Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.
Aspen is in full swing with the World Cup finals hosting the best skiers in the world for five days. And there’s been some fast skiing, which means some gnarly crashes, too.
And it’s obvious that these athletes who are flying down the mountain at 80 miles per hour aren’t in it for the money. They do it because they love it.
An investigative piece published in the Aspen Daily News this week indicates that the SkiCo has given mountain base developers some information about how to get a chairlift further into town.
Also, Glenwood Springs’ history of the Wild West has just gotten richer now that gunslinger Doc Holliday’s derringer has returned.
Finally, both sides of the oil and gas controversy in Battlement Mesa are debated.