COLab partner newsrooms are becoming stronger as we work together to tell stories that would otherwise go untold, host training and share best practices. Below we share some of the ways that happens.

John Ferrugia joins COLab’s team!

Dear reader,  I am thrilled to announce that John Ferrugia has joined the COLab staff to help us strengthen news throughout Colorado.  John has won more professional honors than any other investigative

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Help and Hope for Mental Health

Coloradans joined in a statewide conversation on mental health during these challenging times. 9News and the rest of the Colorado News Collaborative presented a one-hour statewide conversation about mental health as

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Colorado’s Quietest Police Killing

Dear reader,  The people of Kiowa County woke Wednesday morning to an edition of their local newspaper unlike any other.  The cover story, “Three Bullets to the Back,” is a deep investigative

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Working Together to Do Better

Dear reader, I want to introduce you to Alfonzo Porter. He is the thoughtful and talented editor of Denver Urban Spectrum, which serves the city’s Black community. But he is much more

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Silver Linings

Dear reader, Has this happened to you? I’ve now lost track of the number of times I’ve uttered “What an unbelievable year!” or some variation of that. But today, I’m

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Finding Connection

Dear reader,  We at COLab think a lot — one could say “obsessively” — about readers, listeners and viewers of local news. We think about people we know and whom

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