Valley Roundup - January 16th, 2015

Jan 16, 2015

Welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the top news stories in the valley in the past week.

The lodging review continues in Aspen and for the city council, this week, it was a mixed bag.

Meanwhile, the city employees reviewing those plans are looking for a new home of their own.

A proposed pot growing operation faces the NIMBY wrath in Silt.

Do we love the Maroon Bells too much and is that a problem?

Should Garfield County voters have the chance to vote for commissioners by district instead of at large?

Aspen and Glenwood Springs are going all mail balloting this spring

And what’s the lowdown on uphilling? That’s a conference coming on that topic.

Joining me this week are Curtis Wackerle, Managing Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Randy Essex, Editor of the Glenwood Post Independent.

This Week’s Topics:

Mixed Bag o’ Lodges?



Not enough space for Aspen City workers? Going to have to build.


Wrecking the Wilderness?

Bear Management Plans


Update: Silt NIMBY on Pot Growing


Post-Independent: Changes Needed for Gar Co. Commissioners 


Aspen to go to citywide mail in election


The lowdown on going uphill