APR Local News http://kajx.org en Mountain Edition - April 17th, 2014 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-april-17th-2014 <p>This week there are a few more clues, and lots of money, in the Nancy Pfister case.</p><p>Verizon customers saw a huge glitch in service this week.</p><p>It can be tough to run a retail business in Aspen, so we’ll find out what it takes.</p><p>We’ll also go to a busy clinic where busy doctors are serving a growing number of medicaid patients after the Obamacare deadline.</p><p>Glenwood Springs inches closer to getting a new bridge in downtown.</p><p>And locals are weighing in on how the state tackles water needs.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:29:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 17169 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - April 17th, 2014 BLM Seeks Comments From Public On 65 Oil, Gas Leases http://kajx.org/post/blm-seeks-comments-public-65-oil-gas-leases <p></p><p>The public is getting a chance this week to comment on what happens to existing oil and gas leases in Garfield, Pitkin and Mesa Counties. Sixty-five leases within the White River National Forest are up for review. Just eight of them hold active infrastructure, like gas wells. The Bureau of Land Management handles the leases and is soliciting feedback on what do with them.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:10:40 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17156 at http://kajx.org BLM Seeks Comments From Public On 65 Oil, Gas Leases Money To Determine How Many Changes At Pitkin County Library http://kajx.org/post/money-determine-how-many-changes-pitkin-county-library <p class="p1">The Pitkin County Library is a little cramped-- and it would make a big difference if certain sections of books were moved to different parts of the building. Library leaders have been planning a change for several years now, and the goal is to start construction in September. Now, they’ve filed the latest iteration in what changes could look like... and there’s still a few question marks.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1"> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:54:06 +0000 Elise Thatcher 17137 at http://kajx.org Money To Determine How Many Changes At Pitkin County Library Snowmass Resident Aims to Help Veterans With Wheelchair Treads http://kajx.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://kajx.org Snowmass Resident Aims to Help Veterans With Wheelchair Treads Coroner Releases Report in Pfister Case http://kajx.org/post/coroner-releases-report-pfister-case <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There’s lots of questions surrounding the death of Nancy Pfister. The </span>Aspenite<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> passed away in February, and details have been locked up tight so far… by the Pitkin County Sheriff’s office and the courts. The Pitkin County Coroner released a report Wednesday, April </span>16th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, about how Pfister died. Coroner Steve Ayers says a forensic pathologist did the autopsy, and described the findings in a short statement.</span></p></div><div> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:33:11 +0000 Elise Thatcher 17116 at http://kajx.org Coroner Releases Report in Pfister Case