Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visited his native state Monday where he declared there will be “better days ahead” but, he also warned, Colorado and the nation have not seen the end of fire season.
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Teenagers who live in politically conservative parts of the country are more depressed and suicidal than teens who live in politically progressive parts of the country, according to a study by Columbia University psychologist Mark Hatzenbuehler published this week. The study comes as the nation, spurred by media coverage of recent tragic youth deaths, reckons with the fact that school harassment drives gay young people in particular to depression and suicide. It also comes in the wake of competing days dedicated to drawing attention to school bullying, the Day of Silence organized by gay rights groups and the Day of Dialogue organized by Colorado Springs-based Christian group Focus on the Family.
Oregon votes for taxes while Colorado stares again down the barrel of anti-government Doug Bruce ballot measures
The biggest Colorado political news today comes from Oregon, where voters looking to shore up the state’s declining public schools and social programs bucked populist anti-tax sentiment to pass two ballot initiatives that raise taxes on corporations and the wealthiest…