“The Fort,” as residents of Fort Lyon in Bent County call it, is centered around a grassy quad, shaded with leafy trees.(Colorado Coalition for the Homeless)

Colorado spends $4.7 million a year helping homeless people rehab from drug and alcohol abuse at Fort Lyon. Is it worth the cost?

Five-year audit of rural campus along the Arkansas River shows mixed results, setting the stage for a major battle in the statehouse over future funding

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Here’s why Colorado’s unaffiliated voters overwhelmingly picked Democrats in 2018. The story starts with Donald Trump.

One in four unaffiliated voters polled by Magellan Strategies said a vote for Democrat Jared Polis in the governor’s race was a statement against President Donald Trump

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

How a movie about Gary Hart will make you rethink modern politics (and the media)

An interview with Jason Reitman, Matt Bai and Jay Carson, the writers behind the movie “The Front Runner,” about “the week America went tabloid”

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Coloradans produced a record 9.3 million tons of trash last year. Only 12 percent of it was recycled.

Colorado's recycling rate has flat lined at about a third of the national average