Elise Thatcher http://aspenpublicradio.org en Snowmass Resident Aims to Help Veterans With Wheelchair Treads http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/snowmass-resident-aims-help-veterans-wheelchair-treads <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A part time </span>Snowmass<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Village resident is working to revolutionize wheelchairs for veterans. The idea is to make it easier for vets to get around places that don’t have smooth pavement, to improve quality of life and expand their access to the outdoors.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:37:47 +0000 Elise Thatcher 17136 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Snowmass Resident Aims to Help Veterans With Wheelchair Treads Coroner Releases Report in Pfister Case http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/coroner-releases-report-pfister-case <div><p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap;">There are a few more answers today about the Nancy Pfister homicide. The Aspen native was found dead in her home in February, but details have been locked up tight by the Pitkin County Sheriff’s office and local courts. The Pitkin County Coroner today released a report on the manner of Pfister’s death. </span></p></div><div> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:33:11 +0000 Elise Thatcher 17116 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Coroner Releases Report in Pfister Case Comcast: Verizon Service Shouldn't Drop Out Again http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/comcast-verizon-service-shouldnt-drop-out-again <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Verizon users in Aspen and Glenwood Springs were stuck without service for much of Monday. Turns out the problem wasn’t with Verizon’s equipment, but with another communications company-- Comcast.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:30:25 +0000 Elise Thatcher 17078 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Comcast: Verizon Service Shouldn't Drop Out Again Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Pfister Investigation, Charges http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/hundreds-thousands-dollars-pfister-investigation-charges <p class="p1">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The murder in February of Aspen native Nancy Pfister was unusual in many regards, chief among them that murders are very rare in Aspen. &nbsp;It has been unusual in how the prosecution and law enforcement refused to reveal details of the arrests of three people charged in the homicide. &nbsp;As the case moves slowly forward it will could also stand out for how much money is being spent to find justice for Nancy Pfister. &nbsp;Initial review shows&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the costs are already into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.</span></p><p class="p2"> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 04:21:32 +0000 Elise Thatcher 17026 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Pfister Investigation, Charges CDOT, Firm Closer to Finalizing New Grand Ave Bridge Design http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/cdot-firm-closer-finalizing-new-grand-ave-bridge-design <p>Getting around Glenwood Springs can be tricky in places. The main bridge on Grand Avenue across town is narrow. And intersections getting on and off Interstate 70 can be confusing. Plus, the bridge isn't safe… that's according to the Colorado Department of Transportation, or CDOT. So a new bridge and interchange are in the works.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 16914 at http://aspenpublicradio.org CDOT, Firm Closer to Finalizing New Grand Ave Bridge Design