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Evan Smith discusses how to make our communities healthier by making them better informed

Before we published our first word at The Colorado Sun in 2018, we turned our gaze south for inspiration from The Texas Tribune.  The Tribune is a member-supported, digital, nonpartisan news organization that has changed the narrative about the news business. While legacy newspapers around the country shrink, consolidate and even disappear, the Tribune has […]

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From the Editor: It’s a wonderful life, or at least a well-informed life, that enjoys local journalism. Help us keep it alive.

In the classic Christmas movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” George Bailey is given the great and terrible gift of seeing what the world would be like if he had never been born. His friendly town of Bedford Falls becomes the cold, hard Pottersville, where unrestrained greed and power create a dystopian nightmare of vice and […]

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Letter from the Editor: One year later, The Colorado Sun has accomplished much. But we still need your help.

One year ago, a group of us stood before cameras and fellow journalists at Denver’s Civic Center park and announced that we had become something that none of us had intended: entrepreneurs and business owners. We were announcing the creation of The Colorado Sun. We created The Sun because we felt we had to, that […]

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From the Editor: Columbine memories bind us together 20 years later, as do the issues that grew out of tragedy

“Have you heard the news?” came the phone call on my day off, my birthday. “There’s been a school shooting.” I learned about the April 20, 1999, shooting at Columbine High School while standing in the parking lot at Target with a new bicycle in the trunk of my car, a gift for my daughter’s […]

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A note from our editor: The Rocky is long gone, but The Colorado Sun and others are rising to fill the gaps

“We hope Coloradans will remember this newspaper fondly from generation to generation, a reminder of Denver’s history — the ambitions, foibles and virtues of its settlers and those who followed. We are confident that you will build on their dreams and find new ways to tell your story.” — From the final edition of The […]