U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, third from right, poses for a photos outside of St. Mary Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Aurora in July. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Get to know U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, the Republican running for re-election in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District

Mike Coffman has been able to overcome the changing demographics in his district to win five elections to Congress. This year he is facing his biggest challenge yet.

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Aurora delays in-person learning for high school students until November, following Denver Public Schools

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, high school students will continue remote learning through Nov. 13. Younger students may also have to return to classes at home

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We’ve mapped out the 22 homes that were destroyed or damaged by the Cal-Wood fire

The fire torched nearly 9,000 acres and forced thousands to flee their homes

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“They silenced us”: Colorado parents-turned-teachers want schools, lawmakers to give them a voice

Even as many parents have become their child’s lead educator during the coronavirus, they feel muted in conversations about schooling.