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Non-Profit in the Spotlight
9:00 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Non-Profit in the Spotlight: RESPONSE, Part 1

October is domestic violence awareness month. Sue Smedstad and Keith Ikeda, board members of RESPONSE, share the history of the organization and its importance in the Roaring Fork Valley. The mission of RESPONSE is to support, educate, and empower victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Roaring Fork Valley.

If you, or someone you know, are suffering from abuse, please call the RESPONSE support and crisis hotline: 925-SAFE (7233). Learn more about RESPONSE at www.responsehelps.org

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Check 1, 2
7:58 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Parker Millsap

Parker Milsap & band at Belly Up Aspen
Daniel Shaw

At only 21 years of age, Oklahoma native Parker Millsap is quickly making a name for himself with his captivating live performances, soulful sound, and character-driven narratives. Since the release of his self-titled debut album earlier this year, he has garnered a nomination for the Americana Music Association's 2014 Emerging Artist of the Year and has received praise from The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, American Songwriter, The Boston Globe, and NPR, to name a few.

APR Local News
7:31 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Students, Parents Tackle College Questions at Fair

Parents and students wait for a workshop on financial aid and college to begin.
Credit Elise Thatcher

On Sunday, October 5th, Aspen High School hosted just under three thousand students and parents from Lake City, Durango, and other far flung Colorado towns. They quizzed University representatives and took workshops as part of the Colorado Western Slope College Fair. It’s been around for years, but this time, the focus was on helping students with the details, like essay writing and affordability.

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Valley Roundup
3:27 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Valley Roundup - October 3rd, 2014

Welcome to Valley Roundup a review of the top news stories in the valley in the past week.

This week  - Aspen’s parking debacle forces the department’s director out as internal emails on the scam are released.

The owners of an Aspen penthouse are back in court.  This time its about the building’s front door which they say is for their use only.

Also this week two hotels announce big redevelopment plans.

And, prosecuting the Aspen art museum climbers

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Yes, They Can Travel
1:16 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Electric Road Rally

Electric cars will set off tomorrow (Friday 10-3-2014) from various points along the western slope for a road rally.  It is in part a demonstration of recharging the cars.  There are now recharge, or plug-in stations along the Roaring Fork Valley and across the west slope.  Heather McGregor is one of the organizers.  She is with the Garfield County Clean Energy Collaborative.

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