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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.
Colorado News
  • Politics
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at the age of 87. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacant just weeks before the election, raising speculation about whether a new justice will be appointed before Nov. 3. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that the Senate will vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee, causing national attention to turn to contested Senate races, like the one right here in Colorado.
  • Health
    The 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.
  • News
    Today on Colorado Edition: We look at how Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death could reshape Colorado’s Senate race, and we learn about the National Popular Vote compact. We’ll also hear more about how votes are counted at the county level, and we check in with Nate Hegyi of the Mountain West Bureau about his journey through the region to speak with voters ahead of November.
  • News
    People gathered at the Colorado state Capitol in Denver on Saturday to protest the filing of felony charges against several leaders of racial justice demonstrations.
  • Arts & Life
    Residue is not a happy movie. But it is a beautiful film, and a touching one from a young first-time Black director, Merawi Gerima who grew up in Washington, D.C. but has Ethiopian roots.
Mountain West News
  • Community
    I’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.
  • Community
    It’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.