Silt–The lawsuit filed by former Silt Mesa residents against two oil and gas companies has been tossed out of court. Bill and Beth Strudley accused antero Resources, Frontier Drilling and Calfrac Well Services of contaminating the air and water near their home and made them very ill. A Denver district dismissed the lawsuit saying the Strudleys did not provide enough evidence. against the companies.
Glenwood Springs–There are a lot of creative ideas to improve access and safety on Highway 82 but no money. Still, C-Dot and the city of Glenwood Springs are moving forward with plans to come up with at least two viable alternatives by this summer. A public open house is scheduled for May 23rd at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.
Frisco, CO–Skiers may be the best resource to monitor and improve traffic congestion along the I-70 mountain corridor. A coalition trying to reduce winter traffic on I-70 says season pass holders generally do a better job of monitoring traffic.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – Officials at Aspen City Hall are planning to
put meeting agendas and other documents on the Internet to cut down
on use of paper. The city is paying nearly $60,000 for computer software that will allow most business to be done electronically. The
new software will allow the city to eliminate tens of thousands of
pieces of paper used every year.
VAIL, Colo. (AP) – Most customers are back online after road
workers cut a fiber optic cable, interrupting Internet service to
Eagle and Summit counties. Comcast spokeswoman Cindy Parsons says customers were without service for several hours while a crew worked to fix it. Parsons says service outages are fairly rare for Comcast. She says the company tends to see more interruptions in spring at the start of the construction season.