Lance McDonald, director of programs for Telluride, on the deck of the just-opened 18-unit Boarding House, where 46 workers pay as little as $385 a month to live dormitory-style. When McDonald arrived in Telluride in the 1980s to work as an intern at city hall, he squatted in a cabin on U.S. Forest Service land. "How nice would this have been when I first got here?” he asked. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

Telluride isn’t immune to Colorado’s high country housing problem. But it’s finding a solution in diversification

In Telluride, a constricted canyon of about 2,600 residents, housing programs have focused on options, meaning everything from dorm-style rentals and tiny homes to stand-alone single-family homes and four-bedroom apartments

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There’s an app for that: How two rural Colorado counties reached more kids with developmental delays

Catching delays and providing therapies to help children catch up in their earliest years not only capitalizes on a key period of brain growth, but can reduce the need for special education services later on

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In Colorado mountain towns, the U.S. Post Office no longer delivers like it used to

One town received no mail for a week; another had sales-tax rebates returned as "undeliverable." New survey reveals understaffed post offices taxed by population growth, online shopping

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Douglas County School Board may put STEM School, site of fatal shooting, on short leash

School board will decide Tuesday night whether to restrict charter to one year to address threat-assessment reporting, handling of child abuse allegations and other issues