This block of North Third Street in Sterling includes the addresses where three registered sex offenders have indicated that they currently reside. (Austin Humphreys, Special to The Colorado Sun)

State and local laws push more registered sex offenders into low-income Colorado communities

Data shows disproportionate number of offenders live in impoverished neighborhoods, and community organizers aren’t happy about it.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado coronavirus deaths hit 48 as disease spreads to at least 47 counties

The number of counties affected and number of people hospitalized by the virus have rapidly risen in recent days.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Call to the wild: Great outdoors an escape in coronavirus times

Typically open — although national parks are increasingly limiting access and more shelter-at-home orders are being issued — the great outdoors provides a natural way to social distance