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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Colorado’s avalanche season claimed 8 lives. Experts say there’s much to learn from how they died.

The conditions during the historic 2018-2019 snow season left behind damage so mysterious that it's still being sorted through

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Colorado’s drought is at its lowest level in at least 19 years

The U.S. Drought Monitor released a report Thursday showing that just roughly eight square miles in Colorado -- or 0.01 percent of the state -- is under abnormal dryness. And that might just be from a map-drawing error.

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While the Trump administration backtracks, Colorado is plowing forward on transgender rights

State reforms were propelled in Colorado by advocates who accuse the federal government of “erasing” trans people