Waste Management crews at the Denver Arapahoe Disposal Site (DADS) continue work on maintaining the landfill, recycling, and compost on July 18, 2018 in Aurora. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado has two years to hit its 28% recycling goal. A new report shows we’re nowhere close.

Rural Colorado has already met its 2021 goal, but the Front Range is lagging behind.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado issues, like fracking and marijuana, divide the Democratic candidates for president

A Colorado Sun survey shows all but two candidates support federal marijuana legalization, while others lack clear plans on Western issues

Voter guide: Where the Democratic presidential candidates stand on Colorado issues

Ahead of the state’s presidential primary on Super Tuesday, the Democratic candidates talk health care, marijuana, education, public land and beer

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that small towns are now building people homes

Rural school districts are leading the charge with projects designed to keep teachers in their communities. Resort towns, meanwhile, are struggling to increase their housing stock without ruining their character.