Gov. John Hickenlooper gives a final address just before governor-elect Jarod Polis is sworn in as the state's new leader. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

“Democrats must say loudly and clearly that we are not socialists”: Hickenlooper attacks Sanders, other rivals over socialism

Hickenlooper's campaign has struggled to gain traction and he ranks toward the bottom in public opinion polls, but recently he has drawn attention for railing against socialism

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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