A volunteer marks a vehicle in support of the proposed Douglas County bond and mill levy override after school in Highlands Ranch this month. The measures are among about 40 from school districts on ballots across Colorado this fall. (Kim Mecham, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado is near the bottom of states in school funding. That’s why there are nearly 40 bond and mill levy override questions on ballots this fall.

From new buildings to mental health counselors to teacher pay increases, schools have a growing list of needs for more cash

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Witnesses saw low-flying plane bank sharply before Broomfield crash that killed two, NTSB says

John Campbell, 58, and Tobias Campbell, 20, died in the crash. Both were from Erie.

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More Colorado ski areas — including Vail, Beaver Creek and Aspen — to open early for 2018-19 season

Ski conditions at Colorado's mountain resorts are the best they've been at this point in the season in years

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Three graphics that explain the 2018 election and Colorado’s political future

In the era of President Donald Trump, the GOP is seeing declines in key Colorado counties, a new analysis by The Colorado Sun shows