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How to get The Outsider by Jason Blevins

The Outsider is Colorado’s premiere outdoor industry newsletter by veteran reporter Jason Blevins. In it, he covers the industry from the inside out, plus the fun side of being outdoors in our beautiful state. (Read the first edition for free here)

The Outsider is just one of the perks of being a premium member of The Colorado Sun and those membership dollars will help us serve Colorado with the journalism it deserves.

Below, you can find instructions on how to get The Outsider (and The Unaffiliated, our premium politics newsletter). If you have any questions about the process, please email for assistance.

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Not a member yet?

➡️ Head to

➡️ Choose any of the following membership levels.

➡️ Once you’ve submitted your payment and verified your email address head to or click the Sun logo in the bottom right corner of the site and click “Manage Newsletters,” then check the box for The Outside and click “Update Preferences.”

Existing basic member looking to upgrade?

➡️ Click here to open your account preferences (or click the sun in the bottom-right corner or the “My Membership” link in the top navigation bar).

➡️ Follow the instructions in the screen capture below (Click Manage Subscription -> Upgrade Plan -> Scroll down to “Upgrade Plan”). You will be immediately charged a prorated amount for the remainder of your billing month, then your chosen membership level will renew automatically every month.

➡️ Once upgraded, go back to your settings and opt-in to get The Outside and/or The Unaffiliated, our premium politics newsletter.

Existing Newsletter+ Member?

➡️ Log in to your account and click “Manage Newsletters” then opt-in to The Outside and/or The Unaffiliated.