More than 30 people applied to be Denver Public Schools’ new superintendent
The seven-member school board is ultimately responsible for hiring the superintendent. Board members have said they’re aiming to choose a new district leader by June
Hackers try to extort University of Colorado in cyberattack
The attackers have posted small amounts of data on the internet and are threatening to post more if they are not paid
What’s Working: Gig companies want workers back and are paying bonuses in Colorado
Plus: Where to find a job in Colorado, how the unemployed are getting IDme’s attention, and why small businesses shouldn’t wait to apply for another Paycheck Protection loan.
Colorado is in its fourth coronavirus wave as more contagious variants become dominant among cases
“More than 50% of positive cases that are occurring in the state are now due to variants of COVID-19,” Dr. Rachel Herlihy said
Colorado is on track to take its most significant step toward a Front Range passenger train system
Senate Bill 238 would create a special taxation district along the Interstate 25 corridor to fund the initiative
Former state Rep. Rochelle Galindo acquitted of charge that she provided alcohol to a minor
Galindo, a Democrat, stepped down less than a year into her term representing Weld County amid a sexual assault allegation and as Republicans were attempting to recall her
Mark Walter, who owns the Los Angeles Dodgers, is buying up Crested Butte’s downtown buildings
Billionaire has bought several restaurants, bars and shops on Elk Avenue, but he’s not revealing details about his plan for the historic buildings.
Collectibles took off in Colorado during COVID, but it wasn’t just trading cards. A virtual slam dunk sold for five figures.
Coloradans helped fuel the run on digital sports card equivalents called non fungible tokens, crypto art and traditional cards with record numbers. And they're climbing.
Gun control groups are investing millions in Colorado as gun rights spending has dramatically waned
More than $10 million in spending made a difference in upsetting three congressional incumbents over the past decade. State-level allocations also moved the needle.
Colorado Tourism Office boss suddenly shown the door to dismay of officials across the state
During her 6 years at the helm, Cathy Ritter pioneered a national movement toward sustainable tourism. Pat Meyers, Colorado’s new director of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, dismissed her on his first day.
Colorado is expecting another explosive wildfire year, but the state may be more prepared this time
The state’s Wildfire Preparedness Plan, released Thursday, notes that even as 2021 is shaping up to repeat the chaos of last year, agencies are collaborating more and have better support.
President Biden will regulate gun device possibly used in Boulder shooting, make it more difficult to buy
Guns with so-called stabilizing braces will be added to the list of weapons and devices regulated under the National Firearms Act. That means buyers will have pay an extra $200 and submit more identifying information to the government
Colorado already allows prescription drug imports from Canada. Lawmakers want to open it up to more countries.
Colorado and 11 other states want to expand programs to directly import medications, most of which are manufactured in other countries. The law passed in 2019 to allow Canadian imports hasn't yet been implemented.
Thousands of new openings post to Colorado’s official job board each week. Here’s where they come from.
Not all jobs end up on Connecting Colorado. But finding a job or hiring for one in Colorado will always require a multi-search strategy to suss out who’s qualified and what jobs are legit.
Colorado mountain, resort communities are rebounding — and then some — from coronavirus-scarred 2020
Despite grim projections last spring, many of Colorado’s high-country resort communities saw waves of in-state visitors in the fall and early winter fill local coffers.
The best tips from The Colorado Sun’s readers for booking a coronavirus vaccination appointment
The Colorado Sun asked readers to share the tricks, hacks and gambits that have worked for them to get a COVID-19 shot. Here’s what they told us.
Colorado is on track to give teens three free therapy sessions to help them cope with coronavirus
House Bill 1258 sets aside $9 million for the historic effort that would be available for Coloradans 18 and under through June 2022
Black, Hispanic people disadvantaged in Denver courts, study of felony cases shows
No racial disparities were found in plea agreements. But more Black people faced charges that Denver prosecutors later found there was not enough evidence to support.
Study: Drought-breaking rains more rare, erratic in Colorado and the West
The consequences of the intense dry periods that pummeled the Rocky Mountains and the Colorado Plateau were severe — more intense and dangerous wildfires, parched croplands and not enough vegetation to support livestock and wildlife. And it's getting worse.
A tiny Colorado town’s fundraising whirlwind makes a $535,000 football field a reality
On the parched southern Colorado range, Branson's “worst field in America” will be transformed into a showcase facility in time for next season