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Author Todd Fahnestock wrote “The Undying Man” for one really compelling reason: his fans

Hutchins’ year in review: Here’s what happened in Colorado’s media world in 2020

Good riddance to a bad year of layoffs, furloughs and further cuts. But it also saw greater collaboration.

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.

Somehow, by the grace of God, I weathered the most recent coronavirus storm

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

The 25 most-read Colorado Sun stories of 2020

Articles about coronavirus dominated the list, but Sun investigations and stories about the outdoor industry also were highly viewed

What’d I Miss?: A mental math Merry Christmas

There’s a term for people like us who can afford to take things in stride: pandemic spoiled

Christmas Eve with grumpy grandchildren inspired Natli VanDerWerken to write her book

With family tempers rising, the author sat in her living room and restored calm with a magical tale that became "WindRunner," one in a series of novels

In “That’s How It Is,” poet Jared Smith celebrates the struggle and dignity of the American worker

From traveling to all 50 states to a wide-ranging work history -- including as an advisor to President Clinton -- the author's life experience laid a broad foundation for his writing

What’d I Miss?: Denver’s El Chapultepec and all that jazz

Drew Litton: Colorado’s coronavirus cabin fever

Jim Morrissey: Forget Colorado’s vaccine logistics plan. Just call Santa.

This smooth operator met an unfortunate end — but the author made out OK

From hundreds of entries, only one 6-word mystery could take the grand prize in the Rocky Mountain Mystery Writers of America chapter's fourth annual contest

In “To Walk Humbly,” a historical novel, the Ku Klux Klan’s influence is on display

Author Laurie Marr Wasmund invokes 1920s Denver landmarks in an excerpt where the Klan appeals to the business interests of prospective members

Laurie Marr Wasmund watched a single volume of her historical novel blossom into a trilogy

The author of "To Walk Humbly" mixed Colorado's real-life heroes and villains of the 1920s with fictional characters in this final installment of the White Winter Trilogy

Drew Litton: Colorado’s own family feud

What’d I Miss?: Denver’s mayor as unreliable narrator

In “Sweet Twisted Pine,” a man on a quest to find his missing sister struggles to adapt to the Old West

Author Lori Hodges introduces readers to an eastern transplant who has been making progress -- until he's introduced to a frightened porcupine

Jim Morrissey: Colorado restaurants get short end

Drew Litton: A (short) Colorado Christmas list

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