Governor orders flags lowered to honor victims of Thousand Oaks shooting

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Governor orders flags lowered to honor victims of Thousand Oaks shooting
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide until sunset November 10, 2018, in honor of the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting, and as proclaimed by President Donald Trump.

Mark Hillman’s Capitol Review: Amendment 73 is the wrong answer for education

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Colorado schools make a credible argument that a little more money would make their job easier.  But Amendment 73 on this year's ballot is the wrong answer.

The most ominous force against education funding in the Colorado budget is rapid growth of entitlement spending - not lack of money.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission meets in Glenwood Springs September 6-7

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The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will discuss allowing leashed dogs on select trails at Cheyenne Mountain State Park, prohibiting fishing at the ponds within the dog off-leash area at Chatfield State Park, restricting watercraft to vessels propelled by hand on the Chatfield State Park ponds (excluding the main reservoir), removing the boating seasonal closure at Jackson Lake State Park, and defining and allowing incidental commercial use at state parks without a cooperative or special use agreement.