Community leaders join in Hanukkah celebration - Colorado Politics

Community leaders join in Hanukkah celebration

Author: Ernest Luning - December 28, 2011 - Updated: December 28, 2011

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock joined elected officials and leaders of Colorado’s Jewish community to help light the first Hanukkah candle at Allied Jewish Federation’s public menorah in southeast Denver on Dec. 20. Gov. John Hickenlooper and House Speaker Frank McNulty, R-Highlands Ranch, arrive at the community menorah lighting ceremony at the […]

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.