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Valley Roundup: Feb. 9, 2018


This week, host Alycin Bektesh is joined in the studio by Aspen Times reporter Rick Carroll and Aspen Public Radio’s Wyatt Orme. She also checks in with Aspen Daily News Columnist Mick Ireland.

They'll discuss theAspen Constructors bankruptcy story, which was the first from the Times' new business desk.

And, Aspen's pot business is more lucrative than liquor. It's a new enough industry that people are playing the system, including a Snowmass Village man who is now on the lam.

Also, RFTA got the results of a survey that tests the waters for a new property tax.


Finally, there's a potential review coming of the way Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority is governed. Once councilman is wondering if Pitkin County and Aspen should both oversee the program.


Contributor Christin Kay is passionate about the rich variety of arts, cultural experiences and stories in the Roaring Fork Valley. She has been a devotee of public radio her whole life. Christin is a veteran of Aspen Public Radio, serving as producer, reporter and interim news director.
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