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This week on audio canvas we learn all that that the Ranch has to offer for some of arts youngest enthusiasts. 

On Monday, Garfield County’s Board of Commissioners renewed a $85,0000 contract with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to monitor the county’s air quality.

First Draft - Dani Shapiro

Jun 19, 2017

Dani Shapiro is the bestselling author of the memoirs Still WritingDevotion, and Slow Motion, and five novels including Black & White and Family History. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, One Story, Elle, The New York Times Book Review, the op-ed pages of The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and has been broadcast on “This American Life”.  Her newest memoir is called Hourglass

A last-ditch effort to save Colorado’s Energy Office takes place Tuesday. During the legislative session, state lawmakers cut state funding for the office that oversees weatherization and other energy saving programs for residents. 

A Way Out sees a rise in both mental illness and substance abuse. They provide support throughout a person's entire recovery process. A client of A Way Out, shares his powerful story.

Sigrid Estrada

Carole DeSanti is vice president and executive editor with Viking Penguin publishing company and the author of the novel “The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R.” She shares with arts and culture reporter Claire Woodcock what she looks for when selecting a manuscript to publish.

Last week, Aspen officials put a stop to a proposed entrance to Aspen plan.

 

The elected officials of Pitkin County, Snowmass Village and the City of Aspen meet quarterly to talk transportation. They were briefed by consultant Ralph Trapani, who told them that the best option for the entrance to Aspen is a route from the roundabout, through Marolt Open Space and then onto Main Street.

 

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

 

 

Aspen Words’ Summer Words program kicked off yesterday, with a Reader’s Retreat with Viking Penguins Executive Director Carole DeSanti and panel discussions starting today and running through Friday. For more details, visit aspenwords.org.

The town of Basalt and the Ruedi Water and Power Authority received a grant from the Colorado Water Conservation Board to install 300 rain sensors.

Stay updated on the happenings of the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen.

The 35th annual Food and Wine Classic has arrived in Aspen. Follow Aspen Public Radio's reporting on the summer kickoff event. 

 

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

 

 

Joining me this week are David Krause, editor of the Aspen Times, Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent, Roger Marolt, columnist for the Aspen Times and the Snowmass Sun, and Olivia Oksenhorn, Aspen Public Radio’s summer intern.

 

 

 

The Colorado Department of Transportation will be busy this summer improving road conditions up and down the valley, which means that commuters will have to feel some pain first. Speaking with News Director Carolyn Sackariason on Valley Roundup this morning are Aspen Times Editor David Krause, along with Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent and Roger Marolt, columnist for the Aspen Times and the Snowmass Sun.

 

 

Courtesy Pitkin County Deputy Anthony Todaro

Downtown Aspen had a special visitor Thursday morning.

Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association & Film Commission

Strawberry Days started 120 years ago in Glenwood Springs to celebrate the strawberry harvest.

On Tuesday, the town of Carbondale entered into an agreement with Airbnb, the popular online short-term home rental service.

On this week's Mountain Edition, hosts Alycin Bektesh and Wyatt Orme bring you a compilation of the week's news. 

Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio News

Last week, the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue hosted a benefit gala for the Glenwood Center for the Arts that raised roughly one-third of the funds owed to the center's part time teachers.

Colorado photographer Robert Castellino will present his latest photo book, Colorado: Life and Light on the Land, Friday night. He said it was his own near death experience that brought his book to life.

Garfield County Sheriff's office

The Garfield County’s Sheriff Office arrested a married couple from Silt on Tuesday.

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