A newly built home is visible behind burnt trees that have yet to be removed in Black Forest, on Aug. 8, 2018. (John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

Black Forest has rebuilt after the fire that gutted it. But is it at risk of being destroyed again?

After another brutal fire season, more Colorado communities are discovering the long road to recovery

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Most money spent in the child welfare system comes after kids are in foster care. What if that’s backwards?

A multi-county, privately funded project aims to flip the system to prevent kids from needing services in the first place.

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“You would think it’s the opposite”: The average age of fatal avalanche victims is on the rise

The "terror management" theory suggests some older people take more risks as they confront mortality