Articles By Kevin Simpson

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Parked: Colorado towns are taking action to preserve their remaining mobile-home parks

Cities, counties and housing authorities in Colorado are buying mobile home parks to spare them from market-rate redevelopment

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Parked: New state law brings hope to Colorado’s mobile-home residents

“There was a convergence.” Politics, a housing crisis and activism produced a long-awaited sign of hope for mobile-home owners.

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Parked: Mobile homes are Colorado’s affordable housing crutch. But they’re disappearing as land becomes more precious

Mobile homes provide the bulk of unsubsidized, affordable housing in Colorado but their numbers are shrinking and ownership is moving from mom-and-pop to corporate

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

What The Colorado Sun learned visiting four-day schools across the state

Takeaways from The Sun’s series examining the rising number of districts in the state that have dropped a fifth day of school

SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published

True crime planted the seed for Colorado author Carter Wilson’s psychological thriller

The real-life Slenderman stabbings sparked a visceral reaction -- so he stopped reading news accounts to focus on his story of a similar young victim's life as an adult woman

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

In mostly rural Colorado, the four-day school week has taken hold. But what do communities do with “Fifth Day”?

Districts, nonprofits and even individual families have gotten creative with ways to keep students engaged. Could that spark innovative solutions to other issues?

Collections Primary category in which blog post is published

In a shifting climate for research, Colorado State hosts a museum teeming with bugs — and that’s a good thing

At more than 3.5 million specimens and growing, the collection dates back to the 19th century, and attracts researchers on everything from butterflies to climate change

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

In contentious times, CU prof William Wei brings new perspective to the revamped role of Colorado’s state historian

Though he specializes in Chinese and Asian American history, a background in immigration finds him taking an outspoken turn in the History Colorado position