Rob St. Mary http://kajx.org en 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 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 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 Mountain Edition - March 13th, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-march-13th-2014 <p>Residents in Pitkin County are mostly satisfied with how their tax dollars are being spent. Still, there are some concerns.</p><p>Models in Aspen are showing off the latest in outdoor fashion this week. Aspen International Fashion Week starts today.</p><p>Whiskey sales are surging for the first time in 30 years...and one local whiskey-maker is jumping into the action.</p><p>In a recent federal crackdown on Aspen businesses, restaurants were found to be the biggest violators of not paying workers enough in overtime.</p><p>The Paralympics are underway in Sochi and eight athletes who train in Aspen are competing. We highlight one skier who was born without a femur...and another who races in a mono-ski.</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Rob St. Mary 15501 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - March 13th, 2014