The Colorado Supreme Court denied a petition from The Colorado Independent to unseal records about prosecutorial misconduct in the capital case against Sir Mario Owens, a death row inmate who was convicted of murdering a state lawmaker’s son.
An Aspen woman whose family owns property on the backside of Aspen Mountain is suing the Pitkin County commissioners and a neighboring land owner, alleging that officials’ site visit to the area in May violated Colorado’s open-meeting law regarding disclosure.
Gov. John Hickenlooper stood for the public’s right to know when he vetoed a bill that would have prevented access to autopsy reports of minors.
Coloradans owe the governor both thanks and admiration for making the right decision for Colorado. It would have been easy for him to respond to an emotional request to hide unpleasant information from the public, but it would have undoubtedly resulted in situations in the future where the tools to make sure that governmental services to protect children would have been lost.
Multiple city of Colorado Springs social media accounts were blocking dozens of users. After answering questions from 11 News, they decided to unblock a majority of Facebook and Twitter accounts listed.
Just as important as whom the Aurora City Council chooses to fill the remaining term of deceased Mayor Steve Hogan, is how the city council arrives at its decision.
Interim Dolores Town Manager David Stahl Sr. abruptly resigned after alleging that three town board members violated Colorado’s Sunshine Law while preparing for an interview process for town positions.
Chuck Plunkett, who resigned as editorial-page editor of the Denver Post, after an executive for the subsidiary company that runs the paper refused to okay a new editorial critical of Alden Global Capital, its vampiric hedge fund owner, has been named director of CU News Corps at the University of Colorado Boulder.
The Fort Collins City Council unanimously voted to release some records related to the city’s police chief recruitment process after a lawsuit from conservative group Judicial Watch.
Colorado schools will now be required to notify parents and families when teachers and other school employees are charged with serious crimes.