Nick Bales, 17, pictured in his senior photo this year. Nick took his own life Sept. 29 after battling depression for years. The Arapahoe High School student lost three friends to suicide before he died. (Photo provided by Bales family)

“He seemed to have it all”: Arapahoe High School senior’s suicide rattles emotionally fatigued, frightened community

Colorado’s teen suicide rates have reached a “crisis” level

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Ski Cooper’s expanded expert terrain, financial vibrancy reveals model for nonprofit ski area management

Think of Ski Cooper as the craft-beer of Colorado's ski industry, said Dan Torsell, the area's general manager

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The Witches of Manitou Springs: History, hysteria and wand-waving Wiccans behind a stubborn urban myth

Focus on the Family is concerned enough to issue a warning, but it’s tough to actually track down someone practicing magick in the shadow of Pikes Peak

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Electric-vehicle makers want to sell directly to Coloradans. Dealers say that’s a “solution in search of a problem.”

Senate Bill 167 would let all makers of EVs, including Ford, sell their electric SUVs directly to customers, bypassing dealerships