November 24, 2013 Young healthy people are critical to making the new insurance marketplaces work. A Colorado advertising campaign pushes the boundaries of taste as it tries to persuade young people to click on a link for the decidedly unsexy topic of health insurance.
November 18, 2013 An NPR analysis shows that the injury rate at the Revenue-Virginius mine in Quray, Colo., was twice the national rate this year.
November 18, 2013 A coroner's preliminary report says the men died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Investigators with the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration are still determining what happened inside the Revenue Virginius mine.
November 12, 2013 The heat is on officials with Colorado's health exchange to make its website work better. Exchange officials are feeling pressure to explain why consumers have to fill out a detailed Medicaid eligibility form before signing up for private insurance online.
November 5, 2013 A small business owner and her husband expect to save big on health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act. Their monthly health insurance bill will drop by more than half once the policy they're buying on the Colorado health exchange takes effect.
October 29, 2013 Less than two months after playing a starring role in two recall elections in Colorado, Michael Bloomberg has contributed $1 million to another campaign in the state. He's backing a ballot measure that would increase income taxes to provide funds for a new public school financing system.
October 28, 2013 Voters in 11 Colorado counties may approve secession resolutions next month. It's largely a symbolic gesture, but the idea of splitting off and creating new states is taking root all over the country.
October 1, 2013 The website may have been struggling under the demand, but one early user of Colorado's new health exchange said it still provided information that should prove useful in sorting out coverage needs. The state has been working on the exchange since 2007, and it's enjoyed strong bipartisan support.
October 1, 2013 Boulders — some the size of cars — cascaded down onto a group of hikers Monday. The sole survivor was a 13-year-old girl who has told authorities she was hiking with her family. She says her father tried to shield her from the rocks.
September 24, 2013 A hospital in Estes Park, Colo., escaped the flood damage that affected much of the area this month. But the small hospital in the mountains now relies on a single road to evacuate critical patients. A bad snowstorm could stop traffic and ground helicopters, leaving the hospital isolated.
September 19, 2013 Rescuers have reached some of the remote areas affected by floods, as electricity and phones have been restored.
September 17, 2013 After his Boulder home was wrecked by a mudslide, Mark Changaris did the thing that brings him comfort: He sat at his piano.
September 16, 2013 Rescue helicopters were back in the air over Colorado's Front Range Monday. Historic flooding has killed at least six people, left hundreds more stranded and unaccounted for, and forced nearly 12,000 to evacuate their homes.
September 13, 2013 Colorado has relaxed its marijuana laws, making authentic cannabis easier to come by. Synthetic marijuana that contains man-made chemicals has caused an outbreak of illnesses and hospitalizations across the state.