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Mountain Edition

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Mountain Edition is Aspen Public Radio's weekly newsmagazine. The weekly, thirty-minute show airs Thurdays at 3:30 p.m., just before NPR's All Things Considered. The show focuses on news, analysis and commentary about Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley. Each week, the Aspen Public Radio news department examines the most significant issues and events affecting us in the valley. The program includes news stories and features reported by APR reporters and contributors. The show presents moderated analysis of the news from guests and regular segments focused on the arts, music and profiles of people and events of interest to residents of the Roaring Fork Valley.

Mountain Edition - June 2, 2016

Jun 2, 2016

In this week’s Mountain Edition, hosts Barbara Platts and Elise Thatcher present a compilation of the week’s news.

On this week’s Mountain Edition, hosts Alycin Bektesh and Elise Thatcher present a compilation of the week’s news.

 

Topics include:

- The end of the Colorado legislative session

- The future of Aspen’s free-market residential development

- A changing of the guard in Carbondale

- Edible marijuana manufacturing

Mountain Edition - May 5th, 2016

May 6, 2016

  On this week’s Mountain Edition, hosts Alycin Bektesh and Elise Thatcher present a compilation of the week’s news.

  This week, on Mountain Edition:

  • Aspen lost two hall-of-famers this week….

  • Aspen Valley Hospital Board of Director candidates give their stump speech...

  • Carbondale officials are gearing up for pot talk…

  • and, we celebrate independent bookstore day

Hosts are Alycin Bektesh and Patrick Fort

Mountain Edition - April 21st, 2016

Apr 21, 2016

  Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

Colorado Mountain College is holding off on a plan to raise prices for ESL and GED classes.

It’s an especially tough time of year for homeless folks in the upper valley.

Five Point is back in Carbondale this weekend, with a lot more films by women.

Mountain Edition - 4-14-2016

Apr 14, 2016

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Mountain Edition - April 7th, 2016

Apr 7, 2016

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

Spring elections bring fresh faces to the Basalt Town Council and Carbondale Board of Trustees, but voters shot down two new tax proposals in Carbondale.

Aspen is mourning the passing of Hansi Brenninger.

Congressman Scott Tipton holds a listening session today in the upper valley.

Mountain Edition - March 31st, 2016

Mar 31, 2016

This week, on Mountain Edition:

  • Booze - specifically local booze - is a hit in the Valley

  • Carbondale voters will weigh in on a pair of tax measures this election

Mountain Edition - March 24th, 2016

Mar 24, 2016

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

After Tuesday’s attack in Belgium, there’s extra law enforcement at the Aspen airport.

 

The Basalt spring election keeps getting hotter.

The city of Aspen needs help deciding how to use a 400-acre public parcel.

Mountain Edition - March 17th, 2016

Mar 17, 2016

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

Aspen City Council puts the brakes on development downtown.

Aspen Film announces the ShortsFest lineup.

Mountain Edition - March 3rd, 2016

Mar 3, 2016

  Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

Democrats in the Roaring Fork Valley vote for Bernie Sanders as their early presidential pick.

A Pitkin County Commissioner is trying to figure out who left a wad of cash in front of her house.

Mountain Edition - February 25th, 2016

Feb 25, 2016

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

CDOT has opened up another lane for cars and trucks trying to get through Glenwood Canyon.

Mountain Edition - February 18th, 2016

Feb 19, 2016

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

CDOT aims to reopen I-70 in Glenwood Canyon this afternoon.

Officials say delays will continue for at least a month, after the interstate opens back up.

Mountain Edition - February 11th, 2016

Feb 11, 2016

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

And I’m Alycin Bektesh. Basalt voters could see the Pan and Fork parcel on the fall ballot.

More than two hundred workers in Parachute have an uncertain future.

Mountain Edition - February 4th, 2016

Feb 4, 2016

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

Consultants are checking which parts of Pitkin County have the slowest internet connection.

Habitat for Humanity is building affordable housing in Basalt.

Mountain Edition - January 28th 2016

Jan 28, 2016

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

X Games begins in Aspen this week.

Basalt turns down putting a Pan and Fork measure on the spring ballot.

Speaking of which, Carbondale voters will consider two tax measures.

Mountain Edition - January 21st, 2016

Jan 21, 2016

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition. I’m Elise Thatcher.

A snowboarder gets shoved off a chairlift at Aspen Highlands.

Aspen and communities around the world are mourning the death of musician Glenn Frey, who had a colorful history in Aspen.

  It’s opening week for the Colorado Legislature, we check in with party leaders about their predictions for the session.

Mountain Edition - December 31st, 2015

Dec 31, 2015

  Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition. I’m Elise Thatcher.

A man from Carbondale has died while ice climbing.

During this holiday week, Aspen is bursting at the seams, and the airport is barely keeping up.

Mountain Edition - December 17th, 2015

Dec 17, 2015

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

There could be a lawsuit over plans for Aspen’s Old Power House.

Residents in Pitkin County could soon get a doctor’s visit at home.

Hundreds attend BLM events about the Thompson Divide.

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