Noise http://aspenpublicradio.org en Valley Roundup - January 31st, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-january-31st-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 the Aspen Times’ Andy Stone and Aspen Daily News’ Curtis Wackerle. This&nbsp; Week, Garfield County officials said they are asking the state not to impose new air pollution standards on oil and gas drilling rigs in the county.</p><p>Aspen’s most famous downtown, Ukrainian, penthouse-owners have been told the city will no longer jump every time they complain about noise from bars and restaurants.</p><p>Now that marijuana is legal, the conversation about pot has shifted.&nbsp; One new topic is; how potheads should behave in public.</p><p>And on the Download with Rob St. Mary – Big snow goes viral.&nbsp; Also, break out the goldfish.&nbsp; It might be Superbowl 48 in some quarters, to others its Weed Bowl 1.&nbsp; Even Jello Biafra weighs in.</p><p>Its all on this week’s Valley Roundup.</p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', 'Lucida Sans', Garuda, Verdana, Tahoma, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 100; 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);"> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:28:05 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 13657 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - January 31st, 2014 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 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 Jury Not Convinced Aspen Brewing Company Was Too Loud http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/jury-not-convinced-aspen-brewing-company-was-too-loud <p></p><p></p><p>Aspen Brewing Company was not too loud last summer. Yesterday six jurors found the micro brewery not guilty of breaking Aspen’s noise ordinance. &nbsp;The decision comes amid ongoing friction between businesses on Restaurant Row and the owners of two penthouses right in the core.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“How many of you go to bars in the downtown core?”&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 04:56:42 +0000 Elise Thatcher 12969 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Jury Not Convinced Aspen Brewing Company Was Too Loud Jury Finds Aspen Brewing Company Not Guilty http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/jury-finds-aspen-brewing-company-not-guilty <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid--dd47fb2-9862-64b5-f908-ff9b49387d48"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">A jury has found the Aspen Brewing Company was not too noisy this summer. After a short deliberation, the six members unanimously decided the ABC did not violating Aspen noise ordinances on three different occasions this summer. The decision came after a day’s worth of testimony and arguments. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:59:44 +0000 Elise Thatcher 12967 at http://aspenpublicradio.org