Valley Roundup for Sept. 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Joining me this week are Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent, David Krause, editor of The Aspen Times, and Madeleine Osberger, contributing editor of the Aspen Daily News.

 

 

 


The State Patrol and the Colorado Department of Transportation are setting new speed limits in Glenwood Canyon.

 

Speed limit on I-70 through Glenwood Canyon to range from 30-60 mph depending on conditions

 

And, our bad behavior, both citizens and the government, is hurting Aspen’s bear population.

 

Bad bear behavior

 

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Police decry humans’ unbearable actions with bruins after encounters on mall

 

Bears pulled from tree in downtown Aspen’s pedestrian mallAspen Police call for bear 'selfie strike'

 

Finally, development plans for a new base village and a revamped snowmass center are being unveiled.

 

Snowmass looks to the public for ideas on Base Village community purpose building

Viceroy will close for two months to undergo $3.5M remodel

 

Snowmass Center redevelopment, expansion

 

Snowmass Center free market housing

Free market housing at core of Snowmass Center plan

 

Congressman Scott Tipton was in Glenwood Springs talking about DACA. That’s the Obama-era policy that protects children who were brought here illegally. Tipton says he supports a compassionate approach.

 

Tipton in GWS and DACA repeal

 

The Reporter Two-Way: What ending DACA means for valley’s 'Dreamers'Colorado joins lawsuit to try and stop Trump from ending DACA

 

Valley Roundup is a production of Aspen Public Radio News.