The logo for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, which administers Medicaid in the state, is seen on a sign in the department's offices on Feb. 26, 2019. (John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

A state board wouldn’t approve a major report accusing Colorado hospitals of shifting costs onto people with private insurance

Executives from the state’s hospital systems criticized the report at a meeting of the Colorado Healthcare Affordability and Sustainability Enterprise board

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Denver schools could soon have too few students — meaning consolidation might be coming. Here’s why.

By 2022, Denver Public Schools predicts there could be as many as 19 schools with fewer than 215 students, which would cost the district $3.4 million in subsidies

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Colorado wildlife officials have already put down 12 bears this year. Can a new Denver Zoo exhibit help reverse the trend?

Denver Zoo’s Harmony Hill aims to teach visitors how to keep bears -- and themselves -- safe