Voting en Voting in Peru <p>&nbsp;&nbsp; My husband and I recently returned from a fascinating trip to Peru, where we floated down the Amazon (the headwaters are in the Peruvian Andes) and hiked Machu Picchu.&nbsp; It’s always instructive to learn that people in other countries have a different perspective on some topics than we do in the United States.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:01:50 +0000 Frieda Wallison 15095 at Voting in Peru State Law Meant to Ease Process for Voters in November <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ballots for the November election are being mailed to voters across the state on Tuesday. Some county clerks say this election will be more convenient for voters than past elections, thanks to a new state law. Aspen Public Radio&rsquo;s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;reports.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 8857 at State Law Meant to Ease Process for Voters in November Mountain Edition - October 10th, 2013 <p>The government shutdown trudges on but Pitkin County is working to alleviate the pain by increasing access to a local attraction on federal land.</p><p>A proposal for funding public education has been called historic by Colorado&rsquo;s governor. But, the ballot measure could stretch wallets.</p><p>The Aspen Skiing Company hopes to catch the eye of up and coming skiers from certain Asian countries.</p><p>And, changes may be in store if the USA Pro Challenge bike race returns to the upper Roaring Fork Valley next year. We talk with an economist who says big sporting events may not mean more money for the towns hosting them.</p><p>Finally, we get an update on local athletes training for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia.</p><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:25:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 8697 at