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  This week, a valley sixteen-year-old posts a video relating her experiences as an alleged victim of sexual assault, the Pitkin County Sheriff candidates square off, the City of Aspen settles a water-rights lawsuit, and a resident goes to extremes to get an Aspen Mountain view.

  All week the Aspen Public Radio News team is bringing you candidate interviews, and breaking down the local and state ballot measures that you  will be voting on. Get informed, and then mail in your ballot.

Times Square Arts

Painter Emilio Perez is the current visiting artist and critic at Anderson Ranch. He focuses on large-scale public art projects, using different media like video, paint and mosaic.

Welcome to the beginning of another week in the Roaring Fork Valley! This is Week in the Arts, a curated list of upcoming exhibitions and events.

Two candidates are vying to represent District 57 in the state house. Colin Wilhelm is the Democratic challenger.

Two candidates are vying to represent District 57 in the state house. Bob Rankin is the Republican incumbent. 

On Thursday night, Aspen Public Radio, in partnership with GrassRoots TV, The Aspen Times and Aspen Daily News, held a debate with the two candidates for the Eagle County Commissioner seat.

  All week the Aspen Public Radio News team is bringing you candidate interviews, and breaking down the local and state ballot measures that you  will be voting on. Get informed, and then mail in your ballot.

Art is creative and personal, yes, but often art is business, as well. Navigating the legal issues that come with that is a necessary, but sometimes daunting, part of life for creatives. Last week, the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts brought creative law expert Dave Ratner to Carbondale for a workshop for local artists and lawyers.

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

At the foot of Aspen Mountain, just off the Ajax Trail, several towering Douglas fir trees have turned brown-red and dropped their needles. They look like red ghosts in the evergreen forest.

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Times Square Arts

Painter Emilio Perez is the current visiting artist and critic at Anderson Ranch. He focuses on large-scale public art projects, using different media like video, paint and mosaic.

Welcome to the beginning of another week in the Roaring Fork Valley! This is Week in the Arts, a curated list of upcoming exhibitions and events.

Art is creative and personal, yes, but often art is business, as well. Navigating the legal issues that come with that is a necessary, but sometimes daunting, part of life for creatives. Last week, the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts brought creative law expert Dave Ratner to Carbondale for a workshop for local artists and lawyers.

Environment

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

At the foot of Aspen Mountain, just off the Ajax Trail, several towering Douglas fir trees have turned brown-red and dropped their needles. They look like red ghosts in the evergreen forest.

www.pitkincounty.com/1103/Glassier-Open-Space

Eagle County’s open space program is asking for continued support this election. The program is funded through 2025; ballot measure 1A asks voters to extend the property tax through 2040.

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

Pitkin County has committed to using science to protect wildlife and habitat on the 5,000 acres of open space property it owns, and last week, the Open Space and Trails Board recommended spending more than $200,000 studying area wildlife.

 

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