ski jumping http://kajx.org en 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 Road to Sochi: Michael Ward Trains for Spot on Nordic Combined Olympic Team http://kajx.org/post/road-sochi-michael-ward-trains-spot-nordic-combined-olympic-team <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today, we look at one of three Aspen-area athletes who competes in cross country skiing. Michael Ward is one of the youngest on the US Nordic team. He’s just 20-years-old. Still, he’s hoping to beat the older competition so he can land a spot on the U.S. Olympic team. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:57:57 +0000 Marci Krivonen 9492 at http://kajx.org Road to Sochi: Michael Ward Trains for Spot on Nordic Combined Olympic Team