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First Draft - Douglas Preston

Apr 3, 2017

Douglas Preston writes fiction, non-fiction and works as a journalist. He writes about archaeology, history and paleontology for the New Yorker magazine, as well as for Smithsonian, National Geographic, Harper's and the Atlantic. In the course of his journalistic profession Preston has explored lost temples in the jungles of Cambodia, been the first to enter a tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, and ridden on horseback across thousands of miles of the American Southwest-which earned him membership in the elite "Long Riders Guild.

Spring Board Aspen members learn how to be future philanthropic leaders. Established in 1997 under the Aspen Community Foundation, there has been a great deal of reshaping and rebranding over the past 20 years. 

Jackie Green to play Belly Up Wednesday

Apr 3, 2017

Jackie Greene will share his songs with the crowd at Belly Up Aspen on Wednesday.

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On Tuesday, Glenwood Springs voters will decide on three seats for City Council and two questions regarding taxes on marijuana.

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Next week, key players providing public health in the valley are convening to address funding for mental health services.

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Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton (R-District 3) represents one of the largest geographical districts in the country. He sits on the Subcommittee on Mineral and Energy Resources and the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Councilman Bert Myrin received a tongue lashing from the mayor earlier this week when he suggested a lease for an art gallery be shortened in an effort to keep a level playing field.

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Spring has arrived and construction on the Grand Avenue Bridge is busier than ever.

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On April 4, Glenwood voters will elect new city council members. They’ll also decide whether to tax their pot sales.

On this week’s Mountain Edition, hosts Elizabeth Stewart-Severy and Claire Woodcock present a compilation of the week’s news.

Kerry Donovan Campaign

   Kerry Donovan D-5 represents a portion of the Western Slope, including Aspen and Basalt in the Colorado Statehouse.

Next week, Glenwood Springs residents will choose one of the four at-large city council candidates. They are Rick Davis, Shelley Kaup, Jonathan Gorst and Charlie Willman.

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Aspen City Council debated a lease extension for a local art gallery that rents city space on Monday.

The conversation got heated.

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The U.S. Forest Service released its assessment of the environmental impacts that will come with a new plan to limit camping in overcrowded wilderness areas.

Guests Marisa Mullins, and Allison Daily join Alycin Bektesh to speak about Lile’s Angel Fund, named after Mullins’ son who died in 2012. Daily is the executive director and grief counselor at Pathfinders in Aspen, and helped Mullins through her suffering after Lile’s death.

Lawmakers have reached the point in their annual 120-day session where they take up the budget. It grew by roughly 4 percent compared to last year - but it still doesn’t keep up with state expenses. 

On April 4, Ward 5 in Glenwood Springs will elect a City Council member. Ward 5 is basically the first neighborhood you come to when you’re driving into Glenwood, from the west.

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Pitkin County is looking for input on how to manage a historic property near Basalt.

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Spring in the mountains means more skiers in the backcountry. Earlier this month, Blase Reardon from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center discussed the unusual 2016-17 ski season at a gathering hosted by Powder to the People. Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy shared lessons about Aspen’s snowpack and avalanche conditions with producer Christin Kay.

 

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