Colorado River http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - June 5th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-june-5th-2014 <p>High water on the Crystal River has forced the Gunnison County Sheriff’s office to call off a search for a missing kayaker.</p><p>Rivers in the Valley are dangerously high. One stretch of the Colorado River is too full to float, so a commercial rafting company changed its route.</p><p>A local photographer is back from the Colorado River Delta, where he witnessed the Colorado River reconnect to the sea.</p><p>Jimmy Carter and Amory Lovins are a few guests set to speak at this summer’s American Renewable Energy Day in Aspen - we’ll have a preview.</p><p>And, more than a dozen new art sculptures were installed on Carbondale’s busy streets this week.</p><p>Finally, we’ll take you to Hunter S. Thompson’s old homestead for a cookout hosted by a marijuana advocacy group.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition... right now.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:27:02 +0000 Elise Thatcher, Marci Krivonen & Roger Adams 19602 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - June 5th, 2014 Big Water Boosts Flows For Whitewater Rafters http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/big-water-boosts-flows-whitewater-rafters <p></p><p>This winter’s mega snowpack in the mountains is melting and filling reservoirs and rivers around the state. For whitewater rafting companies the big flows are good for thrills. But, some stretches are river are too full to float. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Longtime rafting guide Bob Morse is giving his safety </span>spiel<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to a small group preparing to board a bright yellow raft. For some, it’s their first time rafting.</span></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:42:52 +0000 Marci Krivonen 19577 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Big Water Boosts Flows For Whitewater Rafters Local Photographer, Filmmaker Witnesses Reconnection Of Colorado River To The Sea http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/local-photographer-filmmaker-witnesses-reconnection-colorado-river-sea <p>Last month the Colorado River met the sea for the first time in about two decades thanks to what’s called a “pulse flow.” Local photographer and filmmaker Pete McBride was there to see it. He was taking photos for an upcoming article in Outside Magazine. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen spoke with him this week, about the experience.</p><p></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 19541 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Local Photographer, Filmmaker Witnesses Reconnection Of Colorado River To The Sea Colorado River Could Reconnect With Sea After Several Dry Years http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/colorado-river-could-reconnect-sea-after-several-dry-years <p></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 16:18:45 +0000 Marci Krivonen 18520 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Colorado River Could Reconnect With Sea After Several Dry Years Governor's Water Plan Aims To Find Solutions To Looming Gap http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/governors-water-plan-aims-find-solutions-looming-gap <p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17024 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Governor's Water Plan Aims To Find Solutions To Looming Gap