Western Colorado University communication arts professor Jack Lucido works with North High School mass media students in the classroom of mass media teacher Susan Dunbar on November 4, 2019. (Andy Colwell, Special to The Colorado Sun)

35% of Colorado high schoolers are earning college credit as they study for their diplomas

Concurrent enrollment saves students from 173 Colorado school districts time and money -- and is helping to close the racial education gap.

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At 25 years old, Ouray’s ice festival continues to foster — and anchor — the winter sport’s rise

The event -- which began as a few rowdy locals climbing frozen leaks from an old water pipeline -- triples Ouray’s population of 1,000 residents and packs restaurants and hotels.

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Quality journalism: Make our communities healthier by making them better informed

The Colorado Sun shares a conversation with Texas Tribune CEO and co-founder Evan Smith ahead of his visit to Denver this week

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Lorena Garcia casts herself as the true progressive in U.S. Senate race. But first she needs to make the ballot.

The underdog candidate considers Andrew Romanoff and John Hickenlooper the status quo as she seeks to upset the Democratic primary