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  • How do I become a member?

It’s simple! Just visit to become a member. If you are having problems signing up, that link should work best. You can get support at

  • Can I pay for a membership by check?


Visit to see our annual membership rates. Then make out a check payable to The Colorado Sun with your email address in the note line so we can activate your account. Send the check to The Colorado Sun, 110 16th Street, Suite 1400, Denver, CO, 80202. 

We will let you know when we’ve received your payment and your membership account is activated.

Become a Colorado Sun member, starting at just $5 a month.

  • What if I need help with my membership account? How do I know if I have a membership?

First, try clicking on the small sun in the right-hand corner of the screen. There you can log into your account and check out your membership information — how much you’re paying, when you subscribed, etc.

There you can also upgrade your account.

If you are having billing problems or have questions about payment, email for the fastest remedy and response.

  • What if I need to update my credit card information? 

You can update your credit card information on your membership account at

  • What if I want to upgrade my membership level to get your politics newsletter, The Unaffiliated, or otherwise?

You can upgrade your membership at

  • How do I apply a discount code?

Click on the “Have a discount code?” button at the top of the membership rates page. Input the code before you put your credit card number in.

If you have an issue with a discount code, please email for the fastest remedy and response.

  • What if I need a receipt?

Email and we will get one to you ASAP.

  • How do I get my newspaper?

The Colorado Sun is a digital-only news service right now, so there is no print edition.

If you are trying to keep up with our stories, the best way is through our daily newsletter that has all of our headlines from the past 24 hours. You can sign up at

Or subscribe to our five-day-a-week newsletter, The Sunriser, at Otherwise, visit our website each morning — and check back throughout the day — for fresh stories.

You can also keep up with The Sun on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or via Apple News.

The Colorado Sun partners with news outlets across the state, so you might see one of our stories in a print edition of, say, The Aspen Times, The Coloradoan, The Vail Daily or The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.

  • I signed up for The Sunriser/The Unaffiliated/The Headlines/The Outsider but I’m not receiving it.

First, check that you are subscribed to The Sunriser and The Headlines by visiting

For The Unaffiliated and The Outsider newsletters, you must be a Newsletters+ member to receive it. You can upgrade your membership to receive those newsletters at

For more information on how to get or upgrade to get The Unaffiliated and The Outsider, click on the following pages:

It also might be that our newsletters are landing in your spam or junk folder. Good news: There is an easy fix!

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Simply find one of our emails in your junk/spam folder and make the sender — — a contact. That will prevent our newsletters from ever ending up in your spam inbox again.

You can also drag our emails out of your “Updates” folder into your main folder in Gmail. A video showing you how is below.


  • Do you have an app?

Not yet. The good news is there is a very easy way to get Colorado Sun stories on your phone or tablet.

For iPhone/iPad users:

For Android users:

  • Will you all be on Apple News anytime soon?

Yes, we are on Apple News. On your phone, tap or follow the instructions in the video below.

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  • Why aren’t there comments available on stories?

We are working on making comments available to our paying members. You can become a member here. Until then, you can discuss stories with other Sun readers on our Facebook page.

  • How are you guys funded?

We are fortunate to have backing from Civil to get off the ground, but moving forward we will rely on reader support (through paid memberships) and sponsorshops.

You can read about our ethics policy at

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  • How do I become a Colorado Sun sponsor?

Email for rates.

  • How do I submit a letter to the editor?

Send your letter/s to

  • How else can I get in touch with The Sun?

You can find email addresses for our reporters on our about us page.

Otherwise, please send a note to and we will make sure your note gets to the appropriate person. You can also reach us at

We believe vital information needs to be seen by the people impacted, whether it’s a public health crisis, investigative reporting or keeping lawmakers accountable. This reporting depends on support from readers like you.