Posted inBook Excerpts, SunLit

SunLit Special: “Something Like Treason” tells a bizarre Colorado-based story of WWII

Editor’s note: This passage from “Something Like Treason” tells the true story of a U.S. Army company, based in the Colorado mountains, designed as a landing spot for misfits, including men who were alienated, brilliant, suspected of harboring anti-American sentiment — or gay. Led by the only American soldier convicted of treason in the U.S. […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: Son of a 10th Mountain Division ski trooper on why the CORE Act matters

Tuesday brought an important moment for public lands protection in Colorado with the announcement of the reintroduction of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act, and it is time for Congress finally passes this important piece of legislation.  The CORE Act was reintroduced by Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Joe Neguse and was co-sponsored […]

Posted inArts, Business, Politics and Government

Jared Polis touts military projects as he tries to lure national museum and Space Command to Colorado

The military is the third largest economic driver in Colorado, and Gov. Jared Polis wants to make it even more prominent. The Democrat is trumpeting an effort to lure the National Medal of Honor Museum to Denver, offering state land near the Capitol as a location, and working with Colorado’s congressional delegation to land the […]