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News about The Colorado Sun

News about The Colorado Sun
News about The Colorado Sun

The Colorado Sun turns 3 — A letter from our editor

Three years after we launched, Colorado's journalist-owned news organization is growing fast while continuing to provide public service, according to an independent audit.

Sun News

Colorado Sun receives Facebook grant to extend statewide outreach

The Facebook Journalism Project awarded The Sun a $20,000 grant to help support digital initiatives

Sun News

Leaving a job you had somewhere you’ve never lived? Take the train to say goodbye.

I rode the rails west to say “bye” to Colorado coworkers I'd never met


Apply for the inaugural Rise and Shine workshop, a free summer camp for students interested in journalism

We want to encourage young Coloradans to pursue future careers in journalism and media, especially students from underrepresented backgrounds.


Colorado Sun with National Trust purchases 24 Front Range newspapers

A note from our editor: We’re proud to ensure that these community newspapers will remain in local hands and continue serving readers from Castle Rock to Brighton and beyond

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Colorado Sun takes home seven first-place awards in four-state Top of the Rockies competition

The Society of Professional Journalists recognized The Sun with 21 awards overall for its coverage of the pandemic, politics and other important news stories

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Colorado Sun adds photojournalist to its expanding team

Olivia Sun is joining The Colorado Sun team as part of the Report for America national service program


The Colorado Sun is growing, with more openings in our newsroom coming soon

The Sun announces the addition of two new reporters and will soon add more positions in a major expansion


From our editor: Like so many, The Colorado Sun had its ups and downs in 2020. Here’s where we are today.

Colorado’s locally owned, independent news source doubled its membership, won a pile of awards and told stories that needed to be told.

Opinion Columns

Colorado Sun selected as a Report for America newsroom partner in 2021

The Sun joins more than 200 newsrooms that have hosted journalists placed by the national service program to report on under-covered issues and communities


From our Editor: The Colorado Sun marks its second anniversary with the debut of a daily podcast

The Daily Sun-Up will be available at 6 a.m. Monday through Friday wherever you get your podcasts. Also, you’re invited to virtually celebrate our anniversary with us.

Opinion Columns

From the editor: Civil is gone, but The Colorado Sun is still rising

The Sun is approaching a major membership milestone, thanks to thousands of new members

Opinion Columns

Colorado Sun wins 10 first-place awards in state press contest, including public service prize

The Sun also wins first place in investigative, education, business, agriculture, health and other categories


Colorado Sun wins 28 awards, including 14 first-place, in Top of the Rockies competition

A letter from the Editor: Thanks, Colorado, for supporting The Sun and allowing us to produce award-winning journalism for you

Opinion Columns

From the Editor: Beyond the what. The Colorado Sun explains why.

Opinion Columns

Colorado Sun, other media outlets seek affidavit for stepmom accused of murdering Gannon Stauch

The document laying out the reasons for Letecia Stauch’s arrest was sealed upon her arrest last week

Crime and Courts

From the Editor: It’s a wonderful life, or at least a well-informed life, that enjoys local journalism. Help us keep it alive.

Don't let more states, cities and towns find out what life is like without reporters hitting the streets.

Opinion Columns

From our editor: We’re stronger together, Colorado. The Colorado Sun offers thanks on its first birthday

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From the Editor: Every week, some readers aren’t happy with us. Here’s why we’re OK with that.

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Letter from the Editor: One year later, The Colorado Sun has accomplished much. But we still need your help.

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