Posted inCOVID, Health, News, Politics and Government

Metro counties drop stay-at-home orders for one issued by state of Colorado

Three public health departments that on Wednesday issued stay-at-home orders for 2.5 million Front Range residents rescinded them on Thursday, saying they conflict with the statewide order issued by Gov. Jared Polis. The directors of Boulder County Public Health, Jefferson County Public Health and Tri-County Health Department said their organizations, representing five metro Denver counties, […]

Posted inNews, Politics and Government

Here are the big ideas that Gov. Jared Polis and Colorado lawmakers pitched for the 2020 session

By Erica Breunlin, Jennifer Brown, Moe Clark, John Ingold and Jesse PaulThe Colorado Sun From mental health to teacher pay, Colorado’s leaders are exploring innovative ideas to tackle the state’s biggest challenges. Gov. Jared Polis and four state lawmakers pitched their ideas Tuesday at the Big Ideas Forum hosted by The Colorado Sun, CBS4 and […]

Posted inBusiness, Coloradans, Crime and Courts, Education, Environment, Health, News, Politics and Government, Technology, Transportation

WATCH: Gov. Jared Polis and Colorado lawmakers pitch their big ideas for the 2020 legislative session

Gov. Jared Polis and a bipartisan group of state lawmakers are presenting their policy goals for the 2020 legislative session Tuesday evening at The Colorado Sun’s Big Ideas Forum at the University of Denver. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Cable Center at DU. Come back to this page Tuesday evening to find […]

Posted inColoradans, Environment, Outdoors

Colorado is trying to get drivers off I-70 by busing skiers to the slopes. Will it work?

Driving on Interstate 70 up to Colorado’s mountains on a winter weekend can be its own kind of hell. You spend a lot of time in traffic. You might do some screaming. And if you’re especially unlucky, you’re stuck alongside Loveland Ski Area near the Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnels watching people ski and snowboard while […]

Posted inSunLit, SunLit Interviews

These award-winning Colorado authors offer their picks to kickstart your 2020 reading list

The 2019 literary year was another outstanding one for Colorado authors, and here at SunLit we captured a lot of the great books that won prestigious awards, and offered both excerpts and insight into these talented writers. And while you’re certainly welcome to take a look back through the archives of excerpts and author interviews, […]