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Jeremy Swanson

The annual Deaf Camp benefit returns to Snowmass on Saturday. The event raises funds to bring children who are deaf and hard of hearing to the Roaring Fork Valley for outdoor adventures.

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

Eight wildfires now burn in Colorado, and Roaring Fork Valley communities are under fire restrictions because of hot, dry, windy conditions.

Valley Roundup - May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018

This week on Valley Roundup, we get the good the bad and the ugly from the 2018 Colorado Legislative session, Snowmass Village may be coming around on legal marijuana, how will e bikes change our trials? And we appreciate Aspen for what it is, season in and season out, awesome or not.

This week on Valley Roundup, a prominent developer is getting out his wallet, Snowmass Village is moving forward with a new shopping center, where does co-housing fit in the affordable-housing discussion? And will a valley lawsuit create precedent in Colorado’s judicial system?

Courtesy of Stay Aspen Snowmass

Thanks to a strong February, overall winter occupancy in Aspen and Snowmass Village is pacing within one percentage point of last year.

Reporter Alycin Bektesh speaks with host Elizabeth Stewart-Severy about the employee housing system in Snowmass Village.

Marci Krivonen

  The Town of Snowmass Village currently does not allow business licenses for the sale of marijuana.

Claire Woodcock / Aspen Public Radio

Snowmass Ski Area celebrates its 50th anniversary this weekend. Among the festivities is a ski-themed selfie station at the Snowmass Village Mall. It's a product of a group of artists from Anderson Ranch.

Courtesy Photo/Town of Snowmass Village

  The Snowmass Village Town Council is scheduled to consider two long-range arts policies  Monday.

Courtesy of Pitkin County

Pitkin County public health officials are cautioning residents about an increase in bat activity after 11 of them were recently found dead along a trail in Snowmass Village.

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

Across the west, noxious weeds damage ecosystems, and local governments are tasked with keeping them at bay. But the solution — chemical herbicides — doesn’t always sit well with residents.

Valley Roundup for Aug. 4, 2017

Aug 4, 2017

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Now that an affiliate of the Aspen Skiing Co. has closed on the sale of Intrawest and Mammoth Resorts, many are waiting for the equivalent of Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass to be offered for the 16 ski areas we are now linked with.

And leading up to the deal, which is worth of billions of dollars, the SkiCo had its sights set on a much smaller piece of the ski industry pie.

Reporter Alycin Bektesh speaks with producer Christin Kay about a mid-valley effort to strengthen fire protection.

Curated - June 12, 2017

Jun 12, 2017

This week on Curated, it’s all about the 35th annual Food and Wine Classic in Aspen. A local food writer gives us the lowdown on what to expect from the weekend. One of this year’s Best New Chefs challenges restaurants to not offer every style cuisine. Plus, a D.C.-based reggae funk band gets sentimental.

Courtesy Go Snowmass

The overnight Ragnar running race begins Friday. The team relay event concludes on Saturday just as the Rendezvous Craft Beer Festival begins.  

Public valley art gets the roundabout treatment

May 31, 2017
Claire Woodcock/Aspen Public Radio News

In the valley, people are passionate about their roundabouts. Along with improving safety and traffic flow, roundabouts are also used as defacto gallery spaces. But with new public art popping up in these places so are questions and complaints.

courtesy of twitter.com/TownofSnowmass

Snowmass Village council has identified environmental sustainability as a top priority for the town, and council members will hear about progress Monday.

Anderson Ranch shares summer series lineup

Apr 27, 2017
Courtesy of Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Anderson Ranch Arts Center has shared the lineup for its Featured Artists and Conversations Series.

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy/Aspen Public Radio News

Snowmass Village Town Council has created a new advisory board, with a focus on parks, open space, trails and recreation.

Valley Roundup, Feb. 3, 2017

Feb 3, 2017

Welcome to a Valley Roundup.

The Aspen community lost a veteran newspaper columnist this week. Su Lum embodied watchdog journalism and never held back. Her co-workers and loyal readers remember her as a no-nonsense Aspen icon.

Longtime Aspen Times columnist Su Lum, known for acerbic wit, dies at age 80

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