Colorado Gun Laws http://kajx.org en Valley Roundup - December 6th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/valley-roundup-december-6th-2013 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup, for Friday 12-6-2013, a review of the week’s top news stories in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond.&nbsp; Andy Stone and Curtis Wackerle join us this week.&nbsp;</p><p>Downvalley some residents of a trailer park in Basalt who are facing relocation have organized to take the issue public</p><p>Garfield county Sheriff Lou Valerio says his fight with the state over new gun laws will continue</p><p>Aspen gets vocal about snow polo and the Aspen School District scrambles to fill a 2.9 million dollar budget shortfall.</p><p>On the Download with Rob St. Mary, a moving tribute to a young Colorado artist who died last month in Ouray.</p><p>Its all on today’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:27:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 11237 at http://kajx.org Valley Roundup - December 6th, 2013 Show Me...Not http://kajx.org/post/show-menot <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>In the months</strong> since Colorado’s new gun laws have been in effect the number of concealed carry permits has grown.&nbsp; Nearly 150 thousand people are legally allowed to carry a concealed weapon. Despite strong feelings about guns, both pro and con, what hasn’t increased are complaints lodged against people legally carrying guns. &nbsp;Aspen Public Radio's Roger Adams reports.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 18:02:08 +0000 Roger Adams 9576 at http://kajx.org Show Me...Not Updated: Sheriffs' Lawsuit to Overturn Colorado's New Gun Laws heads to Court http://kajx.org/post/updated-sheriffs-lawsuit-overturn-colorados-new-gun-laws-heads-court <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The lawsuit 55 Colorado sheriffs filed to overturn two new gun laws goes in front of a judge today. The laws went into effect July first. Now, an attorney representing the sheriffs will ask that parts of the law that limits gun magazines be put on hold. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;reports.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:16:34 +0000 Marci Krivonen 4241 at http://kajx.org Updated: Sheriffs' Lawsuit to Overturn Colorado's New Gun Laws heads to Court Mountain Edition - June 27th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-june-27th-2013 <p>In a matter of days, it’ll be illegal to give family or friends a gun... without having them getting a&nbsp; background check. Today we’ll hear about confusion over details of the new transfer law.<br><br>That and other new Colorado laws have frustrated local enforcement officials--enough that they’ve filed a federal civil rights lawsuit. We’ll talk with a Roaring Fork Valley sheriff about why he signed on with that effort.<br><br>Our science reporter delves into the tricky question of how air quality is monitored... even when pollution is coming from hundreds of miles away.<br><br>A major group of wildfires continues to burn in southwestern Colorado. That’s as Stage One fire restrictions kick into place for parts of the Roaring Fork Valley. We’ll find out why many in Pitkin County are at risk if a wildfire does break out nearby.<br><br>We’ll take a tour of one of the most energy efficient houses in the world. Amory Lovins is Chief Scientist for Rocky Mountain Institute. He takes us on a tour of his Old Snowmass home... spoiler alert, it has bananas, too.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 21:41:33 +0000 Roger Adams & Elise Thatcher 3628 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - June 27th, 2013 Garfield County Sheriff: Colorado Gun-Control Laws too Confusing to Enforce http://kajx.org/post/garfield-county-sheriff-colorado-gun-control-laws-too-confusing-enforce <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On July </span>1st<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, &nbsp;two controversial gun laws go into effect in Colorado and one local sheriff is speaking out against them. Garfield County Sheriff Lou </span>Vallario<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the gun magazine law and the background check bill are too confusing to enforce. One law limits gun magazines to 15 rounds and the other requires background checks for all transfers and sales of firearms.</span></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:04:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 3460 at http://kajx.org Garfield County Sheriff: Colorado Gun-Control Laws too Confusing to Enforce