Crime http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - March 27th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-march-27th-2014 <p>A long-time local accused of murdering Aspen resident Nancy Pfister was in court on Wednesday. Kathy Carpenter is one of three arrested for the crime.</p><p>Voters in Basalt next week will elect three new Town Council members. We hear from business owners about what they want from the elected officials.</p><p>Across the nation the number of heroin and opiate overdoses is increasing...and, there’s an uptick in heroin use here in the Roaring Fork Valley.</p><p>We talk with two young men who have struggled with heroin addiction...they describe the pain of running out of the drug and the threat of overdose.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:29:30 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 16182 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - March 27th, 2014 Valley Roundup - March 7th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-march-7th-2014 <p>Joining us today are Carolyn Sackariason of the Aspen Daily News, Michael Miracle of Aspen Sojourner magazine and Andy Stone of the Aspen Times.</p><p>This week, the community processes the murder of a lifetime local.&nbsp; Homicide is rare here and it is especially difficult when the victim is so well know.</p><p>Also this week, Aspen Valley Hospital parts ways with a longtime surgeon and signs up with a new surgical team.</p><p>And, a new Limelight in Snowmass is off the table…maybe.</p><p>One of NPR’s top international correspondents visited the valley this week.&nbsp; Phillip Reeves gave audiences the backstory to Ukraine, Russia and Crimea.&nbsp; Reeves sat down for interview with us and you’ll hear it just ahead on this week’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:28:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Elise Thatcher 15209 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - March 7th, 2014 Aspen Police Release Pics & Video of ATM Scammer http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspen-police-release-pics-video-atm-scammer <p>Aspen authorities are asking the public to look over a video...that may aid in a fraud case. On January 20th police discovered a “skimmer” on an ATM at the Wells Fargo Bank in Aspen. Thieves use such a device to read data strips on bank cards. A small camera was also attached to the ATM to record people punching in their ID numbers. That camera could lead authorities to a suspect.</p> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 00:01:58 +0000 Marci Krivonen 14009 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Aspen Police Release Pics & Video of ATM Scammer Colorado Lawmakers Move Forward With Mug Shots Bill http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/colorado-lawmakers-move-forward-mug-shots-bill A bipartisan committee at the statehouse has moved forward a bill to make it easier to remove people’s mug shots from commercial websites if they were never convicted of the crime for which they were arrested.<p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:46:44 +0000 Bente Birkeland 13537 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Colorado Lawmakers Move Forward With Mug Shots Bill More Native Youth Have PTSD Than Recent Combat Vets http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/more-native-youth-have-ptsd-recent-combat-vets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is often associated with veterans, and hundreds of thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan combat vets have been diagnosed. But another group of people in the US with an even higher rate of PTSD… and they have never been to a foreign war zone. <a href="https://www.indianlawandordercommission.com/report/" target="_blank">That’s according to out November 2013 by a presidential commission. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 05:21:06 +0000 Elise Thatcher 10721 at http://aspenpublicradio.org More Native Youth Have PTSD Than Recent Combat Vets