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Roger Adams

  More than two hundred workers in the area are going through interviews, to find out if they can keep their jobs. That’s after Oklahoma-based WPX Energy decided to sell to a new Texas company.

Mountain Rescue Aspen

  Three snowmobilers survived a night in the White River National Forest by building a snow cave.

Elise Thatcher

Basalt may ask voters to pay for a Pan and Fork park this fall. Town Council decided Tuesday night to start nailing down how much the land is worth and other preparations.

Lawsuit surrounding Pfister death contains untruths

Feb 9, 2016
CBS Denver

A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the daughter of murder victim Nancy Pfister contains false information... about the circumstances of the prominent Aspen resident’s death. Carolyn Sackariason reports.

The lawsuit targets Nancy Masson-Styler and alleges that she had a role in Pfister’s death in 2014. Masson-Styler’s husband confessed to killing Pfister with a hammer to the skull. Trey Styler committed suicide in prison last year.

Alycin Bektesh / Aspen Public Radio

Throughout the Roaring Fork Valley “making transportation better” can mean really different things. In Rifle and Silt it means snowplows. In Glenwood Springs it means maintaining foot traffic options over Grand Avenue.

Mercedez Holtry is a 22-year-old poet from New Mexico. Her writing talks about her identity as a woman and her race. She is currently teaching poetry workshops for youth around the valley ahead of Aspen Words’ Youth Poetry Slam this weekend.

Eagle County Times

  Two Carbondale residents are moving forward with their campaigns against two members of Colorado’s congressional delegation.

Hunt advances on Hopkins

Feb 8, 2016
City of Aspen

  Plans for a new building on Hopkins Avenue advanced Monday night. Elected officials gave their blessing on developer Mark Hunt’s project. Aspen Public Radio’s Carolyn Sackariason reports.

The building at 517 E. Hopkins Ave. will be torn down and replaced with a smaller one but it will have more uses. Aspen City Council reviewed the project after the Historic Preservation Commission approved it conceptually last month.

First Draft - Adam Johnson

Feb 8, 2016

Adam Johnson was born in South Dakota and raised in Arizona. He earned a BA in Journalism from Arizona State University in 1992; a MFA from the writing program at McNeese State University, and a PhD in English from Florida State University in 2000.

Jane Bachrach

For four years now, Aspen Words has been sending poets into local schools to teach kids about the art.

 

That trend of putting poets in schools is continuing this year, with the third annual Youth Poetry Slam.

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