Colorado Issues - Jennie Schmaltz, The “Oscar of Teaching” winner - Nov. 27, 2016

November 27, 2016

Jennie Schmaltz teaches students at Elkhart Elementary School in Aurora as well as coaches colleagues.  She’s the recipient of the prestigious $25,000 Milken Educator Award recognizing her excellence as both a teacher and a coach.  She has been credited with helping her team of teachers and administrators turn the school around, lifting it out of the depths of being one of Aurora’s worst.

Colorado Issues - Arborist John Bretsch, fall and winter care for trees - Nov. 20, 2016

November 20, 2016

Colorado is in a state of drought, and November temperatures are abnormally high.  John Bretsch from Davey Tree gives advice on caring for trees during the drought and into the fall and winter months.

Colorado Issues - Child Safety App - Nov. 6, 2016

November 6, 2016

Callahan Walsh from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children gives tips on keeping children safe and information on the new child safety app “Safety Central.”  For more information, go to