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Founder of Women's Forum, Adelaide Waters, says that group dynamics, like all relationships, grow in stages. According to their website, the Women's Forum Handbook is an in-depth guide to group process, peer learning and personal growth. Adelaide Waters wrote and compiled the entire handbook.

Mind Springs Health

Mind Springs Health will ask Garfield County’s Board of Commissioners to help fund both local substance abuse treatment, and the psychiatric hospital in Grand Junction, at the commissioners' meeting on Monday.

This week, there have been more allegations of sexual harassment at the Colorado statehouse.

The City of Aspen has some work to do to prove that it should hold on to conditional water rights on Castle and Maroon Creeks, and is considering pulling funding from the Wheeler’s stockpile to buy land in Woody Creek. The school district is also interested in the Wheeler’s excess funds.

COLORADO SENATE REPUBUBLICANS

New claims of sexual harassment have been brought up at the Colorado legislature involving Sens. Randy Baumgardner and Jack Tate. Both, in comments to us, strongly deny any wrongdoing, although they refused to answer our specific questions directly.

Aspen water customers can expect bigger bills next year as rates are rising for both residential and commercial users.  

At its board meeting last week, the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) discussed how it’s going to keep paying for itself.

Glenwood Railroad Museum

The Glenwood Railroad Museum is closing on Nov. 27.

On this week's Mountain Edition, hosts Christin Kay and Elizabeth Stewart-Severy bring you the news from the Roaring Fork Valley.

 

Another woman has filed a formal complaint against Democratic Rep. Steve Lebsock for sexual harassment.

Jazz Aspen Snowmass has released its winter lineup of world music performances for its Cafe series.

Courtesy of SHEL.

SHEL is an Americana quartet from Fort Collins. The band is now in Nashville but will be playing the Wheeler Opera House on Saturday.

 

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, is joining the Detroit Free Press early next month.

The news about rising premiums might be making some people a little sick to their stomach.  

So what’s causing premiums to go up? And what steps can someone take to negotiate the health insurance landscape?

Last month, students from across the Roaring Fork Valley gathered to discuss water. At the first-ever Youth Water Summit, teenagers presented their own white papers on everything from water rights to environmental activism.

Courtesy of Pitkin County Open Space and Trails

Wednesday is the last day for the public to submit comments on alignments for a proposed trail through the Crystal River Valley. If completed, that trail would eventually connect Carbondale with Crested Butte.

Courtesy of the town of Carbondale

Carbondale’s state designated Creative District will conduct a housing feasibility study with the national nonprofit Artspace. The intention is to bring more affordable housing to artists in the town.

Glenwood Springs Police Department

Glenwood Springs Police has yet to identify the man who robbed an Alpine Bank in West Glenwood on Thursday.

Courtesy of Justin Shoemaker, www.fws.gov

Last week, the federal agency Wildlife Services agreed to temporarily stop killing animals in a controversial "predator control plan" near Rifle until officials complete a new environmental assessment of the project.

 

Theatre Aspen will open its 35th summer season with the Tony Award-winning musical “Ragtime.”

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

Four trails at Sky Mountain Park will be closed starting tomorrow for an elk hunt.

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