Thornton Mayor Pro Tem Jan Kulmann agreed to unblock two anti-fracking activists from her official Facebook page as part of an agreement announced Monday in a lawsuit accusing the elected official — a proponent of oil and gas interests — of violating free speech rights by censoring her government social media page.
Longmont police dispatch radios have gone silent. We find this concerning, and not just because news is our bread and butter. It’s because what Longmont police respond to, how they respond and what they share with the public is important to our community. And that’s why it should concern you.
Of the 2018 election cycle’s top 10 political donors, at least three are legally capable of bringing dark money into Colorado elections. Because they are nonprofits, The Sixteen Thirty Fund, Education Reform Now Advocacy and Workforce Fairness Institute are privy to a loophole in campaign finance regulations that allows donors to make political contributions anonymously.
The nonprofit that runs Denver’s public-access media facility is rallying its users and 300-plus members to appeal to Mayor Hancock to keep the operation in its current home, and to hear their concerns about possible staff and service cuts.
Two Coloradans are suing the city of Thornton and a councilwoman because they say she banned them from commenting on her official Facebook page after they spoke out against her position on a proposed ballot measure to limit oil-and-gas drilling in Colorado.
It’s not easy to figure out who paid for a political TV ad or mailer in Colorado. The presence of “dark money” — campaign cash that can’t be traced to its original source — is now a staple each election season. It’s particularly prevalent in the race for governor and battleground state Senate districts. And Colorado’s campaign finance laws allow it to happen.
Weld County Coroner Carl Blesch filed a petition in Weld District Court asking the autopsy reports in the Christopher Watts homicide case be sealed.
At a press conference, Denver’s DA and other city leaders talked about their new policy — one that would allow videos to be released before investigations are complete.
The Weld County District Court has denied the prosecution’s request to seal the autopsy reports for Shanann Watts and her children, who were killed in August, siding with the argument presented by a group of media advocacy associations.
Longmont police are now dispatching through an encrypted channel, which means the public cannot listen to police communication via scanners and scanner cellphone apps.