Posted inCulture

Colorado Sun readers’ favorite zucchini recipes — from tuna cakes to pineapple muffins

“My friends in the Midwest say you must keep your car windows rolled up to avoid unwanted zucchini deposits. Anonymously leaving zukes on someone’s doorstep is now called a door-dash, according to social media.” Sunriser reader Julia Crocetto QUICK LINKS: Salads & Sides | Entrees | Seafood | Soups | Camping Friendly | Breads | […]

Posted inCrime and Courts, News, Politics and Government

Where did they get the guns? A comprehensive look at Colorado’s history of public gun violence.

Six days before Colorado’s latest mass shooting, the suspect bought a Ruger AR-556 pistol at a gun store near his home.  Seven days before an Arapahoe High School student killed a classmate in 2013, he picked up a 12-gauge shotgun at a Cabela’s store.  One day before an 18-year-old allegedly obsessed with the Columbine murders […]

Posted inTechnology

The Colorado Sun has a new look

You may have noticed a few changes around here. We just launched the first major upgrade to The Colorado Sun’s website since we went live back in September 2018. In partnership with Lede by Alley Interactive, we’ve completely redesigned the way looks and feels to make it easier for readers like you to find […]

Posted inElection 2020, Politics and Government

Colorado election 2020 results: President, Senate, House and ballot questions

Colorado voters set turnout records in the 2020 election, driven by huge interest in the presidential race, a major U.S. Senate contest, a close battle in the 3rd Congressional District and a series of significant ballot measures. The Colorado Sun is tracking the election results in these top races and updating the counts in real […]

Posted inElection 2020, Politics and Government

Colorado vote tracker: Here’s a look at turnout in the 2020 election

Updated at 9 a.m. Nov. 5, 2020 Colorado voters are casting ballots in droves ahead of the 2020 election, pushing vote totals toward new levels. As of 9 a.m. Nov. 5, 3,295,192 people had cast ballots, or 78.7% of total registered voters, a Colorado Sun analysis shows. This is the second presidential election in Colorado […]

Posted inElection 2020, Politics and Government

Colorado money tracker: A look at the candidates and campaigns spending to influence the 2020 vote

The majority of the money spent in a political campaign is aimed at persuading voters to pick a certain candidate and turnout to vote. The tools of the trade are familiar: television commercials, glossy mailers, yard signs, flashy digital ads, text messages, phone calls and more. What is less visible: The entities spending the money […]

Posted inElection 2020, News, Politics and Government

Colorado polls: How Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper are polling in the 2020 U.S. Senate election

The U.S. Senate race in Colorado is one of the most watched in the nation because it will help decide whether Democrats take over or Republicans retain power after the November election.  To get a sense of where the 2020 U.S. Senate contest stands, The Colorado Sun is tracking the latest state-level polls showing the […]

Posted inNewsletters, The Sunriser

Sunriser: Colorado’s $60K per day emergency hospital / Eastern Plains county hardest hit by COVID / Local teams racing for a vaccine / + much more

Compiled by Eric Lubbers, eric@coloradosun.comCTO/Newsletter Wrangler, @brofax Good morning! I refuse to let coronavirus diminish the feeling of accomplishment that Making It To Friday brings and I’m encouraging you to bask in it — even if you weren’t sure what day it was when you opened this newsletter. We have so much news in today’s […]