Articles By Jennifer Brown

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s Catholic churches will open records to independent investigator in effort to account for alleged sex abuse

Prompted by a Pennsylvania grand jury’s bombshell report last year, the Colorado effort is aimed at giving alleged victims recognition, solace. Former Colorado U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer will lead the review.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado lawmakers for a fifth — and likely final — time will weigh whether to ban gay “conversion therapy”

House Bill 1129 would prohibit a licensed psychiatrist or mental health counselor from providing therapy to minors meant to “change an individual’s sexual orientation” or eliminate “sexual or romantic attraction or feelings toward individuals of the same sex"

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Three spots still vacant in Gov. Polis’ cabinet a month after inauguration

The Colorado governor's office says its goal is to fill the executive director jobs by mid-February

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado has the highest per-capita rate of skin cancer, thanks to sunshine and high elevation

Colorado's cancer death rate, though, has declined faster than the rest of the nation

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Two years after woman’s fatal fall at Granby Ranch, Colorado’s chairlift safety review remains ongoing

A review of 2018 chairlift inspections in Colorado reveals few immediate hazards. Here's how the state makes sure lifts are safe.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

What’s behind Colorado’s new suicide prevention campaign? Real teen voices

A local, youth-led effort to promote a suicide text line was so successful, the state is copying it

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s booming pronghorn population is running horns-first into newly built neighborhoods

The state's 85,000 pronghorns are a wildlife management success story, but development on the prairie is conflicting with natural patterns