Two cyclists pedal past the discharge point where treated water from the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District's massive Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility enters the South Platte River in Adams County, on Sept. 19, 2018.(John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

Where does our poop end up? Probably spread on farmland in eastern Colorado

Some may poo-poo the business of selling treated, dried human feces to fertilize crops, but solid research backs the practice.

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Denver school board to parents: It’s important to store guns safely at home

The resolution says research shows secure firearm storage is associated with large reductions in the risk of self-inflicted and unintentional firearm injuries among children

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Five takeaways from Colorado’s 2019-20 student census

Colorado’s public school enrollment nudged up this year — propelled by changes in full-day kindergarten, according to official numbers released Thursday.

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West Slope lawmaker tries to pump the brakes on Colorado wolf reintroduction

Democratic Sen. Kerry Donovan’s bill would delay wolf management to study and fund compensation for lost livestock. It would also cancel a plan to bring back the predators if a “self-sustaining population” is confirmed.