Valley Roundup for March 3, 2017

Mar 6, 2017

Clockwise: Aspen Public Radio producer Christin Kay, news director Carolyn Sackariason, Aspen Times reporter Jason Auslander and Barbara Platts, a columnist for the Aspen Times Weekly and APR's digital content manager.
Credit Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio

 Welcome to Valley Roundup.

 

Joining me this week are Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent, who spoke via Skype, and in the studio, Jason Auslander, reporter for the Aspen Times and Barbara Platts, digital content manager at Aspen Public Radio.

 

 


President Trump’s war with the media has generated strong reaction from journalists and those who support a free press around the country. Local journalists say it’s beyond troubling.

Related stories:

What you need to know about the enemies of the American people the president warned you about

Barring reporters from briefings: Does it cross a legal line?Trump intensifies attacks on journalists and condemns FBI "leakers"Andersen: This column is from the ‘enemy’ 

Also, a valley-wide lockout at schools last month was triggered by an Aspen High School student who had made threats. But it took area police a while to figure out where the initial threat originated.

 

Aspen High student arrested for threats

Aspen teen confesses to posting internet threat

And, after complaints by residents, an assisted living care center is getting some scrutiny.

http://www.postindependent.com/news/crime/amid-long-renovation-glenwoods-manors-residents-say-they-must-live-in-unsafe-conditions/

 

And when do DUIs make the newspaper?

Aspen woman arrested for DUI with child in car