Posted inEnvironment, News, Outdoors

Wolf reintroduction happened so fast in Montana and Idaho, the states are expanding hunting. Here’s what Colorado can learn.

KALISPELL, Montana — The gray wolf population is robust enough in Montana that officials are preparing to extend hunting season on the state’s most controversial animals and allow snare traps that grab them by the neck. And in next-door Idaho, where hunting and trapping season is pretty much year-round, hunters can use night-vision goggles and […]

Posted inSunLit, SunLit Interviews

For Colorado author Jody Pritzl, curiosity and years of persistence collided with Christmas nostalgia

Jody Pritzl is the author of the book, “Immigrants, Ornaments and Legacies -A Story of American Made Glass Christmas Ornaments.” A student of the past, Jody subscribed to her first history magazine at age 11. For the 2019 published Christmas book, Jody spent hours at the Denver public libraries and at the Rakow Research Library in […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: A road trip through waves of grain, COVID and political storms

Like the nation, I’ve rolled up some serious, politically charged pandemic miles in recent months, days, minutes….  So let’s talk road trips, truly a great American pastime. I put 14,000 miles total on four different vehicles in the middle of a surging COVID-19 crisis and weird demonstrations of calamitous climate change. Oh yeah, the seemingly […]

Posted inOpinion, Write On, Colorado

The coronavirus confronts each of us with a question: What’s essential?

Yesterday my Twitter feed included a post from a connection enthusiastically supporting the announcement that New Jersey would include liquor stores in its list of essential services, allowing them to stay open during the stay-at-home order. In addition to a chuckle, it got me thinking about determinations of essential services and about my two-year, and […]

Posted inBook Excerpts, SunLit

Paranoia, a dark past and a face on a dating app add new twists to a tale inspired by a real-life crime

Carter Wilson is the USA Today and #1 Denver Post bestselling author of six critically acclaimed, standalone psychological thrillers, as well as numerous short stories. He is an ITW Thriller Award finalist, a three-time winner of the Colorado Book Award, and his novels have received multiple starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal. Carter lives in […]