Megan Wykhuis, a state grant-funded social worker at Soroco High School in Oak Creek uses poetry and writing to help students learn to cope with past experiences. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

One school social worker quelled a girl’s suicidal thoughts. Colorado hopes a lot more of them can provide a lasting solution.

Lawmakers recently gave a boost to mental health funding in schools, but one notes the “long game” will require even greater commitment

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As Colorado prepares to ask voters to OK sports betting, a regional divide on the issue has surfaced across the U.S.

Colorado voters will be asked in November to sign off on sports betting, the majority of whose tax proceeds would go toward water issues

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2 women die Friday on Gunnison River, bringing Colorado’s spring runoff death toll to at least 5

A Colorado Springs woman, Roberta Sophia Rodriguez, is also missing in the South Fork of the Rio Grande