Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.
Joining me this week are David Krause, editor of the Aspen Times, Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent, Roger Marolt, columnist for the Aspen Times and the Snowmass Sun, and Olivia Oksenhorn, Aspen Public Radio’s summer intern.
Construction and road improvements by the Colorado Department of Transportation will delay motorists up and down Highway 82 this summer. But those who are coming in and out of Aspen got a little reprieve this month with a delay on S-curve improvements.
And with Twin Lakes full, water is being released into the Roaring Fork River this week, fueling an already intense spring runoff. Authorities are urging caution.
A Silt couple is accused of embezzling around a million dollars from their boss, the former CEO
of Waffle House.
Also, Aspen became the first city in the state to ban tobacco sales to anyone under 21.
Finally, authorities are investigating why so many people got sick at the Rifle Rodeo last week.