Rais Bhuiyan, Aneelah Afzali, Richard "Mac" McKinney and filmmaker Josh Seftel (l-r) pose for a photo at a September screening in Seattle of Seftel's "The Secret Lives of Muslims" web series, which features short videos of Muslims like Bhuiyan and McKinney. The event included a discussion moderated by Afzali, the executive director of the American Muslim Empowerment Network. (Photo by Krista Welch, special to The Colorado Sun)

A soldier’s plan to bomb an Indiana mosque was thwarted by a welcome that led to conversion to Islam

“The Secret Lives of Muslims” web series shares intimate perspectives of Muslim life in America and will screen during a panel at the Original Thinkers festival this weekend in Telluride.

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Proposal to shrink Holy Cross Wilderness, increase water storage draws hundreds of comments

Environmentalists are lining up against the plan to benefit Aurora, Colorado Springs and some Western Slope interests. The fight, they say, “will be as big as the Two Forks fight was.”

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A cartoonish Native American towering over Durango has divided the city. Should “the chief” stay or go?

The fate of the sign should be determined by “enlightened dialogue and not through mob rule,” says Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who wrote federal law protecting some monuments.

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Colorado’s new strategy to prevent child sexual abuse zeroes in on every ZIP code

The child advocacy organization Illuminate Colorado is funding a program to train at least 5% of the population in each county