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  • On today's newscast: supporters of Planned Parenthood marched in Aspen's July 4th parade yesterday, Aspen City Council is holding a work session tonight on future arts and culture funding, a wet June brought some drought relief to our area and to other parts of Colorado, a closer look at what the future holds for abortion clinics and reproductive health care providers in the West, and more.
  • On today's newscast: real estate agents and developers are taking a noticeable interest in Pitkin County's new growth advisory committee, not everyone is happy with Aspen's new rules for short-term rentals and residential development, the future of the Glenwood Springs farmer's market is uncertain, water shortages are likely to intensify in Colorado, parades, concerts, laser shows and other July 4th activities abound in the valley, and more.
  • On today's newscast: Aspen has new regulations for residential development and construction, Hillary Clinton gave a tribute to Madeleine Albright and addressed women's rights at Ideas Fest, high gas prices are impacting tourism in parts of the valley, the Aspen Music Festival will hold a special concert on July 4, this week marks the 125th anniversary of the Buffalo soldiers passing through part of our region, and more.
  • On today's newscast: it's the last day to vote in Colorado’s primary election, U.S. representative Lauren Boebert spoke ahead of the primary in Basalt on Sunday, this weekend saw the City of Glenwood Springs’ first-ever Pride celebration and the state’s largest Pride festival, Aspen Ideas Festival features some of the most high profile speakers of the event over the next few days, and more.
  • On today's newscast: roughly 200 people gathered in Aspen yesterday to protest the decision to end federal abortion protections, Aspen City Council will take a final vote tomorrow on new rules for short-term rentals and residential development, both the Republican and Democratic candidate for the open Garfield County commissioner seat are running unopposed in tomorrow's primary election, the City of Glenwood Springs has banned fireworks until November, and more.
  • On today's newscast: the Aspen Ideas Festival is hosting a special discussion tonight on the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, officials are keeping an eye out for potential mudslides in Glenwood Canyon today, Aspen wants Pitkin County to pitch in more on affordable housing, Glenwood Springs is holding its first ever pride festival tonight, crisis calls at the Aspen Hope Center have remained high since the pandemic began, and more.
  • On today's newscast: several contested races are on the June primary ballot for voters in the Roaring Fork Valley, Carbondale is looking to Garfield County for support with affordable housing, the workforce in the valley is the biggest it’s ever been despite worker shortages, a new report shows the number of abortions in the U.S. and many Mountain West states rose significantly in recent years, and more.
  • On today's newscast: Pitkin County bans concealed handguns at polling places, there won't be as many July 4th fireworks in the area this year because of the ongoing drought, LIFT-UP and other food providers are looking for a new location to distribute meals, Aspen Ideas Health and the Snowmass Rodeo kick off today, Coloradans will likely get bigger tax refunds than originally expected this summer, management changes are coming to Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, and more.
  • On today's newscast: Aspen City Council is looking at ways to provide more housing for early childhood educators, Pitkin County commissioners are considering banning concealed handguns in county offices, a new Latinx festival is coming to Aspen in August, this year's Food & Wine tastings featured several mountain town restaurateurs, and more.
  • On today's newscast: Aspen looks at ways to expand childcare amidst a shortage of providers, some western Colorado leaders say Airbnb study focused on the economic benefit of short-term rentals is misleading, calls to the state's system for students to report potential school threats or violence are down, the most recent bird flu outbreak appears to be waning, an audio postcard sent from the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, and more.