MILLIKEN TOWN BOARD TO DECIDE RACHAEL DUGAN’S REPLACEMENT, NOT THE VOTERS

April 11, 2018 By Chuck Parks-Editor Just days after winning a seat on the Milliken Town Board of Trustees Rachael Dugan stepped down. Dugan claimed that she decided to apply for the position as Senior Coordinator and Special Events Planner for the Town of Milliken. An elected official cannot apply or take an employment position with the town when holding an elected office. One would then expect the next highest

WELD COUNTY TAXPAYERS TO PAY COZADS PRIVATE LEGAL EXPENSES FOR FAILED ETHICS VIOLATION DEFENSE

4/9/18 Greeley People United for Responsible Government Today, at the Board of County Commissioner meeting, County Attorney Bruce Barker confirmed to a Weld County citizen that the County is, in fact, paying Commissioner Cozad's ethics defense legal fees, and that he will be representing her from this point forward. We have very strong reservations about sticking the County taxpayers with this cost. You can hear the audio from the BOCC

Milliken Election Results

The town of Milliken will get 2 new faces on the board as Hollie C. Traylor and Rachael Dugan held off incumbents Leron Ehrlich and Linda Measner. Scott Smith won re-election and the Board will welcome back Peggy Wakeman who has served several times on the town board and is one of the individuals responsible for driving Milliken into the sad financial state that it is currently in. Other good

Linda Brown, student in 1954 ruling ending school segregation, dies

  By Chuck Parks, Editor Brown vs The Board of Education – The landmark case was brought before the Supreme Court by the NAACP’s legal arm to challenge segregation in public schools. It began after several black families in Topeka were turned down when they tried to enroll their children in white schools near their homes. The lawsuit was joined with cases from Delaware, South Carolina, Virginia and the District

Colorado’s High Court: There’s No Such Thing As Teacher Tenure

Colorado’s high court: There’s no such thing as teacher tenure Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Melanie Asmar on March 12, 2018 The Denver teachers who challenged a landmark state law that allows school districts to put certain experienced educators on unpaid leave lost their cases Monday. The Colorado Supreme Court ruled against the educators, who sued Denver Public Schools in 2014 alleging that the state’s largest district violated their rights

Facebook drags technology companies down as stocks plummet

Facebook plunged to its worst loss in four years Monday and led a rout in technology companies. The social media company’s stock fell following reports that a data mining firm working for the Trump campaign improperly obtained data on 50 million Facebook users. The drop in Facebook stock came after it was reported that the firm, Cambridge Analytica, was able to tap the profiles of more than 50 million Facebook users without

ROOSEVELT GIRLS TRACK SEASON STARTED AT GREELEY MEET

Submitted by: Abe Sauer The Roosevelt girls track & field team began it's 2018 campaign March 8th at District 6 stadium in Greeley, competing in the first Colorado high school track meet of the year.  Roosevelt took on the Greeley high schools, and walked away winners of 4 of the 5 relays and 9 of the 14 individual events.  The Roughriders wore down the competition with impressive depth across all