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Valley Roundup for Aug. 4, 2017

Aug 4, 2017


Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.


Now that an affiliate of the Aspen Skiing Co. has closed on the sale of Intrawest and Mammoth Resorts, many are waiting for the equivalent of Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass to be offered for the 16 ski areas we are now linked with.

And leading up to the deal, which is worth of billions of dollars, the SkiCo had its sights set on a much smaller piece of the ski industry pie.

Aspen’s David Perry named president, COO of new ski firm after purchases completed

Sale of Steamboat Ski Area final, new owners will launch new brand, name for 12-resort company

Ski resort buying binge over for Aspen Skiing Co.?

New ski company should stay rooted in the valley

http://www.postindependent.com/sports/sunlight-pass-expands-partnership-to-japan/

Developers’ challenge — putting the ‘there’ there in Snowmass Village

Progress evident from Base Village to Elk Camp

Snowmass Village aims to be the place to be

Also, Colorado Division of Wildlife officials say that human carelessness is leading to more pregnant bears.

http://www.postindependent.com/news/local/human-food-triggers-bear-baby-boom/

 

In Carbondale, the town trustees have drafted an environmental bill of rights. Whether the move is symbolic or has real teeth is yet to be seen.

In Carbondale, the right to breathe, recycle and enjoy the night skyCarbondale to hear ‘Environmental Bill of Rights’

Finally, a new school is opening in Glenwood Springs.

Riverview strives for bilingual, project-based learning

Joining me this week are Scott Condon, reporter for the Aspen Times and Curtis Wackerle, editor of the Aspen Daily News, along with Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent.

 

Valley Roundup is a production of Aspen Public Radio news.