News, February 26th

GLENWOOD AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEBATE

Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs’ affordable housing requirement for new development projects may be suspended even longer. The city council is considering an extension of the suspension that was implemented two years ago when the recession hit and the real estate market collapsed.

ANOTHER CANDIDATE FOR ASPEN MAYOR

Aspen–The man with one name, Torre, wants to bring civility back to local government. That’s why the Aspen City Councilman is running for mayor. Torre officially tossed his hat into the ring yesterday saying disagreements between city hall and citizens have become heated and it’s time to restore peace and community involvement to council meetings. Torre will be running for mayor against two fellow councilmen; Adam Frisch and Steve Skadron. Aspen’s election is May 7th.

GLENWOOD MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO SELL PROPERTY

Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs city officials agreed to sell two pieces of property between 7th and 8th Streets to Garfield County but it can’t be finalized without voter approval. Glenwood Springs voters are being asked by the city to sell the property on Colorado Avenue. The Glenwood Springs election is April 2nd and is being conducted by mail-in ballot. Ballots will be mailed to voters March 11th.

DRIVING WHILE HIGH

Denver–Are you too stoned to drive? Colorado lawmakers are arguing over a bill that would establish a limit for T-H-C blood limits for people who smoke weed and decide to get behind the wheel. It’s all part of the effort to come up with rules and regulations for recreational weed use which Colorado voters approved last November.

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