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The Senate is expected to vote soon on whether or not to repeal a Bureau of Land Management regulation that restricts methane emissions from oil and gas wells located on public lands. Capturing … more
It is interesting that the cartoon pic by Bill Day you printed in your Feb. 23 issue of the newspaper showing an unsavory caricature of President Trump and Putin with the label "Friend of America" … more
What will happen if the Jeffco School Board's search for a new Superintendent (using the same Search Firm and the same criteria for selection as used two years ago) comes up short? What … more
Recent articles in the newspaper covering parents triumphantly defending their schools, to prevent closure, sounds wonderful. No budget cuts to student programming, another recent headline, also … more
The Jeffco school board wants to find $25 million to provide salary increases for staff members. This is twice what was proposed in ballot measure 3A which failed in November of 2016. So the … more
The Jeffco school board is considering a proposal to spend $25 million to build additional classrooms at a few select middle schools to support moving sixth graders out of elementary schools. … more
A little history lesson - the two presidents leading up to the Great Depression of the 30's were Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover, Republicans. The witch hut of Senator Joe McCarthy from Wisconsin … more
Wheat Ridge has lost hundreds of elementary school seats from school closures or reorganizations in recent years. In 2011, Martensen Elementary was closed and students moved. The district claimed … more
In what might have been the most ironic part of the nearly six hour school board meeting on Jan. 26, the school board once again discussed moving sixth graders to middle school. This time they did so … more
The Chief Operating Officer for the school district. Mr. Steve Bell tried to tell the school board it could save over $3.5 million by closing 5 schools. That is an average of about $600,000 per … more
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