Marci Krivonen

Reporter

Originally from Montana, Marci grew up near the mountains and can't get enough of them. She began in broadcasting in Missoula, Montana where she anchored Montana Public Radio's local Evening Edition news program. She then picked up a camera and tripod and worked for Missoula's local CBS television station as a reporter. Shortly after that, she returned to radio and became the Assistant News Director at a radio station in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Marci began at Aspen Public Radio in 2007 as the station's morning host and reporter. Although you can occasionally hear Marci in the mornings, she is now quite content to be sleeping in and reporting all day. When not at the station, Marci is on her road bike, meeting people, or skiing.

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APR Local News
5:03 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

SourceGas/Colorado Mtn College Court Battle May Continue

Energy company SourceGas filed a lawsuit in 2012 after Colorado Mountain College refused to allow a compressor station at its Spring Valley campus. Now SourceGas has filed an extension to appeal the latest court ruling.
Credit Flickr/Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mountain College’s Board of Trustees met on Thursday to get legal advice on how to proceed on a pending court case. The trustee’s meeting was closed to the public.

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Mountain Edition
3:27 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Mountain Edition - October 30th, 2014

A Town meeting in Basalt got heated this week as community members and elected leaders discussed development downtown.

After scrapping a controversial ordinance, the City of Aspen is trying to find out what citizens want in local lodging.

The only contested race in Pitkin County this election is between commissioner Rob Ittner and democrat Patti Clapper. We speak with both of them.

Carbondale is getting a new laboratory that tests marijuana for contaminants.

And, Aspen’s Wheeler Opera House is saying “goodbye” to its long-time executive director.

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Basalt
6:00 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Basalt Town Council: We're Not Hijacking Downtown Redevelopment Process

Earlier this year, the Town of Basalt took in thousands of ideas from the community on how to redevelop a large chunk of downtown. At a meeting Tuesday, several community members expressed concern the process, called "Our Town," was being hijacked by Town Council.
Credit ourtownplanning.org

Tensions were high at a packed Town Council meeting in Basalt Tuesday night, where the discussion was about downtown redevelopment. A group of people criticized council and the mayor, accusing them of hijacking the months-long community process of deciding what belongs on key parcels.  Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.

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Marijuana
7:50 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Just Like Food, Marijuana To Be Tested For Contaminants

Jessica Olson, Ashley Hansen and Hilary Glass make up the science team at GreenHill Laboratories in Carbondale. They plan to test thousands of marijuana samples a day when they open.
Credit Marci Krivonen

A laboratory that tests retail marijuana is opening in Carbondale. It’s one of just two such Colorado labs west of the Continental Divide. The scientists who run GreenHill Laboratories say they will be testing for potency and they’ll be one of the first to test for contaminants. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.

Inside Greenhill Laboratories in Carbondale, Lab Owner Hilary Glass motions toward her equipment.

Glass: "These are my incubators. I need about eight more."

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Energy Efficiency
8:42 am
Mon October 27, 2014

CORE Celebrates 20 Years In Roaring Fork Valley

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency is celebrating 20 years. It's work to promote renewable energy has reduced greenhouse gases locally.
Credit aspencore.org

The non profit the Community Office of Resource Efficiency is celebrating twenty years in the Valley this month. Citizens, local governments and utility companies partnered in 1994, to reduce energy consumption locally. CORE’s work so far has taken a significant amount of carbon out of the atmosphere. 

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