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Durango’s end run around its ‘orphan county’ problem gives residents access...

TV viewers in some parts of Colorado actually escaped the bombardment of ads during the recently wrapped-up election. Residents of Durango in La Plata...

Proposed “red flag” law introduced with bipartisan support but dies in...

This story was updated on May 8 to indicate that the bill died in the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee.  State lawmakers introduced...

Littwin: How mentally ill do you have to be in America...

The more we learn about mass shooter Matthew Riehl, the clearer it becomes that he had very serious mental health issues that were well...

Meet Colorado’s resident expert on early childhood mental health

Jordana Ash holds a job that doesn’t exist in most states. She’s Colorado’s director of early childhood mental health — a position created three years...

Letter outlines how the AHCA would affect Coloradans with disabilities

A network of civil rights advocates is warning Coloradans how the healthcare bill being debated in Congress would play out for people with disabilities. "We...

A mental health crisis coverup in Colorado jails

  Around 100 mentally ill inmates are waiting in jail for psychiatric treatment, some for as long as six months, before their cases can be...

Colorado ‘Parent’s Bill of Rights’ draws nod in Senate after heated...

The bill was amended by Democrats to decriminalize school counseling without consent.

#Coleg notebook: Politics turns concealed carry debate upside down

Republicans won't cotton to efforts to improve efficiency of background checks  The Joint Budget Committee is the newsmaker committee so far this session. Republicans are...

Lawmakers decide how to spend pot tax cash; RMGO knows how...

Notes from the final fugue, a.k.a. the 115th day of the 2014 legislative session

Lawmaker will seek to abolish solitary confinement for mentally ill prisoners

State Sen. Jessie Ulibarri, D-Adams County, is sponsoring a bill to find alternatives to the use of so-called administrative segregation for prisoners who have been diagnosed with one of a wide array of serious psychological disorders.