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Thompson school district headed back to court after board shoots down mediator’s advice

Thompson school district headed back to court after board shoots down mediator’s advice

Carlson said good faith cannot be defined as a guarantee that an agreement will be reached, only that both sides work to attempt that final goal to the best of their abilities.

By Sherrie Peif · August 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Thompson, Uncategorized
Poll shows voters take cautious approach to EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Poll shows voters take cautious approach to EPA’s Clean Power Plan

The survey found Colorado voters giving the EPA no refuge, save for some Democratic party support, when it came to possible global temperature reductions of 0.02 degrees Celsius promised by the federal agency.

By Michael Sandoval · August 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Energy, Environment, Michael Sandoval, Politics
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Poll shows opposition to Clean Power Plan

The poll found those surveyed more likely to oppose the EPA’s controversial Clean Power Plan if the rule resulted in electricity bill hikes, 59 to 33 percent.

By Michael Sandoval · August 15, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment, Politics
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Loveland resident announces intent to run for open school board seat

“[My grandparents] taught us a great public education is the key to our successful futures. I believe that is still true today.”

By Sherrie Peif · August 15, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Thompson, Uncategorized
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Jeffco school board and union tentatively agree to scaled-down, shortened contract

“I am optimistic for a new era in district/union relations, where the agreement is newly focused on the best interest of our students.”

By Sherrie Peif · August 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Jeffco, Uncategorized
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AUDIO: Gardner discusses Iran deal, Animas River disaster

Gardner said President Obama’s proposed Iran deal “…is a bad deal for the American people, it’s a bad deal for our allies in the Middle East, and it has bipartisan opposition.”

By Todd Shepherd · August 10, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Blog note, Environment, National, Politics
Denver DA’s prosecution of jury nullification pamphleteer runs afoul of First Amendment

Denver DA’s prosecution of jury nullification pamphleteer runs afoul of First Amendment

Iannicelli was not trying to affect the outcome of any specific trial, but merely passing out pamphlets with general information about the rights of jurors.

By Jacob Sullum · August 5, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Blog note, Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice, Denver, Jacob Sullum
Investigation dismisses claims of bullying against Jeffco board

Investigation dismisses claims of bullying against Jeffco board

“The investigator determined that Mr. Witt’s comments did not ‘rise to the level of severity contemplated under the policy,”…

By Sherrie Peif · August 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Jeffco, Politics, Uncategorized
Jeffco board vindicated by College Board’s changes to U.S. History framework

Jeffco board vindicated by College Board’s changes to U.S. History framework

The 2015 version of the AP framework “is a clearer and more balanced approach to the teaching of American history that remains faithful to the requirements that colleges and universities set for academic credit.

By Sherrie Peif · August 3, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Jeffco, Uncategorized
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains sends message amidst scandal

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains sends message amidst scandal

In the middle of a national scandal, Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains has a one-word message for the Denver area…

By · July 31, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Blog note, Health Care, National, Politics