The exterior of the Mental Health Center of Denver's Galapagos Street location on March 26, 2019. "If you are very wealthy, you have access to behavioral health care,” said the center's CEO, Carl Clark. “If you are very poor and can get into the safety-net system, you can get good care. Everybody in the middle? It’s pretty much not there.” (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

By law, mental health benefits are supposed to be as good as medical coverage. In practice, that’s not happening.

An effort to enforce the nation’s mental health parity laws is in the works in Colorado, where insurance companies pay mental health doctors 30 percent less than they pay other medical professionals

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Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.

Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.

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How to close the technology gender gap? A Colorado-launched effort starts with making sure stories don’t go untold

Ruthe Farmer, of Lafayette, has gathered teachers, technologists and developers to build a virtual timeline of computer science

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Illegal voting conviction in small Colorado town that prompted call for federal investigation is overturned

Marie Rossmiller was convicted last year of voting in the wrong precinct of tiny Pitkin. In May, a judge ruled that the case had been improperly handled by a lower court.