Democratic nominee for governor Jared Polis takes direction before a debate at CBS 4 Denver's studio in Denver on Oct. 5, 2018. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

It wasn’t just cash: How texting cannabis voters and tech outreach strategies lifted Jared Polis to victory

The Democratic governor-elect employed unique strategies to help drive support and beat his Republican rival in Colorado’s governor’s race

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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

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The 2020 battle to control Colorado’s state Senate is shaping up to be a big money election

Four super PACs tied to Democrats and Republicans in the state legislature and 2020 ballot committees reported millions in donations in the latest reports