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Mountain Edition- March 2, 2017

On this week’s Mountain Edition, hosts Barbara Platts and Claire Woodcock present a compilation of the week’s news.


Topics include:

-Carbondale environmental and community groups are applauding a bill that would permanently protect Thompson Divide from oil and gas development.

-More than 400 bills have so far been introduced during Colorado’s annual legislative session. Many of the bills that are controversial are short-lived, even if the debates last for hours.

-The Garfield County Board of Commissioners publicly endorsed President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.

-Roaring Fork Valley native and professional runner Rickey Gates began a 5-month journey across America yesterday — on foot.

-Faced with the need for an additional one hundred beds a year over the next decade, the Aspen Skiing Company hired a specific project manager just to work on solutions for housing employees.

-The choreographer behind one of Hollywood’s most successful films is a Colorado girl at heart. Mandy Moore drew from her parents’ passion for performance. And it turns out they’ve been key players in the Roaring Fork Valley’s theatre community for decades.