Mountain Edition http://kajx.org en Mountain Edition - April 17th, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-april-17th-2014 <p>This week there are a few more clues, and lots of money, in the Nancy Pfister case.</p><p>Verizon customers saw a huge glitch in service this week.</p><p>It can be tough to run a retail business in Aspen, so we’ll find out what it takes.</p><p>We’ll also go to a busy clinic where busy doctors are serving a growing number of medicaid patients after the Obamacare deadline.</p><p>Glenwood Springs inches closer to getting a new bridge in downtown.</p><p>And locals are weighing in on how the state tackles water needs.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:29:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 17169 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - April 17th, 2014 Mountain Edition - April 10th, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-april-10th-2014 <p>Computers at Valley View Hospital were hacked recently and patient information was compromised. Turns out, hacking at hospitals isn’t that uncommon.</p><p>Plentiful snowfall this ski season helped bring people to the slopes. Tourism officials say Aspen’s economy is improving.</p><p>An issue over the length of wingspans on regional jets is posing a problem at the Aspen airport.</p><p>And, mental health is discussed at a Downvalley forum. The problem of suicide has been top of mind this winter.</p><p>An Aspen rabbi earns accolades for his ability to inspire his congregation.</p><p>And…a Hopi Indian tribal member talks about how development has overtaken many ancestral lands, including in Aspen.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:33:02 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 16846 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - April 10th, 2014 Mountain Edition - April 3rd, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-april-3rd-2014 <p>Defense attorneys in the Nancy Pfister case are digging through lots of evidence.</p><p>Spring snow showers have boosted snowpack to above-average levels and forecasts are calling for high river flows this spring.</p><p>A Western Slope lawmaker is proposing Colorado get its own firefighting fleet of airplanes and helicopters.</p><p>And, wildfire is on the minds of local officials who are planning ahead after devastating fires in recent years, on the Front Range.</p><p>Suicide is getting attention in the Aspen community, after several deaths this winter.</p><p>And, we have some fun with what could be the Upper Valley’s first home inspired hybrid.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:32:49 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 16520 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - April 3rd, 2014 Mountain Edition - March 27th, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-march-27th-2014 <p>A long-time local accused of murdering Aspen resident Nancy Pfister was in court on Wednesday. Kathy Carpenter is one of three arrested for the crime.</p><p>Voters in Basalt next week will elect three new Town Council members. We hear from business owners about what they want from the elected officials.</p><p>Across the nation the number of heroin and opiate overdoses is increasing...and, there’s an uptick in heroin use here in the Roaring Fork Valley.</p><p>We talk with two young men who have struggled with heroin addiction...they describe the pain of running out of the drug and the threat of overdose.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:29:30 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 16182 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - March 27th, 2014 Mountain Edition - March 20th, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-march-20th-2014 <p>Hackers got access to thousands of medical records from Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. We have the latest. Three people charged with murdering Aspen native Nancy Pfister appear in court... And after one of the hearings, Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo decided to change how he talks about the case.</p><p>We take a look at just how busy the Rio Grande trail really is. And, students in local schools are spending more time with environmental science.</p><p>Finally, Basalt is halfway through an unconventional strategy for reinvigorating downtown.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:29:03 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 15835 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - March 20th, 2014