the Aspen/Pitkin County airport has released video of the fatal jet crash that occurred on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.</em></p><p><em>The video was captured by five different cameras normally used by airport officials to monitor activity on the ramps, or aprons, outside the general aviation and commercial aviation terminals."</em></p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 22:28:29 +0000 Rob St. Mary 13176 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Video: Airplane Crash Footage Released Valley Roundup - January 17th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-january-17th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond.</p><p>The NTSB released its initial report on the plane crash at Aspen’s airport earlier this month.&nbsp; There are no conclusions as to what caused the crash but it includes new details and corrects some earlier speculation about wind speeds at the time of the wreck.&nbsp; We’ll have a summary.</p><p>Also today, three Aspen journalists join us to discuss the news this week. Carolyn Sackariason, Andy Stone and Michael Miracle are here to talk about a noise trail this week and what it means for Aspen’s messy vitality.&nbsp;</p><p>Aspen’s mayor embraces the high end of the community’s population.</p><p>And; working dogs or pampered pets?&nbsp; The Krabloonik sledding operation faces off with public opinion and criminal charges of animal cruelty.</p><p>Its all just ahead on this week’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:09:09 +0000 Roger Adams 13058 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - January 17th, 2014 NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Aspen Plane Crash http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/ntsb-releases-preliminary-report-aspen-plane-crash <p>The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report on the Sunday January 5<sup>th</sup>, 2014 crash of a private jet at the Aspen Airport that killed one crew member and injured two others onboard.</p><p>The report dated Thursday January 16<sup>th</sup>, 2014 reviews aspects of the weather, communications and other information.</p><p>In the report lays no blame on the cause of the crash – be it nature, man or machine.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:49:56 +0000 Rob St. Mary 13031 at http://aspenpublicradio.org NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Aspen Plane Crash Valley Roundup - January 10th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-january-10th-2014 <p>Curtis Wackerle and Andy Stone join us to talk about the news this week in Aspen.&nbsp; It was a week that began in tragedy with the crash of a private jet onto the runway at Aspen’s airport.</p><p>Also this week, Aspen gave the go ahead for the first retail marijuana shop in town.&nbsp; Carbondale got the jump on Aspen, though. Its first pot shop will open very soon.</p><p>Also today, Aspen prepares for the X Games.</p><p>And on the Download with Rob St. Mary we’ll deconstruct how the internet and social media – especially Twitter – played a big role in the international news coverage of the plane crash here.</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 22:29:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 12744 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - January 10th, 2014 Mountain Edition - January 9th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-january-9th-2014 <p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22.399999618530273px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Governor Hickenlooper says Colorado dealt with a lot in 2013 including massive fires and biblical floods. He delivered his State of the State address today.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22.399999618530273px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Aspen saw its first plane crash in more than 20 years earlier this week. One died, two were injured and there were a lot of witnesses.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22.399999618530273px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">We talk with an expert who explains which pilots get extra training for flying into Aspen’s tricky airport.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22.399999618530273px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">We get the latest on efforts to grow and sell recreational pot in the Upper Valley.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22.399999618530273px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Aspen is trying to alert residents and businesses about two big X Games concerts later this month.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22.399999618530273px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">And, we’ll hear just how easy it is to break the city’s noise ordinance.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22.399999618530273px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Finally, there’s sobering news about what happens when big mountain skiing and snowboarding go terribly wrong. Our latest Road to Sochi looks at the documentary The Crash Reel.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22.399999618530273px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:36:29 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 12706 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - January 9th, 2014