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.

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

Cory Gardner had good news for Colorado. But Trump had tweets.

There was a sense this week that Trump's "go home" controversy marked an intensifying phase in the president's approach and that Cory Gardner may have offered an early clue for 2020 campaigns on how to respond

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil

Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.