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Valley Roundup, June 23, 2017

Jun 23, 2017

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

 

Joining me in the studio this week are Brent Gardner-Smith, executive director of Aspen Journalism and Andy Stone, former editor of the Aspen Times, as well as Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent speaking via Skype.

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy/Aspen Public Radio News

Erik Weihenmayer is an accomplished mountaineer, kayaker and motivational speaker. He’s also blind. Elizabeth Stewart-Severy joined Weihenmayer on the mountain while he was in town promoting his latest book and has this profile.

A renowned mountaineer and kayaker speaks Monday in Aspen, but this adventure story has a twist.

Basalt whitewater park: simple or gathering place?

Jan 21, 2016
Elise Thatcher

There’s a whitewater park in the works near Basalt, and the key is now figuring out how many amenities it should have.