Regional Roundup

Brief by Ed Quillen

Local News – May 2007 – Colorado Central Magazine

April Foolishness

At some newspapers, April Fool’s Day is a time for some fun, and that’s certainly the case at the Wet Mountain Tribune in Westcliffe. The front page of the March 29 (“almost April Fool’s Day” ) edition had some provocative stories, among them an announcement that the school board had approved a new high school class to start next fall, Skunk Shooting 101, after two students shot at skunks on school grounds after a school event. “Parents were complaining to us that the kids didn’t hit the skunks, and they wanted to know why.”

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