Roger Adams http://aspenpublicradio.org en Interview: Sen. Mark Udall http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/interview-sen-mark-udall <p></p><p>U.S. Senator for Colorado Mark Udall is locked in a fierce race to keep his seat this fall. &nbsp;His major opponent is Colorado Congressman Cory Gardner. &nbsp;Udall was in aspen over the weekend (7/25 - 7/27) meeting with voters and raising money for what has become a national contest. &nbsp;It&nbsp;is one of seven Senate seats that could decide which party controls the chamber after election day; 11/4/14. &nbsp;The Senator stopped at Aspen Public Radio's studios on Saturday (7/26) and spoke with APR's Roger Adams. &nbsp; The radio edit and longer unedited interview are below.</p><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:46:49 +0000 Roger Adams 22206 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Interview: Sen. Mark Udall Valley Roundup - July 25th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-july-25th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup.&nbsp;</p><p>On today’s show we discuss the week’s top news stories in the valley with Carolyn Sackariason, Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Managing Editor Curtis Wackerle.</p><p>On this week’s show we discuss Aspen’s future as an international hub for skiing and mountaineering.</p><p>Also, some push back from developers over what’s next for the former Pan and Fork trailer park in Basalt and three men received fines this week for trying to illegally build a mountain bike trail.</p><p>This week, the Glenwood Post Independent ran a story in Spanish.&nbsp; Its not the first time and today we talk with Editor Randy Essex about what a bilingual news service looks like.</p><p>And on the Download with Rob St. Mary we consider "the selfie" - the most personal of art forms is not without its pitfalls. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 22121 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - July 25th, 2014 Valley Roundup - July 18th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-july-18th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup.&nbsp; It’s a review of the top news stories of the week in Aspen and beyond.</p><p>Joining us today are Andy Stone, former editor of and now columnist for the Aspen Times and Curtis Wackerle, Managing Editor of the Aspen Daily News.</p><p>This week there was a double-homicide in El Jebel.&nbsp; The same week a pedestrian was hit and killed on highway 82, this comes on the heels of a high profile murder in Aspen and the death of a rafter.&nbsp; Today we reflect on how big city this all sounds.</p><p>Also, are we loving the outdoors to death?&nbsp; Judging for the Conundrum Hot Springs…maybe so.</p><p>Proposals are lining up for what to do with the old Aspen Art Museum, we look at the Lodging incentive program and the strange partnership of Lee Mulcahy and Maurice Emmer.</p><p>On the download with Rob St. Mary a how-to for safe sexting.&nbsp; It’s all ahead on Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 21761 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - July 18th, 2014 Bringing CitiBank to Justice http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/bringing-citibank-justice <p>Reaction continues to come in to Monday’s massive 7 billion dollar settlement between Citigroup and the US Justice Department over misconduct that contributed to the great recession of 2008. Citigroup will pay four billion dollars in fines plus 2.5 billion for what’s called consumer relief. &nbsp;</p><p>The US Attorney for the District of Colorado, John Walsh played a major role in the sleuthing of Citi’s wrongdoing. &nbsp;He spoke from his office in Denver with APR’s Roger Adams.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:32:47 +0000 Roger Adams 21646 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Bringing CitiBank to Justice Valley Roundup - July 11th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/valley-roundup-july-11th-2014 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the top news stories of the week in the Roaring Fork Valley.</p><p>This week - Fracking.&nbsp;</p><p>Aspen Public Radio and the Aspen Times toured a drilling and hydraulic fracturing rig in Parachute recently and this week our stories ran.&nbsp; Joining us are Scott Condon reporter for the Aspen Times and our own Elise Thatcher.</p><p>On the November ballot this year voters will have a number of fracking issues to decide, among them whether local communities should have control over oil and gas exploration.</p><p>Our reporting looked at one fracking operation run by WPX Energy.&nbsp; It is one of the big players in the industry.&nbsp; We got an up close look at what is going on at drilling rig H &amp; P 318. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:58:03 +0000 Roger Adams, Rob St. Mary & Elise Thatcher 21409 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Valley Roundup - July 11th, 2014