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Local Newscasts

Aspen Public Radio broadcasts live local and regional news throughout the daily broadcast of Morning Edition, exploring topics and issues which affect the lives and interests of those who live, work, and play here in the Roaring Fork Valley. Below you can find a compilation of each morning’s newscasts presented as a single file, which is generally posted daily by 10 a.m. You can also subscribe to the “Aspen Public Radio Newscast” as a podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher.
  • On today's newscast: Aspen's city council wants to explore more funding options for a community space at the old city hall, candidates running for mayor and city council will face-off at 'Aspen 'Squirm Night' Wednesday, CORE has hired a new energy manager, Governor Jared Polis says his administration is taking steps to cut Colorado’s utility bills, Aspen Public Radio will broadcast the State of the Union address at 7 p.m., and more.
  • On today's newscast: The Aspen School District announced a two-hour delayed start due to the winter storm, local gallerist and former U.S. labor secretary Ann McLaughlin Korologos died last week, Aspen’s city council will discuss future uses for its old city hall at its meeting Monday, Snowmass Village is continuing conversations about a proposed transit center, a federal appeals court has suspended drilling permits near Chaco Canyon in northern New Mexico, and more.
  • On today's newscast: Aspen City Council candidate Bill Guth held a campaign event Thursday night, the gondola at Aspen Mountain is back open after a mechanical issue, the Aspen Airport will be closed May 10-24 for pavement maintenance, students in Durango are demanding that they be allowed to carry Narcan on school campuses, new data shows the success of a wild horse fertility-control program in our region, and more.
  • On today's newscast: a man died in Edwards Tuesday night after an encounter with Eagle County sheriff’s deputies, both candidates for mayor of Aspen officially launched their campaigns Wednesday, Glenwood Springs City Council is considering a change to its affordable housing requirements, two local agricultural nonprofits are joining forces, an interactive exhibit wraps up at The Art Base in Basalt Friday night, and more.
  • On today's newscast: RFTA canceled several bus trips Tuesday night due to a lack of staff, Glenwood Springs Democrat Elizabeth Velasco’s first bill in the state legislature has passed in the House, Holy Cross Energy has two board seats up for election, local endurance athlete Jeff Colt is giving a talk at ACES Wednesday night, Pitkin County is asking skiers and snowboarders with Apple watches and iPhone 14s to help prevent accidental 911 calls, and more.
  • On today's newscast: 911 service has been restored in our area after an outage overnight, more details emerge on the recent threats made against Summit County schools that led to the arrest of Glenwood Springs resident Charles Draughn, Republican U-S Representative Lauren Boebert of Silt recently introduced a bill that would cut federal funding for Planned Parenthood, and more.
  • On today's newscast: district officials respond to a threat made at Aspen Elementary School, Pitkin County Dispatch wants skiers to be aware of iPhone's automatic 9-1-1 feature, Pitkin County nonprofits raised a chunk of change in FY2021, our local representative sponsors a rent control bill, razorback suckers make a comeback, a rundown of this weekend's X Games, and more.
  • On today's newscast: a skier died Thursday after an accident at the Makaha terrain park at Snowmass, the suspect in the recent school threat had his first court appearance in Summit County, PitkinAlerts are now available in over a hundred languages via an app, Pitkin County has agreed to continue funding a network of cameras that monitor for wildfires, X Games kicks off Friday with the Special Olympics "Unified" races, and more.
  • On today's newscast: more details have come to light about the shooting threat that forced local schools to secure their buildings yesterday, lawmakers at the statehouse are crafting a sweeping ban on assault weapons, Glenwood Springs Democrat Elizabeth Velasco’s first bill passed committee yesterday in the statehouse, Aspen Daily News editor-in-chief Megan Tackett is passing the baton to the paper's next leader, and more.
  • On today's newscast: a suspect in a school shooting threat is in Pitkin County custody after local schools went on a 'secure lockout' this morning, Governor Jared Polis and Attorney General Phil Weiser support expanding Colorado’s red flag gun law, Aspen’s city council adopted a new set of building codes last night to reduce carbon emissions, Mikaela Shiffrin broke the women’s ski World Cup record in Italy yesterday, and more.