3:29pm

Fri February 7, 2014
Valley Roundup

Valley Roundup - February 7th, 2014

Good afternoon and welcome to Valley Roundup, a review of the week’s top news stories in Aspen and beyond.

The Aspen Times’ Andy Stone and Aspen Daily News’ Carolyn Sackariason join us this week to discuss:

The death of a friend; Stewart Oksenhorn chose this week to take his own life.

The snow that keeps on coming; the wet heavy kind.

Aspen goes after homeowners who rent out their place and don’t pay any lodging tax.

The TSA goes fast-track at Aspen Airport.

Casa Tua is off the hook for its big-pour to a local drunk.

And on the Download with Rob St. Mary – Tracking the local Sochi connection. Also, robots writing poetry; the horror, the horror.

Its all on this week’s Valley Roundup.

Topics and links on this week’s program 2-7-2014:

Stewart Oksenhorn Suicide

From Aspen Times:

http://www.aspentimes.com/news/10081267-113/stewart-aspen-stewy-music

From Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/161114

From Aspen Public Radio:

http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/seek-helpplease

Big Snow Still Coming.

From Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/161129

From Aspen Public Radio:

http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/basalt-snow-birds

http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/lasers-help-scientists-get-detailed-picture-wests-snowpack

http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/good-news-farmers-mega-storm-boosts-snowpack

Collecting Taxes from Vacation Rentals.

From Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/161115

Faster Security Checks at Aspen’s Airport.

From Aspen Public Radio:

http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/faster-security-checks

From Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/161148

Casa Tua Sued By a Local Drunk.

From Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/161144

The Download with Rob St. Mary

It’s Olympics… Olympics… Olympics!

http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/how-watch-aspens-four-athletes-during-winter-olympics

http://aspenpublicradio.org/programs/road-sochi

http://aspenpublicradio.org/term/ruthie-brown

http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/former-aspenite-bart-garton-sochi

Counterfeiting in Rifle and the tech of the new $100:

http://www.postindependent.com/news/10067644-113/rifle-counterfeiting-dyer-arrested

http://www.esquire.com/features/benjamin-hundred-dollar-bill-0913

Facebook at 10 and the “Facebook Movie”:

A map of the digital world:

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/146155950381227976/

RoboCop? Sure. RoboPoet? Maybe not:
http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/robots-are-coming-for-our-poems

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