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Nominating commission seeking applicants for county judge

The nominating commission for the Fourth Judicial District will select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for El Paso County. The person selected by the governor will fill the position once held by Marla Prudek, who was appointed to the district court Nov. 9. The group will meet Nov.… Continue Reading Nominating commission seeking applicants for county judge

A high school civics education program created by Fourth Judicial District judges is catching the eye of other educators and moving forward with a goal of statewide implementation. More than 2,000 students in the Pikes Peak region have participated in the program, called Judicially Speaking, Judge David Shakes said. The program is designed to inform… Continue Reading Local judges’ education program could go statewide

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A longtime Colorado judge has been fired after issuing an arrest warrant for a teenager over an overdue library DVD. Municipal Judge James Kimmel issued the warrant after 19-year-old Aaron Henson failed to show up in court Jan. 14 over the overdue DVD, “House of Flying Daggers.” On Jan. 25, police stoped the teen for… Continue Reading Colo. judge fired over teen arrest for overdue DVD

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DENVER (AP) – Colorado water officials are optimistic that a California court ruling invalidating a conservation plan won’t derail agreements affecting seven Western states. Dick Wolfe, director of the Colorado Division of Water Resources, said Tuesday that water officials have shown a “collective will” to overcome obstacles. A judge last week overturned a deal allowing… Continue Reading Colo. optimistic Calif ruling won’t hurt water deal

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