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At least 70% of residents in 12 Colorado counties — including Denver, Boulder and Jefferson — are vaccinated

Sixteen counties have less than 40% of their eligible population vaccinated


LIVE BLOG: Final days of the Colorado 2021 legislative session


Denver removes capacity limits for large outdoor events, including Coors Field and Red Rocks

A new public health order that takes effect on Tuesday and runs through July 1 also drops regulations for indoor events up to 1,999 people


Apply for the inaugural Rise and Shine workshop, a free summer camp for students interested in journalism

We want to encourage young Coloradans to pursue future careers in journalism and media, especially students from underrepresented backgrounds.


Colorado sheriff’s deputy is in serious condition after “ambush” shooting, suspect is dead

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says the deputy was shot several times while responding to a theft in progress around 3 a.m. just south of Limon. The deputy was taken to a Denver-area hospital for treatment.

Crime and Courts

Colorado will begin offering on-site vaccine clinics at workplaces

The idea is to increase the state's inoculation rates, which haven't been rising as quickly in recent weeks as supply begins to outpace demand


39-year-old woman dies in suspected bear attack near Durango

The last fatal bear attack in Colorado happened in 2009


Colorado Sun takes home seven first-place awards in four-state Top of the Rockies competition

The Society of Professional Journalists recognized The Sun with 21 awards overall for its coverage of the pandemic, politics and other important news stories

Sun News

Colorado Sun adds photojournalist to its expanding team

Olivia Sun is joining The Colorado Sun team as part of the Report for America national service program


REPLAY: The Colorado Sun hosts a discussion on the state’s transportation-funding future

You can watch the event live on our Facebook page or register to participate on Zoom


REPLAY: A conversation with Pat Schroeder


Colorado to offer walk-in coronavirus vaccinations at three sites

The dozens of other vaccination sites in Colorado will continue to operate on an appointment-only basis


Air France will launch a Denver-Paris flight in July

The new route is a sign that Denver will be able to continue expanding its international connections despite a global slump in air travel during the pandemic


SunLit Interview: Bravery set Michael Chowdry apart, says his wife and biographer

Linda Chowdry describes a man unafraid to take chances in his life -- from leaving Pakistan, to starting a business, to creating success from failure


Grocery store workers. The son of refugees. A soon-to-be grandfather: These are the 10 people killed in the Boulder King Soopers shooting

When a gunman opened fire in a King Soopers in Boulder on Monday, 10 lives were cut short

Crime and Courts

Weekend snowstorm, at 27.1 inches, was Denver’s 4th largest dating back 140 years

The weekend snowstorm closed roads, shut down Denver International Airport for two days, and kept schools, businesses and governments closed on Monday


The Colorado Sun is growing, with more openings in our newsroom coming soon

The Sun announces the addition of two new reporters and will soon add more positions in a major expansion


2 Pueblo County sheriff’s deputies shot while trying to confront man making threats

Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor said both wounded deputies are expected to fully recover.

Crime and Courts

The 25 most-read Colorado Sun stories of 2020

Articles about coronavirus dominated the list, but Sun investigations and stories about the outdoor industry also were highly viewed


Colorado Sun selected as a Report for America newsroom partner in 2021

The Sun joins more than 200 newsrooms that have hosted journalists placed by the national service program to report on under-covered issues and communities

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