Valley Roundup for July 28, 2017

Jul 28, 2017


 Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

 

 

Joining me in the studio this week are Curtis Wackerle, editor of the Aspen Daily News and Brent Gardner Smith, executive director of the nonprofit, Aspen Journalism. Then later I talk with Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent.

 

 

 

Aspen City Council is setting its goals for the next two years in a multi-day retreat.

 

 


Council sets sights on two-year goals

And, while council sends priorities to city staff, water officials are navigating through a complicated set of storage scenarios, including buying land in Woody Creek to build a reservoir.

 

 

Aspen City Council wades into water shortage scenariosWorst-case 
scenarios for
 water supply
 are pondered

 

Aspen looks for alternatives to dams, buys land downvalley for possible water storage

Finally, the suspected embezzlement within an arts nonprofit in Glenwood Springs is a lesson for other organizations to ensure they have proper oversight of their money.

Art center audit: $4,789 likely unauthorized expenses; $15K more questioned

Glenwood council postpones decision on arts contracts

 

I’m Carolyn Sackariason and you’ve been listening to Valley Roundup.

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