Maggie Hanna's childhood home on Hanna Ranch, near Hanover southeast of Colorado Springs, is now the roof over the ranch hands' heads. The ranch on Fountain Creek has been in her family since the 1940s. Hanna's father died by suicide in 1998, when she was 9. Now she and other agricultural producers are working to make sure farmers and ranchers have access to mental-health services when and where they need them. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

For farmers in a mental health crisis, it’s often tough to seek help. A Colorado program aims to begin conversations.

Amid uncertainties over tariffs and declining income, suicides are increasing in Colorado and rates are higher in rural areas than in urban environments

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Coronavirus closures: Denver-area districts cancel in-person classes the rest of the school year

The announcements follow a decision by Gov. Jared Polis to close schools for in-person instruction until at least April 30.