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Colorado Sun Newsletters

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We’re a statewide news outlet providing nonpartisan, paywall-free journalism as part of our mission as a public benefit corporation. We’re owned and operated by Colorado journalists and powered by readers like you!


When: Every weekday morning
Cost: Free!

A guided tour through the best in Colorado journalism. Our staff weaves together a deep look at the hottest topics around. >> Sample


Eric Lubbers


Danika Worthington


“I start my day with the Sunriser newsletter. It keeps me up to date on what’s happening in our beautiful state.”

Reader @coyotea970

When: 6 a.m. daily
Cost: Free!

Don’t need a guide? This email is just a collection of every new headline on The Sun. No fluff, just news. >> Sample

“I love waking up in the morning and seeing the Colorado Sun headlines newsletter in my inbox. I get to start my morning with a digestible, helpful briefing on the latest in state affairs.”

Allyson L., Reader

When: Saturdays
Cost: Free!

Resources and news about
unemployment, jobs, job training,
hiring, labor issues and more. Find out where the jobs are, where they
aren’t and more about the health of Colorado’s economy. >> Sample



During Covid-19, Tamara’s ‘What’s Working’ column helped me through the maze of figuring out filing for unemployment. And then I became hooked on the rest of The Sun’s articles. Thanks!”

Samantha W., Reader


When: Sunday mornings
Cost: Free with Basic+ membership

You’re busy. Slow down with us every Sunday with a magazine-style newsletter that is just the right amount of news, fun and ideas to go with your coffee. >> Sample




“From the plains to the mesa and all points between.”


When: Tuesdays and Fridays
Cost: Free with Premium membership

All politics, no agenda — Colorado’s premier politics newsletter written by The Sun’s award-winning team with breaking exclusive news, insights into the latest happenings and behind-the -scenes looks you can’t get anywhere else. >> Sample

“The Unaffiliated is the best way to make state government (esp. the legislature) accessible.”

Miles B., Member

When: Thursdays
Cost: Free with Premium membership

Colorado’s premier outdoor
industry newsletter by veteran
reporter Jason Blevins. The most
thorough coverage of outdoor
issues, the environment plus insights and serious perspective
on Colorado’s $62 billion
outdoor recreation industry (and
inspiration to get out there to enjoy it). >> Sample

“Jason Blevins’ articles are SUPER USEFUL! Thank you, Jason! I often pass on his articles to local friends.”

A Satisfied Premium Member

When: Wednesdays
Cost: Free with Premium membership

Climate, health and where they intersect. There isn’t a more important topic to cover and veteran reporters Michael Booth and John Ingold bring the latest environmental and health care news with a whole lot of perspective. >> Sample

“Personal health, the health of the great outdoors and the climate of the mind are all bound up tightly in Colorado.”

When: Tuesdays and Fridays
Cost: Free with Premium membership

Get access to veteran writer Mike Littwin‘s columns about Colorado politics, life and more a day before they’re published. >> Sample

“I post Mike Littwin’s columns regularly to my friends across the world.”

Julie R., Member

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