After years of preparation and hashing out the details, work is beginning on a new Grand Avenue Bridge. CDOT and contract workers will be focusing on the area underneath the bridge downtown, from 7th street.
Residents in Eagle County are eligible for health care insurance with Kaiser Permanente next year, but that could mean traveling to the Front Range for some procedures. Eagle and Summit counties are in Kaiser’s network in 2016, which is the carrier’s first foray into the mountains.
The town of Basalt has gotten a lot of attention in the Roaring Fork Valley for considering sharing sales taxes with a developer. At least two other mountain communities in Colorado have done something similar. But, there’s a key difference.
The price of renting commercial space in Aspen is some of the highest rates the resort has seen in years, and there have been questions about whether it’s affecting business owners renting office space.
Another health insurance carrier has announced it’s working with Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, but the company's coverage won’t be available to most people living in the Roaring Fork Valley.
Garfield County Commissioners have chosen to hire Kevin Batchelder as County Manager. Batchelder has been Acting County Manager for several months. Commissioners said Monday his expertise with budget matters was a big selling point.
The Town of Basalt’s plan to share sales tax revenue would not cover a more than $10 million dollar gap faced by the developer of Willits Town Center. Basalt Town Council has given initial approval to share a maximum of $5 million in sales taxes.
The Bureau of Land Management is deciding what to do with dozens of oil and gas leases, including some on the Thompson Divide. The agency finished a series of public meetings this week to find out what residents want.
Garfield County Commissioners are considering whether to allow a permits for a drilling proposal in Battlement Mesa. Commissioners have gotten hours of public testimony this week, and are taking another look on Thursday.