Fort Collins

The birds remind us that even in times like this, the natural world is all around

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Opinion
Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Thousands of Colorado workers already earn college credit for their time on the job. But even thousands more could.

While some Colorado higher education institutions grant students credit for their work experience, lawmakers want to formalize the process across schools statewide.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Fort Collins police defend investigation in fatal shooting case, despite errors noted by prosecutors

Evidence problems stopped Finnegan Daly's family from securing a tougher sentence in the Colorado State University student's death

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Want cheaper electricity? Xcel Energy wants to help — if you’re willing to do your laundry at 2 a.m.

Xcel is asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to put all of its residential customers in Colorado on time-of-use rates to blunt the demand for electricity on summer afternoons and early evenings.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

A Fort Collins chocolate maker has the world’s largest selection of single-origin bars, but that’s not its purpose

The craft chocolate world is small, confusing and pricey. But this niche wants to educate consumers about where cacao comes from and how much it really costs to grow beans and make chocolate.

Collections Primary category in which blog post is published

The 25 most read Colorado Sun stories of 2019

These are our stories that received the most readership over the past year, from our investigation into Backcountry.com to coverage of Denver International Airport and environmental issues

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Authorities identify Fort Collins woman killed in backcountry avalanche

Michelle Lindsay, 29, of Fort Collins was buried under snow at Diamond Peak on Sunday

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Fort Collins woman killed in avalanche on Cameron Pass in northern Colorado

It's the first avalanche death this winter season in Colorado, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. Eight people died in slides last snow season.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Gun owner in fatal shooting of CSU student will avoid prison as judge questions botched investigation

After Snapchat image reopened case, Larimer County prosecutors said gaps in the original Fort Collins police investigation hurt attempts to pursue stronger charges.