Colorado recently released a new plan to address behavioral health care across the state. The behavioral health blueprint will streamline care and put people first, said Gov. Jared Polis.
NewsToday on Colorado Edition: We get an update on the migratory bird deaths across the Southwest. We’ll also learn more about metropolitan districts in Northern Colorado and we’ll hear the latest on a new state plan to transform Colorado’s behavioral health system. Plus, we look at new COVID-19 modeling.
NewsGov. Jared Polis announced mandatory furloughs of state workers due to pandemic-related budget cuts and warned Tuesday about a third wave of coronavirus outbreaks if the state’s upward trend continues.
HealthCU Boulder sophomores Adacia Solomon and Taylor Stranberg both tested positive for COVID-19 in early September. They joined KUNC’s Colorado Edition to reflect on the experience.
PoliticsGroups opposing a proposed third-trimester abortion ban in Colorado are ratcheting up their efforts following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for fear that a newly comprised U.S. Supreme Court could uphold Proposition 115.
PoliticsCounty clerks and their election teams are responsible for making sure ballots get counted in November. Clerks across Northern Colorado say they’re ready as the election nears and concerns about mailed ballots and misinformation get louder.
Mountain West News
HealthRetailer CVS announced plans last week to double its COVID-19 drive-through test sites at locations across the U.S., including in two Mountain West states — New Mexico and Nevada.
HealthThe Mountain West states have disproportionately high rates of deaths by suicide. Now, researchers are calling for guidelines on how to alert schools that their students may be at risk.
NewsA federal program called Pandemic EBT has been a lifeline for many low-income families recently. But unless Congress acts, it’ll expire at the end of the month.
CommunityI’m about three miles from the Colorado border and the sound of nearly a hundred black cattle crying and moving across this high desert valley is overwhelming. Dust kicks up from the animals’ hooves as men and women on horseback whistle and hoot, keeping them in line. Gray cattle dogs stalk the herd, rushing in and nipping the heels of any stragglers.
CommunityIt’s evening and my hands are cold writing this. I’m in the high country again – finally! I’m a few miles north of the Colorado border at a campsite near the North Platte river. I’m surrounded by short pines, low mountains and aspen trees turning gold with the fall.
KUNC's Colorado Edition
KUNC Investigates: Ketamine in Colorado
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- Medics In Colorado Dosed 902 People With Ketamine For 'Excited Delirium' In 2.5 Years
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