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Denver City Council’s first-ever virtual meeting derailed by technical issues

Although Denver City Council made history when it conducted its first-ever virtual meeting due to the coronavirus outbreak, the new process hardly went according to plan ...
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Here’s how you can stay informed about what your school board is doing as they meet virtually

n most cases, local school boards are no longer hosting a time to hear public comment during their virtual meetings, instead suggesting that public feedback be submitted in writing, and because of the emergency situation, several districts are changing meeting schedules, making it potentially tricky for the public to keep up ...
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Coronavirus forces some Colorado cities to try virtual democracy

As state officials close countless public gathering places to slow the spread of the coronavirus, cities and towns across Colorado are leveraging the latest technology to continue doing their civic duty — though the efforts at virtual democracy haven’t come without fits and starts ...
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UPDATE: State releases data on virus spread model

The CDPHE released the modeling data that the expert team had provided. According to a release, they modeled the pandemic using approaches tailored to Colorado, updating the modeling as the disease continues to spread in the state. The team uses a fundamental approach: the SEIR model ...
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State refuses to let public see local virus spread model

CDPHE has so far refused to make public what the experts from the University of Colorado School of Public Health, School of Medicine and the University of Colorado at Boulder provided. And the agency has given conflicting explanations for why they won’t allow the public to see it ...
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Court releases full arrest affidavit in Gannon Stauch murder case

Investigators believe Gannon Stauch was killed in his bedroom hours before his stepmother reported the 11-year-old El Paso County boy missing, according to arrest documents posted online and then distributed officially the next day ...
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Colorado journalists join forces on CVOID-19 coverage

A coalition of Colorado newsrooms is joining forces to share vital COVID-19 news coverage and strengthen accountability journalism across the state – with a mission to better meet the urgent information needs of all Coloradans ...
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Inside Colorado Public Radio’s insane year of growth

How has CPR managed to expand when so many others are shrinking? There’s no single answer. Unlike other media, which rely mainly on retail advertising sales, CPR has multiple income streams, including individual donations ...
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Basalt open meetings feud heads to Colorado Court of Appeals

A long-simmering court battle between a Basalt resident and the town government over alleged violations of Colorado Open Meetings Law is headed to the state Court of Appeals ...
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Martinek: Technology is crucial to public meetings

Elected bodies all over the country, in the wake of COVID-19, are looking at new ways to hold meetings and not violate their state’s open meetings laws. Those in Lake County are no different ...
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