A trash truck dumps its load in the working phase of the Larimer County Landfill in July outside of Fort Collins. The landfill is among those in Colorado nearing capacity. It will run out of space in 2024. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Coloradans generate 9.6 pounds of trash per person, per day. Where does it all go?

The state has 190 closed landfills and produces increasingly more waste each year. We’re not out of room, but that’s not the point.

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Colorado governor extends safer-at-home coronavirus directive until July 1

The safer-at-home period was set to expire on Monday night. Gov. Jared Polis said "the virus is still here, and it could surge back the moment we let our guard down."

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Federal prosecutors in Colorado are looking to charge criminal “agitators” at Denver’s George Floyd protests

U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn, Colorado’s top federal prosecutor, says investigators have reason to believe a small number of people are inciting chaos and causing damage. He believes getting them off the street will bring calm.

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Before protests brought thousands together, data pointed to a possible coronavirus resurgence in Colorado

State health officials say it will take two weeks before they can measure whether the demonstrations led to a surge in new COVID-19 cases