The Colorado Senate chambers, photographed on Jan. 4, 2019. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

With more child welfare caseworkers than ever, Colorado lawmakers want to know why some outcomes are getting worse

The bipartisan Joint Budget Committee has requested an audit after approving $22 million since 2015 to hire more caseworkers

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Colorado Lottery doesn’t have to pay jackpot winner full prize — even if the others he shared it with cheated, court rules

Amir Massihzadeh is going to have to settle for the $568,990 he walked away with, the court found

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10-year-old Glenwood Springs girl “overwhelmed” after climbing Yosemite’s El Capitan

Selah Schneiter of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, completed the 3,000-foot climb of the vertical rock formation with the help of her father

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What will make you believe in global warming? How about a life-altering flood, study asks

The collective community experience in northern Colorado -- not personal property damage -- caused the most change in beliefs