Town of Snowmass Village http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - January 23rd, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-january-23rd-2014 <p>The X Games are in full swing, with eye popping jumps and bright lights. And, it’ll be on the calendar for five more years, thanks to a new agreement.</p><p>Hometown favorite Gretchen Bleiler is competing in this week’s event-- her last X Games before she retires.</p><p>Aspen Police say a so-called skimming device was discovered at a local ATM. We’ll find out what that means for locals.</p><p>Cell service can be a real pain in Snowmass Village. But improving coverage can be tricky.</p><p>We’ll hear how a state senator hopes to expand broadband internet in the Valley….</p><p>Whether there’s more snow coming any time soon…</p><p>And the long view from a decorated athlete... about his experience at the Olympics.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:29:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Rob St. Mary 13272 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - January 23rd, 2014 Better Cell Service May Be Coming to Snowmass Village http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/better-cell-service-may-be-coming-snowmass-village <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>Depending on where you are in Snowmass Village...and what phone provider you have, It’s easy… and frustrating… to lose a cell phone signal. &nbsp;There are efforts underway to reduce the rate of dropped calls. &nbsp;One obvious solution is to erect more cell towers. But that can be difficult to do.</p><p></p><p><em>Editor’s note: below is a transcript of reporter Elise Thatcher’s story.&nbsp;</em></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:51:02 +0000 Elise Thatcher 13249 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Better Cell Service May Be Coming to Snowmass Village Weather Closures http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/weather-closures <p>* Aspen and Roaring Fork Public Schools are closed.<br /><br />* The Garfield RE-2 School District that covers Rifle, Silt and New Castle is closed.</p><p>* All Colorado Mountain College campuses from Rifle to Aspen are closed today. That includes CMC learning locations in Rifle, the Glenwood Center, Carbondale, Spring Valley and Aspen. For more information, please call your local campus. The college's Central Services administrative offices in downtown Glenwood Springs remain open.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:28:59 +0000 Rob St. Mary 11115 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Weather Closures Mountain Edition - November 14th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-november-14th-2013 <p>Energy planners gathered in Carbondale this week to compare notes and strategize about funding.</p><p>The Town of Basalt approves a home for senior citizens. Now, there’s an effort underway to recruit residents.</p><p>Snowmass Village takes a stab at cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The town has some of the highest per capita in the nation.</p><p>An independent study finds the Roaring Fork Valley’s mass transit system means big savings for residents.</p><p>We find out whether Lance Armstrong had anything to do with death threats against the national agency to prevent doping.</p><p>We’ll wrap up with the latest from our Road to Sochi series. Olympic hopeful Meg Olenick aims to be one of the first compete in a sport new to the winter games.</p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:28:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Rob St. Mary 10286 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - November 14th, 2013 Pro Cycling Challenge: Mixed Feelings from Aspen, Snowmass Business Community http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/pro-cycling-challenge-mixed-feelings-aspen-snowmass-business-community <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For two days this week, the upper Roaring Fork Valley played host to more than one hundred professional cyclists, their staffs and lots of fans. It was the third year the USA Pro Challenge brought this contingent through Aspen. As Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports, the race’s economic impact is good and bad, depending on whom you talk to.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:21:20 +0000 Marci Krivonen 6302 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Pro Cycling Challenge: Mixed Feelings from Aspen, Snowmass Business Community