Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags to full-staff on Saturday

DENVER — Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be raised to full-staff on all public buildings statewide at sunset on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, the day of interment for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Flags were ordered to half-staff on Feb. 14 by the governor and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama as a sign of respect for Justice Scalia.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced several Boards and Commissions appointments to the Automobile Theft Prevention Board and Colorado Wildlife Habitat Stamp Committee.

The Automobile Theft Prevention Board solicits and reviews applications for grants that assist in improving and supporting automobile theft prevention programs, and programs for the enforcement and prosecution of automobile theft crimes.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to honor the victims of the tragedy in Paris

DENVER — Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be flown at half-staff on all public buildings statewide beginning immediately through sunset on Thursday, Nov. 19, in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Paris, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for Springfield paramedic

DENVER — Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, Nov. 12, on all public buildings statewide in memory of Springfield paramedic Rick Hartley. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

Hartley, 63, died on Friday, Nov. 6 as a result of an auto accident while transporting a patient in an ambulance.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for Retired Major General John L. France

DENVER - Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 - Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on Monday, Oct. 26, on all public buildings statewide in memory of Maj. Gen. John L. France. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

France, who passed away on Oct. 15, was the longest serving Adjutant General of Colorado from 1979-1995 and was one of the last surviving of the famed Minute Men pilots.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered for North Metro Firefighter Craig Moilanen

DENVER — Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today order flags be lowered to half-staff tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 16, on all public buildings statewide in memory of North Metro Firefighter Craig Moilanen. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset.

Moilanen, 36, died on Oct. 8 of complications from acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a disease he sustained through his work as a firefighter. Moilanen is survived by his wife Amy, their two children and family members.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to honor the victims of the tragedy in Roseburg

DENVER — Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be flown at half-staff on all public buildings statewide beginning immediately through sunset on Tuesday, Oct. 6 in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Roseburg, Oregon, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama. The lowering of the flag will this year coincide with Sunday’s Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service in honor of which flags would normally be lowered on that date.

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