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The myth of 100 percent renewables by 2050

Right now, neither Aspen nor Jacobson’s “roadmap” should be considered actual models to follow.

By Michael Sandoval · September 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Aspen, Energy, Environment, Michael Sandoval, National

RTD to add additional security along "W" line

“Over the course of the last three months, the eastern part of the West Line has an increased amount of complaints from patrons, and official incident reports.” Natalie Menten, RTD District M Director.

By Sherrie Peif · August 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Denver, Featured, Sherrie Peif, Top News, Transit, Transportation
Police called on Douglas County activists; principals threatened

Police called on Douglas County activists; principals threatened

“We understand that our community is passionate about political causes and candidates. We also support the right to exercise free expression. It is incredibly unfortunate when activities of this nature disrupt important events like Parent Nights, Back-to-School Nights, or other school-sponsored activities.” — Will Trachman, DCSD Legal Counsel.

By Sherrie Peif · August 25, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Douglas County, Education, Elections, Featured, Politics, Sherrie Peif, Top News, Uncategorized

Douglas County teachers association gathering info on school district employees

“DCSD is liable for any visitor on school property,” Hans said. “Those who do not have a relationship with a school or its students must provide notice and secure the proper permission prior to coming on to school property.”

By Sherrie Peif · August 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Douglas County, Education, Sherrie Peif, Top News
Guest editorial: Corporate favoritism by cities harms small business

Guest editorial: Corporate favoritism by cities harms small business

Local, unique small businesses do not get the same breaks given to big, out of state corporations.

By Susan Kochevar · August 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Business/Economy, Commerce city, Economy, Politics, Taxes, Westminster

Arvada City Council's use of executive sessions bothers group aimed at changing urban renewal authority

“Identification of the particular matter to be discussed in as much detail as possible,” and that the “mere presence or participation” of an attorney at a meeting of a public body doesn’t justify an executive session.” — Arvada residents frustrated with city’s use of executive sessions.

By Sherrie Peif · August 18, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arvada, Featured, Open Records, Sherrie Peif, Top News, Urban Renewal

Weld County Commissioners split on whether to send charter change to voters

“I would have like to have seen a lot more discussion, thought and research done prior to just coming to us last week and asking us to put this on the ballot so quickly.” Weld County Commissioner Chairwoman Julie Cozad.

By Sherrie Peif · August 14, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Sherrie Peif, Weld County
Dougco school board candidate plaintiff in $1.4 million lawsuit against school district

Dougco school board candidate plaintiff in $1.4 million lawsuit against school district

This is Leung’s fourth attempt at a school board seat. He ran and lost in 2009. He applied for an appointment in 2013 and lost. He then filed to run for an open seat in 2013, but withdrew.

By Sherrie Peif · August 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Douglas County, Education, Featured, Sherrie Peif
Greeley charter school board member unhappy with timing and information given to parents on possible MLO

Greeley charter school board member unhappy with timing and information given to parents on possible MLO

“Leadership does not force an opinion nor does it omit facts from the other side to prop up your own stance. Leadership is leading by example, being open and honest, giving both pros and cons and allowing others to make the best possible decision.” — Trevor Garrett, University Schools Board of Governors member

By Sherrie Peif · August 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Sherrie Peif, Taxes, Weld County
Guest column: Why we're running the Protect Arvada Taxpayers charter amendment

Guest column: Why we're running the Protect Arvada Taxpayers charter amendment

Arvada government has been on a spree of self-aggrandizement through manipulating and distorting the free market with taxpayer dollars.

By Dave Chandler · August 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arvada, Taxes, Urban Renewal