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Get a Sun membership for yourself (or as a gift) and you’ll be entered in a drawing for 2 passes to Aspen

Good morning, readers! We’re smack in the middle of two important seasons: holiday and ski. So to celebrate both, we’re going to have a little drawing. Starting right now through noon on Sunday, Dec. 23, every new membership (including gift memberships) to The Colorado Sun will be eligible to win two passes to Aspen Snowmass’ […]

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Online retailers get another reprieve from collecting sales taxes in Colorado

Online retailers selling in Colorado got a reprieve from the state’s messy sales-tax collection rules until at least May 31. This is the second time the state Revenue Department has extended the deadline, this time to allow the legislature to attempt to simplify and streamline the process for collecting and remitting online sales taxes. “As […]

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Jared Polis Promise Tracker: A look at the progress on his 2018 campaign pledges

Democrat Jared Polis took office Jan. 8, 2019, with an ambitious agenda and plenty of campaign promises to keep More than 125, by our count. To track them, The Colorado Sun launched an accountability project — The Polis Promise Tracker — the day after the 2018 election. His promises include major policy goals, such as […]

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A comprehensive look at everything that happened on Colorado’s Election Day 2018 as it unfolded

The Colorado Sun kept track of Colorado’s 2018 Election Day in a live blog. Here’s what happened:  Democrat declares victory in attorney general’s race, but Republican rival hasn’t conceded Democrat Phil Weiser declared victory in the attorney general’s race just after 11 p.m. Tuesday, as preliminary results showed him with a narrow win. The unofficial […]

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Here’s how to get involved with suicide prevention, or find help

“We Are Stronger,” a community event organized by Littleton Public Schools to learn about the suicide-prevention program, Sources of Strength, Oct. 29, 7-8:30 p.m., South Fellowship Church. SafeTALK, training about how to talk to people about thoughts of suicide and connect them to professional support, Oct. 26, 8-11 a.m., must pre-register with Littleton Public Schools. […]

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The Colorado Sun and ProPublica want to hear about your voting problems

Colorado’s 3 million-plus mail-in ballots are en route to most voters as Election Day approaches. But with renewed scrutiny around voting rights and security, keeping an eye on the process is part of any good journalistic endeavor. The Sun is part of ProPublica’s Electionland project, a collaboration of newsrooms around the country tracking voting problems […]