murder http://aspenpublicradio.org en BREAKING: Charges Dropped Against Carpenter http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/breaking-charges-dropped-against-carpenter <p>All charges have been dropped for Kathy Carpenter. But, the investigation into her possible involvement in the death of Nancy Pfister continues. Carpenter's attorneys plan to show what they call “false information” was used in her arrest.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:54:09 +0000 Elise Thatcher 20327 at http://aspenpublicradio.org BREAKING: Charges Dropped Against Carpenter BREAKING: Styler Pleads Guity to Pfister Murder http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/breaking-styler-pleads-guity-pfister-murder <p><span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}">BREAKING: William Styler pleads guilty in Pitkin County to 2nd degree murder in the Nancy Pfister case. </span></p><p><span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}">He's expected to serve 20 years in prison.</span></p><p><span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}">Details are expected soon.</span></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:04:29 +0000 Elise Thatcher 20326 at http://aspenpublicradio.org BREAKING: Styler Pleads Guity to Pfister Murder Mountain Edition - June 19th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-june-19th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Mountain Edition.</p><p>There were surprising new developments this week in an Aspen murder case. We’ll have the latest.</p><p>The Pitkin County Commissioners approve a stop-gap measure to prevent mega events in environmentally sensitive areas. A huge wedding on the back of Aspen mountain prompted the move.</p><p>In Aspen Governor Hickenlooper apologizes to law enforcement for mistakes made with the state’s new gun laws.</p><p>Several sheriffs in Aspen for a conference are concerned about legal marijuana.</p><p>And, employers are figuring out pot and drug policies for workers.</p><p>Finally, we check in with newly insured locals who purchased health insurance plans through the state exchange.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition... right now.</p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 20290 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - June 19th, 2014 Valley Roundup - May 2nd, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-may-2nd-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joining us today are Carolyn </span>Sackariason<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Andy Stone, former editor of and now columnist for the Aspen Times.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This month special taxing districts are holding elections for their boards.&nbsp; Two are getting a lot of attention because of what happened in their last elections.&nbsp; Critics are running for seats this time.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of those is the Crown Mountain Recreation District. A</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">lso facing a shuffle is the Carbondale Fire District.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week legal wrangling continued over opening files in the Nancy </span>Pfister<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> murder case.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today we talk with Aspen Times reporter Scott Condon about a squabble in the valley’s environmental activist community.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">And, there was more evidence this week that marijuana is getting respectable….The Colorado Symphony Orchestra wants pot smokers to shed the tie-dye and clip on a cumber bun.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 16:41:46 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17923 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - May 2nd, 2014 Mountain Edition - April 24th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-april-24th-2014 <p>A judge schedules the first major court hearings in the Nancy Pfister murder case. Three people are charged with conspiring to kill the Aspen native.</p><p>A new study shows there may be a link between natural gas development and defects that develop in a child before birth.</p><p>Has Aspen become too expensive for the middle class? We talk to local residents and young business owners to find out how they’re making it work.</p><p>Finally, a local theatrical group - the Hudson Reed Ensemble is already preparing for summer. It’ll bring back a favorite event - Shakespeare in the Park.</p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:28:35 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 17581 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - April 24th, 2014