Glenwood Springs–Roaring Fork Re-1 School District Superintendent Judy Haptonstall was informed last night that this will be her last school year. The school board voted 3 to 2 to terminate her contract effective in June.
Carbondale–About a hundred people gathered at Carbondale’s Town Hall for last night’s two hour debate over the Village at Crystal River development project. Voters will decide if they want the commercial and residential development in a special election, January 31st.
DENVER (AP) – Colorado Parks and Wildlife says it has $1.7
million in matching grants available to support projects that would
benefit fishing, shooting ranges or motorized boating. Parks and
wildlife officials are accepting applications from individuals,
organizations and local governments for some of that money.
DENVER (AP) – Pro-life activists looking to end abortions in Colorado
have cleared a legal hurdle. A state title board has approved a
proposed “personhood” amendment today that would ban the
procedure. The board made small changes to the language of the
amendment title but otherwise approved a longer version of the
abortion ban Coloradans rejected in 2010 and 2008. Planned
Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains says it plans to appeal the
decision to Colorado Supreme Court.
DENVER (AP) – The campaign to make marijuana legal in Colorado
has handed in some 160,000 signatures today in favor of the ballot
initiative. The measure would make pot possession legal in small
amounts for adults over 21, without a doctor’s recommendation. The
state has 30 days to certify signatures and decide whether the pot
measure will be on ballots.