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Chhun Sun


Chhun Sun covers high school sports, public safety, and general assignments for The Gazette. The Thailand-born, Cambodian-American joined the newspaper's staff in 2015. He previously worked at publications in California, Utah, Washington and the countries of Cambodia and Azerbaijan. He can be reached at or by phone at 719-636-0235. Follow him on Twitter at @chhunsun.

Katie Barr. Photo courtesy of Fremont County Sheriff's Office.
Sunrise from the summit of Pikes Peak, looking southeast, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (Courtesy of City of Colorado Springs)
7-Eleven clerk Carrie Erickson told Gazette news partner KKTV that she thought about her children when the man ordered her "to give him everything." (Courtesy of KKTV)
Two-year-old Nain Dominguez was found Sunday morning with life-threatening injuries, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. The scene is still under investigation by the El Paso County Sheriff's Dept. at the Stratmoor Valley Trailhead and Park where the little boy disappeared and was found early Sunday morning. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
A recently fired construction worker was apparently motivated by revenge when he attacked his former boss Saturday night at the Best Inn Hotel at 3920 N. Nevada Ave.