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Valley Roundup - January 31st, 2014

Good afternoon and welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond.

We are joined today by the Aspen Times’ Andy Stone and Aspen Daily News’ Curtis Wackerle. This  Week, Garfield County officials said they are asking the state not to impose new air pollution standards on oil and gas drilling rigs in the county.

Aspen’s most famous downtown, Ukrainian, penthouse-owners have been told the city will no longer jump every time they complain about noise from bars and restaurants.

Now that marijuana is legal, the conversation about pot has shifted.  One new topic is; how potheads should behave in public.

And on the Download with Rob St. Mary – Big snow goes viral.  Also, break out the goldfish.  It might be Superbowl 48 in some quarters, to others its Weed Bowl 1.  Even Jello Biafra weighs in.

Its all on this week’s Valley Roundup.


Topics and links on this week’s program:

Garfield County asks state to give local drillers a pass on new air pollution standards.

From Aspen Daily News:


City tells Aspen penthouse owners it won’t act on all their complaints.

From Aspen Daily News:


Krabloonik emails.

From Aspen Daily News:


Aspen business owners say good times are on their way back.

From Aspen Daily News:


Pot-smoking etiquette.

From Aspen Times:


Olympic send-off and Aspen v Russia’s Homophobia

From Aspen Public Radio:


From Aspen Daily News:


From Aspen Times:


Pitkin County backcountry trails.

From Aspen Public Radio:



From Aspen Daily News:


The Download with Rob St. Mary

Big Snow on Twitter:

Worth following on twitter for emergency info -

Pitkin County Sheriff https://twitter.com/PitkinSheriff

Aspen Airport https://twitter.com/FlyAspenAirport

RFTA https://twitter.com/RFTA

ColoradoDOT https://twitter.com/ColoradoDOT

Aspen Public Radio https://twitter.com/aspenpubradio

Super Bowl 48 or Weed Bowl 1?


Jello Biafra talks about recreational pot in his home state of Colorado:

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