As part of their effort to streamline public access to government data and services throughout the county, Douglas County officials pitched the school district on joining its Open Data Initiative, which lets consumers search for such information through one user-friendly portal.
There appears to be some confusion over the use of e-mail between Visit Estes Park Board of Director members.
A Broomfield judge has ordered the release of the arrest affidavit in the murder of a 4-year-old boy, ruling that the case and its proceedings were in the public interest while also noting that a 911 tape outlining the use of an ax as the possible murder weapon already had been released.
A Basalt Town Councilman is refusing to attend the board’s executive sessions because he thinks more business should be done in public.
David Sirota, a Denver-based journalist and nationally recognized columnist, took to crowdfunding to raise enough money to get e-mails between Republican lawmakers in Colorado and oil and gas donors and lobbyists.
It is critical that those submitting documents be certain they want/need the content of those documents to be available to the public — online or otherwise — for all time.
By naming only one finalist, without having the opportunity to consider what other choice the board could have made, the Jeffco school district limits transparency and strips the public of its right to know more about those who could make crucial decisions in their children’s lives.
bout six weeks after City Councilman Charlie Richardson filed the open records request heard ‘round city hall, council members re-upped the debate on how the city fulfills open records requests under state statute.
The Boulder Valley school board unanimously voted to fire Superintendent Bruce Messinger, who’s been on paid leave for more than a month while an unspecified personnel issue was investigated. The board didn’t address the reason for his termination.
Colorado House Republicans ran out the clock on a bill to map Colorado’s oil and gas flowlines, filibustering the legislation, which was introduced in the last days of the session as an attempt to ease public fears after the fatal Firestone home explosion.