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Proposed school board ethics commission would hear open-meetings, open-records complaints

As a target of last fall’s recall election in Jefferson County, the now former president of the school board hoped to prove his critics...

Battle’s over: Thompson School District and teachers union sign contract

The Loveland-based Thompson School District and its teachers union, the Thompson Education Association, declared a truce after eight months of fighting over who will...

Jeffco’s conservative school board majority’s last hurrah

Last week, during the last hurrah for the current Jefferson County Board of Education, the ousted conservative majority, Julie Williams, Board ro-resident Ken Witt...

Bipartisan voters ousted conservative school board majorities

One of the differences in Tuesday night’s election for school boards across the state: voter turnout. It wasn’t significantly higher than in 2013, when...

Who’s getting fired after Tuesday’s school board elections?

Voters in Jefferson County and the Loveland-based Thompson School District sent their school boards a clear message Tuesday night: “Get along, willya?” Tired of the...

Thompson District teachers union threatened by court ruling

Teachers in the Loveland-based Thompson School District could see their union eliminated by the conservative majority Board of Education, after the Colorado Court of...

Koch-backed ads raise the propaganda pitch in Colorado

The free-market group Americans for Prosperity, founded by billionaires David and Charles Koch, has been releasing a string of painfully earnest ads. A recent spot...

Dirty politics in JeffCo: Who’s exploiting a school-board member’s son?

Tuesday, the libertarian Independence Institute released a video that accused recall supporters of bullying the special-needs son of Jefferson County Board of Education member Julie...

Ken Witt launches “political stunt” filing meaningless ethics complaint against himself...

Jeffco School Board President Ken Witt Thursday said he would seek an advisory opinion with the Colorado Ethics Commission over possible violations by the...

Jeffco Board of Ed recall’s on; campaigns are heating up

This article was updated August 27. The recall for three controversial Jefferson County School Board members is on. This week, Jefferson County Clerk and...
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