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Legislative roundup: Ballot selfie, PTSD bills move forward

DENVER – Four bills were slated for a third and final reading before being sent from the Colorado Senate to the House of Representatives on Monday, and 27 bills were slated for second readings...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Variety and creativity beat boredom of brown bag lunches

Apple Days, The Great Pumpkin Express, Oktoberfest ... It’s definitely fall in Durango. The school year is well underway, and the excitement and novelty of back-to-school have worn off, leaving...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

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Photos: Teachers rally for new school year

DATE: Aug. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Liberty School’s planned gym raises concerns

Neighbors of the future Liberty School on Western Avenue raised concerns Monday that the school’s planned gym would change their scenic views. They argued the school’s special-use permit requires...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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GOP candidates differ over student testing in race for state board

DENVER – The Republican primary for State Board of Education in the 3rd Congressional District comes down to a candidate who aligns with tea party interests, and another who is fighting to keep...

DATE: June 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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PHOTOS: Slipping into summer

DATE: June 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Marijuana-in-schools bill sent to governor

DENVER – Students would be guaranteed the ability to use medical marijuana at school under a bill that was sent to the governor on Tuesday. Highlighting an evolution on the subject, the Senate gave...

DATE: May 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Charter schools’ equal-funding fight clears Senate Education Committee

DENVER – State lawmakers on Thursday advanced legislation that aims at equitable funding for charter schools, a topic that crosses political lines and has divided school districts. Two bills passed...

DATE: April 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado school district arms security guards with rifles

DENVER – A suburban Denver school district is arming its security staff with military-style semiautomatic rifles in case of a school shooting or other violent attack, a move that appears...

DATE: April 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Native American mascot commission a model for nation

DENVER – Members of a commission that studied Native American mascots in schools on Monday reported success, blazing the way for a national effort. Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, last year...

DATE: April 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Marijuana-in-schools bill advances in Legislature

DENVER – State lawmakers Monday advanced legislation that would allow students to use medical marijuana at school. The legislation passed the House Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources...

DATE: April 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tuition increases for some full-day kindergarten classes

FORT COLLINS (AP) – Parents who want to send their children to full-day kindergarten in the Poudre School District will have to shell out $2,450 for tuition, a $200 increase to cover rising costs...

DATE: April 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News