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Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition

  • At different points throughout the year, it may feel like your whole state or all of the Mountain West is on fire. But officials say that during times of increased fire danger, they have a plan. Emma Gibson of the Mountain West News Bureau reports. Plus, Cassie Knust, reporter for the Delta County Independent and the Montrose Press, summarizes what she learned about the four candidates running for three seats on the North Fork Recreation District board.
  • At different points throughout the year, it may feel like your whole state or all of the Mountain West is on fire. But officials say that during times of increased fire danger, they have a plan. Emma Gibson of the Mountain West News Bureau reports. Plus, Cassie Knust, reporter for the Delta County Independent and the Montrose Press, summarizes what she learned about the four candidates running for three seats on the North Fork Recreation District board.
  • A new study from the U.S. Forest Service shows that existing water conservation efforts might not be enough to meet demand in the future, as climate change causes drought to be more severe. KUNC’s Alex Hager will bring us that story.The League of Women Voters sponsored a webinar which welcomed Jeff Roberts, Executive Director of the Freedom Of Information Coalition. He brought some specific examples of school boards who seek to circumvent Open Meeting and Sunshine Laws.
  • A new study from the U.S. Forest Service shows that existing water conservation efforts might not be enough to meet demand in the future, as climate change causes drought to be more severe. KUNC’s Alex Hager will bring us that story.The League of Women Voters sponsored a webinar which welcomed Jeff Roberts, Executive Director of the Freedom Of Information Coalition. He brought some specific examples of school boards who seek to circumvent Open Meeting and Sunshine Laws.
  • The mission of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition is to educate the public and the journalism community about our rights under public records and Open Meetings law. Today, Gavin Dahl speaks with executive director Jeff Roberts about Sunshine Week. Plus, Scott Franz reports some Colorado lawmakers want to make it a crime to use a cell phone while driving.
  • The mission of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition is to educate the public and the journalism community about our rights under public records and Open Meetings law. Today, Gavin Dahl speaks with executive director Jeff Roberts about Sunshine Week. Plus, Scott Franz reports some Colorado lawmakers want to make it a crime to use a cell phone while driving.
  • This week is Sunshine Week, the annual nationwide celebration of access to public information and the right to know. On Tuesday, March 15 at the Denver Press Club, the nonprofit Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition held a panel called Schooled in Secrecy, exploring the recent trend among some school boards in Colorado to disregard or evade Colorado Open Meetings Law by discussing public business, including the replacement of district superintendents, outside of public view.
  • This week is Sunshine Week, the annual nationwide celebration of access to public information and the right to know. On Tuesday, March 15 at the Denver Press Club, the nonprofit Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition held a panel called Schooled in Secrecy, exploring the recent trend among some school boards in Colorado to disregard or evade Colorado Open Meetings Law by discussing public business, including the replacement of district superintendents, outside of public view.
  • Soaring prices and a limited housing stock can make finding a place to call home difficult in Colorado’s mountain towns. But as KOTO’s Julia Caulfield reports, during this winter’s housing crisis, Telluride is trying something new to find homes for locals. Plus, Paonia Town Trustees heard from their engineer on construction priorities for work to improve water systems last week. Kate Redmond has details.
  • Soaring prices and a limited housing stock can make finding a place to call home difficult in Colorado’s mountain towns. But as KOTO’s Julia Caulfield reports, during this winter’s housing crisis, Telluride is trying something new to find homes for locals. Plus, Paonia Town Trustees heard from their engineer on construction priorities for work to improve water systems last week. Kate Redmond has details.