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The Sunriser: Pile-up of Amazon packages in the high country, a new way to report on state politics, a chilling disappointment at the South Pole and more

Compiled by Eric Lubbers, eric@coloradosun.comCTO/Newsletter Wrangler, @brofax Good morning and happy windy Monday, folks! It’s the first full, five-day week after the holiday season, which inevitably becomes a marathon of catching up on email, returning phone calls and otherwise plugging yourself back into reality. If you missed the last few weeks of Colorado Sun stories, […]

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The Sunriser: How to get involved in lawmaking this year, 11 charts about health care costs, pot’s hunger for power and more Friday news

Compiled by Eric Lubbers, eric@coloradosun.comCTO/Newsletter Wrangler, @brofax Good morning and happy Friday, readers!  And it’s not just any Friday, it’s the Friday that kicks off the Colorado legislative session. We’ve got our reporters all over the Capitol today (and pretty much every day for the next four months), but we are trying to do something different […]

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The Sunriser: A climate change mandate at the statehouse, rethinking batteries in Boulder County and much more

Compiled by Eric Lubbers, eric@coloradosun.com CTO/Newsletter Wrangler, @brofax Good morning and happy 2019, all! There’s something particularly excruciating when the winter holidays land on Tuesdays, because for most people, Jan. 2 becomes an unavoidable hard right turn into reality with no buffer. So let me be one of the first to welcome you back! We […]

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Sunriser: Seeding the clouds for snow, a community takes a risk to fight crushing health care costs, the “Holy Grail” of baseball cards in Denver and more

Compiled by Eric Lubbers, eric@coloradosun.comCTO/Newsletter Wrangler, @brofax Good morning and happy Weirdest Friday of the Year, readers! We are fully in the misty, ambiguous span between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, during which the state’s workforce (and traffic) ebbs and flows, leading to bizarre moments like a ghost town of Starbucks during prime coffee break […]

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A poem about climate change, why Colorado is so challenging for small aircraft, the future of the GOP, a nearly perfect family game and more Christmas Eve reading

Compiled by Eric Lubbers, eric@coloradosun.comCTO/Newsletter Wrangler, @brofax Good Christmas Eve morn, readers! Today’s Sunriser will be lean and mean so you can get on with your holiday, but I just want to take the time to thank you for reading, supporting and sharing the kind of local journalism we think can make a real difference […]

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Butt-dialing search and rescue, how so many lawmakers get seats without voters, Colorado Springs is a “transit desert” and much more

Compiled by Eric Lubbers, eric@coloradosun.com CTO/Newsletter Wrangler, @brofax Good morning, folks. Hopefully this email reaches you before the full extent of Christmas Madness kicks in. So take a breath, put down the tinsel and enjoy the stories we have for you this morning. But first: If you’ve been holding out on getting a membership to The […]

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A big idea about voting in Colorado, the battle at the heart of outdoor recreation, tacos vs. transit in Denver and more

Compiled by Eric Lubbers, eric@coloradosun.comCTO/Newsletter Wrangler, @brofax Good morning and happy Last Day to Feel Confident About Ordering Christmas Gifts Online! If you hurry, you can still grab a T-shirt or tote bag emblazoned with The Colorado Sun logo to stick under the tree for the independent-journalism fan in your life (coloradosun.com/store). If you want […]

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Avalanche deaths are down (but avoidable accidents are up), FDA-approved cannabis drug is hard to get, no Olympics for Colorado and more

Compiled by Eric Lubbers, eric@coloradosun.comCTO/Newsletter Wrangler, @brofax Good morning, Colorado! Forgive my exclamation-point enthusiasm, but I’m just back in our beautiful state after a week in sunny Akumal for my first out-of-state (let alone out of the country) vacation in more than two years. Sure, like most people back from vacation I’m wracking my brain […]