News

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy/Aspen Public Radio News

Jay Parker knows his way around Aspen’s mine tunnels. He’s spent about 40 years working at the Smuggler Mine. On a recent tour, he added consideration of water storage to the history and geology that he provides.

Banjoist Noam Pikelny to play the Wheeler

Mar 6, 2017

Award-winning banjoist Noam Pikelny plays the Wheeler on Friday. Claire Woodcock spoke with him about his new solo album.

First Draft - Katie Kitamura

Mar 6, 2017

Katie Kitamura is a critic and novelist living in New York City. She is the author of Gone to the Forest and The Longshot, both of which were finalists for the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award. A recipient of a Lannan Residency Fellowship, Kitamura has written for The New York Times, The Guardian, Granta, BOMB, Triple Canopy, and is a regular contributor to Frieze.

Eagle County

On Monday, Eagle County launched a program it hopes will get the public more invested in improving their communities. It’s called the Neighborhood Partnership Program.

Alycin Bektesh / Aspen Public Radio News

   As the City of Aspen lays the groundwork for an overhaul of the historic pedestrian malls, input is sought from the public.

Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio

 Welcome to Valley Roundup.

 

Joining me this week are Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent, who spoke via Skype, and in the studio, Jason Auslander, reporter for the Aspen Times and Barbara Platts, digital content manager at Aspen Public Radio.

Bruce Gordon, the founder and president of EcoFlight, blends the love of the land with the love of flying to provide a birds-eye perspective on how the lands that surround us are changing. 

The annual iPhone Photography Awards (IPP Awards)  is now accepting entries for consideration.

googlemaps

News Director Carolyn Sackariason speaks with reporter Alycin Bektesh about a proposed chain store ordinance that has its second reading in front of Aspen City Council Monday night.

Eagle County

Eagle County is creating a new citizen advisory committee on housing.

Courtesy of www.aspentrailfinder.com

The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) beat out two other local organizations for a $3,000 grant from Aspen Trail Finder.

President Trump’s assault on the media has prompted strong reaction from journalists and those who support a free press all over the country.

Courtesy of Wilderness Workshop

The City of Aspen is working to retain conditional water rights to build reservoirs on Maroon and Castle Creeks, and the court battle could get expensive.

Elephant Revival returns to Aspen

Mar 2, 2017
Lisa Siciliano

On Saturday, the Wheeler Opera House and Belly Up Aspen will co-present Colorado folk band Elephant Revival for their return to the valley.

Show your support by making a pledge today!

Aspen Public Radio’s new producer, Christin Kay, explained why she’s so passionate about supporting public media.

Courtesy of Senator Michael Bennet/Instagram @SenBennetCO

Carbondale environmental and community groups are applauding a bill that would permanently protect Thompson Divide from oil and gas development.

Courtesy of Carbondale Clay Center

Carbondale Clay Center’s annual event, Pairings, returns to its home base Friday night. The event celebrates the art of finding the right beverage for the right cup.

More than 400 bills have so far been introduced during Colorado’s annual legislative session. Many of the bills that are controversial are short-lived, even if the debates last for hours. 

JOHN SUTHERS STATE OF THE CITY 2016 / COLORADO SPRINGS

A proposal to study whether passenger rail is viable along the Front Range cleared the State Senate on Thursday. It now heads to the House. 

Show your support by making a pledge today!

Aspen Public Radio’s reporter and All Things Considered host Alycin Bektesh explained why she’s so passionate about supporting public media.

Pages