From left, Malie Foster, Jay Geyer and Steve Peterson. The trio are three of five independents running to be Colorado state legislators this year. (Photo illustration by Jesse Paul. Photos provided by candidates, Colorado Sun file)

Unite America wants to upend the two-party system in Colorado. Their strategy doesn’t look like it will work.

A Colorado Sun analysis shows the effort to elect independents in Colorado is struggling, and even if successful, wouldn’t shift the power dynamic much

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s attorney general says sheriffs who won’t carry out a red flag bill court order “should resign”

A growing number of counties have declared themselves so-called “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” But does that mean commissioners want their sheriffs to disobey court-issued extreme risk protection orders?

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

To catch sex traffickers and protect kids, Colorado is using a new screening tool statewide

Screening tool is part of a national effort to cut down on the pipeline from foster care to sex trafficking

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Donations to Colorado charities fell flat last year. Some blame federal-tax reform

While the dollar amount of giving is down by millions of dollars, the number of Colorado charities and individual giving is actually up