Tag Archives: education

Age-Appropriate Marijuana Education In CO Schools?

A State Senate bill that would institute age-appropriate education about the risks of underage marijuana use in Colorado schools, passed out of committee yesterday. The bill was co-sponsored by Senator Randy Baumgardner. If passed, a curriculum would be developed for public schools to provide education materials on marijuana related Continue reading

Time To Research Schools For 2017-2018

Governor John Hickenlooper has declared this week National School Choice Week in Colorado. Families are encouraged to research and evaluate the K through 12 school choices available to their children in advance of the 2017 and 2018 school year. National School Choice Week also looks to raise awareness around the importance of providing Continue reading

What Makes Certain Rural Economies Resilient?

A new report detailing what makes certain rural Colorado economies more resilient than others has been released by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International trade. The report found that key indicators of economic resiliency were the quality of life, education and health care and industry diversity. Factors that prevent Continue reading

New Board Of Education President And VP Elected

The Steamboat Springs Board of Education unanimously accepted the resignations of President Margie Huron and Vice President Sam Rush at their meeting yesterday. Following the resignations, the board appointed Joey Andrew as the new president with Margie Huron taking Continue reading

South Routt School District Receives One Million Dollars

Ram_HeadThe South Routt School District will receive $1 million from the Colorado State Board of Education emergency fund, taking all but $80,000 from the fund.  The State Board voted Thursday to approve the South Routt School District’s request for supplemental assistance due to non payment of taxes from Continue reading

Important Info For Hunters

colorado parksApprentice licenses and hunter education test out options are now being offered through Colorado Parks and Wildlife.  These options, that went in to effect on April 6th, are intended to fosters peoples interest and get people active in the out doors. The Hunter Education test-out option is being offered to U.S Military and people over the age of 50. Continue reading

Meetings To Discuss Education in Steamboat This Week

STEAMBOAT SCHOOLSThe Community Committee for Education in Steamboat is hosting a series of community forums this week to allow the public to discuss the future of education in the area. The goal of the committee is to provide the best education possible for the students of Steamboat, and they Continue reading

Avalanche Deaths In Colorado and Wyoming

AVALANCHE WARNINGAvalanches kill an average of 42 people each year in North America. Hundreds more are injured. Avalanches can happen to those skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, hiking, driving, hunting and bike riding. Many avalanche Continue reading

Hickenlooper Trying to Balance State Budget

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is proposing reducing funding to public colleges and dipping into the state’s savings account for education to close a $373 million shortfall in next year’s $27 billion budget. The plan outlined yesterday serves as a blueprint for lawmakers as they craft a budget next spring. The state has a Continue reading

School Board Candidates Forum Takes Place Tonight

Moffat-County-School-DistriThe Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots are holding a candidates forum tonight for the Moffat County School Board. There are four seats up for election this year, two of which have multiple candidates. The forum will offer the public an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates, and hear their views on education in the county. Continue reading

State Senator to Challenge Michael Bennet

nevilleRepublican Colorado state Senator Tim Neville is running for U.S. Senate, hoping to challenge Democratic Senator Michael Bennet. Neville says he’s running on a platform of opposing federal mandates on health care and education, among other issues. The 59-year-old state senator from Littleton is serving his second term in the state Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Summer Policy Committee Meetings

club 20-229Club 20 will hold their Summer Policy Committee Meetings this month. The meetings will be held in two different parts of the state to give citizens a chance to participate. The first will take place in Rifle and Continue reading