News and Feature Journalism

Peter Jones speaks with U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyo. Scroll down page to read story.

Peter Jones has written award-winning stories on news, politics, business and culture for many Colorado newspapers and magazines, including 5280, The Colorado Statesman (now Colorado Politics), Colorado Daily and Colorado Community Media, as well as for National Public Radio, Colorado Public Radio, The Christian Science Monitor and International Business Times, among many others. He was also an assignment editor for Advantage Informatics, a full-service media content vendor. Click on images to read print stories.

Who shot JFK? (and Marina Oswald’s mysterious screen test?)

Beatles on the Rocks

She’s Sgt. Pepper’s not-so-lonely album-cover designer

Republican autopsies? Why elect a coroner?

A Farewell to Arms: The Don Becker Story

To hear Peter Jones’s radio interview with the late Don Becker about his mental illness, visit the Prove It! page.

 If these blocks could talk ..

Name your own price for pot?

Protesting the Democratic National Convention

Ghosts in the fondue at Littleton’s favorite haunt

The transpiring story of a girl named Coy

Forget your metaphorical mountains, meet one-lung Sean Swarner

Survival of a family … and one hell of a smooth Holocaust survivor

Humor and the Holocaust survival story of Jack Adler

From Cuba to Hollywood, 86-year-old adventurer jumps for joy
Alfred Packer, Arnold Palmer and other oddities of Arapahoe County history

UFOs over south metro Denver

Redefining the free lunch

In debt with Alan Simpson

Don’t forget Tacoma, Kingsman, Barstow, San Bernardino …

A shave and a haircut (and Playboy magazine)

Grading the standardized test

The pains of a growing city Part 1

The pains of a growing city Part 2

Idea! Centennial’s got ’em

‘It’s like a Jerry Springer story …’

Thou hast seen nothing yet, Sancho Panza

Legalized pot divides Republicans

Series: GOP Arapahoe County has got the blues Part 1

Series: County blues Part 2

Series: County blues Part 3

Between a rock and a hard place

Meet the real ‘modern family’

Colorado Statesman: A new face for the Republican Party

Cowboys, Indians, fools’ gold and fools

Mile High City Bomber!

Colorado is not smokin’

… and it ain’t fu’in around when it comes to license plates

Eminent domania!

A first for winter burning bans

The disgraced county clerk who won’t go away