Valley Roundup for June 17, 2016

Jun 18, 2016

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

The International Ski Federation has given its final blessing for Aspen Mountain to host the world cup finals in March of 2017.

With decision made, now real work begins for 2017 World Cup FinalsBreaking news: FIS makes 2017 World Cup Finals official



FIS confirms Aspen’s World Cup Finals


And in Rifle, water restrictions are in effect after a massive infrastructure malfunction.

Rifle water restrictions could last 5 weeks; council allocates $250K

Meanwhile, the county commissioner who makes decisions in that community is running for reelection.

Editorial: Martin and Diaz should heed their critics

Handful of donors support commissioner candidates

And there’s also a primary election this month for the Pitkin County commissioner race.

Candidates raise thousands in BOCC race | Aspen Public Radio




Finally, there’s plenty of parties for the public to attend this weekend outside of the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen.

Aspen Times Weekly: Hot to Trot

Joining me this week on Valley Roundup are Madeleine Osberger, contributing editor of the Aspen Daily News, Lorenzo Semple, columnist for the Aspen Daily News and Randy Essex, editor of the Glenwood Post Independent. Later in the show, I speak with Amanda Rae Busch, the food columnist at the Aspen Times.


Valley Roundup is a production of Aspen Public Radio news.