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A Colorado journalist’s secret: While covering the state Capitol, he was...

In June, I shared a story about a KUSA 9News TV reporter in Denver who went on camera to talk about his personal struggle with mental health...

The race for this suburban state Senate seat presents challenges for...

State Rep. Brittany Pettersen sat before an 18-member state legislative committee to present a package of bills she helped write aimed at creating more...

When private pain becomes a community problem

On a brisk, sunny day in mid-October, I drove through the affluent suburbs of Craig, Colorado, to a cottage-style house, where I’d been invited...

A community curbs pain pill abuse, but heroin addiction grows

In December 2014, as snow clung to the San Luis Valley in southwestern Colorado, nurses in the community helped deliver four babies that tested positive...

Denver Drug Court Second Chance: From Addict to Magistrate

Alby Zweig knows what it’s like to need a heroin fix so badly you’re willing to pawn your parents’ stereo to score it. He gets what it means to be so strung out on cocaine you’re convinced police are hiding under your house.