This article originally appeared in Gunnison Country Times, and Region 10 received permission to republish.
Region 10 to hire broadband coordinator
Position funded by economic development grant
By Alan Wartes
Gunnison Times Staff Writer
These days, there is at least one thing upon which most people in rural Colorado can agree — the need for improved broadband internet service. Recent outages across much of the Western Slope have left little doubt that the combination of society’s increasing dependence on the internet and lagging infrastructure development is a real problem facing communities in the region.