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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Jake Burton Carpenter, a snowboarder first and foremost, leaves Colorado legacy of community and persistence

Colorado ski resorts lined up against snowboarding even after Jake Burton Carpenter persuaded Berthoud Pass to open to athletes "surfing" the snow in 1978.

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Polis rules out ordering attorney general’s investigation into fatal police shooting of De’Von Bailey

Gov. Jared Polis had earlier called for an independent review of the shooting and met with Bailey’s family, but stopped short of using his power to order the attorney general to investigate.

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Stung by boycott movement, Backcountry.com CEO forging deals with businesses targeted in trademark debacle

"They do want to turn this around," says owner of avalanche educators sued by Backcountry.com over trademark she held.