Resort Business http://kajx.org en Valley Roundup - March 21st, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/valley-roundup-march-21st-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 Sakariason, from the Aspen Daily News , Michael Miracle of Aspen Sojourner magazine and Andy Stone from the Aspen Times.</p><p>This week saw the first court proceedings in the Nancy Pfister murder case.&nbsp; Much of the time was spent arguing over evidence and public statements from law enforcement.&nbsp;&nbsp; The concern is that media reports and rumors could make it impossible to find an impartial jury.&nbsp; A trial in the case is months if not years away.</p><p>Also this week, Hotel Aspen gets approved to grow itself.</p><p>And, in Snowmass the owners of base village go on the defensive over losing another proposed development.</p><p>We’ll discuss those stories and have The Download with Rob St. Mary.&nbsp; It’s coming up on today’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 15887 at http://kajx.org Valley Roundup - March 21st, 2014 Valley Roundup - January 3rd, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/valley-roundup-january-3rd-2014 <p>Carolyn Sackariason and Andy Stone join us to talk about the big news this week including the Silver Queen Gondola on Aspen Mountain.&nbsp; Right at peak ski season the lift blew a wheel bearing - a big one.</p><p>The grounded ski lift appears to have had little effect on tourism in town.&nbsp; It is shaping up to be one of the best Holiday season’s in recent years.</p><p>Also today we look at Colorado’s mark on history.&nbsp; You can now walk into a store, buy some ganja, fire up the bong and toke it up…and it’s all legal.&nbsp; This is such a big story that Colorado’s biggest news paper hired a marijuana editor to handle the news flow.</p><p>Its all head on today’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 22:28:00 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 12434 at http://kajx.org Valley Roundup - January 3rd, 2014 Valley Roundup - November 1st, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/valley-roundup-november-1st-2013 <p>Welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond.</p><p>Carolyn Sackariason and Andy Stone join us to discuss the election next Tuesday. Its an off year with ballots full of tax increase proposals.</p><p>Displaced residents from a Basalt trailer park show up en masse to a meeting with town officials. The mood was one of anger.</p><p>The dog operation called Krabloonik stumbles again as the general manager quits and Little Annie's reopens.</p><p>On the Download, the Ski Butlers go mobile and more scary ways to improve your brain functions.</p><p>Its all head on today’s Valley Roundup.</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 22:21:37 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 9715 at http://kajx.org Valley Roundup - November 1st, 2013 Businesses Prod Washington for Action on Climate Change http://kajx.org/post/businesses-prod-washington-action-climate-change <p style="width: 480px; line-height: 1.3em; text-align: justify; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Business leaders, including more than a hundred ski resorts, want Washington to do something about climate change. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:37:17 +0000 Elise Thatcher 559 at http://kajx.org Businesses Prod Washington for Action on Climate Change Aspen’s Economic Challenges: Part #3 - Personal Income http://kajx.org/post/aspen-s-economic-challenges-part-3-personal-income <p style="width: 480px; line-height: 1.3em; text-align: justify; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Part 3 of a 3 part series.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:36:19 +0000 Elise Thatcher 631 at http://kajx.org Aspen’s Economic Challenges: Part #3 - Personal Income