Valley Roundup, March 31, 2017

Mar 31, 2017

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Aspen City Councilman Bert Myrin and mayor Steve Skadron sparred during a public meeting this week over an gallery lease that the government controls. Policy or politics?

Mayor says Myrin is ‘ruthless’ in questioning city lease with gallery Councilman Myrin responds to Valley Fine Arts’ lease extension

Garfield County is laying out the welcome mat for tiny homes.

Garfield County paves way for tiny homes

In Glenwood Springs, the Grand Avenue pedestrian bridge is behind schedule.

Pedestrian bridge work to extend well into springGrand Avenue Bridge project prepares for detour

And, the battle continues in Battlement Mesa to keep natural gas drilling farther away from schools. A new law has passed the state house and now goes to a vote in the senate.

Activists criticize well pad location; industry calls tour a stuntBill to move O&G further from schools passes

My guests this week are Carla Jean Whitley of the Glenwood Post Independent, Elizabeth Milias, author of the Red Ant blog and Aspen Daily News columnist Paul Menter.

Valley Roundup is a production of Aspen Public Radio news.