News http://kajx.org en 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 CrossCurrents - Renewable Energy http://kajx.org/post/crosscurrents-renewable-energy <p>David Blume of Blume Distillation along with Chip Comins of the American Renewable Energy Institute on the technology of alcohol as fuel and its possible applications here in the Roaring Fork Valley.</p><p><a href="http://www.blumedistillation.com/">http://www.blumedistillation.com/</a></p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 17102 at http://kajx.org CrossCurrents - Renewable Energy 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 Medicaid Applicants Outpace Private Insurance Registrants In Tri-County Area http://kajx.org/post/medicaid-applicants-outpace-private-insurance-registrants-tri-county-area <p></p><p>Last month, several people raced to sign up for health insurance before the March 31st deadline. Many of those patients qualified for the taxpayer-funded Medicaid program. Turns out, more people signed up for Medicaid than for private insurance in the tri-county area that includes Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle Counties. Now, doctor’s offices that handle these patients are trying to keep up. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:46:49 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17096 at http://kajx.org Medicaid Applicants Outpace Private Insurance Registrants In Tri-County Area