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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Idaho Springs voters will decide whether to recall Mayor Michael Hillman after signatures are verified

Recall backers collected about twice the number of signatures required. The recall election will be held in February, March or April

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BLM, citing public ire, demands intensive review of test bores before mine above Glenwood Springs can expand

Colorado River communities and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton want close scrutiny of plan to grow a limestone quarry that many worry could disrupt Glenwood Springs' tourism economy and harm its beloved hot springs