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Meet The Colorado Man Who Killed A Mountain Lion With His Bare Hands

On an unseasonably warm February day, Travis Kauffman headed out around noon for a run in the foothills outside Fort Collins, wearing shorts and a fleece pullover.

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Carbondale’s Board of Trustees discusses the future of the town’s transportation Tuesday evening. They want to make it easier for people to get around without their cars.

First Draft : Valeria Luiselli

16 hours ago
Diego Berruecos

Valeria Luiselli is an essayist, journalist, and fiction writers.  Her latest novel is called The Lost Children Archive.  Some of her other works include: Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions, The Story of My Teeth, Sidewalks and Faces in the Crowd.

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

On an unseasonably warm February day, Travis Kauffman headed out around noon for a run in the foothills outside Fort Collins, wearing shorts and a fleece pullover.

Residents of Battlement Mesa, outside Parachute, are suing the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) because of the agency’s approval of a controversial well pad.

Two Snowmass Village businesses are voluntarily raising the age to purchase tobacco to 21.

 

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.

Longmont resident Ingrid Moore went to the state Capitol on Tuesday carrying a stack of maps she said illustrates why Colorado should change the way it chooses U.S. presidents.

"Over 57 percent of all the 2016 campaign events were held in just four states," she said as lawmakers on the House State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee reviewed the map. "Virtually all campaign events ... were held in just 12 states. And those 12 states just have 30 percent of the population."

  Snowmass Village tax collections saw 6 growth percent in 2018, almost double the growth seen in Aspen.

 

Pitkin County and its broadband partner, Mammoth Networks, want to connect residents in the far-reaches of the Roaring Fork and Crystal River Valleys to to high-speed internet.

Aspen candidates turned in their first campaign finance filings this week.

 

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First Draft : Valeria Luiselli

16 hours ago
Diego Berruecos

Valeria Luiselli is an essayist, journalist, and fiction writers.  Her latest novel is called The Lost Children Archive.  Some of her other works include: Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions, The Story of My Teeth, Sidewalks and Faces in the Crowd.

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

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.

Gesi Schilling

A talk at the Aspen Art Museum Thursday explores the growing influence of online galleries in the art world.  

State News

On an unseasonably warm February day, Travis Kauffman headed out around noon for a run in the foothills outside Fort Collins, wearing shorts and a fleece pullover.

Longmont resident Ingrid Moore went to the state Capitol on Tuesday carrying a stack of maps she said illustrates why Colorado should change the way it chooses U.S. presidents.

"Over 57 percent of all the 2016 campaign events were held in just four states," she said as lawmakers on the House State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee reviewed the map. "Virtually all campaign events ... were held in just 12 states. And those 12 states just have 30 percent of the population."

Gov. Jared Polis wants to leverage Colorado's stronger than expected revenue projections to pay for full-day kindergarten next school year.

He's asking lawmakers to approve $227 million in the budget for the kindergarten classes.

Polis says the spending will allow 30,000 families to stop paying tuition.