Sara Wilson, Colorado Newsline

Sara Wilson, Colorado Newsline

Sara Wilson covers state government, Colorado's congressional delegation, energy and other stories for Newsline. She formerly was a reporter for The Pueblo Chieftain, where she covered politics and government in southern Colorado. Wilson earned a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University, and as a student she reported on Congress and other federal beats in Washington, D.C.

Club Q shooter pleads guilty, sentenced to life in prison

By: - June 27, 2023

The person accused of killing five people at an LGBTQ night club in Colorado Springs in November pleaded guilty Monday to five counts of first-degree murder and 46 counts of attempted first-degree murder and will spend the rest of their life in prison. Anderson Lee Aldrich, 23, was sentenced to five consecutive terms of life […]

‘Sickening and devastating’: Colorado leaders react to Club Q shooting

By: - November 22, 2022

As details of the mass shooting at Club Q emerged on Sunday, Colorado officials expressed shock and grief, with some directly acknowledging the shooting’s impact on the LGBTQ community while others stuck to the rhetoric of “thoughts and prayers.” The shooting, which took place at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs late Saturday night, left […]

Landmark bill affirming abortion rights signed into law by Colorado Gov. Polis

By: - April 5, 2022

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law on Monday that codifies a person’s right to have an abortion, as the fate of Roe v. Wade hangs in the balance and as conservative state legislatures pass significant abortion restrictions. “It’s likely only a matter of time that the federal protections at the Supreme Court […]

U.S. Supreme Court will hear case over whether web designer can deny service to gay couples

By: - February 23, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a Colorado case over whether the state’s anti-discrimination law can compel a Christian graphic designer to create wedding websites for same-sex couples, even if doing so contradicts her religious viewpoint. The court will consider the case, 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis, later this year. It will specifically […]