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Allegations continue to mount against district attorney Colleen Truden. Yesterday one former deputy district attorney said Truden made changes in the district attorneys office for the sole purpose of distinguishing herself from her predecessor Mac Meyers and lost touch with the offices mission of justice.Truden hired her husband to replace Glenwood Springs-based computer firm Micro Solutions, remodeled the office, and issued picture ID cards for no reason other than to distinguish the new administration from the old, said former deputy district attorney Martin Beeson, who left Trudens office April 22.In my view the new administration engaged in change just for the sake of change, he said.Truden had also asked staff to pick out new district attorney office badges, at a cost of about $100 each, by the time Beeson left, he said.
The Rifle Bears had a nice little surprise when the Class 4A baseball playoff seedings were announced Thursday.The Bears were awarded the No. 7 seed and home-field advantage for Saturdays District 7 tournament.Typically, the Western Slope hasnt gotten a lot of breaks as far as seeding goes in just about any sport, said Rifle head coach Troy Phillips, who admitted he was a little bit surpised with the seeding.Not that Rifle didnt deserve it. The Bears finished the regular season ninth in Class 4A by RockyPreps with a record of 16-3.
The Glenwood Springs Summer of Jazz is turning 20 this summer.For two decades, greater Glenwood Springs has enjoyed almost 200 music-filled summer Wednesday evenings with family and neighbors relaxing on blankets at Two Rivers Park.This 20th anniversary season promises to be a great one. The first of eight shows on June 1 features the get-out-of-your-chair music of Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers, fresh from New Orleans.The Summer of Jazz is a grassroots organization distinctive in that donations fund the entire series.
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