In summer 2020, the nation’s attention turned to the killing of a 23-year-old Aurora man. His death prompted a flood of more than 8,500 letters from outside the state of Colorado—all begging Governor Jared Polis for justice. We read every one.
On Monday, the Colorado Sun and the National Trust for Local News announced they had acquired 24 community newspapers in the metro Denver area. Here, 5280 senior staff writer Robert Sanchez recalls what a thrill it was to work for two of them as a teenager growing up in Parker.
As the COVID-19 pandemic raged across Colorado, hundreds of thousands of the state’s schoolchildren were stuck at home, learning in basements and at kitchen tables. What does this past year mean for their futures—and for the future of education in the Centennial State?
On Monday, the Rockies officially sent the superstar third baseman and $50 million to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Austin Gomber and four lightly touted prospects. It’s time for fans to make a stand.
The secretive and controversial data-mining firm moved its headquarters to LoDo earlier this year. And while some city and state government officials lobbied for the relocation, others are furious. Here’s why that should matter to all of us.