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Three Mile Fire Under Control, Officials Say

Monday, July 13 - 4:30 A.M. The Glenwood Springs Fire Department, with the help of other local crews, was able to control a two-acre wildfire in the Three Mile area around 11 p.m. Sunday evening.

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Glenwood Springs Fire Department

Monday, July 13 - 4:30 A.M.

The Glenwood Springs Fire Department, with the help of other local crews, was able to control a two-acre wildfire in the Three Mile area around 11 p.m. Sunday evening. 

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Eagle County Adds Demographic Data To COVID-19 Statistics

Sunday, July 12 - Eagle County has added demographic data to its publicly viewable COVID-19 monitoring dashboard. New data includes the age, gender and ethnicity of confirmed cases. The county said it is including this information to "better inform the public of the impact of the disease in particular on the local workforce, Latino community, older adults, and youth and young adults."

Anderson Ranch Arts Center

This is Week in the Arts—a curation of virtual events, exhibits and reopenings around the Roaring Fork Valley.

A helicopter crash just outside of Rifle along Airport Road injured two Saturday morning around 7 a.m. The two occupants of the flight were transported to Grand River Hospital for treatment.

MARGARET WILSON RECKLING


Tony Vagneur’s work as a rancher wasn’t affected by the stay-at-home order. Vagneur calls himself a “freelance rancher,” raising cattle in Castle Creek and horses in Emma and working the Diamond W ranch, headquartered in Woody Creek. 

 

Vagneur said he kept riding his horse, and working in his hayfields. 

What changed, however, was how he interacted with his loved ones. 

A tight-lipped Western Colorado irrigation association is remaining neutral on the growing presence of private investors in their sizable pool of senior water rights.

Courtesy of Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Updated Friday, 1:30 p.m. - The bear involved in the attack on an Aspen homeowner has been euthanized following a short pursuit, according to a release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Evidence has been collected from the bear and from the scene of the attack and will be forensically examined to scientifically confirm the bear’s involvement.

A bear struck a man around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The bear entered a home on Castle Creek road and swiped the homeowner with its paw. The homeowner confronted the bear after hearing noises.

No Reading, No Peace: The Power Of Black Stories Out Loud

Jul 10, 2020

When I was a kid, my brother, sister, and I came to the dinner table prepared to do three things: Bless the food, eat, and share a story. We grew up in a family where the oral tradition was woven into the strands of our everyday lives. Mom was an English teacher. Dad, a grass-roots civil rights organizer who worked in public policy, was a gifted, charismatic storyteller. He didn't hold back when it came to sharing narratives about the dignity of Black people and the struggles we faced and transcended.

Alex Hager / Aspen Public Radio

Aspen Public Radio’s reporting project Rocky Mountain Why? starts with what you’re curious about when it comes to life in the Roaring Fork Valley. You submit questions, then our news team does the digging and shares the answers with our community.

 

Listener Esmeralda Osorio asked, “Is Mount Sopris a volcano or not?”

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Anderson Ranch Arts Center

This is Week in the Arts—a curation of virtual events, exhibits and reopenings around the Roaring Fork Valley.

Courtesy Aspen Film

Congressman, Freedom Rider, and the conscience of Congress—those are some of the descriptors given to John Lewis by past and present political leaders interviewed as part of the documentary “John Lewis: Good Trouble.” The film premiered July 3, and Aspen Film is currently streaming the documentary on its site.

Courtesy Aspen Words

Aspen Words kicks off its Community Read Wednesday, July 8. This year’s pick is “The Beekeeper of Aleppo” by Christy Lefteri; the 2019 novel won the literary organization’s annual Literary Prize this spring for a work of literature that illuminates a contemporary issue. The book discusses the Syrian civil war through the eyes of two refugees fleeing to Europe.