Taxes http://kajx.org en Your Year-End Gift Makes Twice the Impact! http://kajx.org/post/your-year-end-gift-makes-twice-impact <div class="description_wrapper"><div class="description" data-expand-tooltip="Click to expand description" itemprop="description"><p class="first">Denise Jurgens, CPA of Reese Henry &amp; Co. explains how your year-end gift to Aspen Public Radio is not only tax-deductible, but has twice the impact.</p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/wbTwarnxIV4" width="450"></iframe><p>You can make your year-end gift by <a href="https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E103121&amp;id=11">clicking here</a>.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 19:33:15 +0000 Rob St. Mary 11072 at http://kajx.org Retail Marijuana: Pricey Pot in Carbondale http://kajx.org/post/retail-marijuana-pricey-pot-carbondale <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When recreational marijuana goes on sale for adults age 21 and older next year, the most expensive buds in the Roaring Fork Valley will likely be in Carbondale. Voters there passed a 5 percent tax on both retail and wholesale pot this month. And, new statewide taxes will increase the price even more. As Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports, some Carbondale marijuana businesses are preparing for higher-priced pot.</span></p><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:33:41 +0000 Marci Krivonen 10435 at http://kajx.org Retail Marijuana: Pricey Pot in Carbondale Mountain Edition - November 7th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-november-7th-2013 <p>On Tuesday, most voters said “no” to big tax increases locally and statewide. A CSU political science professor says anti-tax activists are growing in their influence.</p><p>One measure that did pass taxes retail marijuana to raise money for schools. As pot becomes more available in the state, one youth non-profit is worried.</p><p>A warming climate is changing ecosystems in the Roaring Fork Valley and one local government is using open spaces to gather data on what’s happening.</p><p>A new art display at the Wyly Art Center in Basalt features the work of a self-taught painter.&nbsp; Despite being silenced by Alzheimer’s, Winifred Wyman is speaking through paint.</p><p>Also today on the Road to Sochi, Aspen native Simi Hamilton works to make the 2014 winter Olympic team. The Nordic ski racer specializes in sprinting.</p><p>That’s coming up on Mountain Edition.</p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:28:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Rob St. Mary 9977 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - November 7th, 2013 Mountain Edition - October 31st, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-october-31st-2013 <p>A weekend RFTA bus rollover that injured 11 people is under investigation. We have the latest.</p><p>The fire district that serves Carbondale is asking voters for a tax increase. The chief says it’s needed to fight increasingly intense fires. Opponents say it costs too much.</p><p>Snowmass Village voters have a different tax question. It would pay for improvements to aging infrastructure like leaks and cracks in sewer pipes.</p><p>A Mid-Valley non-profit is concerned about the health of the Fryingpan River. Flows were down over the summer… thanks to the drought last winter... and a study will determine how that affected fish.</p><p>The Aspen Skiing Company is recognized with an award for commitment to the arts. Aspen Public Radio’s Roger Adams talks to the Ski-Co’s Managing Partners, Jim and Paula Crown.</p><p>Finally, an Aspen ski jumper is hoping to make the Olympic team in the Nordic combined. We profile Michael Ward in the latest Road to Sochi segment.</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:57:24 +0000 Elise Thatcher, Marci Krivonen & Roger Adams 9657 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - October 31st, 2013 Property Tax Increase If Snowmass Water Measure Passes http://kajx.org/post/property-tax-increase-if-snowmass-water-measure-passes <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are all sorts of tax measures on the November ballot. We’ve covered proposals that would affect residents in Basalt and Carbondale. Now we take a look at a measure in Snowmass Village and a few </span>surrounding<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;areas.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:38:57 +0000 Elise Thatcher 9656 at http://kajx.org Property Tax Increase If Snowmass Water Measure Passes