Snowmass Government http://aspenpublicradio.org en 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 Fewer Road Closures for Bike Race Next Year? http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/fewer-road-closures-bike-race-next-year <p>The USA Pro Challenge finished just over a month ago, and planning for next year&rsquo;s edition has already begun. Aspen plans to apply to host the race again in 2014... and officials have started looking at whether to improve on how things went during the 2013 edition of the race<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Discussions range from road closures to conversations with international cycling officials in Europe.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:36:32 +0000 Elise Thatcher 8569 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Fewer Road Closures for Bike Race Next Year? Aspen Cyclist Wins Pro Challenge http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspen-cyclist-wins-pro-challenge <p>The USA Pro Challenge finished up in Denver on Sunday. After a week crossing Colorado, competitors in the international bike race made several laps in the heart of Denver. In the end though, it was a far different finish than a year ago.</p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It was a moment three years in the making. After two near misses, pro cyclist </span>Tejay<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> van </span>Garderen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> finally clinched the yellow winner’s jersey.</span></p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:41:57 +0000 Elise Thatcher 6534 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Aspen Cyclist Wins Pro Challenge