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Statewide measure to fund education fails

By Charles Ashby

A statewide effort to increase sales and income taxes to benefit public schools and higher education came to a crashing end Tuesday as Colorado voters resoundingly rejected it by nearly 2-to-1. Out of 925,495 votes tabulated by 11 p.m. in 85 ...


Tisue ousts incumbent in School District 51 board race

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Soon-to-be District 51 School Board members Ann Tisue and Jeff Leany say they aren’t intimidated by the challenges facing education. “It’s a challenge. We have to find efficiencies, areas where there is waste,” Tisue ...

School District 51 tax hike rejected

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Mesa County residents said no Tuesday to School District 51’s $12.5 million mill levy override measure. The district’s next step will be to return to those voters for advice about how to cut its budget. District 51 Superintendent ...

Palisade voters reject ban on medical marijuana dispensary sales

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The lone medical marijuana center in Mesa County will keep its doors open after Palisade residents Tuesday night soundly rejected a measure that would have banned commercial medical marijuana sales within the town. Final, unofficial results ...

Kids Voting: Students also dumped override

By Paul Shockley

Losing by a hefty margin among Mesa County voters, School District 51’s proposed mill levy override didn’t pass muster with its own students,  either. With 11,560 students, or 54 percent, casting ballots in the Kids Voting ...

Six years of tutoring draw vet, girl close

By Rachel Sauer

“Define ‘customs,’ ” he says, and she tops off her answer by listing the elements of culture. “What are artifacts?” he asks, and she defines them. “The test is on Thursday,” she tells him, and ...

110111 Lincoln Park redevel

Goal of renovations to Lincoln Park is to make it attractive to ‘everybody’

By Amy Hamilton

Want to see an arboretum at Lincoln Park? How about having new rest rooms in a more convenient location? Does the park need a bigger playground? City leaders are looking to residents to speak up about what they want to see at the city park. ...

Guv’s budget: Seniors pay; students lose

By Charles Ashby

Public schools and higher education will see more cuts, seniors still won’t get their property tax break, and the state will once again dip into severance taxes to help balance next year’s budget. All of that, at least, is called ...

Death case hinges on toxicology

By Staff

A ruling on the cause of death of a man found Sunday in a ditch in Silt will have to await the results of toxicology tests. Three boys called 911 Sunday afternoon after finding Jon Beck, 57, of Silt face-down and partially submerged in about  ...

29 Road Bridge nearly finished; Nov. 19 opening set

By Staff

Motorists only have to wait a few more weeks before the opening of the 29 Road Bridge over the Interstate 70 Business Loop. A grand opening for the project will be at 1 p.m. on Nov. 19, complete with a dedication, antique cars, food, and ...

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