Articles By Kevin Simpson

SunLit Primary category in which blog post is published

SunLit 2018: Colorado authors took us on wide-ranging tours of the human condition

Their book excerpts introduced us to fascinating characters. Their interviews shed light on their craft. If you missed anything, here’s your chance to catch up.

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

How a local collector shared one of the world’s most valuable baseball cards at History Colorado

Local collector Marshall Fogel moved his multi-million-dollar “Holy Grail” of cards -- the '52 Mickey Mantle -- to the museum's "Play Ball!" display for a brief, and closely guarded, visit

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

How a Colorado family launched a Christmas toy hack-a-thon for children with disabilities that has gone global

Santa’s Little Hackers started small, but now hundreds of volunteers gather for a 21st-century workshop that adapts toys -- and changes lives

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

A DU student withdrew from school to change the charity world, quarter by quarter

With software called PocketChange, Reyn Aubrey and dozens of his former classmates offer a new entry into Giving Tuesday that combines altruism with capitalism

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

A writer explored Colorado’s rich UFO history and heard tales of lights in the sky, but his focus was on the people who saw them

The paramedic and author, Richard Estep, who often writes on the paranormal, sought humanity behind stories of alien life

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

It’s been a smooth ride for most Colorado voters, but even minor midterm glitches seem bigger in a volatile political climate

Voter suppression elsewhere casts a long shadow over relatively small problems in the state lauded for its safe voting environment

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

CDOT invested nearly $1 million in federal funds to explore personal breathalyzers as an antidote to drunken driving. Can technology win out?

Free and discounted devices have added to an already receptive Colorado market, but some remain skeptical of their role.

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Nobody looked twice at the old Denver building that stored a fortune in vintage Porsches — until its turn for redevelopment came

Inspired by automotive artifacts left behind by its owner, the effort to reimagine a nondescript Denver building paid homage to its shrouded past -- and a local museum got a boost to its collection.