I-70 accident kills one near New Castle
A male motorist died in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 70 Wednesday. The crash occurred at approximately 10 a.m. near Exit 105 in New Castle. New Castle Police handled the accident. A police spokesman could not be reached for comment. The Garfield County Coroner’s office did not return phone calls seeking the identity of the victim. No further information was available at press time. Bowling alley returnsMore than nine months after an arson fired destroyed much of the building, the Rifle Fireside Lanes in north Rifle re-opened on Wednesday night with league bowling. Owners Jack and Ava Bowles lost more than $1 million in the Sept. 5, 2005, Labor Day fire and have been working around the clock to get the business re-opened. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. For more information, contact the Rifle Fireside Lanes at 625-2231.Initiative information on Web sitesThe Colorado Judicial Branch now is providing information on its Web site, http://www.courts.state.co.us/exec/pubed/initiatives/generalinfo.htm, about initiatives that may appear on the fall general election ballot to be considered by voters.The initiative process involves all three branches of government: the Legislative Branch’s Legislative Council, the Executive Branch’s Secretary of State and the Judicial Branch’s Colorado Supreme Court.Initiative information on the Judicial Branch Web site includes: initiatives proposed for this year’s ballot that have been challenged before the Colorado Supreme Court, with briefs and court orders as they are filed or issued; a link to initiatives that have not been challenged before the Colorado Supreme Court; a link to an explanation of steps in the initiative process; and highlights of the initiative process in Colorado since the enabling constitutional amendment was passed in 1910.
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