Denver Public School Board Member, Angela Cobián speaks to a large crowd of protesters in front of the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial in City Park during a Black Lives Matter demonstration on June 7, 2020. (Kevin Mohatt, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado will declare racism a public health crisis

Staffers at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment urged the declaration after the coronavirus pandemic exposed heightened inequality in health, treatment

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Test of Colorado mail finds delivery is timely — most of the time

Rhetoric from Washington, D.C., has people worried about the U.S. Postal Service's ability to deliver mail-in ballots. An unscientific assessment of delivery times in Colorado shows the system works pretty well.

Littwin: The new court may outlaw Roe, but the loser won’t simply be women’s right to control their own bodies

Republicans have hidden behind Roe, using it as a carrot for evangelical voters and others who oppose abortion. But what happens when the GOP dog finally catches the car?


Nicolais: To avoid election chaos, states must move up mail ballot processing

The example set by Colorado, which begins mail ballot processing upon receipt, should be followed across the country