Fiber Optics


  • Region 10 seeks 5 million dollars for fiber optic internet
  • County Judge passes away
  • Fruit growers grapple with freezes, constant rain
  • Officers cleared in fatal shooting
  • Solar program wraps up for the North Fork
fiber optic cable
Laura Palmisano / KVNF

High speed internet is a priority for many businesses and individuals on the Western Slope.


  • Emergency flu shelter for homeless to open in Mesa County
  • DMEA builds business plan for fiber optic internet
  • Ouray hot spring pool gets renovation
  • Government may change way it charges for natural resources
fiber optic cable
Laura Palmisano / KVNF

It’s no secret that many across the Western Slope want faster internet.


  • Agreement on Roan Plateau drilling sees leases canceled
  • DMEA struggles to work internet into fiber optic plans
  • Open enrollment in Connect for Health Colorado begins
Flickr user Twilight Jones

Back in 2005,  the internet was still coming of age.


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  • Paonia Town Council Approves Moratorium on Marijuana Activity
  • Ouray School First in Region to get High-Speed Fiber Optic Internet Connection
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