Here’s a look at the top stories and opinions of the week for Aurora and the region through Saturday Nov. 21:
NEWS THIS WEEK
Small steps leading to big, belated debut for Aurora’s Afrikmall
Drunk driver gets 20 years for Aurora crash that killed two
To Aurora, other US mass-shooting victims, Paris attacks sadly familiar
BEEFING UP SECURITY: Study to gauge safety upgrades for Aurora police stations
Carroll, Coffman show divide on U.S. taking in Syrian refugees
OPINION THIS WEEK
PERRY: Fear and loathing — Tancredo and other Colorado politicians shame us all
FRAZIER: Syrian Refugee Resettlement: A safer, more humanitarian solution
EDITORIAL: Let’s get this party started, take partisanship out of Colorado redistricting process
QUIDNUNC: Aurora’s Ryan Frazier wants the Senate — why not the White House?
LITTWIN: Why is Jared Polis helping the anti-Islam right?