Gov. John Hickenlooper presented the Colorado Press Association’s (CPA) 2017 Service to the First Award to The Pagosa Springs SUN staff.
It was the conversation that wasn’t when the board reconvened following an executive session held during the Archuleta School District (ASD) Board of Education regular meeting on April 10.
Reporters are finding it more and more difficult to collect and disseminate news that an ever-expanding government withholds from the public. News media often have to resort to freedom of information requests just to get basic facts that should be in the public domain.
In yet another apparent violation of the state’s open meetings law, the Colorado Springs City Council approved a lawsuit settlement worth nearly half a million dollars without a public vote.
A free speech lawsuit playing out in Virginia has prompted Lafayette to examine new policies for how its city leaders use social media.
Accusations of open meetings rule violations have cast a cloud over the Milliken Town Board’s upcoming decision on how to fill a vacant board position following the resignation of a recently elected board member.
At the direction of the Loveland City Council, city of Loveland management staff will begin private talks April 24 to potentially change the way the city handles requests for information under the Colorado Open Records Act.
Police who lie to their superiors or misrepresent facts in a case have no place on the force. That’s why for years we’ve supported a policy of firing officers who engage in such behavior. That’s also why we’ve been disturbed by accusations that Denver Chief Robert White and Deputy Chief Matt Murray last year deliberately misled the safety department’s records coordinator, Mary Dulacki, after she forwarded open records requests from the police union and Denver7 television.
The school board for Adams 14 approved a raise for Superintendent Javier Abrego after amending their agenda during their meeting. The surprise vote came in a year when the district’s progress has been tested.
The University of Northern Colorado may have violated the Colorado Open Meetings Law with how its presidential search committee selected the finalist for the position.