A basketball hoop at Castro Elementary School, in the Westwood neighborhood of Denver. (Jackson Reed, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Decades after redlining, Denver schools see choice contributing to racial imbalance

Amid declining overall enrollment, some neighborhood schools suffer as parents send their kids to higher-achieving schools

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It took an act of Congress to get two Colorado peaks named for renowned alpinist couple who died while climbing in Tibet

A years-long effort to name Fowler and Boskoff peaks succeeded where many others failed. Here’s the story of the energy behind the effort.

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What Denver International Airport looked and felt like Friday on its busiest day ever

The Colorado Sun spent 9 hours at DIA talking to airport employees and passengers -- and going behind the scenes -- to figure out what the droves meant