3:25pm

Fri October 11, 2013
Valley Roundup

Valley Roundup - October 11th, 2013

This week on the show we discuss the top news stories in the Roaring Fork Valley with Carolyn Sackariason, Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Andy Stone, former Editor and now a columnist for the Aspen Times. 

We discussed the following stories:

Aspen’s "Messy Vitality" aka Noise Goes to Court

The owners of a downtown Aspen penthouse who have filed numerous noise complaints against their neighbors, bars and restaurants, will get their day in court.

From the Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/159709

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/159710

The Big Bike Race

Planning is underway for next year’s USA Pro Challenge bike race.  There have been some complaints but general agreement from community officials and local businesses that the race is a beneficial event.

From the Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/159743

From Aspen Public Radio:

http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/economic-boost-bike-race-probably-not

Dog Abuse at Krabloonik?

The Snowmass City Council has been asked to do something about alleged abuse of animals at a dog sledding operation called krabloonik.

From the Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/159713

RIP – Helen Klanerud

Former Aspen Mayor Helen Klaneud was remembered at a large memorial this week.  Klanerud died last week at the age of 76.

From the Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/159745

Conversation with APR’s Marci Krivonen -

Amendment 66 to some, Amendment 666 for others.

Campaigns on either side of the school reform ballot initiative are ramping up.  Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen talks about how local school districts are viewing the amendment.

 From Aspen Public Radio:

 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/study-education-ballot-question-could-be-drag-colorados-economy-unless-it-works

The Download with Rob St. Mary:

The Aspen Skiing Company “Our Story” short film series:

http://www.aspensnowmass.com/ourstory

#OurStory - EP01: Aspen Mountain Snowcats from Aspen/Snowmass on Vimeo.

Twitter seeks TV partners:

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/twitter-tunes-tv-partnerships-ahead-ipo-1

http://www.onthemedia.org/story/watching-each-other-watch/

iPhone’s “Siri”: the next Don Rickles?
http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/04/tech/mobile/siri-jokes/index.html

This Swiss Army knife has EVERYTHING:

http://www.neatorama.com/spotlight/2013/09/29/You-Can-Bring-This-Mother-of-All-Swiss-Army-Knives-to-a-Gunfight/#!kQw6I

http://www.amazon.com/Wenger-16999-Swiss-Knife-Giant/dp/B001DZTJRQ

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