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Dome of Colorado state Capitol building on July 21, 2018. (Jeremy Martinez, Special to The Colorado Sun)

How to get The Unaffiliated

The Unaffiliated is Colorado’s premiere politics newsletter by The Colorado Sun’s experienced staff. In it, they break exclusive news, decode the latest happenings and provide behind-the-scenes looks you can’t get anywhere else. It comes out on Tuesdays and Fridays.

The Unaffiliated is just one of the perks of being a premium member of The Colorado Sun and those membership dollars will help us serve Colorado with the journalism it deserves.

Below, you can find instructions on how to get The Unaffiliated (and The Outsider, our premium outdoors newsletter). If you have any questions about the process, please email for assistance.

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Not a member yet?

➡️ Head to

➡️ Choose any of the following membership levels.

➡️ Once you’ve submitted your payment and verified your email address head to or click the Sun logo in the bottom right corner of the site and click “Manage Newsletters,” then check the box for The Outside and click “Update Preferences.”

Existing basic member looking to upgrade?

➡️ Click here to open your account preferences (or click the sun in the bottom-right corner or the “My Membership” link in the top navigation bar).

➡️ Follow the instructions in the screen capture below (Click Manage Subscription -> Switch Plan -> Scroll down to “Upgrade Plan”). You will be immediately charged a prorated amount for the remainder of your billing month, then your chosen membership level will renew automatically every month.

➡️ Once upgraded, go back to your settings and opt-in to get The Outside and/or The Unaffiliated, our premium politics newsletter.

Existing Newsletter+ Member?

➡️ Log in to your account and click “Manage Newsletters” then opt-in to The Outside and/or The Unaffiliated.