Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.
Joining me in the studio this week are Jason Auslander, a reporter for the Aspen Times and Curtis Wackerle, editor of the Aspen Daily News. And later, Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent will join me via Skype.
Police are getting closer to identifying the suspect who slashed a $3 million painting in an Aspen gallery.
And, Mountain Rescue Aspen crews have been busy responding to emergencies in the backcountry.
Also, the number of vehicles coming into Aspen remains flat as sales tax revenue increases.
Meanwhile, further west, firefighters are battling blazes — some with success and others not as much.
As climate change creates hotter and drier environments, the defunding of the Colorado Energy Office has local ramifications.
Finally, Marble residents are making noise over increased ATV use in their backyard.