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School bus crashes are common across Colorado

In December, a school bus swerving out of control flipped on a winding road, and the driver was arrested on charges she was under the influence of multiple prescription drugs. While it was unusual...

DATE: March 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is a rural emergency more fatal?

A car swerves across the center line and slams into you head-on in a sickening thud, a spray of glass, an exploding air bag. You’re alive, but you’re hurt and you need help – fast. Someone calls...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Keeping Colorado’s kids fit hard to legislate

A 2011 state law requiring 30 minutes of physical activity a day for elementary students was supposed to mark a new tool in the fight against childhood obesity – but in reality, it did little more...

DATE: July 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Do beetle-killed forests burn faster?

Colorado’s 4.3 million acres of beetle-decimated forests represent a catastrophe in the making during another devastating wildfire season. Or do they? That is the conventional wisdom as another...

DATE: July 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado near nation’s top for tornado activity

The tornado sighting that set off alarms and frightened passengers at Denver International Airport Tuesday afternoon was a startling reminder that Colorado is indeed twister country. Since 1950,...

DATE: June 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Springs neighborhood tops the state in gun deaths

Tragedies such as those at Columbine and Aurora drive the public debate about guns, but the truth in Colorado is that the state experienced an unremitting loss of life involving firearms – 6,258...

DATE: May 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coloradans’ health far from best

Colorado is continually heralded as the fittest state in the country – but behind that ranking stand a host of health measures that paint a different picture, placing the state midpack or worse in...

DATE: March 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

SEC sues Denver drilling firm, alleging Ponzi scheme

Federal regulators have filed a lawsuit against a Denver-based oil and gas exploration company and four of its officials, accusing them of a “Ponzi-like” scheme that may have left about 200...

DATE: March 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News