The search dragged on in Utah Monday as police looked for a man accused of shooting a state park ranger. KDNK's Conrad Wilson has been following the story and has this report.
Investing in a house in the Roaring Fork Valley used to be one of the most solid investments a person could make -- at least until real estate market crashed two years ago. Now, investors are staying away from the market, but some say it's the best time to get into it. Bill Bronchick is the president of the Colorado Association of Real Estate Investors -- he spoke with KDNK's Mathew Katz about the market.
This week, we'll be looking at real estate across the Roaring Fork Valley, and we'll be starting with the high-end housing market in Aspen. Like most real estate markets, Aspen took a huge hit with the bust of 2008 -- upsetting a fundamental and reliable pillar of the local economy. KDNK's Mathew Katz has more.
Tomorrow dozens of yoga enthusiasts from across the valley will gather in the El Jebel Community Center to raise money for kids orphaned by HIV and AIDS in South Africa. It's being put on by One Love Colorado, and will feature twelve yoga instructors from across the valley. Dawn Dexter, Frank McSwain Jr., and Susan George are three of those yoga teachers. They sat down with KDNK's Mathew Katz to discuss the event.
The Smuggler mine used to be one of the most active silver mines in Aspen -- then Silver went bust, and it sat, barely used, for over 70 years. Now, a few hearty souls still do some mining in the old tunnels. KDNK's Mathew Katz has more.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a legal complaint against Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, for detaining two Denver-area US citizens on what it calls inappropriate grounds. The case is meant to draw attention to the issue of U.S. citizens being detained by immigration enforcement. To find out more, KDNK's Mathew Katz spoke with Mark Silverstein, ACLU's Legal Director for Colorado.
Just outside Snowmass Ski Resort, researchers think they've stumbled onto one of the most significant archeological finds to date. A slew of fossilized mammoths, mastodons and other ice age creatures are turning up at a dizzying rate. KDNK's Conrad Wilson visited the site and brings this account.
Abandoned mines have left dangerous holes and contaminated sites across Colorado -- but the news isn't all bad. Industrious little bats have turned many of them into their own homes. To find out more about these new bat habitats, KDNK's Mathew Katz spoke with Kirk Navo, a bat biologist with the state.
Throughout the Valley, and increasingly the world, people are following the discovery of several prehistoric animal fossils in Snowmass Village. But that discovery may not have happened without one man: bulldoze driver Jesse Steele, the man who found the first mammoth. KDNK's Conrad Wilson visited the dig-site and spoke with Steele.
Governor Bill Ritter presented his final budget to the legislature's newly elected joint budget committee on Wednesday. Ritter urged the group to be civil and thoughtful and to keep an open mind on new budget cuts. KDNK's Bente Birkeland reports from the state capitol.