Boulder leaders struggle with when, how to get back to busin…

Image via PexelsSaturday, May 15, 2021 Boulder city council will return to (mostly) empty chambers for in-person proceedings July 13. It was a decisive and enthusiastic call after 14 months of Zoom meetings, but there are still issues left unsolved: [...]

2021-05-15T18:56:26+00:00May 15, 2021|Boulder|

Homelessness and housing services in Boulder among many area…

In a year where everything was affected by the coronavirus pandemic, homelessness in Boulder County was no different. COVID-19 disproportionately impacted the unhoused community, city officials noted in the staff memo provided to Boulder City Council during its annual homelessness [...]

2021-05-15T14:30:00+00:00May 15, 2021|Boulder|

Guest Opinion: For Boulder housing, doing nothing is doing h…

Photo by RODNAE Productions from PexelsFriday, May 14, 2021 By Rebekah Dumouchelle Think for a moment of something you love about Boulder — the mountain backdrop, the trails, the shops along Pearl Street. Whatever it is, our community fiercely believes [...]

2021-05-14T18:14:00+00:00May 14, 2021|Boulder|

Pac-12 Conference names sports business exec George Kliavkof…

The Pac-12 Conference on Thursday named sports business executive George Kliavkoff as the league’s new commissioner.  The Pac-12 presidents and chancellors voted unanimously to support the hiring of Kliavkoff, who starts in the role July 1. CU Boulder Chancellor Philip [...]

2021-05-13T20:30:27+00:00May 13, 2021|Boulder|

Neguse introduces bill to name Boulder post office after Off…

Rep. Joe Neguse on Thursday announced that he introduced a bill to rename the 15th Street post office after Officer Eric Talley, the Boulder police officer who was killed in the March 22 shooting at the Table Mesa King Soopers. [...]

2021-05-13T16:51:51+00:00May 13, 2021|Boulder|

From Rodney King to George Floyd, how video evidence can be …

The Conversation The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit publisher of commentary and analysis, authored by academics and edited by journalists for the general public. On a mission “to promote truthful information and strengthen journalism by unlocking the rich diversity of academic [...]

2021-05-12T14:24:43+00:00May 12, 2021|Boulder|

Administrative citations to replace low-level CUPD tickets

Students who receive University of Colorado Police Department (CUPD) tickets for lower-level offenses or first-time infractions have traditionally faced a potentially long road to get past their mistakes. But that will soon change thanks to a new program the department [...]

2021-05-11T12:00:25+00:00May 11, 2021|Boulder|

CU President Mark Kennedy discussing future departure from s…

Mark Kennedy (Glenn Asakawa / University of Colorado / Courtesy photo)University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy has begun discussions with the Board of Regents to leave the university system in the coming months, CU announced today. Kennedy has not resigned, [...]

2021-05-10T17:08:15+00:00May 10, 2021|Boulder|

Family, veteran and young adult homelessness growing in Boul…

Image by Jeremy Brooks via Flickr Creative CommonsFriday, May 7, 2021 Homelessness increased for the third straight year in Boulder County, following a national rise in homelessness. Similarly, more people were living outside in early 2020 than 2019 — and [...]

2021-05-08T02:48:57+00:00May 8, 2021|Boulder|

Two CU Boulder profs elected to National Academy of Sciences

Geologist Robert S. Anderson and astrophysicist Fran Bagenal recognized for ‘distinguished and continuing achievements in original research’ Two professors from the University of Colorado Boulder have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the academy has announced. Robert S. [...]

2021-05-05T20:44:42+00:00May 5, 2021|Boulder|

Boulder’s unhoused have ‘lost hope’ in the system, providers…

Image by Jon Tyson via UnsplashSaturday, May 1, 2021 No problem has been more persistent or captured Boulderites’ attention this year more than homelessness. Some residents raised their voices against encampments, calling in complaints by the hundreds; others have turned [...]

2021-05-02T01:51:19+00:00May 2, 2021|Boulder|

As ‘hundreds’ wait for housing, Boulder will spend $3M remov…

Photo by Adam Thomas on UnsplashFriday, April 30, 202 Boulder city council this week approved nearly $3 million in new spending to increase removal of homeless camps, including a new, dedicated police group specifically to deal with encampments and persons [...]

2021-05-01T04:04:59+00:00May 1, 2021|Boulder|

CU boosts Health Plan funding to reduce impact to faculty an…

University of Colorado faculty and staff will see modest increases to monthly CU Health Plan premiums for the 2021-22 plan year beginning July 1. COVID-19 brought unprecedented increases in health care utilization, high-cost claims and unexpected usage patterns, all factors [...]

2021-04-30T14:48:48+00:00April 30, 2021|Boulder|

Boulder’s post-COVID economic recovery lagging – Boulder Bea…

Photo by StellrWeb on UnsplashWednesday, April 28, 2021 Boulder’s post-COVID economic recovery is lagging other Colorado cities, and will likely continue to do so until CU students, tourists and office workers return in full force. The city collected more taxes [...]

2021-04-29T04:05:16+00:00April 29, 2021|Boulder|

Boulder Canyon closure expected to last ‘several days’ follo…

The Colorado Department of Transportation said the closure of Boulder Canyon would likely last “several days” as crews worked to remove boulders from the road following a rock slide Tuesday. In an email, CDOT officials wrote that the slide happened [...]

2021-04-28T15:22:13+00:00April 28, 2021|Boulder|

CU international graduate students frustrated by travel, wor…

University of Colorado Boulder international graduate students are facing bureaucratic hurdles in returning to their home countries and working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic. Whether students can travel home and keep working for CU Boulder has been complicated by mixed [...]

2021-04-26T16:30:25+00:00April 26, 2021|Boulder|

Survey: 90% of Boulder’s unhoused residents want housing – B…

Image by Toby Wong via UnsplashSaturday, April 24, 2021 The overwhelming majority of people living unsheltered in Boulder would take housing if they could get it, according to an informal survey. But more housing isn’t on the tablePostponement of a [...]

2021-04-25T03:00:58+00:00April 25, 2021|Boulder|

Petitioners opt for old-school paper and pen over Boulder’s …

Image via PexelsFriday, April 23, 2021 Two new groups of Boulderites have joined Bedrooms Are for People in a quest to make this fall’s ballot. But neither have opted to use the city’s new online petitioning system. Fur Free Boulder [...]

2021-04-23T22:22:57+00:00April 23, 2021|Boulder|

Chance of rain today, but clear skies over the weekend in Bo…

Boulder could see rain today before things clear up over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Today’s forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of 56 and an overnight low of 33, with a 50% chance [...]

2021-04-23T12:33:24+00:00April 23, 2021|Boulder|

Finding sustainable solutions to wicked water problems

“If you have a water need, there’s a creative answer that we can find.” Professor Sherri Cook is researching solutions for better wastewater treatment and reuse. An assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the [...]

2021-04-21T21:38:43+00:00April 21, 2021|Boulder|

Common plants and pollinators act as anchors for ecosystems

Banner image: A bumblebee (Bombus sp.) visiting the flowers of Rocky Mountain goldenrod (Solidago multiradiata). (Credit: Julian Resasco)  The next time you go for a hike, take an extra moment to appreciate the seemingly ordinary life all around you. A [...]

2021-04-19T06:00:00+00:00April 19, 2021|Boulder|

Boulder County looks to vaccines to win ‘race against’ COVID…

Photo by National Cancer Institute on UnsplashFriday, April 16, 2021 One month out from lifting all COVID-related restrictions, Boulder County is once again seeing the virus spread as socializing returns to pre-pandemic levels. If Boulderites want to reach that final level [...]

2021-04-16T21:13:41+00:00April 16, 2021|Boulder|

Buffs supporting Buffs during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The way we respond to a survivor matters—our response can influence the survivor’s decision to seek out further help and can affect their healing process. As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April, the Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) has provided tips [...]

2021-04-14T22:30:02+00:00April 14, 2021|Boulder|

Boulder changes tune on jail reform bill – Boulder Beat

Photo by Emiliano Bar on UnsplashSaturday, April 10, 2021 Boulder elected officials this week decided to back a jail reform bill that, if passed, would end cash bail and pre-trial jail time for people accused of non-violent and lower-level crimes. [...]

2021-04-10T22:50:03+00:00April 10, 2021|Boulder|

Boulder’s ‘vaccine angel’ has helped over 300 people find ap…

I’m a computer-literate woman who’s worked in digital media for the last decade. But when it came to getting a COVID-19 vaccine in the Front Range, I couldn’t score an appointment within 50 miles of my home in Boulder. That’s [...]

2021-04-10T19:53:33+00:00April 10, 2021|Boulder|

CDPHE confirms 2 additional cases of P.1 variant in Boulder …

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment confirmed two additional P.1 variant cases among Boulder County residents, and Boulder County Public Health on Friday reported 97 new COVID-19 cases, seven hospitalizations and no new deaths in almost a month. On [...]

2021-04-10T02:31:13+00:00April 10, 2021|Boulder|

$30,000 awarded to CU’s top startups at New Venture Challeng…

From March 16-18, CU Boulder's New Venture Challenge (NVC) kicked off its 13th season by awarding $30,000 to 15 startup teams across three Specialty Prize Night competitions. As the university's premier, cross-campus entrepreneurial program and competition, NVC gives aspiring student, faculty and staff entrepreneurs the chance [...]

2021-04-02T16:56:23+00:00April 2, 2021|Boulder|

Boulder sex assault trial of former Shambhala teacher delaye…

A former Shambhala teacher accused of sexually assaulting a girl he was mentoring had his trial pushed back yet again, this time to October. William Karelis, 72, pleaded not guilty to sexual assault on a child by a person in [...]

2021-04-02T15:28:22+00:00April 2, 2021|Boulder|

Colorado business confidence rebounding to record levels

Colorado’s business leaders are feeling increasingly hopeful about the state’s economy heading into the second quarter of 2021, with levels of optimism hitting record highs looking further into the year. Business confidence is spiking as people across Colorado line up [...]

2021-04-01T16:30:25+00:00April 1, 2021|Boulder|

Comfort dogs give solace to those grieving King Soopers deat…

University of Colorado Boulder student Ashley Schoenbauer walked down the long Boulder King Soopers memorial on Friday to pay her respects and came across a golden retriever wearing a vest that read, “Please pet me.” It was a dose of [...]

2021-03-28T15:00:02+00:00March 28, 2021|Boulder|

Buffaloes over Bullets rally to be held Monday on Norlin ste…

Published: March 26, 2021 Students Demand Action at the University of Colorado Boulder will host a rally honoring the victims of last Monday’s mass shooting in Boulder, in which 10 people were killed. The rally will provide a bridge between [...]

2021-03-26T23:22:51+00:00March 26, 2021|Boulder|
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