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

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.

 

Welcome to the beginning of another week in the Roaring Fork Valley!

 

Wednesday at the Aspen Art Museum, local National Geographic photographer Pete McBride will discuss the art of travel photography. That discussion begins at 5 p.m.  

 

Members of Women's Forum reflect on how the groups support each other with all of life's changes. Members also say that the support given by the group is invaluable with refining listening skills. Commitment and confidentially is important within the group dynamic. 

Patrick Fort/Aspen Public Radio News

The City of Aspen is calling for a three-month suspension on a management agreement with the Red Brick Center for the Arts.

Colorado’s Speaker of the House is calling on Democratic Representative Steve Lebsock to resign after allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment.

A dentist in Rifle is providing free care to veterans for the month of November.

This week, the votes are in. The Aspen School District Board of Education gets a new member, tax questions supporting Colorado Mountain College and Garfield County historical societies are shot down by voters, but taxes on tobacco and pot to help fund public health initiatives pass.

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