The Week in and Around Aurora: A Wrap-Up of 5 Top Stories and Opinions


Here’s a look at the top stories and opinions of the week for Aurora and the region through Saturday Nov. 21:



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




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?