Unusual architecture, like the Daniel Libeskind-designed Hamilton wing of the Denver Art Museum, is designed to excite. But Denver architect Don Ruggles worries the odd angles and sharp points of some contemporary architecture is so disorienting that it can have a dangerous impact on our health. (Marvin Anani, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Is Denver’s contemporary architecture killing us?

Denver architect Don Ruggles worries that the odd angles and sharp points meant to excite are also causing neuroaesthetic problems. "This is a public-health issue, not a style issue."

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High school can be rough. These Colorado teens are making it easier for their peers to get help.

In a state with an alarming youth suicide rate and a persistent hunger for prevention strategies, the vouchers represent a student-driven effort to broaden access to mental health services

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Colorado gun stores still sell high-capacity magazines despite 2013 law banning them

Magazines that hold more than 15 rounds of ammunition are still being sold in Colorado. Legislators thought that they banned them, but gun store employees describe a loophole in the law.

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Colorado cities want to embrace “gentle density” of granny flats, but they’re hitting speed bumps

Could accessory dwelling units — no matter what you call them — ease Colorado's urban housing crisis and help homeowners navigate gentrification?