Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for Las Animas sheriff Travis Russell

DENVER — Wednesday, March 9, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags remain lowered to half-staff on Thursday, March 10, on all public buildings statewide in memory of Las Animal County Deputy Sheriff Travis Russell. Flags were ordered to be lowered on March 7 in honor of Nancy Reagan. They should remain at half-staff in honor of Deputy Russell.

Russell, 44, was killed in a vehicle crash in Trinidad while on patrol March 1, 2016. He leaves behind a wife and three children.

Services will be held on Thursday, March 10 at 10:00 a.m. at the Faith Christian Fellowship, 2608 Santa Fe Trail, Trinidad.

Lt. Governor Garcia and Serve Colorado celebrate AmeriCorps Week

DENVER — Monday, March 7, 2016 — Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia and Serve Colorado-The Governor’s Commission on Community Service are celebrating AmeriCorps Week, March 7-12, to highlight the extraordinary impact AmeriCorps members are making in communities across Colorado and nationally.

Since 1994, more than 30,000 Colorado residents have served in an AmeriCorps program. These members have served more than 27 million hours and have qualified for Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards totaling more than $65,340,000. These education scholarships can be used for student loans and education costs at eligible post-secondary institutions.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to honor Nancy Reagan

DENVER —  Monday, March 7, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be flown at half-staff on all public buildings statewide beginning immediately until sunset on the day of interment in honor of Nancy Reagan, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release March 7, 2016
IN HONOR OF NANCY REAGAN

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Thursday, March 3, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced several Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

The Colorado Water Conservation Board aids in the protection and development of the waters of the state. The agency is responsible for water project planning and finance, stream and lake protection, flood hazard identification and mitigation, weather modification, river restoration, water conservation and drought planning, water information, and water supply protection.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced several Boards and Commissions appointments to the Small Business Stationary Source Technical and Environmental Compliance Advisory Panel, Colorado HIV Alliance for Prevention, Care and Treatment, Fifteenth Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission and Fifteenth Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission.

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