What’s on tap for Friday
Heres a sneak peak at tomorrows Post Independent stories. For complete stories, read Fridays Post Independent.Three new radio stations set for valleyThe Roaring Fork Valley will see three new FM radio stations this year one of which could go on air in New Castle by late summer.Wildcat Communications, L.L.C., has filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission and says it plans to be up and running by late August.It should broadcast from Battlement Mesa to Glenwood Springs and Carbondale, said Tim Brown, a managing partner with Wildcat. The strongest signal will probably be from Glenwood Springs to Rifle.I-70 rockslide repairs ahead of scheduleRepairs to Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon where a mammoth rockslide tore through the highway on Thanksgiving are ahead of schedule.Van-sized rocks fell about a thousand feet down the canyon walls at about 7:30 a.m. Nov. 25, just west of the Hanging Lake Tunnels. The canyon was closed for 30 hours forcing holiday travelers into a 220-mile detour.Colorado Department of Transportation spokesperson Nancy Shanks said all four lanes are set to open on Thursday, Jan. 27, weather permitting.Re-1 has plans for middle school in CarbondaleThe Roaring Fork School District RE-1 is awfully popular in Carbondale these days. Theyve got something no on else has a very large building set to retire.The district plans to use the Carbondale Middle School building for Bridges High School, central staff offices and possibly some storage, but beyond that however, the school will be empty, said RE-1 board member Brad Zeigel.
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