Dee Hostetler stands amid bales of plastic at the Clean Valley Recycling headquarters in Swink. (Kevin Simpson, The Colorado Sun)

Recycling can be a hard sell in rural Colorado. That hasn’t discouraged a resourceful nonprofit effort in tiny Swink.

Clean Valley Recycling started small, but now serves three towns with curbside service and collects everything from books to building materials — all from an old sugar plant

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Proposition 115 explained: Colorado’s broad access to abortion would be scaled back under ballot measure

The November ballot question that would ban abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy has higher stakes with the fate of Roe v. Wade in question

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As 2020 Census approaches finish line, Colorado looks to close the gap of who’s undercounted

While final results won’t be available for months, self-response rates are showing mixed results compared to 2010

Drew Litton: It’s garbage time in Colorado

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