CrossCurrents
3:42 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

CrossCurrents - American Enterprise Institute's Karlyn Bowman, Part 1

Part 1 of a talk from this past summer with an American Enterprise Institute scholar Karlyn Bowman on the election.

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Garfield County
8:28 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Oil, Gas and Land Use Dominant Issues In Garfield County Race

Democrat Michael Sullivan is challenging incumbent republican Tom Jankovsky for a seat on the Garfield County Board of Commissioners.
Credit Marci Krivonen

In one of the only contested Garfield County races, two candidates with different viewpoints are running for county commissioner. Incumbent republican Tom Jankovsky is seeking a second four-year term. He’s being challenged by Michael Sullivan, a democrat, who says he’d represent a voice that’s going unheard. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.

District One in Garfield County covers Carbondale and parts of Glenwood Springs. Candidate Michael Sullivan says he typifies the values and concerns in this area.

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2014 Election
7:00 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Aspen Ambulance District Asks Voters for First Raise in Thirty Years

Aspen Ambulance District Director Gabe Muething.
Credit Elise Thatcher

If someone has a heart attack-- or breaks a leg-- in the Aspen area, there’s a small fleet of ambulances ready to pick them up. Even if the  person is up a dirt road near Independence Pass or on top of Aspen Mountain. But there’s a key part of that access that’s becoming a big problem. And the ambulance district is asking for a half million dollar budget increase to pay for it.

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APR Local News
6:57 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Applicants for Old Power House Include John Denver Museum and Hostel

The City of Aspen received 15 applications from possible future tenants of the Old Power House building along the Roaring Fork River.
Credit aspensciencecenter.org

Friday was the deadline for businesses and non-profits to submit an application to operate in Aspen’s Old Power House. The building along the Roaring Fork River used to house the Aspen Art Museum.

Fifteen proposals were submitted to the City of Aspen ranging from a John Denver Museum and Cultural Center to a hostel. Other applications include a brewery, a homeless shelter and a science center.

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Gone Till November
5:08 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

We Should Never Hate Before We Care

Maroon Bells
Skippy Mesirow

Aspen – Tehran

A toe drags through the gravel, a raindrop lands on a hand, the clouds waft through the air as if being dragged by angels. The Maroon Bells appear stark white. They pierce through the clouds, surrounded by screaming yellow trees, ominously present and powerful yet benevolent. Amber waves of brush, burning red Aspen tops abound. A friend laughs, a child giggles, a deer frolics.

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