Island Lake with Titcomb Towers as a backdrop in the Wind River Range of Wyoming. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

A Colorado photographer thought he was alone in the Wyoming mountains. Then he heard a rescue helicopter.

Dean Krakel accidentally triggered a tricky search and rescue operation while sleeping in his tent -- something that can happen with satellite messengers

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Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Clarence Moses-EL’s federal lawsuit against Denver for overturned rape conviction is dismissed

The judge ruled Clarence Moses-EL's experience was "horrifyingly unjust," but she said the 2017 lawsuit did not demonstrate a violation of his constitutional rights.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

With tensions rising in the Colorado Senate, the breaking point is reached — over an attendance record

There was a defining moment in the Senate chamber Monday, when weeks of partisan politics came to a head. That led to attempts to set a better tone for the remaining weeks of the 2019 session. It’s unclear if they will work.