Eagle County Commissioner Jeanne McQueeney visits with Gov. Jared Polis at Battle Mountain High School on Friday, Apr. 19. (Katie Harmon, special to The Colorado Sun)

As mountain suicides soar, Vail Health is committing $60 million to mental care in Eagle County

Surveys of students in Eagle County schools are numbing: nearly one in four seventh-graders and eighth-graders considered suicide in 2017 and 16 percent of those students had formed a suicide plan

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Announcement of Forrest Fenn’s found treasure doesn’t stop speculation

Forrest Fenn’s hidden treasure may have been discovered in early June, but that hasn’t stopped fortune hunters from speculating about where it was hidden

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Aurora police announce firing of officers who posed in photo near site of Elijah McClain’s fatal encounter

McClain, 23, died after the Aug. 24, 2019, encounter, which happened after someone called 911 to report a suspicious person

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Denver’s Black students are raising their voices to redesign the curriculum, ensure their history is taught

A student-led podcast launching on July 4th will highlight the experiences of Black Americans and call for a greater focus on the struggles they’ve already endured.