AURORA | Rep. Mike Coffman presented the Congressional Award Medal June 10 to two distinguished students in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District. The Congressional Award, established in 1979 as a bipartisan and public-private partnership, recognizes initiative, achievement and service in young people, according to a news release from Coffman Communications Director Daniel Bucheli. Coffman presented Silver Congressional Medals […]

Recipients of the award must demonstrate, through a public position, professional or volunteer work that they’ve made significant, positive contributions to democracy. The League of Women Voters of Colorado President Barbara Mattison calls former state representative and Speaker of the House Romanoff one of Colorado’s premier public servants.

COLORADO | An arc of neon red to bathe bicyclists in light, radio frequency married with reactive road signs that will flash when bicyclists are present, and specially engineered solar panels with LED lights to illuminate paths. These are just a few of the RoadX Bicycle and Pedestrian Challenge winning ideas announced by the Colorado Department […]

DENVER | Winners of the Colorado Association for Recycling’s 11th annual recycling poster contest — which allows students to showcase their artistic talent as well as their commitment to recycling — were announced last week.  Locally, second-grader Payton Han of Coyote Hills Elementary and ninth-grader Ashley Oh of Joyce Art Studio Aurora were among the five statewide, first-place, […]

‘Aurora is the only city in the state of Colorado and one of the few in the country with a comprehensive citywide strategy to address the issue of immigrant integration,’ said Ricardo Gambetta, manager of the Office of International and Immigrant Affairs, said in a statement. ‘This collaborative project between the city and the Aurora Welcome Center play’s a key role in integrating newcomers and empowering members of the local immigrant and refugee communities.’