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The Home Front: ‘Jeers, hushes and profanities’ fill meeting to choose new head of El Paso County GOP
September 19, 2017 / No Comments

“Jeers, hushes and profanities made up a substantial portion of the El Paso County Republican Party’s executive committee meeting Monday evening as the group argued […] > read more

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Once a Democrat, Greg Lopez was Colorado’s youngest mayor. Now he’s a Republican running for governor.
September 18, 2017 / 2 Comments

In 1992, when Greg Lopez won a municipal election in Parker at the age of 27, he became Colorado’s youngest-serving mayor. His election happened around […] > read more

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Less plastic, more trees: New effort seeks to reinvent preschool playgrounds
September 18, 2017 / No Comments

Michelle Dalbotten, the energetic director of a Northglenn child care center called Step by Step, doesn’t like her playground. Sure, it’s spacious, with a high […] > read more

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Wiretap: The question now is what will Trump say about Rocket Man in his U.N. speech
September 18, 2017 / 1 Comment

Now that Donald Trump has called Kim Jung Un “Rocket Man” in a  tweet, the question is what he’ll say about him when he addresses […] > read more

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The Home Front: Colorado’s Eagle County has the nation’s 13th largest increase in foreign-born residents
September 18, 2017 / No Comments

“A lot has changed here since 1980. The population has more than quadrupled in the past 37 years,” reports Vail Daily. “Who makes up that […] > read more

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Mining jobs at West Elk without methane emissions?
September 15, 2017 / 1 Comment

SOMERSET, Colo. – One of Colorado’s larger sources of greenhouse gas emissions is something few people see, a coal mine located an hour or two […] > read more

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Offered ratings bonuses, Westminster teachers wonder if performance pay is coming
September 15, 2017 / 1 Comment

Teachers and employees in Westminster Public Schools will be able to earn a bonus if they help the struggling district improve its state ratings next […] > read more

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The Home Front: Prosecutor calls Colorado judge’s conduct ‘questionable, bordering on unethical,’ and dismisses charge
September 15, 2017 / No Comments

“A Weld County judge Thursday afternoon dismissed a misdemeanor charge against a Greeley municipal court judge, and sealed records related to the offense,” reports The […] > read more

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Minimum progress for students with disabilities “preposterous,” Betsy DeVos says in Denver
September 14, 2017 / No Comments

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, flanked by school officials at a private autism center in Denver, called on the nation’s public schools to work with […] > read more

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The Home Front: Hickenlooper says homelessness can be a sign of prosperity in some cities
September 14, 2017 / No Comments

“Homelessness, Gov. John Hickenlooper reasoned Wednesday morning, is a sign of prosperity,” reports The Coloradoan in Fort Collins. “Not a sign to be celebrated — […] > read more

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Wiretap: Chuck and Nancy go back to the White House and come out smiling again
September 14, 2017 / No Comments

Chuck and Nancy say they have made a deal with Donald Trump that would protect the Dreamers from deportation and do so without including the […] > read more

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Here’s what Betsy DeVos had to say in Denver about DACA, student loans and opting out of state tests
September 13, 2017 / No Comments

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s first multi-state school tour of her tenure took her Wednesday to a private Denver autism center, where she encouraged schools […] > read more