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School-board candidate Lee Mulcahy, shown here campaigning Oct. 30, didn't win a seat on the Aspen board of education. But he and his fellow candidates supported ballot issue 3A, which passed by a two-to-one margin.

Aspen school tax triumphs, incumbents re-elected

Aspen School District ballot issue 3A asked voters to raise their property taxes to the maximum level allowed by the state of Colorado. The increase, which will deliver an additional $991,000 per year to the district, won by more than a two-to-one margin.

This Saf-T-Liner HDX activity bus, manufactured by Thomas Built Buses, is under consideration by the Aspen School District as a long-haul bus for use on field trips and athletic events.

Wi-Fi won’t cost $40,000, but school bus still too pricey for candidate

Multiple times over the past month, school board candidate Lee Mulcahy has claimed the school district was planning to spend $40,000 to equip a school bus with wireless Internet service. School officials are planning to purchase a Wi-Fi-equipped bus, but they say Mulcahy's numbers are wrong.