Valley Roundup - August 15th, 2014

Aug 15, 2014

Welcome to Valley Roundup a review of the top news stories in the valley.

This week - development plans up and down the valley.  The character of Aspen could be altered by a massive new ordinance passed by city council.  It will allow new and taller buildings

In Glenwood the future includes a big new bridge.

The bike race is back and so is the political junkie…at least on valley roundup.  Ken Rudin looks at the elections.

And on the Download with Rob St. Mary – recording sound without a microphone.

Topics on this week’s show:

Development – Aspen Lodging Incentives

From the Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/163422

From the Aspen Times:

http://www.aspentimes.com/news/12577381-113/lodge-ordinance-aspen-affordable

http://www.aspentimes.com/opinion/12576847-113/town-ideas-basalt-redevelopment

The Glenwood Springs Bridge Project

From the Glenwood Post Independent:

http://www.postindependent.com/news/12527119-113/bridge-glenwood-colorado-built

The Bike Race is Back

From the Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/163447

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/163448

From the Aspen Times:

http://www.aspentimes.com/news/12595663-113/race-aspen-hunter-challenge

Interview with Ken Rudin - The Political Junkie

http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/political-junkie-takes-colorado-s-midterm-elections

The Download with Rob St. Mary

Robin Williams’s daughter & twitter “trolls”:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/08/14/zelda-williams-is-the-latest-to-leave-twitter-because-of-ugly-attacks.html

http://www.onthemedia.org/story/31-race-swap-experiment/

Listening in through silent images?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2014/08/04/mit-researchers-can-listen-to-your-conversation-by-watching-your-potato-chip-bag