Local Elections http://kajx.org en CrossCurrents - Ballot Issues 4C & 4D, Crown Mountain Rec Center http://kajx.org/post/crosscurrents-ballot-issues-4c-4d-crown-mountain-rec-center <p>Ballot Issues 4C and 4D - the proposed Crown Mountain Recreation Center in the mid valley. Amy Conrardi, board member of the Crown Mountain Rec Center and a proponent of the center. Katie Schwoerer, former Basalt City Council member, is on the issue committee No on 4C/4D will discuss the center.<br /><br /> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:29:00 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 9580 at http://kajx.org CrossCurrents - Ballot Issues 4C & 4D, Crown Mountain Rec Center Mountain Edition - October 24th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-october-24th-2013 <p>It’s election time and we’re taking a look at issues on the November ballot and what they could mean for a voter’s tax bill. First, there’s a statewide income tax increase for public schools.</p><p>And, there’s a local proposal to build a rec center in the Mid-Valley. Supporters say will enhance the community, while critics say it would mean hundreds more in property taxes for homeowners.</p><p>Basalt residents are being asked to redevelop land along the Roaring Fork River. The plan forces out more than a hundred people from a trailer park.</p><p>Finally, we’ll hear the latest weather forecast for the coming winter… there’s good news, and bad news.</p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:38:35 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 9335 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - October 24th, 2013 Basalt Area Homeowners Could See Biggest Tax Increase If Ballot Measures Pass http://kajx.org/post/basalt-area-homeowners-could-see-biggest-tax-increase-if-ballot-measures-pass <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’ve reported this week, starting Monday October </span>21<sup>st</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, on the various tax increases proposed in measures in next month’s election. &nbsp;If all of them and Amendment 66 pass it could be one of the most expensive recent elections for many mid-valley voters. &nbsp;The question is </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">how</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> expensive</span></p><p></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:35:24 +0000 Elise Thatcher 9307 at http://kajx.org Basalt Area Homeowners Could See Biggest Tax Increase If Ballot Measures Pass Dwayne Romero Appointed to Aspen City Council http://kajx.org/post/dwayne-romero-appointed-aspen-city-council <p>Dwayne Romero has been selected by process of the Aspen City Council as the newest member. Romero fills the space vacated by the election of Steve Skadron to Mayor of Aspen.<br><br>In April, Romero spoke to us about his campaign for office, his ideas and plans, if elected.</p><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 20:00:12 +0000 Rob St. Mary 3917 at http://kajx.org Dwayne Romero Appointed to Aspen City Council Valley Roundup - June 7th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/valley-roundup-june-7th-2013 <p>On the show this week Curtis Wackerle, Managing Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Andy Stone, columnist for and former Editor of the Aspen Times, join us.<br><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F95913859" frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" width="100%"></iframe><br><br>The top stories of this week:</p><p>Voters in Aspen, in a runoff election, chose current city council member Steve Skadron to become the next mayor.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 22:00:17 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 2594 at http://kajx.org Valley Roundup - June 7th, 2013