Gov. Jared Polis reads to Springs kindergartners. Polis reminded his supporters recently of his signature achievement of providing free, full-day kindergarten statewide. This school year is the first for the program.
The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office
has certified a 2020 ballot measure
that would allow voters to repeal a law that could eventually give the state’s electoral votes to the presidential candidate that wins the national popular vote
On Sept. 11, at the Peace Officers Memorial in Memorial Park
(280 S. Union Blvd.) the military and community members will gather to observe the 18th anniversary of 9/11
. The public is invited.
The annual Race Against Suicide
3K walk/5K run will be held at 10 a.m. on Sept. 15 at the El Pomar Youth Sports Park. It benefits Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention Partnership
. For more information or to register click here.
The Space Symposium has long tied the city to aerospace. President Trump established U.S. Space Command here on Aug. 26, though a permanent home has not been named.
The newly created Family and Medical Leave Task Force
is seeking public opinion
on a proposed paid family and medical leave program
for Colorado. Submit comments at famlitaskforce.com
for various types of disasters
, get information at ready.gov/Prepare
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The Colorado Department of Transportation reports that 88 percent of Coloradans use their seatbelt, up 2 percent from last year.
The Aug. 20 fire at Drake Power Plant
was caused by an oil leak, firefighters determined.
for Jeffery Sloan
is set for Oct. 28 on charges of leaving an accident causing death. The June 9 car crash killed Uber driver Yasir Hasan
and Mayor John Suthers’ son-in-law Mark Karla
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The [Boy Scouts] knew for decades ... that thousands of Scout leaders had used their position to groom and sexually abuse children," says Michael Pfau, a Seattle attorney whose firm represents 200 victims nationally, including in Denver. Under a New Jersey law, Colorado sex abuse victims can now take action against the Boy Scouts if they were abused between 1954 and 1978, when the Scout headquarters was in New Jersey.