School district acknowledges police call after previously denying incident

Two Durango School District 9-R employees issued separate letters in response to an incident at Needham Elementary School where a district administrator had police called on her for reportedly trespassing.The letters by Superintendent Dan Snowberger and Needham Principal Jennifer McKenna came after The Durango Herald reported last week about an Oct. 19 incident, in which McKenna directed her assistant to call 911 because the district’s spokeswoman, Julie Popp, was not allowed at Needham and was trespassing.

Editorial: Greater financial transparency needed for Colorado governor candidates

Financial transparency mattered more than usual this election season in Colorado, because Democrat Polis, who won the governor race, and Republican Stapleton are both lavishly rich, and both have complicated wealth portfolios. In the end, neither released his tax returns, which left many observers to ask, “Do voters even care?”

Colorado must keep records flowing in gay cake squabble

A federal judge on denied Colorado’s bid to keep a baker from using public records law in a lawsuit in which he claims he’s being unfairly targeted by the state for refusing business from LGBT customers.

Some records related to Colorado’s Amazon bid won’t be made public for years

Although Colorado is now out of the running, some details of the state’s proposal will remain secret. The proposal, authored and owned by the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp., contains several pages or sections of redactions. These redactions are subject to a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) that the Metro Denver EDC entered into with Amazon.

Littleton voters restore city council executive sessions

In a surprising reversal, voters approved Ballot Question 3E, which restores city council’s ability to hold closed-door executive session meetings. The measure, which was passing with 52.7 percent of the vote with 17,035 votes counted at 10 a.m. on Nov. 7, reverses restrictions on executive sessions imposed by a 2013 citizen initiative.