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The upcoming November election includes a ballot initiative on education, but many Coloradans are failing when it comes to the facts. Amendment 66 is a two-tiered income tax increase that would raise an additional $950 million in its first full year to fund public schools. Fact-checking Amendment 66 claims
The ski season is just two weeks old and already there appears to be some confusion about Colorado’s new laws governing personal marijuana use and possession. According to a recent CBS Denver report, several visitors to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area have had their ski passes revoked due to public use of marijuana. Arapahoe Basin Ski Area visitors exhibit confusion about Colorado’s marijuana laws
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are seeking information about the death of a bull moose found last week near Frey Gulch Road on Tenderfoot Mountain, east of the Summit County public shooting range. Summit County moose killing sparks Colorado Parks and Wildlife probe
BASALT — Superman wasn’t scammed, but Thomas Clay Wilson tried. Wilson told folks he was collecting investors to buy 35 acres near Basalt, build greenhouses and grow organic vegetables. The land is owned by actor Dean Cain, star of the television series, “Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.” A scam artist passes through High Country
DENVER — Drivers willing to pay will be able to bypass weekend traffic jams on Interstate 70 in the near future. The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to add a toll lane by paving the shoulder along the eastbound lanes between the Empire exit and Idaho Springs. Toll lane to be added to EB Interstate 70 near Empire
At 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 a Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputy was traveling northbound on Colorado Highway 9 in a marked patrol car when a green Toyota Tacoma approached from the south, but in the northbound lane. Summit County police blotter: Edwards man speeds away from Wine in the Pines in wrong lane
Eleven people were hospitalized Saturday night, three with serious injuries, after a public bus rolled over on Highway 82, the Colorado State Patrol said. Six passengers were transported to Valley View Hospital; five passengers were transported to Aspen Valley Hospital. Eleven hospitalized after RFTA bus rolls over on Highway 82
It was all bite and no bark that inspired an investigation into outlawing dangerous dogs. The town of Breckenridge is seeking feedback about possible restrictions or bans on certain dog breeds. In August, two loose pit bulls attacked a beagle on Hoosier Pass, resulting in severe injuries to the dog and a deputy shooting and killing one of the pit bulls. Pitbull attack spurs Breckenridge to consider breed-specifc ban or restrictions for dangerous dogs
In reference to the Wall Street Journal, “Rocky Mountain High Taxes,” Oct. 23. Wake Up Coloradans! SDN has published two opinion pieces recently on Amendment 66, “The Colorado Tax Increase for Education,” noting that the amendment would raise Colorado income taxes by nearly $1B every year, with options to increase such taxes in the future. Caughey: Price is too high
A long-standing legal dispute between the town of Dillon and the Yacht Club Condominiums homeowners association is set for oral arguments before the highest court in the state. On Thursday lawyers representing the town and the Yacht Club will present arguments before the Colorado Supreme Court over the Constitutionality of two ordinances passed in 2009 by the Dillon Town Council. Town of Dillon and Yacht Club condos to face off in Colorado Supreme Court over parking spaces
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