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The Piceance Basin in Western Colorado and Eastern Utah is the second most productive natural gas deposit in the nation. In November, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) imposed a new rule, called the Piceance Basin Spacing Order. It essentially creates protective bubbles around mineral rights.

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Aspen and Pitkin County will revisit the way the affordable housing program is run in a work session on Tuesday.

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The current artists-in-residence at Anderson Ranch present their work at the Launchpad in Carbondale Tuesday evening.  

First Draft: Leif Enger

Dec 10, 2018

Leif Enger was raised in Osakis, Minnesota, and worked as a reporter and producer for Minnesota Public Radio for nearly twenty years. His novels include Virgil Wander, Peace Like A River, and So Brave, Young, and Handsome.

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Colorado's annual Healthy Kids survey shows the the Western Slope region has the second highest rate of teen electronic cigarette use in the state.

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Jamie Kravitz is stepping down as Aspen Words’ director. She’s been with the organization for 15 years.

 

 

On Monday, Aspen City council will consider a partnership with the rideshare service, Lyft.

 

Monday and Tuesday, “The Colorado Experience” will screen two episodes filmed locally. The Rocky Mountain PBS series explores the lesser-known people and places that have shaped Colorado.

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.

On Monday, the Garfield County Commissioners will hear from a company that wants to take high-resolution photographs of the entire county; the technology could be useful to the assessor’s office, among others.

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lilyerb.com

The current artists-in-residence at Anderson Ranch present their work at the Launchpad in Carbondale Tuesday evening.  

First Draft: Leif Enger

Dec 10, 2018

Leif Enger was raised in Osakis, Minnesota, and worked as a reporter and producer for Minnesota Public Radio for nearly twenty years. His novels include Virgil Wander, Peace Like A River, and So Brave, Young, and Handsome.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: http://apple.co/1HCVfjA

aspenwords.org

Jamie Kravitz is stepping down as Aspen Words’ director. She’s been with the organization for 15 years.

 

 

State News

Gov. John Hickenlooper's administration unveiled a $31.4 billion budget proposal Thursday morning at the State Capitol. The spending plan is 4.6 percent - or $1.4 billion - bigger than the budget proposal made at this time last year. 

Updated Oct. 31, 2018 at 3:45 p.m. — A spokesman for Gov. John Hickenlooper claims he was making a joke Wednesday morning when he told workers in a New Hampshire coffee shop he was going to run for president.

But some political observers, including one who once worked for the governor, don't think Hickenlooper made the comment to get laughs.

Sexual harassment allegations at Colorado's Capitol came with a sizeable price tag for taxpayers -- $275,000. That includes everything from fees for attorneys, sexual harassment training and consultants to staffing for a special committee of lawmakers meeting this summer and fall to study changes to the Capitol's workplace harassment policy.

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