Sam Levin recently covered a campaign appearance by Craig Romney, youngest son of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney -- and a Spanish speaker, which explains why he's been targeting Hispanic voters at recent events. But one of our readers doesn't like the implication that his linguistic ski ... More >>
Last year, we wrote about a new radio series sponsored by Denver Public Schools to teach English to Spanish-speakers. More than 3,000 tuned in and 220 completed the course. Now it's returning for another year.
Mike Coffman.U.S. Representative Mike Coffman is no stranger to voter suppression. In fact, the 6th District Republican lawmaker has a long history of tinkering with elections.
His latest campaign would make it more difficult for people who don't speak English well to vote across the country ... More >>
Tom Manoogian.Tom Manoogian, known to local radio listeners as Lou From Littleton, is the manager of Front Range Sports Network -- and he'll be overseeing some switching around of the properties he oversees. On March 31, The Ticket, currently heard at 87.7 FM, will swap places with ESPN Despo ... More >>
Some interesting comments on our post about the ACLU filing a complaint against Immigration and Customs Enforcement for detaining a busload of Spanish speakers heading to an Amway Convention.
Here are two of the most pointed.
Today, the American Civil Liberties Union announced a formal administrative complaint against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) over an April incident during which dozens of Spanish speakers aboard a Denver charter bus were detained under suspicion of human smuggling. Turns out the ri ... More >>
Anthony CameraAndrea Merida.Our latest feature story, "Andrea Merida's Classroom Behavior Has Earned Her a Seat Apart on the Denver School Board," profiles Merida, the controversial DPS board member who, in ten months on the board, has butted heads with administrators, stood up for teachers w ... More >>
Tom Boasberg speaking at Kepner this morning.Denver Public Schools is launching a radio series aimed at teaching English to Spanish-speaking parents and families. Called Maestro en Casa (Teacher at Home), the series will debut on September 15 on MARIA 1090 AM.
At a press conference at Kepn ... More >>