Elise Thatcher

Reporter

Elise Thatcher joined Aspen Public Radio in 2013. Previously she worked as a freelancer, covering Southwestern Colorado, as well as with Colorado Public Radio, National Public Radio, KBOO Portland, and KWCW Whitman College. Elise is an award-winning journalist who relishes digging deep into complex issues, as well as covering day to day stories. When away from the microphone, she enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, backcountry skiing, and other outdoor opportunities.

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Elise Thatcher

  If you’ve noticed changes at traffic lights in the El Jebel area, you’re not imagining things. The Colorado Department of Transportation has finished tweaking four Highway 82 signals.

Elise Thatcher

Contenders have thrown their hats into the ring for local elections in Basalt and Carbondale. More people than usual are running in Basalt, even though there’s a routine number of posts up for grabs on Town Council. 

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Aspen Valley Hospital has chosen Chief Financial Officer Terry Collins for the hospital’s new interim CEO.

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  Garfield County is once again lobbying state leaders to improve health insurance options in the Roaring Fork Valley.

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  Carbondale voters will consider two tax increases this spring. One would be on some utilities, the other would raise property taxes.

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An oil and gas company says it’ll wait until 2017 to drill inside Battlement Mesa boundaries.

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There’s a whitewater park in the works near Basalt, and the key is now figuring out how many amenities it should have.

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition. I’m Elise Thatcher.

A snowboarder gets shoved off a chairlift at Aspen Highlands.

Aspen and communities around the world are mourning the death of musician Glenn Frey, who had a colorful history in Aspen.

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UPDATED: Blue Lake Preschool will reopen locations in El Jebel and Carbondale on Friday.

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The US Attorney’s office announced Wednesday that Glenwood Springs resident Luis Alfonso Aragon Gallegos has pleaded guilty to twenty-two counts of creating child pornography.

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