John Hickenlooper


“It was like looking at the worst movie set you could imagine,” Gov. John Hickenlooper said after flying over the 9-square-mile fire late Tuesday. “It’s almost surreal. You look at that, and it’s like nothing I’ve seen before.”


Even with a statewide fireworks ban in place, customers are still buying fireworks from several stands around Colorado, including more than a half dozen in unincorporated Arapahoe County. As they have been for several years, possession of fireworks and using fireworks are banned in Aurora this year. The fine for violating the ban runs from […]


DENVER | Gov. John Hickenlooper is preparing to add his signature to two bills that will provide victims of the state-caused Lower North Fork fire ways to seek more compensation. The bills being signed Monday will retroactively add state-set wildfires to the list of state immunity exemptions. The changes will give victims of the recent […]


It’s homecoming day for nearly 70 Colorado Army National Guardsmen deployed to Afghanistan. Soldiers of Detachment 1, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 135th General Support Aviation are scheduled to return to Buckley Air Force Base at 1 p.m. today. Gov. John Hickenlooper and other officials are scheduled to attend the homecoming for the soldiers, who have […]


QUID HAS HEARD the brass from Overland High School won’t be winning any dance competitions soon. During the Cherry Creek School district school board meeting this week, seniors from Overland’s student government took the podium to reflect on their four years in the district. They waxed poetic on their first classes as freshmen, their plans […]