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Valley Roundup - August 29th, 2014

Aug 29, 2014

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

This week  - Aspen City Council dumps its much despised lodging incentive ordinance that would allow giant hotels and cut affordable housing. 

Glenwood residents get ready to vent about the Grand Avenue Bridge

Also this week, the tortoises head for a warmer spot as the Aspen Art Museum gets worldwide publicity

And, on the download, computer devices edge out clothes as must haves for students this year.

Joining us are Randy Essex, Editor of the Glenwood Post Independent, Curtis Wackerle, Managing Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Andy Stone, former editor of and columnist for the Aspen Times.

Topics on this week’s show:

Tortoises Fly South

From the Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/163608

Aspen City Council Dumps Lodging Incentives

From the Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/163613

From the Aspen Times:

http://www.aspentimes.com/opinion/12744300-113/council-legislation-marolt-aspen

http://www.aspentimes.com/opinion/12744269-113/aspen-really-vote-petition

Glenwood Springs Gets Its Say About the Bridge

From the Glenwood Post Independent:

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

Easy Money: Embezzling from the Job

From the Glenwood Post Independent:

http://www.postindependent.com/news/12744861-113/county-office-money-alberico

http://www.postindependent.com/news/12785105-113/pressler-case-charges-security

From the Aspen Times:

http://www.aspentimes.com/news/12139279-113/court-aspen-jail-sorensen

Da Bearsss

From the Glenwood Post Independent:

http://www.postindependent.com/news/12686362-113/basalt-bears-wildlife-officers

From the Aspen Times:

http://www.aspentimes.com/news/12375897-113/bear-police-aspen-bears

The Download with Rob St. Mary

Back to School = Devices over Fashion & Liberal Arts Degrees?

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/28/business/less-prep-more-plugs-teenagers-favor-tech-over-clothes.html?_r=0

http://www.fastcompany.com/3034947/the-future-of-work/why-top-tech-ceos-want-employees-with-liberal-arts-degrees

Twitter, Isis & Censored Images

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/20/james-foley-how-social-media-is-fighting-back-against-isis-propaganda

Apple: New iPhone, a Watch (?), and Failed Products

http://gizmodo.com/report-apple-will-begin-making-a-jewelry-classified-ga-1625056038

http://gizmodo.com/iphone-6-rumor-roundup-everything-we-think-we-know-1616961090

http://gizmodo.com/the-weirdest-products-apple-tried-to-sell-in-the-1980s-1617050550