Arrowhead Elementary School in the Cherry Creek School District and Crawford Elementary School in the Aurora School District were each awarded $110,000 grants from the Great Outdoors Colorado to help construct new playgrounds
‘I feel that there’s so much more than council should be informed of (and) should know about,’ Ward IV City Councilman Charlie Richardson said. ‘I feel like council is a bunch of mushrooms, you know? Just feed in the dark’
The new five-person committee, tasked with analyzing the city’s public defender commission, will be composed of two representatives from the public defender commission, one member from the city attorney’s office, one representative from outside the city government and one city council member.
The threat was made late Feb. 8 on the 4chan.com website, hinting at possible violence in the Aspen zip code. Aspen law enforcement notified school officials there the next day and schools were put on lockout. Meanwhile, the FBI also picked up on the threat and notified police in Carbondale because it believed it came from a computer in the area. All high schools in Basalt, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs were closed for the day.
The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office says the shooters had been shooting steel plates when a fragment from one of their rounds ignited some grass near Hygiene on Monday. Commander Mike Wagner says the shooters tried to put out the fire and called 911 to report it.
“It is frustrating, when there is no federal government definition of sanctuary city, to be lumped in with others that want to be sanctuary cities,” said Mayor Steve Hogan
“When we came to the United States, in the beginning, it was very hard for us because we didn’t speak English very much,” said Khokolah, who now has the highest GPA at her school. “We didn’t have any friends here. Everyone thought we were crazy because we didn’t speak.”
“We’re not discouraged. And we’re going to keep fighting like we have been and keep fighting for the right thing,” said Gavin Grimm, a transgender teen who sued his Virginia high school over its bathroom access policy and whose case is set to be heard by the Supreme Court next month.