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‘Nothing makes me feel safe.’ How Colorado educators and parents are...

Teachers recalled painful conversations with their students, and parents described tears during morning drop-off. One educator confided that friends are buying her a Kevlar...

The Indy 500: “I always knew this would happen.”

The chatter from the stream of families leaving the Northridge Recreation Center — for today, a family reunification hub — was disturbing, and not...

The Indy 500: A manhunt, a suicide and the echoes of...

I'm still thinking today about the woman/girl/teenager who turned the Front Range upside down with her apparent obsession with the Columbine High School massacre...

News Poetry: Seventeen lines for Parkland

After seventeen Comes eighteen And the students Feel the strength Of their years, Armed with ballots Not bullets. Greedy geriatrics Will be free To golf every day As a new generation Nails their diplomas On Washington’s...

An unlikely firebrand

Saturday came and went, marking the day a year ago that 20 students and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook. For Jane Dougherty of Littleton, this week marks an anniversary of a different kind – a year since she got her politics.

Arapahoe shooter: An AP student who cracked jokes

“I knew him, I mean I knew him personally,” said an Arapahoe High School senior. “We had AP History together and he was always cracking jokes, annoying the teacher. He seemed like a nice enough guy.”

Another tragedy — and the tragic feeling that never goes away

A New York Times reporter tweets that it's hard to find a reporter working in Colorado who hasn't had to rush off to the scene of a shooting. It feels all too familiar. Worse, it's a feeling that never seems to go away.