Aspen Pitkin County 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 Planes, Buses to Get Travelers to Destinations http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/planes-buses-get-travelers-destinations <p>With the clearing of the crash wreckage from the runway last night, the Aspen Airport saw travelers arriving by car and bus to find the best ways out of the town this morning.</p><p>By 6am several dozen travelers had arrived at the United Airlines counter to get tickets re-routed following a 36 hour closure of the airport. Travelers were offered various solutions including flights out of Aspen or bus service to Denver to meet connecting flights.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:56:01 +0000 Rob St. Mary 12574 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Planes, Buses to Get Travelers to Destinations