5:15pm

Fri July 19, 2013
Valley Roundup

Valley Roundup - July 19th, 2013

On the show this week Carolyn Sackariason, Editor of the Aspen Daily News and Andy Stone former Editor of, and now Columnist for, the Aspen Times join us to discuss the top news stories in the Valley.  

We talk with Associated Press Reporter Ivan Moreno about an audit of Colorado’s medical marijuana sector.

On the Download Aspen Public Radio’s Digital Content Manager Rob St. Mary tells us about sites that might allow people to limit the amount of digital information collected on them by the government.



In the Media Roundtable with Carolyn Sackariason and Andy Stone the following topics are discussed:

Funding for Pitkin County Health and Human Services

The Aspen City Council considers how much to participate in future funding of Health and Human Services in Pitkin County.

From the Aspen Daily News:

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/158721

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/158701


Affordable housing construction credits

A new program in Aspen allows developers ho build affordable housing units to get credit certificates they can sell on the open market.

From the Aspen Daily News:
    
http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/158704


Transferable development rights

For the first time a TDR was used to preserve an archaeological site.  The site is in Emma.

From the Aspen Daily News:
    
http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/158697


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Interview with Ivan Moreno – Medical Marijuana Audit

An audit of Colorado’s medical marijuana industry has found lax oversight.  We talk with AP’s Ivan Moreno about his reporting on the story.

From AP / Denver Post:

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_23661621/report-look-at-colo-medical-pot-industry

More by Ivan Moreno:

http://bigstory.ap.org/content/ivan-moreno/news


The Download with Aspen Public Radio Digital Content Manager Rob St. Mary.


Encrypted messaging that could get around the NSA?

http://www.vice.com/read/dodge-the-nsa-with-this-fancy-encrypted-messaging-service


Nordstrom tracking customers in stores via smartphones.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/15/business/attention-shopper-stores-are-tracking-your-cell.html


Netflix earns Emmy nominations.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2013/07/18/netflix-emmy-awards-house-of-cards/2552867/



Dubai's luxury car problem.

http://www.messynessychic.com/2013/05/21/so-in-dubai-the-amount-of-abandoned-luxury-cars-lying-around-is-kind-of-a-problem/

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