Roger Adams http://kajx.org en Featured Poets http://kajx.org/post/featured-poets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Welcome to a special program for National Poetry Month. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Centuries after the Greeks celebrated poetry readings as part of the original Olympics, poetry is alive, well and thriving.&nbsp; From the classics to hip-hop and slam, people are writing and reading poetry everyday.&nbsp; Poems, like little word pictures say so much in so few words.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thanks to the Aspen Poet’s Society the spoken word is heard year round at monthly live poetry readings. &nbsp;One of the highlights of these monthly live poetry readings is a featured poet; sometimes local poets other times poets visiting to read their work. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:41:04 +0000 Roger Adams 17071 at http://kajx.org Featured Poets Valley Roundup - April 11th, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/valley-roundup-april-11th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond. &nbsp;</p><p>Joining us today are Carolyn Sackariason from the Aspen Daily News and Andy Stone from the Aspen Times.</p><p>This week, the prosecution’s case against the accused in the Nancy Pfister murder moves closer to being unsealed.</p><p>Commercial Real Estate in downtown Aspen is moving and with it come the closure of the Ute City Restaurant and the sale of the building that’s home to the Aspen Daily News.</p><p>Also today keeping things behind closed doors…Aspen Valley Hospital calls off what some say was a stealth board of directors election</p><p>On the Download with Rob St. Mary malware and heartbleeds, from hospitals to Google searches it seems nothing is secure anymore.</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 16907 at http://kajx.org Valley Roundup - April 11th, 2014 Malware Fallout http://kajx.org/post/malware-fallout <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It has been a month since Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs revealed it had been the target of hackers.&nbsp; Data from some 54-hundred patient records were breached. &nbsp;How the computer system came to be the target of hackers remains unclear.&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hospital officials have said little beyond their prepared news releases.&nbsp; The Department of Health and Human Services will not officially comment.&nbsp; Current and former employees and contractors for the hospital have likewise told us little.&nbsp;&nbsp; Still, from information that has been released, the breach at </span>VVH<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> appears to be much like one four years ago at the <a href="http://hsc.unm.edu/safeguards/background.shtml">Health Sciences Center at the University of New Mexico.</a>&nbsp; APR's Roger Adams reports.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:26:22 +0000 Roger Adams 16815 at http://kajx.org Malware Fallout Valley Roundup - April 4th, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/valley-roundup-april-4th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond. &nbsp;</p><p>Joining us today are Michael Miracle of Aspen Sojourner magazine and Andy Stone from the Aspen Times.</p><p>This week, a discussion of wealth and the widening income gap in Aspen.&nbsp; Some fear there will soon be no middle.</p><p>Young people in Aspen face a tough road to becoming old Aspenites.&nbsp; A new survey shows housing, wages and business opportunities are barriers to Aspen’s Next Generation</p><p>Also Aspen begins talking about raising the city’s lodging tax.</p><p>On the Download with Rob St. Mary its spring and time to talk baseball, pot and poetry.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 16561 at http://kajx.org Valley Roundup - April 4th, 2014 Valley Roundup - March 28th, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/valley-roundup-march-28th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond. &nbsp;</p><p>Joining us today are Curtis Wackerle, from the Aspen Daily News and Michael Miracle of Aspen Sojourner magazine.</p><p>This week saw another court proceeding in the Nancy Pfister murder case.&nbsp; Also a story emerges that sheds some light on the relationship between Pfister and one of those accused in her murder.</p><p>Colorado Mountain College is cutting employees hours to avoid paying health care costs mandated by Obamacare – not everyone is happy with the decision.</p><p>And, as the Basalt municipal election gets closer candidates for town council wrestle with the ongoing issue of Willits vs Downtown.</p><p>One the Download with Rob St. Mary we discuss Facebook’s big plans to deploy drones and look at a possible solution for keeping people off their phones at dinner.&nbsp; Its all coming up on today’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:48:17 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 16229 at http://kajx.org Valley Roundup - March 28th, 2014