Voters cast ballots at a polling location in Denver on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

The public, election officials may be kept in the dark on hacks around the U.S. But not in Colorado.

At least two states — Colorado and Iowa — have implemented policies to compel local officials to notify the state about suspected breaches involving election systems.

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Education Primary category in which blog post is published

High school can be rough. These Colorado teens are making it easier for their peers to get help.

In a state with an alarming youth suicide rate and a persistent hunger for prevention strategies, the vouchers represent a student-driven effort to broaden access to mental health services

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Colorado gun stores still sell high-capacity magazines despite 2013 law banning them

Magazines that hold more than 15 rounds of ammunition are still being sold in Colorado. Legislators thought that they banned them, but gun store employees describe a loophole in the law.

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado cities want to embrace “gentle density” of granny flats, but they’re hitting speed bumps

Could accessory dwelling units — no matter what you call them — ease Colorado's urban housing crisis and help homeowners navigate gentrification?