Junior high students walk the hallways of Simla Junior High at Big Sandy School Monday, February 25, 2019. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado kids and teens are dying at a rate higher than the U.S. average — and suicide is to blame

The state ranked poorly in health outcomes and mediocre overall in the latest national report on child well-being by the Annie E. Casey Foundation

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Colorado needs affordable housing. The state owns land. Can this combination work?

Gov. Jared Polis is urging the State Land Board to address housing shortage for teachers, part of a campaign promise he made

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As Colorado nears 100% broadband access, funds for rural support shrink

86% of Colorado's rural communities now have fast internet, but only because of public subsidies. Now the flow of money toward grants is slowing.

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Who Colorado donors support the most in the 2020 presidential race

About 7,000 Colorado residents made donations to Donald Trump or Democratic rivals, a Colorado Sun analysis shows