Disposable wipes get entangled in equipment used by Aurora Water to cut through blockages, including tree roots. Though the equipment has powerful teeth, the wipes remain mostly intact. (Photo provided by Aurora Water)

Colorado wastewater managers are grappling with a “wipes crisis” that leaves pipes in crappy shape

Low-flow toilets and an endless supply of wipes that shouldn’t actually be flushed result in heavy, stinking blobs lightheartedly referred to as ‘Cousin Its’ when they’re dragged from the sewer

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Nicolais: We have one thing to be thankful for in 2020: Colorado voting

The efforts of election officials have made Colorado a shining example for the rest of the country