Internet http://kajx.org en Comcast: Verizon Service Shouldn't Drop Out Again http://kajx.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://kajx.org Comcast: Verizon Service Shouldn't Drop Out Again Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Journalism, Part 3 http://kajx.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aspen-journalism-part-3 <p>When the Internet began its exponential growth from a seedling to a colossal network, the demand for daily, quick reads increased. Readers were consuming the amount of information coming over the Internet faster than journalists could write it. This resulted in the down-sizing of the industry, and some of the causalities were investigative journalists. That's where Aspen Journalism, a non -profit local news organization, comes in. A handful of locally acclaimed, freelance journalists cover key topics in the Roaring Fork Valley: Water, Land, Education, Economics and the Ski Industry. Founder and Director, Brent Gardner-Smith, and Advisory Board Member, Andy Stone, speak.&nbsp;</p><p>Visit <a href="http://aspenjournalism.org">AspenJournalism.org</a> to learn more about Aspen Journalism.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 16906 at http://kajx.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Journalism, Part 3 County: Survey First Step in Improving Internet Access http://kajx.org/post/county-survey-first-step-improving-internet-access <p>Residents along the Roaring Fork Valley are being asked to share the details of their internet access at home. It’s part of an effort to speed up connections across Northwest Colorado. Phylis Mattice is Pitkin County Assistant Manager.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“The survey is asking people who their internet provider is, how much do they pay for it. We just don’t want it to be available to people, we want it to be affordable to people.</span></p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:45:52 +0000 Elise Thatcher 4337 at http://kajx.org County: Survey First Step in Improving Internet Access